[19 Oct 2020 | No Comment | ]
Judd Trump is the 2020 English Open Champion

The 2020 English Open was played in Milton Keynes, England, from 12 to 18 October 2020. Judd Trump beat Neil Robertson by 9-8 in an all-Grove Final. This brings Judd’s ranking titles tally to 18, equalling Neil and Mark Selby. He also became the first player to win three Home Nations tournaments. Quite remarkably, Judd has now won the ten last finals he has been competing in.

It was an excellent match, Judd was obviously very proud, but Neil also enjoyed the battle and happy with his performance.
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[9 Oct 2020 | No Comment | ]
The 2020 European Masters

The 2020 European Masters was players at Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes, from 21 to 27 September 2020, uner social distancing rules. The event was won by Mark Selby, who beat Martin Gould by 98- in the Final.
Neil Robertson was the defending champion. He reached the quarter-finals where he narrowly lost by 5-4 to Shaun Murphy. Ding Junhui lost by 5-1 at the same stage to the eventual champion, Mark SElby.
Judd Trump was the most succesful Grove player. He lost by 6-3 to Martin Gould in the semi-finals.
Luca Brecel reached …

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[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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[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 …

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[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

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[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 …