BAIZE WATCH: Episode 8

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Allen Wins Fourth Ranking Title

Mark Allen defeated Neil Robertson 10-5 to win the International Championship and claim the £175,000 top prize in Daqing. The Pistol has enjoyed a successful International Championship record over the years and was making his third appearance in the final. He was runner-up to Mark Selby last year, suffering a narrow 10-7 defeat in the… Read More

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Robertson Downs Lisowski In Daqing

Neil Robertson remained on target for his 15th career ranking title as he beat Jack Lisowski 9-7 to reach the final of the International Championship in China. Australia’s Robertson came from 5-4 down to win five of the last seven frames and set up a final clash with Mark Allen in Daqing on Sunday. First to… Read More

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Robertson Beats Selby In Classic

Neil Robertson produced one of the best performances of the season so far to come from behind and beat world number one Mark Selby 6-4 in their quarter-final clash at the International Championship. Defending champion Selby has taken home the trophy from Daqing for the previous two seasons, but today’s victory for Robertson ends an… Read More

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Jackpot Trumps The Ace in the Pack

Jack Lisowski overcame close friend Judd Trump 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of the International Championship in Daqing. The win sees Lisowski secure his third appearance in a ranking event semi-final and his second trip to the last four this season, having been runner-up at the Riga Masters in July. His maiden ranking semi-final came… Read More

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Stevens Stuns Ding In Daqing

Matthew Stevens knocked home favourite Ding Junhui out of the International Championship in China, coming from 3-1 down to win 6-5 and reach the quarter-finals. All results It was a bad day for Chinese players in Daqing as Ding, Yan Bingtao and Yuan Sijun were all knocked out at the last 16 stage. Former UK… Read More

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Lisowski Into Quarters With Fine Finish

Jack Lisowski made back-to-back centuries in the last two frames as he came from 5-4 down to beat Martin Gould 6-5 at the International Championship. All results Lisowski will now meet close friend Judd Trump in the quarter-finals in Daqing. It will be their fifth meeting in a ranking event within the past 20 months,… Read More

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Selby Hopes To Win Trophy For Vichai

World number one Mark Selby is through to the last 16 of the International Championship in China and hopes he can finish a “tough” week by dedicating the trophy to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. All results Selby is a fan of Leicester City and has close links with the football club, particularly since he won the 2016… Read More

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Snooker’s Cool For Daqing School

Snooker stars Michael Georgiou, Alfie Burden, Stuart Carrington and Martin O’Donnell, as well as WPBSA Chairman Jason Ferguson, visited Daqing Number One Middle School on Monday, during the International Championship. They met around 200 pupils, aged 11 and 12, to teach them more about snooker, which is among the most popular sports in China. The four players… Read More

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Sunny Shines To Floor Williams

World Champion Mark Williams suffered a surprise 6-3 defeat against Sunny Akani in the last 64 of the International Championship in Daqing. All results World number two Williams was outplayed by his Thai opponent who goes through to the last 32 to face Zhou Yuelong. Akani, ranked 65th, has scored some fine results over the… Read More

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Selby Survives Li Battle

Defending champion Mark Selby won a 42-minute deciding frame to beat Li Yuan 6-5 in the first round of the International Championship. World number one Selby needed four hours and 17 minutes in total to shrug off a determined opponent in Daqing. China’s Li, ranked 81, came from 4-3 down to lead 5-4 but Selby… Read More

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