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[11 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
UK Championship 2018

The UK Championship 2018 was played at the York Barbican from November 27 to December 9, 2018. Ronnie O’Sullivan successfully defended his title, setting a new records of 7 UK Championship titles, and 19 Triple Crowns. He beat Mark Allen by 10-6 in the Final.
All Grove players were involved. Three of them – Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump and Neil Robertson – reached the last 16. Jack lost by 6-1 to Ronnie, the eventual champion, Neil lost by 6-5 to Mark Allen, the runner-up, and Judd fell by 6-4 to …

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[19 Nov 2018 | No Comment | ]
Judd is the Northern Ireland Open 2018 Champion

The Northern Ireland Open 2018 was played at the Waterfront, Belfast, from November 12 to November 18, 2018.
Judd won the event, defeating Ronnie O’Sullivan by 9-7 in the Final
Here is the report on Worldsnooker

Sunday 18 Nov 2018 10:09PM
Judd Trump claimed his first ranking title in over a year with a stunning 9-7 defeat of Ronnie O’Sullivan in the final of the BetVictor Northern Ireland Open in Belfast.

The momentous victory for Trump is his fourth win in a final over five-time Crucible king O’Sullivan and reduces his head-to-head deficit with the …

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

[19 Nov 2018 | No Comment | ]
Champion of Champions 2018

The Champion of Champions 2018 was competed at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry from November 5 to November 11, 2018. It was won by Ronnie O’Sullivan who defeated Kyren Wilson by 10-9 in the Final.
Grove had three players involved in the tournament: Neil, Luca and Judd. Luca and Judd collided at the group stage, with Judd emerging the winner by 4-1. However Judd lost heavily – by 6-1- in the QF to Kyren Wilson. Neil also made the QF, having beaten the World n°1, Mark Selby by 4-3 in the …

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[4 Nov 2018 | No Comment | ]
The International Championship 2018

Neil Robertson reached the final of the International Championship 2018, played in Daqing, China from 28 October to 4 November 2018. He played great snooker all week, but, unfortunately, came short against Mark Allen who beat him by 10-5 in the final.It was in fact a very successful event for the Grove team. No less than four of the five players competing in Daqing reached the quarter finals: Neil, Jack, Ali and Judd. Ali was beaten at that stage by the eventual champion Mark Allen. Jack and Judd faced each other, and it was Jack who prevailed. Neil beat the current n°1 and defending champion, Mark Selby.
Again in the semi finals, the two remaining Grove players, Jack and Neil faced each other and it was Neil who won by 9-7.

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

[26 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
The English Open 2018

The English Open 2018, first of the Home Nations Series was played in the K2 arena in Crawley from 15 to 21 October 2018. The tournament was won by Stuart Bingham who defeated Mark Davis in what was the “oldest” snooker final in history, with players aggregated ages totalling 88 years.
From the Grove players, it was Ali who had the best run in the tournament. He reached the QF, where he lost by 5-2 to the eventual Champion Stuart Bingham. Neil and Judd got to the last 16. Neil’s conqueror …

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

[26 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

The qualifiers for the International Championship 201! were played in Barnsley from 9 to 12 October 2018. Players had to win one match to book their place in the main event proper.
Unfortunately Jack and Oliver had to play each other and it’s Jack who came out the winner by 6-5. Neil, Judd and Ali also qualified, whilst Luca lost to Jordan Brown by 6-5. Liang, being China’s n°2, has his last 128 match held-over to the main venue.
All results and some footages can be found on snooker.org

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

[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 …

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[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 …

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 …