2012 World Championship – Day 4 Report

STEPHEN Lee became the fifth seeded player to suffer an early exit in this year’s World Championship in a 10-6 defeat to qualifier Andrew Higginson. Lee, who won the PTC Grand Finals in March and has had good runs in big ranking tournaments this season, could only win two frames tonight as Higginson proved too good for the Wiltshire…

2012 World Championship – Day 3 Report

DAY THREE of this year’s World Championship saw yet another shock result as qualifier Jamie Jones knocked out former world champion Shaun Murphy. The 2005 winner became the fourth seeded player to suffer an early exit at the Crucible losing to the Welshman 10-8 and followed in the footsteps of Stuart Bingham, Mark Allen and Martin Gould.…

2012 World Championship – Day 2 Report

MARK Allen has accused Cao Yupeng of dishonesty following his surprising first round defeat to the young Chinese sensation. Allen, who won the World Open earlier this season, was sent crashing out of this year’s World Championship against the qualifier ranked 81 in the world in a 10-6 loss. Yupeng looked in tremendous form throughout and showed no signs of…

2012 World Championship – Day 1 Report

DEFENDING champion John Higgins recovered from a mighty scare to avoid a shock first round exit on the opening day of the World Snooker Championship. The Scot looked set for an early Crucible exit against China’s Liang Wenbo when he trailed 6-8 during what was possibly one of the best opening days to a World Championship the…

2012 World Championship – First Round Draw

John HIGGINS vs Liang WENBO Stuart BINGHAM vs Stephen HENDRY Graeme DOTT vs Joe PERRY Stephen MAGUIRE vs Luca BRECEL Shaun MURPHY vs Jamie JONES Stephen LEE vs Andrew HIGGINSON Ali CARTER vs Mark DAVIS Judd TRUMP vs Dominic DALE Mark WILLIAMS vs Liu CHUANG Ronnie O’SULLIVAN vs Peter EBDON Martin GOULD vs David GILBERT…

World Championship Qualifiers – Final Round Results

Qualifying matches are first to ten frames (best of 19). PLEASE REFRESH PAGE FOR LATEST UPDATES The winners of this round qualify for the last 32 stage of the World Championships and will play in the venue stage of the competition held at The Crucible, Sheffield starting on Saturday April 21. Ken DOHERTY 10-9 Anthony…

World Snooker Championship Qualifiers – Round Four Results

Qualifying matches are first to ten frames (best of 19). The player in brackets is who the winner faces in the next qualifying round. Anthony HAMILTON 10-8 Anthony McGILL (Ken DOHERTY) Ben WOOLLASTON 10-7 Steve DAVIS (Dominic DALE) Jamie JONES 10-9 Andy HICKS (Ricky WALDEN) Robert MILKINS 10-4 Xiao GUODONG (Mark DAVIS) Gerard GREENE 10-9…

World Snooker Championship Qualifiers – Round Three Results

Qualifying matches are first to ten frames (best of 19). The player in brackets is who the winner faces in the next qualifying round. Anthony McGILL 10-0 Adam WICHEARD (Anthony HAMILTON) Ben WOOLLASTON 10-4 Daniel WELLS (Steve DAVIS) Andy HICKS 10-3 Liam HIGHFIELD (Jamie JONES) Xiao GUODONG 10-4 Aditya MEHTA (Robert MILKINS) James WATTANA 10…

World Snooker Championship Qualifiers – Round 1 and 2 Results

Qualifying matches are first to ten frames (best of 19). The player in brackets is who the winner faces in the next qualifying round. Qualifying – Round 1 Igor FIGUEIREDO 10-5 James O’NEILL (Andrew NORMAN) Qualifying – Round 2 Adam WICHEARD 10-5 Tian PENGFEI (Anthony McGILL) Daniel WELLS 10-5 Joe SWAIL (Ben WOOLLASTON) Liam HIGHFIELD…

World Snooker Championship Qualifiers – Stage One Results

All Stage One Matches are first to win five frames. Winners of both rounds will enter the main qualifying competition to reach the Crucible stages of the 2012 World Snooker Championship. Stage One – Round 1 Patrick WALLACE 5 – 0 John PARROTT Joe DELANEY 5-4 Stephen ROWLINGS Ian STARK 5-3 Phillip MINCHIN David SINGH…