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CaptainMackmas
post Apr 17 2018, 11:13 AM
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Will anyone be watching the 17-day marathon?

Can Mark Selby retain his world title?

Who do you think will win the world title at the Crucible?


Draw will be done on Thursday.

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post Apr 17 2018, 11:18 AM
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Final Qualifying Round:

Ryan Day (Wales) v Peter Ebdon (England)
Daniel Wells (Wales) v Liam Highfield (England)
Adam Duffy (England) v Xiao Guodong (China)
Stuart Carrington (England) v Zhang Anda (China)
Graeme Dott (Scotland) v Mike Dunn (England)
Michael Holt (England) v Robert Milkins (England)
Rory McLeod (England) v Lyu Haotian (China)
Matthew Stevens (Wales) v Ken Doherty (Rep of Ireland)
Liang Wenbo (China) v Jamie Jones (Wales)
Jack Lisowski (England) v Alan McManus (Scotland)
Andrew Higginson (England) v Ricky Walden (England)
Mark Davis (England) v Joe Perry (England)
Tian Pengfei (China) v Chris Wakelin (England)
Alfie Burden (England) v Thepchaiya Un-Nooh (Thailand)
Jimmy Robertson (England) v Michael White (Wales)
Hossein Vafaei (Iran) v Stephen Maguire (Scotland)

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post Apr 17 2018, 12:20 PM
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It's the one remaining proper tournament, i.e. matches of a decent length.
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post Apr 17 2018, 10:30 PM
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Tomorrow, you'll be able to watch live streaming of the final day of qualifying on World Snooker Facebook page from 10am.

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post Apr 18 2018, 08:55 AM
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QUOTE(Suedehead2 @ Apr 17 2018, 01:20 PM) *
It's the one remaining proper tournament, i.e. matches of a decent length.


You're the only person other than myself & Mack who I've seen posting to a Snooker thread. smile.gif
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post Apr 18 2018, 04:05 PM
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First session now complete and the 8 Qualifiers are:
Stuart Carrington
Graeme Dott
Robert Milkins
Matthew Stevens
Ricky Walden
Joe Perry
Chris Wakelin
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh
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post Apr 18 2018, 07:37 PM
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The qualifiers, in order of seeding after the China Open:

(17) Ryan Day
(18) Stephen Maguire
(21) Graeme Dott
(22) Joe Perry
(25) Xiao Guodong
(27) Ricky Walden
(30) Jack Lisowski
(34) Jimmy Robertson
(37) Robert Milkins
(51) Jamie Jones
(52) Matthew Stevens
(55) Chris Wakelin
(56) Stuart Carrington
(58) Thepchaiya Un-Nooh
(64) Liam Highfield
(68) Lyu Haotian
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post Apr 19 2018, 01:41 PM
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QUOTE(Mack. @ Apr 18 2018, 08:37 PM) *
The qualifiers, in order of seeding after the China Open:

(30) Jack Lisowski


Pleased that he's made it - the only snooker pro from my home town. smile.gif
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post Apr 19 2018, 05:51 PM
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First Round Draw


Mark Selby v Joe Perry
Mark Allen v Liam Highfield
Kyren Wilson v Matthew Stevens
Shaun Murphy v Jamie Jones
John Higgins v Thepchaiya Un-Nooh
Stuart Bingham v Jack Lisowski
Luca Brecel v Ricky Walden
Judd Trump v Chris Wakelin
Ding Junhui v Xiao Guodong
Anthony McGill v Ryan Day
Marco Fu v Lyu Haotian
Barry Hawkins v Stuart Carrington
Mark Williams v Jimmy Robertson
Neil Robertson v Robert Milkins
Ali Carter v Graeme Dott
Ronnie O'Sullivan v Stephen Maguire
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post Apr 20 2018, 10:54 PM
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Odds (skyBet)


Ronnie O'Sullivan 2/1f
Mark Selby 7/2
Judd Trump 7/1
Ding Junhui 12/1
John Higgins 12/1
Neil Robertson 16/1
Mark Williams 20/1
Barry Hawkins 22/1
Shaun Murphy 22/1
Mark Allen 25/1
Stuart Bingham 28/1
Kyren Wilson 33/1
Ryan Day 40/1
Marco Fu 80/1
Ali Carter 100/1
Anthony McGill 100/1
Jack Lisowski 100/1
Luca Brecel 100/1
Ricky Walden 100/1
Stephen Maguire 100/1
Joe Perry 150/1
Xiao Guodong 150/1
Graeme Dott 200/1
Jamie Jones 200/1
Matthew Stevens 200/1
Lu Haotian 250/1
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 300/1
Jimmy Robertson 400/1
Robert Milkins 400/1
Stuart Carrington 400/1
Liam Highfield 500/1
Chris Wakelin 750/1
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post Apr 21 2018, 01:56 PM
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I made the mistake of Youtubing 'Snooker Loopy', now it's stuck in my head! banghead.gif
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post Apr 21 2018, 02:04 PM
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7-2 down is Mark Selby in his match against Perry who played some decent stuff.

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post Apr 21 2018, 05:42 PM
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Ronnie also trailing 6-3 to Maguire. Didn't see both the Top 2 trailing after the first session.
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post Apr 21 2018, 10:24 PM
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And Selby is out 10-4 to Joe Perry. Great win for Joe
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QUOTE(Mack. @ Apr 21 2018, 11:24 PM) *
And Selby is out 10-4 to Joe Perry. Great win for Joe


Much shortened odds for everyone else now.
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QUOTE(Mack. @ Apr 21 2018, 06:42 PM) *
Ronnie also trailing 6-3 to Maguire.


Then he stepped up a gear as he's apt to do, winning 7 of the last 8! cheer.gif
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post Apr 22 2018, 01:14 PM
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That was expected from Ronnie. Maguire must be kicking himself, would have won a lot more if he kept a cool temperament.
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post Apr 23 2018, 10:28 PM
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Excellent win for Jamie Jones. He was only ahead twice in the whole match ... at 1-0 and 10-9.

Murphy had chances towards the end, he’ll be gutted.
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post Apr 24 2018, 11:45 AM
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Ding comfortably through to the second round, 10-3 against Xiao Guodong.

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Lisowski finishes up with a 5-4 lead on Stuart Bingham after the first session.

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