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World Snooker Tour 2019/20: Experts’ Predictions

With the 2019/20 World Snooker Tour season in its embryonic stages, we asked some of snooker’s top journalists and analysts for their predictions for the year ahead…   Most Likely Maiden Ranking Event Winner Neal Foulds, Former World Number Three and TV Pundit Jack Lisowski – He will surely win something soon. He was admirably… Read More

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The Cue For Success

The importance of a cue to a snooker professional transcends its basic function. For many players, the cue feels like an extension of the arm, and is almost as valuable. Some players create an irreplaceable familiarity with their cue through thousands of hours of practice and playing matches. Others frequently (and literally) chop and change,… Read More

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McCulloch Reflects On ‘Great Memories’

When Ian McCulloch, frontman of Echo and the Bunnymen, wrote ‘Nothing Ever Lasts Forever’ he might have been singing about his namesake’s snooker career. Ian McCulloch – the green baize version – is a former World Championship semi-finalist who also reached two ranking finals, including one at the Guild Hall in his native Preston. In… Read More

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Back In The Game

After an eight-year hiatus, World Snooker is set to make its return to the world of computer entertainment with ‘Snooker 19’ – a fully immersive snooker experience destined for all major gaming platforms in 2019. We’ve all become accustomed to the catchphrases by now. You’ll have heard ‘There’s never been a better time to be… Read More

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What Does It Take To Stage A Ranking Event?

Staging a ranking tournament involves many intricacies, which may not be immediately apparent. The task of showcasing the finest 128 snooker stars on the planet is one which requires rigorous attention to detail and precise execution. Whether it be for those tableside in the arena, or those sitting in front of the television preparing for… Read More

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The Role Of The Coach

Snooker is a craft of precision, timing and execution, but for many years professionals honed their metronomic motions alone. It is now increasingly common for top players to turn to coaches in their quest for perfection. The art of delivering a cue through the ball in a straight line is far more complex than it… Read More

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Average Shot Time – Players Over 30 Seconds

World Snooker has updated the data for average shot times for all Tour players during the 2018-19 season so far, with the all events up to the UK Championship now included. The attached list shows all players who have averaged at least 30 seconds per shot during individual matches. Click here for the full list There… Read More

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Hendry Nominated In Sports Book Awards

Stephen Hendry’s book Me and the Table is among the list of nominees for the Best Autobiography of the Year Award at the 2019 Sports Book Awards. The Sports Book Awards are judged by a group of sports celebrities, broadcasters and journalists. The Autobiography of the Year judging panel for 2019 includes: Dame Katherine Grainger, Alison Kervin,… Read More

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Taylor Made

Taylor Wilson, brother of Kyren, continues his series on health and fitness. Your Lifestyle Habits Creating habits that are sustainable will help your daily routine get you results… As a Personal Trainer, I help my clients create a sustainable path to success and their goals by creating daily habits. Regardless of what your goal may… Read More

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Taylor Made

Taylor Wilson, brother of world number eight Kyren, continues his series on health and fitness by looking at improving core stability. What people often don’t understand is that having a strong core is essential for snooker. When it comes to taking an important shot we need stability within the stance to have full focus and… Read More

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