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 …