CM SNOOKER the Crucible. World champion Mark Williams moves on, Neil Robertson, 27, NEMAIVIZED !!! + Ding Junhui 3-Ball, Smashing Bang!


  • world Championship pool is the most important competition in the calendar. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the League of Masters, with whom they form the so-called Triple Crown;
  • The competition is played in the foyer of the theater crucible of Sheffield, England, and is broadcast on TV by Eurosport;
  • Ronnie O & Sullivan has the highest number of world titles among current players, 5, and the disc belongs to Stephen Hendry, with 7, but the Scot was back in business in 2012;
  • The world snooker champion is rewarded with £ 500,000, a record, and total prizes are £ 2,231,000.

In the first round, it is played on the system "the best of a maximum of 19 frames", in other words, "the first in 10".

Welsh Mark Williams he closed the first session with the 6-3 against the Englishman Martin Gould, after which, in the evening, he secured the tickets for optimism with the score of 10-7. Mark Williams is a 3x world champion with Crucible wins in 2000, 2003 and 2018.

Neil Robertson, the Australian world champion in 2010, also entered the competition from day one, having an interesting but not-good opponent, former snooker world champion, another rookie, Michael Georgiou.

It was a game without history, in which Robertson showed why he is considered a favorite this year. He closed the first session, scored 9-0, taking advantage of over 100 points and Georgiou's complete lack of inspiration. Robertson has the opportunity to close the match on Sunday in the second session. For the last 27 years, a game has not ended in the Crucible without a player playing a board in the game, according to Eurosport commentator Daniel Bontea!

Ding Junhui, the Chinese was a finalist on the Crucible, evolved against the talented Scot Anthony McGill, one of the most interesting games of the first round. It was 6-3 in the first session. In the meantime, Ding got a 3-blade combined action gem in the upper right corner. The game resumes on Sunday.

Ronnie O & Sullivan, the star of the circuit, takes action on Monday, April 22, against the only amateur in the painting, James Cahill.

Sunday is the first session of John Higgins (5) against Mark Davis, Shaun Murphy (13) against Luo Honghao and ends the matches that started on Saturday.

First round of matches:

Mark Williams (1) vs Martin Gould 10-7
Joe Perry vs. David Gilbert (16)
Barry Hawkins (9) against Li Hang
Scott Donaldson v Kyren Wilson (8)

John Higgins (5) vs Mark Davis
Graeme Dott and Stuart Bingham (8)
Shaun Murphy (13) vs. Luo Honghao
Michael Georgiou vs Neil Robertson (4) 0-9

Mark Selby (3) vs Zhao Xintong
Gary Wilson vs. Luca Brecel (14) 5/4
Jack Lisowski (11) vs. Ali Carter
Zhou Yuelong vs Mark Allen (6)

Judd Trump (7) Vs. Thepchaiya Un-Nooh
Anthony McGill Vs. Ding Junhui (10) 3-6
Stephen Maguire (15) vs. Tian Pengfei


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