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World Cup Group Tables

Here are the group tables, fixtures and results for the 2017 Snooker World Cup in Wuxi; Fixtures / results China B v Finland Wales v Norway Malaysia v Brazil China B v Norway Wales v Malaysia Finland v Brazil China B v Brazil Wales v Finland Norway v Malaysia China B v Wales Norway v… Read More

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World Cup Draw And Format

The draw and format for the 2017 World Cup in Wuxi, China, is now available. Click here for the draw and format (updated on June 23rd) Click here for the Competition Rules The tournament runs from July 3-9. Click these links for previews on Scotland, Iran and Israel and click here for the team profiles.  … Read More

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2017 World Cup Teams

Here’s the line up of teams for the 2017 World Cup in Wuxi. The draw and format will be released soon. The tournament runs from July 3 to 9, with China’s Zhou Yuelong and Yan Bingtao defending the title. China A Ding Junhui Age: 30 World ranking: 4 Career highlights: China’s best ever player, Ding… Read More

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Iranian Duo Seek To Inspire

Iranian snooker is on the rise and this season the country’s World Cup team will be represented by two fully fledged professionals for the first time. Hossein Vafaei and Soheil Vahedi will travel to Wuxi next month with high hopes, after enjoying promising campaigns in 2016/17. The former made an instant impact on the World Snooker Tour… Read More

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China Win Snooker’s World Cup

China B’s talented teenagers Zhou Yuelong and Yan Bingtao won the Nongfu Spring World Cup in their home country, beating Scotland 4-1 in the final in Wuxi. It’s the second consecutive time that China have won the event as they beat Northern Ireland in the final in Thailand in 2011. On that occasion it was… Read More

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Scotland / India / Wales / China Into Semis

Scotland will face India in the semi-finals of the Nongfu Spring World Cup on Sunday, while Wales will take on China B. Quarter-final results: Scotland 4-1 China A India 4-1 Belgium Wales 4-1 Thailand China B 4-2 Australia John Higgins and Stephen Maguire of Scotland enjoyed a comfortable 4-1 win over home favourites Ding Junhui… Read More

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England Out Of World Cup

England were knocked out of the Nongfu Spring World Cup in China in dramatic circumstances, despite beating the Republic of Ireland in their final group game. Mark Selby and Stuart Bingham, the world’s top two players, beat Ireland 3-2, but finished third in Group D so missed out on a quarter-final place. Thailand’s Dechawat Poomjaeng… Read More

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Brilliant Belgium Top Group

Belgium stormed into the quarter-finals of the Nongfu Spring World Cup with a 3-2 victory over Scotland, meaning they have won all five of their group games. Rising star Luca Brecel and amateur Tomasz Skalski topped Group B and will now face India in the last eight. Scotland finished second to earn a match with… Read More

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Boys From Brazil Have World Cup Chance

Brazil won their third consecutive match at the Nongfu Spring World Cup on Thursday to boost their chance of qualifying from the group phase. Igor Figueiredo and Itaro Santos saw off Malaysia 4-1 and now have 13 points in Group B. Scotland and Belgium both have 14 points but they play each other in the… Read More

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China In Command At World Cup

China’s A and B teams both hit top spot in their respective groups at the Nongfu Spring World Cup in Wuxi with impressive 5-0 wins on Wednesday. The host nation’s A team – Ding Junhui and Xiao Guodong – thrashed Austria 5-0 to take first place in Group A with 13 points. Malta are on… Read More

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