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Defeating Pistol Stoked Fire – Ajaib

Farakh Ajaib says his stunning win over Mark Allen at BetVictor European Masters Qualifying has encouraged him to put in all of the hours to earn a return to the World Snooker Tour. Ajaib is currently competing as an amateur, due to losing his professional status at the end of last season. He was given… Read More

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World Snooker Tour 22/23: Experts’ Predictions

With the 2021/22 World Snooker Tour season getting underway at the BetVictor Championship League, we asked three of snooker’s top analysts and journalists to give their predictions for the year ahead…   Most Likely Maiden Ranking Event Winner Neal Foulds, Former World Number Three, TV Pundit and Commentator Pang Junxu – He had an impressive… Read More

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Dan’s The Man

Up-and-coming Yorkshire golfer Daniel Gavins made his breakthrough last year when he won his first European Tour event, and he’s looking to make progress to the top of the sport – while keeping an eye on the snooker. In August last year, Gavins shot a sensational final round 65 to win the ISPS Handa World… Read More

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The Son Always Shines On TV

It is said that behind every great man is a great woman, and it is equally true that behind every successful snooker player is a dedicated father. For many players, their father is the one who introduces them to the game, either through playing or watching on television, and then fulfils many roles through their… Read More

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A Changing Game?

For the first time in snooker history, the 21/22 season saw five maiden ranking event winners in a single campaign. Despite Ronnie O’Sullivan ultimately landing a seventh Crucible crown at the World Championship, are there signs of a changing of the guard on the horizon? Three of those first-time winners are up-and-coming young guns. Zhao… Read More

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Small’s Journey From Cueist To Coach

Scotland’s Chris Small achieved his snooker dream in 2002, aged 29, when he claimed maiden ranking silverware by winning the LG Cup at the iconic Guild Hall in Preston. However, as he held the trophy aloft, he already knew difficult days and retirement lay ahead. It was a path which eventually led to a new… Read More

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Snooker’s Biggest Demolition Jobs

At the highest level, snooker is a psychological pressure cooker. With all top players possessing vast levels of skill, it often comes down to who can handle the biggest stages best. When one player gets on a roll they can often be hard to stop. Despite this, snooker is a sport that frequently sees momentum… Read More

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Snooker’s Top Fans

Behind closed doors sport continues to provide entertainment to millions of people at home, as difficult times rumble on amid the coronavirus pandemic. However, the lack of fans has delivered a reminder across the sporting spectrum of what crowds bring to the spectacle. Sports enthusiasts are adjusting to viewing elite competition on television, without fans… Read More

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2019/20 Season Foul Count

Following our analysis of the most shots played so far in the 2019/20 season, we’ve delved back into the WST database to find out which players have racked up the most fouls in the campaign. It’s 2005 World Champion Shaun Murphy who tops the list, having amassed 275 fouls during a season which has seen… Read More

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The Craft Of Commentary

There are occasions in snooker and sporting history which leave an indelible mark on our minds. We are often guided through these iconic moments by eminently distinctive voices. The daunting role of providing these voices lies with the commentators… Snooker’s now global prominence means that, along with a passionate core fanbase, there are an increasing… Read More

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