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Ali Carter, Headline, 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 …

Jack Lisowski, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[21 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]

English Institute of Sport, Sheffield, 11-18 April 2018. Only Jack Lisowski and Oliver Lines were involved in those qualifying rounds. Oliver won his first match, but was beaten, in a deciding frame, by Alan McManus in round 2. He did enough though to secure his professional status via the one year list. Jack won his three matches, beating Alan McManus in the third round by 10-3. He played very well throughout. He will play Stuart Bingham in the first round at the Crucible Theatre.
All detailed results on Cuetracker

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, Tournament news »

[27 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
Romanian Masters 2018

The Romanian Masters 2018, a professional invitational event featuring 16 players, took place in the Circul Metropolitan, Bucharest, Romania, from March 14th 2018 to March 18th 2018. The tournament was won by Ryan Day who beat Stuart Bingham by 10-8 in the Final. Quite remarkably, with a field limited to 16 men, Grove had four players in it: Ali Carter, Judd Trump, Neil Robertson and Luca Brecel. Funnily, from the two on the poster, one, Ronnie O’Sullivan, didn’t enter, and the other, Mark Selby, went out first round.
Ali reached the …

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

[12 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]

Gibraltar – pro stage played 9, 10 & 11 March 2018
Four Grove players had entered the tournament: Ali Carter, Luca Brecel, Oliver Lines and Jack Lisowski. Ali withdrew, Luca lost to Aditya Mehta in the first round, Oliver reached the last 32, and Jack made it to the finals day, but fell in the last 16. Here are all the detailed results on Cuetracker

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

[5 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
Welsh Open 2018

The 2018 Welsh Open ran from February 26 to March 4, 2018 in the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff. The tournament was won by John Higgins who beat Barry Hawkins by 9-7 in the Final.
It wasn’t a great tournament for the Grove. The most successful player of the team was Jack Lisowski: he reached the last 32, were he lost by 4-3 to Nigel Bond. Nigel had also been the man who knocked Ali out by the same scoreline in the last 64. In fact, the whole Grove team, except Jack, went …

Emma Parker, Tournament news »

[19 Feb 2018 | No Comment | ]
Double Trophy for Emma Parker

Emma Parker played in the Ladies British Open 2018 in Stourbridge last week-end and she came back with no less than two trophies. Indeed Emma won the Challenge Cup, beating Shannon Metcalf by 3-1 in the final. Here are the full results of this competition.

She also won the under-21 competition, beating Stephanie Daughtery by 3-2 in the final. Again here are the full results of this competition.

Very well done Emma!

Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Tournament news »

[7 Feb 2018 | No Comment | ]
The German Masters 2018

The television stages of the German Masters 2018 were played in the Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany fro 31 January to 4 February 2018. The tournament was won by Mark Williams who defeated Graeme Dott by 9-1 in the final. This was Mark’s 20th ranking title. Only two Grove players were involved: Judd and Jack. Mark Williams was also responsible for sending Judd out of the tournament, beating him by 6-1 in the semi finals. Judd has got a pretty good season until now overall, with one ranking title another final and …

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 …