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Review of the Season

The World Snooker Tour has covered the globe over the last 12 months, from Beijing to Berlin, with 26 trophies up for grabs in 11 different countries. The pursuit of glory has been played out with a collective prize fund of £14 million. Here is the story of the season… Riga Masters 27-29 July 2018… Read More

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Crucible 2020 – Tickets Still Available

Over 30,000 tickets have already been sold for the 2020 Betfred World Championship, but there is still availability for certain sessions. Next year’s tournament at the famous Crucible Theatre in Sheffield will run from April 18 to May 4. Judd Trump won the title for the first time this year, beating John Higgins 18-9 with… Read More

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Trump’s Maiden World Title – What The Media Said

The dust has settled on a thrilling 2019 Betfred World Championship, which saw Judd Trump finally realise his dream and claim a first Crucible crown. Here is what has been said in the media on the momentous victory for the Ace in the Pack…   It was a stunning performance in one of the greatest… Read More

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Betfred Donate £25,000 To Jessie May

World Snooker Championship sponsor Betfred has donated £25,000 to Jessie May Children’s Hospice at Home following a bonanza of century breaks during the tournament. At the start of the 17-day event, Betfred pledged to donate £100 for every century made, with the total to be rounded up to £25,000 if 80 centuries were made. That… Read More

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Story of the 2019 Betfred World Championship

The 2019 Betfred World Championship saw giant killings, records smashed and a lifetime ambition realised as a new name was etched on the famous trophy. Snooker’s tournament of tournaments was very much at the forefront of the sporting public’s consciousness over the last 17 days. Round One James Cahill arrived at the Theatre of Dreams… Read More

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Trump Tops The World

Judd Trump won his maiden Betfred World Championship title as he made seven centuries in beating John Higgins 18-9 in a tremendous Crucible final. Trump became the first player to earn over £1 million in a single season and fulfilled his greatest ambition, having been touted as a potential World Champion since his teenage years…. Read More

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A Century Of Centuries At The Crucible

Judd Trump’s break of 104 in the 25th frame of the Betfred World Championship final against John Higgins was the 100th century of the tournament. The previous record of 86 which was set in 2015 and equalled in 2016, has been smashed. Trump and Higgins have also set a new record for the most centuries… Read More

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40 Years On…Griff’s Still Going Strong

This year’s Betfred World Championship marks 40 years since Welshman Terry Griffiths lifted the famous trophy in 1979. By Simon Cromie Then a qualifier for the tournament, Griffiths was hardly fancied as a contender for the title, but over the course of a remarkable championship the young man from Llanelli swept aside all before him,… Read More

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Trump Takes Command In Crucible Final

Judd Trump produced a dominant display, taking eight frames in a row to lead John Higgins 12-5 after the second session of the 2019 Betfred World Championship final. The match is a repeat of the classic 2011 world final, which Higgins won 18-15. Bristol’s Trump will be hoping he can convert his advantage this year… Read More

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Trump and Higgins Share Opening Session

Judd Trump and John Higgins are locked together at 4-4 after the first session of the 2019 Betfred World Championship final. The match is a repeat of the classic 2011 world final, where Higgins came through an 18-15 victor. In total Scotland’s Higgins is playing in his eighth Crucible final, matching Steve Davis’ total. Only… Read More

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