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Well i can't find a topic for this so i thought I'd make one.

The world championships are on now with Higgins kicking off with a win yesterday :D

So who do you think will win it this season ?
 

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You never know which Ronnie will show up.....so if he really wanted to win it
he will. Young lads like Ding and Robertson have a good chance as do the
old boys like Higgins and Doherty.
Im up for Doherty as he lives down the road from me and my dad knows him
as he used to teach him in school. He is also a massive United fan, so here's
hoping Ken wins.
 

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Ronnie's a legend to me!

Started to play the game because of him.

I've watched his famous break over, and over, and over, and over..........and over, and over......:eek:

vvv.....If you haven't seen it.....vvv......It's absolute class! ;)

 

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^^^^nice. Ive watched that dozens of times as well and actually
saw it live on the tv. Pure class and the speed is incredible.
Im pretty confident that nobody else will ever or could ever get a break
in a quicker time. records are meant to be broken but that one wont be,
unless its by the man himself.
I too played snooker for years, down the dark, dingy snooker halls.
Loved it. Best break 60.
 

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Break of 60 is pretty good mate, used to play alot had my own table but its sort of messed up now.

I think theres only been two results so far ...

John Higgins (Sco) 10-5 Matthew Stevens (Wal)
Neil Robertson (Aus) 10-4 Nigel Bond (Eng)

My two favourite players there, Higgins is definitely my favourite i first saw him about6/7 years ago on tv playing Stephen Lee i think and i remember watching his break building, was fantastic.
 

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This could be the most open championship for many a year. A good few players could be in with a shout and most in the bottom half. If I were betting on it, I would be going each way on Selby who has been playing some fantastic snooker lately as has Stephen Maguire. Robertson is in with a shout in that half of the draw as well.

Top half is a bit weaker (if ive read it right). Hendry hasnt played well for awhile and Higgins' form this season has been pretty poor, although that could be down to the lack of tournaments. O'Sullivan is far too hot and cold and im not sure if his head is in it.
 

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Ken Doherty (Ire) v Liang Wenbo (Chn)

Never heard of him to be honest but I've heard the chinese players are very good and have progressed conisderably.

And i agree this championship is very open, I've just been watching Hendry play Allen who was 6-3 up at one point so shows how open it is!
 

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Chester said:
This If I were betting on it, I would be going each way on Selby who has been playing some fantastic snooker lately as has Stephen Maguire. Robertson is in with a shout in that half of the draw as well.
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Oh yeah , i forget about Selby. He is having the best year or 2 of his career.
Am I right in thinking that he is the World Pool Champion?
Either this year or last year?
 

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Hendry had an epic, some good matches already going to 9-9 this time round.

Also theres been two near misses of 147's already :eek: Stevens and King.
 

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ManUtd08 said:
i hate snooker it so borin lol
Well then bugger off and wreck some other thread :rolleyes:


Back to the snooker........ The experience of Hendry saw him go through 10-9
in an epic as well as Ebdon going through 10-9 as well in the game of the
tournament.
 

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I'm a big fan of snooker. I went to the LG Final in Preston a few years ago when John Higgins got a 147 against Mark Williams in the evening session. Terrific stuff.

My favourite player is Ronnie O'Sullivan. The guy is a troubled genius, a loveable rogue and a damn fine snooker player.

I couldn't pick a winner this year though. If Ronnie turns up with his head screwed on then he'll win it but that happens far too rarely for it to be a certainty. Mark Selby has been in great form this season but so have Murphy and Maguire. You never know, it could even be Ding Junhui's year.

Whoever wins, I'll be watching the entire tournament intently.
 

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Well forget about Selby!

He's been knocked out in the 1st round by Mark King!
Your kidding me ?:eek:
Thought King nearly retired a while back or even a few times.
Must have been some ridiculous odds for a King win....


by the way Solsk-I remember there was a betting thread for this ages ago.
I put 100 vcash on Ding but i cant find the thread :confused:
 

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Jazz 16 said:
Well then bugger off and wreck some other thread :rolleyes:
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LMAO, C'mon be fair Jazz, you know he only reads thread titles and then posts some general comment ;)

Jazz 16 said:
by the way Solsk-I remember there was a betting thread for this ages ago.
I put 100 vcash on Ding but i cant find the thread :confused:
Yep, there was a thread and I placed quite a bit of Vcash on Ding also.
 

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Yeah i remember when Mark King did an interview and was really angry and was saying he was going to retire.

Mark Selby was about 4th/5th favourite apparently, really shocked to see him go out but to be honest it was the best snooker i've ever seen King play and he came close to a 147.
 

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Ding will win! :p........and Dong will score in the Champions Legague Final!! :p



Ronnie for me......or else....................................Selby
 
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