The first qualifying event for next year’z world Championship was held last week-end in Toronto.
Joris Maas was the defending champion and he made a really good defence of it, reaching the final again. But there he ran across Canadese Legend, and reigning Canadian Champion Bob Chaperon.
BOB CHAPERON IN CRUCIBLE RETURN!
News overnight that Canadian Legend, and former ranking event winner, Bob Chaperon has won the ROKiT Phones.com World Seniors Qualifier in Toronto which will see him take a place in the Seniors World Championships in the Crucible in Sheffield in August. Bob famously won the British Open in 1990 beating Alex Higgins in the final 10-8, he was part of Team Canada that won the World Cup that same year. Bob beat Joris Maas 4-3 in a dramatic final, its been quite a year as he also recently won the Canadian Amateur Championship again. We look forward to welcoming another Canadian Legend back to the home of Snooker.
Here are the full results leading to the Final
Well done guys! Well done Canada!