1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

UK Snooker Championship 2017

Discussion in 'general sports' started by DotCommunist, Dec 6, 2017.

  1. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    final 16. Higgins taking the first frame.

    ok so its not the world champ but it'll do
     
  2. blairsh

    blairsh flipmode

    There's been some craking matches so far, Murphys last match was a final frame decider against (haigh?) some bloke from Stoke. Also enjoyed watching Selby getting taken out in second round by Scott Donaldson :cool:

    Was going to start a thread but didn't think it'd get any interest :oops:
     
    Pickman's model likes this.
  3. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    I have started threads for the Masters and the Worlds in the past, but likewise I wasn't sure if people were up for the UKs.

    I really enjoyed watching Yan Bingtao for the first time yesterday. He's certainly a rough diamond, but didn't jump the gun with attacking play.

    I love the Nugget and everything, but I really wish Steve Davis would refer to the Chinese players properly, as Yan, Ding, Liang, etc. Calling him "Bingtao" just sounds naive.


    ETA: I've got tickets for a session at the Masters in January. Get the fuck in!
     
    blairsh likes this.
  4. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    enjoyed King v Higgins, I didn't even know there was more snooker on this side of 2018 so its nice to get some cueing goodness before christmas
     
  5. blairsh

    blairsh flipmode

    Champion of Champions was on ITV a few months ago too :thumbs:
     
  6. Silas Loom

    Silas Loom The people have spoken, the bastards.

    This Akani bloke is seriously good. However you feel about hairclips.
     
    stavros and Throbbing Angel like this.
  7. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    please always start threads as i never know snooker is on (no TV)
    what channel is this on?
     
  8. maomao

    maomao 四月她爹

    He tends to call British players by their personal names doesn't he?
     
  9. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    BBC2 afternoons, so probs iplayer catchups also
     
  10. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    Ronnie vs Maguire

    Hendry's commentating has a noticeable amount of table-psychology insights. I want to call bullshit on his game theorising but, who is going to call bullshit on hendry
     
    Mumbles274 likes this.
  11. Mumbles274

    Mumbles274 running from law and the press and the parents

    Cheers for the heads up DC. Afternoon sorted :thumbs:
     
  12. blairsh

    blairsh flipmode

    Aye, i'm doing fuck all but sit on the sofa, eating, drinking and watching this match today :thumbs:
     
  13. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    maguire had more than enough chances there, ok some bad luck but really. Ronnie wasn't exactly on it.

    classic hendry on o'sullivan:
    'he never hits a wrong shot'

    as the opening white goes in the pocket :facepalm:
     
  14. Mumbles274

    Mumbles274 running from law and the press and the parents

    Ditto :)
     
  15. blairsh

    blairsh flipmode

    That was quite an interesting first session.
     
  16. Throbbing Angel

    Throbbing Angel "That's my secret Captain, I'm always angry"

    Lots of snooker on Eurosport all year round.
    We watch it through Sky when it isn't on the BBC or ITV but you can watch online for a fee if you're interested ska invita www.eurosport.co.uk/snooker £30 a year for Eurosport Player
     
    ska invita likes this.
  17. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    maguires had his weetabix
     
    Throbbing Angel likes this.
  18. Throbbing Angel

    Throbbing Angel "That's my secret Captain, I'm always angry"

  19. ska invita

    ska invita back on the other side

    thanks will have look at that! got my laptop nicked so cant currently stream iplayer or even open that link on current device, but appreciate the thought
    you cant beat a bit of bbc commentary and presentation though
     
  20. stavros

    stavros Well-Known Member

    He does, generally. Is it so simple that Junhui is Ding's "first name" equivalent? Your username suggests you may know more than I do about Chinese name protocol.

    Murphy looked incredible from distance last night. Everything just flew into the centre of the pocket, but still he keeps breaking down and fails to make the big breaks. I expect him to win tonight though.

    Maguire was a bit blown away by O'Sullivan before the interval, but full credit to him for coming out afterwards. O'Sullivan only showed traces of his top game, and may well be benefiting from the other top players being knocked out early.
     
  21. blairsh

    blairsh flipmode

    Really rooting for Ryan this evening, would be a beast of a day if he won tonight.
     
    Throbbing Angel likes this.
  22. blairsh

    blairsh flipmode

    Ebdon commentating, ffs :rolleyes:
     
    Throbbing Angel and DotCommunist like this.
  23. blairsh

    blairsh flipmode

    As much as i dislke him i have to say, Shaun Murphy looks fucking dangerous and he gives good snooker.
     
  24. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    he's got better form than ronnie was showing earlier. Team Day though, given he needs the win more as a lower ranker
     
  25. Throbbing Angel

    Throbbing Angel "That's my secret Captain, I'm always angry"

    works on tablets and smartphones too I understand - sorrry to hear about your laotop :(


    Aye!

    I know - fuck sake he's dull
     
  26. blairsh

    blairsh flipmode

    Yeh, Ronnie needs to sort his form out if hes going to beat a determined Murphy.
     
  27. blairsh

    blairsh flipmode

    Whilst trying to sound all dramatic too! What a cunt.
     
  28. Throbbing Angel

    Throbbing Angel "That's my secret Captain, I'm always angry"

  29. blairsh

    blairsh flipmode

    Yes!

    eta. No!
     
  30. DotCommunist

    DotCommunist my world is fire and blood

    sean murphy is a ruthless machine atm
     

Share This Page