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ManBetX Renew Welsh Open Sponsorship

World Snooker is delighted to announce that ManBetX has renewed its title sponsorship of the Welsh Open world ranking event. The ManBetX Welsh Open will run from 11 to 17 February in 2019, at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. ManBetX sponsored the event for the first time in 2018, when John Higgins won the title… Read More

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Snooker Kings Heading Back To Cardiff

Tickets are now on sale for snooker’s ManBetX Welsh Open, to take place in February 2019 at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. There’s a special WORLD CUP OFFER of just £10 for all day tickets, so fans are strongly urged to book quickly to take advantage. The Welsh Open will run from February 11 to… Read More

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Higgins Wins Record Fifth Welsh Crown

John Higgins beat Barry Hawkins 9-7 in the final of the ManBetX Welsh Open, becoming the first player to win the title five times. Higgins came from 4-2 down to win seven of the last ten frames of a high quality final in Cardiff to take the Ray Reardon Trophy and a top prize of… Read More

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All Square In Cardiff Final

John Higgins came from 4-2 down to level at 4-4 with Barry Hawkins in the first session of the ManBetX Welsh Open final in Cardiff. An intriguing opening session leaves the contest perfectly set up for this evening’s conclusion with first to nine frames to take the title. Higgins is aiming to become the first… Read More

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Higgins Sets Up Hawkins Final

John Higgins beat Gary Wilson 6-2 to reach the final of the ManBetX Welsh Open, continuing his bid to become the first player to win the title five times. Wizard of Wishaw Higgins will face Barry Hawkins over 17 frames in Cardiff on Sunday with the winner to collect £70,000 and the Ray Reardon Trophy…. Read More

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Hawkins Back On Track

Barry Hawkins reached the final of the ManBetX Welsh Open in Cardiff with a 6-4 win over Noppon Saengkham, then spoke movingly about the tragedy which has affected his life and career over the past year. Despite a late fight back from Thailand’s Saengkham, world number eight Hawkins eventually got the better of an opponent ranked 50 places… Read More

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Higgins Ends O’Sullivan Run

John Higgins scored a superb 5-1 win over Ronnie O’Sullivan to reach the semi-finals of the ManBetX Welsh Open, and end the Rocket’s chances of winning back to back ranking titles. O’Sullivan captured last week’s World Grand Prix, his fourth ranking title of the season, and won his first three matches here in Cardiff without… Read More

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Hawkins And Saengkham Into Semis

Barry Hawkins continued his return to form with a 5-1 win over Yan Bingtao and will now face Thailand’s Noppon Saengkham in the semi-finals of the ManBetX Welsh Open. World number eight Hawkins has had a poor season by his standards – today’s match was his first ranking quarter-final of the campaign. But the 38-year-old… Read More

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Bristol Office Closed

Please note that our main office in Bristol is closed today due to bad weather. We can still be contacted by email at info@worldsnooker.com and on Twitter (@WorldSnooker1) and Facebook For ManBetX Welsh Open box office enquiries please call 029 2022 44 88

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O’Sullivan And Higgins To Clash In Quarters

Ronnie O’Sullivan and John Higgins set up a quarter-final meeting at the ManBetX Welsh Open as they both scored emphatic 4-0 wins on Thursday night in Cardiff. Friday’s quarter-finals 12pm: Ian Burns v Noppon Saengkham NB 2pm: Yan Bingtao v Barry Hawkins 7pm: Ronnie O’Sullivan v John Higgins 7pm: Gary Wilson v Yu Delu O’Sullivan… Read More

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