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

[31 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
China Open 2018 – Qualifiers

The China Open last 128 qualifying round was played in Barnsley over the last four days (27-30 January 2018). With a prize pot of 1 million pounds, and £225000 for the winner, this event will likely be crucial when it comes to determine who will go to the Crucible by right and who will have to play 3 qualifying matches. No wonder, most top players entered, and all Grove players were involved. Ali, Jack, Luca and Neil won their match and are China bound come early April. Unfortunately Judd and …

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

[22 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
The Masters 2018

The Masters 2018 was played in Alexandra Palace from 14 to 21 January 2018 and was won by Mark Allen, who beat Kyren Wilson by 10-7 in the final. Neil Robertson, although back in the top 16, missed it because he was out of it at the time of the cut-off. He was still involved as a pundit and commentator for Eurosport, which he enjoyed immensely.
Luca, Ali and Judd played in the event. Luca and Ali lost in the last 16. Judd reached the semi-finals where he lost to Kyren …

Ali Carter, Judd Trump, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[13 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]

The Championship League Snooker is back, as always in January and Groups 1-4 were played over the last 2 weeks. Neil entered Group 2 but was forced to with draw for personal reasons. Ali entered Group 3 and, having only just avoided relegation, went on to win Group 4. Judd entered in Group 4 and will continue his campaign later after the Masters.
All details about the tournament here