[22 Aug 2020 | No Comment | ]
Judd is the 2019/20 Player of the Year

For obvious reasons, there isn’t an award ceremony this time, but the end-of-season awards have been … awarded and Judd has scooped his fair share of them. He’s the fans’ player of the year, the press’ player of the year, WST player of the year, and, of course, overall player of the year.
Here is the report by WST:

Friday 21 Aug 2020 09:41 AM
Judd Trump has been named snooker’s Player of the Year after a record-breaking performance across the 2019/20 season.
Trump became the first player to win six ranking titles in …

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Ding Junhui, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Neil Robertson »

[18 Aug 2020 | No Comment | ]
The 2020 World Championship

The 2020 World Snooker Championship was played from 31 July to 16 August 2020, at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
Due to the covid-19 pandemics, it was played under social distancing rules, and a reduced crowd was allowed in the theatre only on the opening day and for the final. For the biggest part of it, the event was played behind closed doors.
Judd Trump was the defending champion. The other Grove players involved were Ding Junhui, Jack Lisowski, and Neil Robertson.
The event was won by Ronnie O’Sullivan, who beat …

Ali Carter, Luca Brecel, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[1 Aug 2020 | No Comment | ]
2020 World Championship Qualifiers

Three Grove players needed to qualify for the 2020 World Championship at the Crucible. Ali Carter and Luca Brecel needed to win two matches, Oliver Lines needed three. All lost their first match. For Oliver, this means that he now needs to get the results in the Q-school to keep his professional status.
The tournament was played at the EIS in Sheffield, behind closed doors. It ran from the 21st to the 28th of July 2020.
All detailed results can be found on snooker.org

Judd Trump, Neil Robertson »

[23 Jul 2020 | No Comment | ]
2020 Tour Championship

Judd Trump and Neil Robertson were the only two Grove players involved in the 2020 Tour Championship. The tournament took place from 20 to 26 June 2020 at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes, England. It was played without a crowd. It was the last event of the Coral Cup series, and they started the tournament as ranked 1 and 2 in the order of merit, aiming for the coveted Coral Cup. However, they were both beaten by the man who hadn’t qualified for the event and was only in …

Luca Brecel, Tournament news »

[12 Jun 2020 | No Comment | ]
Luca Brecel wins the Championship League Snooker 2020

Luca Brecel, who traveled from Belgium to play in the Championship League Snooker 2020, ended up winning it!
Here is the report by WST:
Thursday 11 Jun 2020 11:17PM

Luca Brecel made a tremendous century in the final crucial frame against Ben Woollaston to win the Matchroom.Live Championship League.
After 11 days and 126 matches involving 64 players, the tournament came down to the very last frame. Woollaston, leading 2-1, needed to win the match to take the title, while Belgium’s Brecel only needed a draw.
Leicester’s Woollaston attempted a tough red early in the …

Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Luca Brecel, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[16 Mar 2020 | No Comment | ]
Judd Trump wins the 2020 Gibraltar Open

The 2020 Gibraltar Open was played from 13 to 15 March 2020 (pro stages) and Judd Trump beat Kyren Wilson by 4-3 to win the title. This was Judd’s sixth ranking title this season, a new record. By winning this event, Judd also won the European Series, and the £150000 bonus that comes with it, snatching it from Neil Robertson!

The tournament was played behind closed doors over the week-end as a precautionary measure in the context of the corona virus outbreak.
This are the relevant excerpts of the WST report …