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Snooker comes to Sarajevo

Sarajevo Snooker Play-offs: Setup with several tables, Rory McLeod playing.
Set-up during the Q-Tour playoffs. Rory McLeod at the table. © Farah Karaman

Over the past eleven days, Bosnian audiences have had their first chance to watch top-quality snooker in the capital of Sarajevo. Weiterlesen

More places to Q Tour instead of Q School?

The official WST graphic for Liam Pullen qualifying via Q School. Close to his picture his so called pro card says his date of birth is 11.07.2005 and he's English.
The only new face coming through UK Q School this year: Liam Pullen © World Snooker/Tai Chengzhe

The British version of Q School came to an end on Tuesday. Of the eight qualifiers, six were professionals from the past season. Only one newcomer, Liam Pullen, managed to qualify. Some of the participants expressed their frustration with the current system afterwards. Målin gives her own personal and possibly unpopular opinion on that matter. Weiterlesen

Rebecca Kenna: I’ll make the most of my opportunity

Rebecca Kenna
Rebecca Kenna at the Belgian Women's Open in Brügge. © Matt Huart - WWT

This year, two players of the World Women’s Tour will participate in the World Champion Qualifiers again. The first one is reigning World Champion Reanne Evans, the second is Rebecca Kenna. We’d like to introduce the latter personally to our audience. This portrait is also available in German, English translation by Filia Rheni.


The Mental Side Of The Game

Peter Ebdon mentale Stärke
Peter Ebdon at the PHC 2018. © Lula Witzescher

World championship quarterfinal 2005, Peter Ebdon is 2-8 down against Ronnie O’Sullivan. But in frame 11 the game starts turning and Ebdon fights his way up to a tough 13-11 victory. World Open final 2018: David Gilbert leads Mark Williams 9-5, only one frame away from his career’s first title, but Mark Williams wins in the end. This article is also available in German. Weiterlesen

Mark Davis: It’s all about winning.

Mark Davis, Dark Mavis
Dark Mavis, the man who never smiles?! © Monique Limbos

At long last: after various player portraits, today is the day of the one and only number one on my personal list: Mark Davis.


On the loneliness of a snooker enthusiast

Der Beginn der Einsamkeit: Screenshot Webseite WorldSnooker
Könnte ein Bild von heute sein. War aber mitten während der WM.

I’m not feeling well. Not only because, after 25 days of world championship, today is the day when the „snooker hangover“ kicks in. No, I’m also feeling unwell because the life of a snooker enthusiast is a lonely one quite often. Even at the one time of the year that is dominated by the beloved sport for the likes of me, I am alone. I can count the number of people who even remotely share my passion on one hand in my immediate vicinity – if not on one finger. Translation: Filia Rheni Es gibt diesen Artikel auch auf Deutsch. Weiterlesen