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ManBetX To Sponsor Snooker’s Welsh Open And Gibraltar Open

World Snooker is delighted to announce ManBetX as the title sponsor of two upcoming ranking events: the Welsh Open and the Gibraltar Open, through Project11. The ManBetX Welsh Open will run from February 26 to March 4 at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena. It is one of snooker’s longest-running tournaments, ever present on the calendar since… Read More

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Williams Sets Sights On Sheffield

Mark Williams is full of confidence going into next week’s ManBetX Welsh Open, and believes he will have a chance of winning a third World title in the Spring. Welsh ace Williams is playing his best snooker for 15 years, having won three tournaments so far this season including two ranking events. His victories at… Read More

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Bingham Set For Welsh Defence

Stuart Bingham heads to the Welsh Open in Cardiff next week determined to get back to his best. Bingham beat Judd Trump 9-8 in a thrilling final at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena last season to win the fourth ranking title of his career. This time he’s among a field packed with top stars including Ronnie… Read More

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Page Handed Place In Welsh Open

Joe Swail has withdrawn from next week’s Welsh Open for family reasons and has been replaced by Jackson Page in the draw. Swail was due to face Sean O’Sullivan in the opening round at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on Monday February 26 at 10am. Page replaces him directly so the amateur will now face O’Sullivan… Read More

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Welsh Open Draw And Format

The draw and format for the 2018 Welsh Open is now available. Click here for the draw Click here for the format The world ranking event, the last of the season’s Home Nations series, runs from February 26 to March 4 at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. The Ray Reardon Trophy and a top prize… Read More

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Welsh Open Final – Extra Tickets Released

  Extra tickets for the final of snooker’s Welsh Open in Cardiff have been made available after the initial allocation SOLD OUT. The tournament at the Motorpoint Arena runs from February 26 to March 4 with 128 players chasing the Ray Reardon trophy at the world ranking event which has been ever-present on the snooker… Read More

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Cardiff To Host Snooker Stars

Snooker’s Welsh Open will once again take place at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff this season, with the sport’s leading cue kings heading to the Welsh capital. The world ranking tournament is one of the longest running on the snooker calendar, ever present since 1992. It has a rich history in South Wales and will… Read More

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Cardiff Wins Coral Home Nations Race

More tickets were sold for the Coral Welsh Open than any other Coral Home Nations event this season. The Coral Home Nations series was added to the calendar for the first time this season, with brand new events in Manchester, Belfast and Glasgow. But it was the established Coral Welsh Open – which has been… Read More

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Coral To Donate £2,750 to Jessie May

Last week’s Coral Welsh Open produced 55 century breaks, which means a further £2,750 donated by Coral to Jessie May Children’s Hospice at Home. Throughout the Coral Home Nations series, title sponsor Coral has donated £50 for every century break made to World Snooker’s official charity. The total donation so far this season now stands… Read More

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Bingham Is Prince Of Wales

Stuart Bingham beat Judd Trump 9-8 in a thrilling Coral Welsh Open final to win his first title since becoming World Champion 21 months ago. Bingham let slip a 4-0 lead and fell behind at 8-7, but won the last two frames to clinch the £70,000 top prize and the Ray Reardon Trophy. It was gripping… Read More

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