They say no match is easy at the Crucible in the World Championship – and talented Thepchaiya Un-Nooh certainly knows it.
The draw for the World Championship first round has been made this morning – with just two days to go before the action starts at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre.
Former world champion Ken Doherty will need to rely on snooker bosses giving him a wildcard if he is to continue his illustrious playing career.
Masters finalist Ali Carter had a birthday to forget as he crashed to a surprise defeat in the World Championship qualifiers.
Ticket holders for this year’s World Championship are being given a week to decide what they wish to do with their tickets as preparations begin to stage this year’s showcase.
The dates and format of this year’s World Championship Qualifying event have been announced this afternoon.
World Snooker Tour chairman Barry Hearn has suggested future seasons could have a specific window for China ranking events rather than them being spread throughout the calendar.
Ronnie O’Sullivan says playing in this year’s World Championship with an empty crowd at the Crucible Theatre will feel “bizarre” and says snooker bosses might be “better off” hosting it elsewhere.
The year 2010 turned out to be the Sheffield swansong for one of snooker’s true greats, writes Annette Lord.
Shaun Murphy has said staging the World Snooker Championship in the summer could prove a controversial issue as far as fans are concerned.