Judgement Day at World 8-Ball Championship

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Judgement Day at World 8-Ball Championship

Story and photo by Ted Lerner

(Fujairah, UAE) – Judgement Day at the World 8-ball Championship in Fujairah has brought on the usual dramas that come when a slight roll of a pool ball can change your fortunes forever. For guys who toil year round for moments like these, the stakes simply couldn’t be bigger; y

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Williams holds off Hicks

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Williams holds off Hicks

World number two Mark Williams squeezed past Andy Hicks 4-3 in the first round of the 888 Welsh Open in Newport.

The two-time world champion from Wales trailed three times to the Devon cueman, but the Englishman was unable to get over the line.

A break of 47 saw Hicks nick a scrappy first frame, but a knock of 64 was enough to get Williams back

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Big names at Bendigo

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Neil Robertson: excited to compete on home soil

July's Australian Goldfields Open held at the Bendigo stadium is set to provide a thrilling clash of snooker titans.

The prestigious world ranking tournament will host Victoria's own Neil Robertson as well as reigning champion Stuart Bingham.A former world number one, the 29-year-old Robertson is...

Welcome to Pool 101

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Greetings pool players and wanna-be pool players and welcome to Pool 101! I'm going to outline here what I think the beginner pool player needs to learn, to accelerate his or her skills to a high level in the shortest amount of time possible.

I will expand on these concepts, and additional ones, in other pages of this web site. I certainly could...

Davis sends Carter packing

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Davis sends Carter packing

Steve Davis rolled back the years at the 888 Welsh Open, making two centuries to edge out Ali Carter 4-3.

Carter led three times in the all-Essex first-round clash, but Davis' tactical mind remains sharp and he managed to ally it with a wonderful display of break-building.

Carter went 1-0 up after a 68 and, after Davis responded with 61 to

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Stevens looks for home comforts

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Matthew Stevens: Hoping for a good run

Matthew Stevens hopes to build on his recent upturn in form at the Welsh Open and safeguard his place among the world's elite.

The Welsh star reached the quarter-finals of last week's German Masters, beating Craig Steadman and Neil Robertson in Berlin, before losing to eventual winner Ronnie O'Sullivan.And...

Hawkins makes it through to final group - Championship League Snooker

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THE FINAL

Mark King 2-3 Barry Hawkins

71-42 (King 71), 0-68 (Hawkins 44), 71-13, 12-65, 0-128 (Hawkins 107)

 

SEMI-FINALS

Mark Allen 2-3 Mark King

79-51 (King 51, Allen 79), 44-64, 77-6 (Allen 69), 0-65, 8-86 (57)

Peter Ebdon 2-3 Barry Hawkins

64-42 (Ebdon 37), 45-73 (Hawkins 34, Ebdon 45), 73-38 (Hawkins 38, Ebdon 30), 35-60, 1-71 (Hawkins 46)

 

Dartford’s

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Mark Allen is front-runner after day one - Championship League Snooker

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Northern Ireland’s Mark Allen survived a tortuous journey in icy conditions as he completed the last leg of his Berlin to Essex journey in a taxi with a flat tire, to leave himself well placed after day one of Championship League Snooker Group 5.

 

He enjoyed wins over Peter Ebdon, Mark Selby and Jamie Cope before succumbing to an on-fire Mark King

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O'Sullivan rules in Germany

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O'Sullivan rules in Germany

Ronnie O'Sullivan came from behind to beat Stephen Maguire and win the German Masters in Berlin.

The former world number one, just one frame away from a first-round exit on Thursday, won Sunday's final 9-7 to land his first ranking title since September 2009.

Maguire fired three successive centuries on his way to a 5-3 lead at the Tempodrom and

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