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Ding 5-3 Up In UK Final

Ding Junhui leads Stephen Maguire 5-3 after the first session of the Betway UK Championship final in York. Ding took an early 4-0 advantage before Maguire recovered to take three of the next four frame to keep his hopes very much alive going into tonight’s concluding session, when the trophy and £200,000 top prize will… Read More

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Trump To Face Murphy At Masters

Judd Trump will begin the defence of his Dafabet Masters title against Shaun Murphy at Alexandra Palace next month. The draw for snooker’s biggest invitation tournament has been made, with the top eight seeds drawn at random against those seeded nine to 16. Trump won the title for the first time last season, beating Ronnie… Read More

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Maguire Crushes Allen To Reach Final

Stephen Maguire white-washed Mark Allen 6-0 with what he described as an “unbelievable performance” to reach the final of the Betway UK Championship. All results The 38-year-old Glaswegian will face Ding Junhui in Sunday’s best-of-19 frame final, with the trophy and top prize of £200,000 up for grabs. Maguire needed just 89 minutes to dismiss… Read More

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Barbican 2020 Tickets On Sale Sunday

Tickets for the 2020 Betway UK Championship at the York Barbican go on sale on Sunday December 8th. CLICK HERE for ticket details Next year’s tournament will run from November 24th to December 6th. The box office opens at 10am on Sunday and fans must book fast because tickets for many sessions will sell out… Read More

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Race To The Masters – Top 16 Confirmed

Following Yan Bingtao’s defeat against Ding Junhui at the Betway UK Championship on Saturday, the line up for January’s Dafabet Masters is now known. The top 16 seeds are: Judd Trump Mark Williams Neil Robertson John Higgins Mark Selby Mark Allen Kyren Wilson Shaun Murphy Barry Hawkins David Gilbert Stuart Bingham Jack Lisowski Ding Junhui… Read More

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Ding – My Dream Is To Win

Ding Junhui remained on course for a third Betway UK Championship title by beating Yan Bingtao 6-2 in an all-Chinese semi-final. All results Ding fired five breaks over 50 in a comfortable victory as he set up a final meeting with Stephen Maguire or Mark Allen in York. First to ten frames on Sunday will… Read More

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O’Sullivan Withdraws From Masters

Ronnie O’Sullivan has pulled out of next month’s Dafabet Masters. The tournament at Alexandra Palace in London runs from January 12 to 19. The world’s top 16 players qualify for the event. But O’Sullivan has decided not to take his place. The player ranked 17th, Ali Carter, will now qualify. The draw for the first… Read More

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Pistol Fires To End Bond Mission

Nigel Bond’s brilliant run at the Betway UK Championship came to an end at the quarter-final stage as he lost an exciting battle against Mark Allen 6-5. All results Tickets Bond had knocked out the likes of Judd Trump and Gary Wilson and looked like he might extend his run when he led 3-1. But… Read More

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Yan’s The Man As Higgins Crashes

China’s 19-year-old Yan Bingtao strengthened his reputation as the best teenager on the planet by beating John Higgins 6-3 in the quarter-finals of the Betway UK Championship. All results Tickets Yan set up a meeting on Saturday with Ding Junhui, who saw off Liang Wenbo 6-2. It will be the first time that two Chinese… Read More

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Higgins Hopes New Cue Can Power Title Push

John Higgins has admitted that his decision to use a new cue this season has been partly inspired by the cue power of other players such as World Champion Judd Trump. The four-time Crucible king is currently preparing to face Yan Bingtao in today’s Betway UK Championship quarter-finals. Next week he will compete in his… Read More

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