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[8 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
European Masters 2018

The European Masters 2018 was played at “De Soeverein”, in Lommel, Belgium, from 1 to 7 October 2018. The tournament was won by Jimmy Robertson, who beat Joe Perry by 9-6 in the Final.
All Grove players were playing in this tournament. Both Luca and Judd had their last 128 match held-over, Luca being the only Belgian player on the tour, and Judd being the defending champion, and both went on to win those matches.Judd was looking to make it three in a row but it wasn’t to be this time.
It …

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

[30 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]
China Championship 2018

The Evergrande China Championship 2018 was held in Guangzhou, from 24 to 30 September 2018. It was won by Mark Selby who beat John Higgins by 10-9 in the Final.
Luca Brecel was the defending champion but got no further than the last 64, where he lost by 5-3 to Martin O’Donnell. Ali Carter lost at the same stage, losing to Fergal O’Brien by 5-1 but remarkably made a 144 in that single frame he won and this ended up being the Highest break of the tournament.
Neil Robertson and Jack Lisowski …

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 …

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

[9 Jul 2018 | No Comment | ]

All Grove players, except for Judd, were competing in the Riga Masters Qualifiers in Preston last week (July 2nd 2018 – July 5th 2018). All of them won their qualifying match and will be in Latvia at the end of this month.
Neil beat young Luo Honghao by 4-2. Luo was the winner of the inaugural WSF Championship in Malta last spring. It was a high quality match with a break over 60 in every frame. It was streamed.
Luca beat Allan Taylor by 4-2. This match was close and devoid of …

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

[8 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
World Championship 2018

The World Snooker Championship 2018 was held from April 21 to May 7, 2018 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England. The tournament was won by Mark Williams who beat John Higgins by 18-16 in a high quality encounter.
The Grove has five players involved in the Championship: Jack Lisowski who had successfully gone through three qualifying matches, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Ali Carter and Judd Trump all being there by right, being in the top 16 of the rankings.
Luca and Neil unfortunately fell at first hurdle. Neil though was disappointed …

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

[8 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
China Open 2018

The China Open 2018 was played in Beijing, from April 1 to April 8, 2018. The tournament was won by mark Selby, who successfully defended his tittle.
Grove had four players in Beijing: Ali Carter, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson and Jack Lisowki. Ali and Luca fell at first hurdle. Jack beat Anthony Hamilton, John Higgins and Gary Wilson before losing in the quarter finals, in a deciding frame, to Kyren Wilson. Neil went on step further, reaching the semi finals where he lost to Barry Hawkins. En route, Neil had beaten …

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

[30 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]

Four Grove players were involved in the Championship League snooker 2018, that started early January and ended yesterday: Ali Carter, Neil Robertson, Judd Trump and Luca Brecel. John Higgins was the defending champion, and managed a successful defence.. He’s the first player to do that in the tournament history. Neil entered the event in Group 2 but withdrew for personal reasons. Ali was the only grove player who made it to the Winners Group. He entered the competition in Group 3, won Group 4 and made the SF in the …