Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Ronnie favourite in Wales

The Welsh Open is well underway. It's the fourth ranking tournament of the snooker season. John Higgins, Ding Junhui and Ken Doherty won the previous three.

... but Ronnie "The Rocket" O'Sullivan is once again the favourite. John Higgins and Stephen Hendry are possibly his toughest rivals.

As always you can find splendid coverage at Global Snooker Centre and Sporting Life.

Related post: "Stephen Lee wins Welsh crown"

The Black Widow in BD feature

Billiards Digest has been around for a long time. They also have a presence on the web. Each month they publish one of their top stories on the webpage.

This month's offer is "Ready to Rumble", by Mason King. It's a piece about Jeanette Lee's return from surgery. She also explains why she didn't apply for the IPT.

Jaspers wins World Cup in Sluiskil

Dick Jaspers from Netherlands won the 3 cushion World Cup event in Sluiskil, Netherlands. He beat Swedish legend Torbjörn Blomdahl in the final. Trick master Semih Sayginer (Turkey) and Daniel Sanchez of Spain shared third.

The UMB have all the results.

Andreas Herb took lots of pictures.

Sunday, February 26, 2006

Here we go!


Billiard Pulse is an attempt to cover the world billiard scene.

We'll keep an eye on all cue sports, e.g. snooker, pool and carom.

For now you can check out the links in the right menu. See the Current events section for an updated list of ongoing tournaments.

I wonder how this turns out.