[21 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]
Shanghai Masters 2018

The Shanghai Masters 2018 was held from 10th to 16th of September 2018 in Shanghai China. The tournament was held as an invitational event for the first time with the top 16 invited, along 8 Chinese players. Neil, Luca and Judd were involved. Ronnie O’Sullivan was the defending Champion, and defend he did! He beat Barry Hawkins in the final by 11-9.
None of the Grove players went further than the last 16. Actually Luca was the only top 16 player to lose at the last 24 stage. Zhou Yuelong …

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[15 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]
Luca reaches the semi finals in Bangkog

The 2018 SangSom Six-red World Championship was held between 3 and 8 September 2018 at the Bangkok Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand.
Luca was the only Grove player involved. During the group stage, he topped his own strong group that comprised Marco Fu, Noppon Saengkham and Kurt Dunham.
He beat Ryan Day and Tom Ford in the knock-out stages, before losing, by 7-6 to Ding Junhui in the semi finals.
Kyren Wilson won the tournament.
You can find all results on wikipedia

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[23 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
Trio of Qualifiers: Indian Open, European Masters and China Championship 2018

Over the last week, three sets of qualifying rounds were played in Preston.
Indian Open 2018 – last 128 – 15-16 Aug 2018
Three Grove players were involved: LIang Wenbo, Oliver Lines and Luca Brecel. All three won their qualifying match. Neil Robertson and Jack Lisowski are also in the draw but their match is held over to the main venue. Regarding the main event, that was due to be played in September, it has been postponed because of the floods affecting the Kerala area. Of course it’s a sensible decision: surely …

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[15 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]

Yushan, China, August 6th 2018 – August 12th 2018
Jack was again the best Grove player. Whilst Neil, Luca, Ali and Judd all lost in the last 32, he reached the QF where he lost by 5-3 to the World Champion and eventual event winner, Mark Williams. En route Jack had beaten Mark Allen and Kyren Wilson.
All detailed results are on Cuetracker

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[30 Jul 2018 | No Comment | ]
Neil wins the Riga Masters 2018

Neil has won the first event of the 2018/19 season beating Jack in the Final.
Here is the report on Worldsnooker
Sunday 29 Jul 2018 09:57PM
Neil Robertson won the first ranking title of the 2018/19 season by beating Jack Lisowski 5-2 in the final of the Kaspersky Riga Masters.
Australia’s 36-year-old Robertson collected the trophy and a cheque for £50,000 after winning six matches in the Latvian capital.
World number ten Robertson brings his career tally of ranking titles to 14, joining Mark Selby in joint-sixth place on the all-time list.
Last month Robertson revealed he …

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[11 Jul 2018 | No Comment | ]

This time all Grove players entered the tournament and, except Oliver, all who needed to qualify won their opening match. Wenbo and Neil have their last 2128 match held over to the venue.
Judd made very light work of tour rookie Kishan Hirani, beating him by 5-0
Luca did (nearly) the same to Ian Burns, beating him by 5-1 with breaks of 95, 77, 74 and 67.
Ali also recorde an emphatic 5-0 against Basel Eltahhan. Ali had a 98 and a 82.
Jack won his match against Zhang Jiankang by 5-2 with breaks …