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Three Spots Left In Champion Of Champions Field

With the 2017 Champion of Champions set for the Ricoh Arena from 6th to 12th November, the starting line-up of the all-star 16-man field is starting to take shape. With the total prize-fund up a whopping 23% (£300,000 up to £370,000) the Champion of Champions is cementing its position as one of the premier invitational… Read More

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Ding Earns Ricoh Spot

Ding Junhui is the latest player to earn his spot in November’s Champion of Champions at Ricoh Arena, Coventry. The new world no. 2 defeated Kyren Wilson 10-3 in Sunday’s final of the Yushan World Open, his 13th career ranking title and one which earns him an automatic invite to the Champion of Champions. “The… Read More

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Brecel Joins Champion of Champions Line Up

First ranking event win earns Belgian invite to Ricoh Arena Luca Brecel landed a guaranteed spot in November’s Champion of Champions at Ricoh Arena, Coventry when he won his first ranking event title by beating Shaun Murphy 10-5 at the Evergrande China Championship. The 22-year-old Belgium is the first player from continental Europe to win… Read More

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Champion Of Champions Returns To Ricoh

Snooker’s Champion of Champions returns to Ricoh Arena, Coventry this November 6-12 with tickets on sale from 10am on Wednesday (March 22) at www.championofchampionssnooker.co.uk With the likes of defending champion John Higgins, UK Championship winner Mark Selby and The Masters champion Ronnie O’Sullivan already among those who have earned an invite, the tournament is set… Read More

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Champion of Champions Qualification Criteria

The qualification criteria for this year’s Champion of Champions Snooker has been confirmed. Click here for the Qualifying Schedule A total of 26 spots are split into six groups, with the winners of the first 16 events listed assured of an invite to Ricoh Arena, Coventry for what has quickly become one of snooker’s showpiece… Read More

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Higgins is Champion of Champions

John Higgins won his second consecutive title by beating Ronnie O’Sullivan 10-7 in the final of the Dafabet Champion of Champions in Coventry. The Scotsman took the £100,000 top prize, making it a highly lucrative fortnight following a £200,000 winner’s cheque at another inivtation tournament – the Evergrande China Championship – last week. It was… Read More

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O’Sullivan To Meet Higgins In Final

Ronnie O’Sullivan will face John Higgins in a potentially epic clash in the final of the Dafabet Champion of Champions in Coventry on Saturday. First to ten frames will receive the £100,000 top prize at the invitation event at the Ricoh Arena. O’Sullivan is seeking to win the title for the third time – and… Read More

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Higgins Completes Semis Line Up

John Higgins continued his rich vein of form as he beat Judd Trump 6-4 to reach the semi-finals of the Dafabet Champion of Champions where he will face Ding Junhui. It was the Scotsman’s first win over Trump in four attempts this season and he was good value for the win with a determined all-round… Read More

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Allen Wins Thriller Against Selby

Antrim’s Mark Allen enjoyed a fine victory over world number one Mark Selby, winning a final frame decider to record a 6-5 win and move into the semi-finals of the Dafabet Champion of Champions on Friday evening where he will face Ronnie O’Sullivan. Having won the Players Championship on ITV4 earlier in the year, the… Read More

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Ding Into Ricoh Semis

Ding Junhui became the second player through to Friday’s semi-finals of the Dafabet Champion of Champions at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, beating Stuart Bingham 6-4 in a high quality match. The 29 year-old Chinese had enjoyed a good run of form leading into the event having won the 6-Reds World Championship in Bangkok and the… Read More

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