By Annette Lord Coronavirus, postponed tournaments, no Bank Holiday finale… the last few weeks of the snooker season promise to be the strangest since, well, possibly forever… It seems like a lot has happened since January 31, the day it was announced that the China Open was to be postponed due to a virus that…
More doubts over whether next month’s World Snooker Championship will be held as normal have been cast this evening after the Government called on people not to attend mass gatherings amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The World Snooker Tour has responded to social media rumours that the World Championship and other events this season could be postponed due to the coronavirus.
Barry Hearn has publicly criticised the Government’s decision to change the Bank Holiday Monday next year to a Friday – saying the move could affect hundreds of snooker fans watching the sport’s biggest event on the calendar.
Mark Williams has become world champion once again – the first time in 15 years – after winning one of the greatest Crucible finals in recent history.
Mark Williams is closing on becoming the oldest snooker player to lift the World Championship in 40 years.
Two-times world champion Mark Williams continued his remarkable resurgence as one of the snooker’s top stars by booking his place in the World Championship final.