The next Seniors Tour event is the World Championship 2018 in Scunthorpe, 20-24 March 2018
Jason Francis on twitter shared this earlier today:
The shirt Lee Richardson will replace John Parrott at the Assetereum World Seniors Championship. John has asked to be replaced for personal reasons. Lee was the next highest ranked player and will play Cao Kashieng on wednesday
#opportunity #theshirt #daretodream
Indeed John Parrot asked to be replaced, for personal reasons
The WSF Seniors Championship is underway in Malta and has now reached the knock out stages. Remember, the winner of this event will play in one of the Seniors Tour Events next season.
Johnny Farrell who recently qualified for the World Seniors Championship did outstandingly well as he managed to finish in the top 4 after the Group stages. Therefore he was seeded directly in the last 16. He will play Jason Peplow later today.
There is a streaming available on table 4
WSF Seniors Championship – Knock out stages – Live scores, streaming and more here http://esnooker.pl/live/en/tsnew.php
You can have a look at the pictures I took so far at the WSF Championships (those are Facebook links, but they are open to all)
Unfortunately Willie Thorne had to withdraw, suffering from a back injury. He is replaced in the draw by the top ranked amateur, Gary Filtness, “The Blade” who will face Barry Pinches. I have to admit that the author of this blog is happy for Gary who came agonizingly close to qualifying countless time, losing on respotted blacks. He’s ranked n°1 for a reason and I’m certain that his and Barry Pinches match will be a very high quality one!
Willie will still be at the launch dinner and at the golf event (although it’s unclear if he will actually play.
Johnny Farrell won the World Q8, the last qualifying event of this season, yesterday in Dublin. More details about what happened on Sunday and the new rankings will be coming soon.
With all qualifiers known, Jason Francis was live on Facebook tonight to do the draw of the Seniors World Championship and to give us a taste of what’s coming next season. If you missed it, you can the video again on the Snooker Legends Facebook page
Or if you have problems accessing facebook, here it is
and, no, I won’t spoil you! Watch it.
Action continues today in Dublin to determine who will be the last qualifier for the World Seniors Championship 2018.
Here is what happened yesterday
Good luck to all!
Then this Press Release by Jason Francis today is a “must read” … and act!
Snooker Legends and award winning restaurant Winteringham Fields team up for the Assetereum World Seniors Snooker Championships
Snooker Legends have partnered with award-winning BBC chef Colin McGurran and his Winteringham Fields restaurant for the 2018 Assetereum World Seniors Championships, held at The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe between the 20th and 24th March 2018. Eight snooker legends, including Stephen Hendry, Dennis Taylor, Joe Johnson, John Parrott and Cliff Thorburn, will battle it out for the title and £10,000 prize.
Visitors to Scunthorpe for the championships can also enjoy offers on meals and accommodation at Winteringham Fields, including the chance to share a private dining room with two legends of snooker, and get a one-hour masterclass, with champagne, at the venue after the dining experience.
Colin McGurran, who will be preparing the lunch and evening menus, said:
“I’m really looking forward to the day. I’m a huge fan of the game, and I can’t wait to meet, let alone serve, some of the biggest legends in snooker.
“My approach on the day will be simple: expect the unexpected. Tastes you’ve never come across, combinations you’d never dream of: we will make it real.”
Winteringham is also offering all Snooker Legends fans 20% off their evening meal and 50% off their room rate.
To book a meal and masterclass with Snooker Legends, please email Jason@snookerlegends.co.uk for prices and availability.
To dine and stay at Winteringham Fields, please go to www.winteringhamfields.co.uk
Or call 01784733096 quoting ‘Snooker Legends Deal’Snooker Legends
At the end of this week-end we will know the line-up for the World Championship 2018.
Here are the draw and format for the last qualifying event, in Dublin:
Good luck to all players involved!