World Champion Neil Robertson in action at the South West Snooker Academy
There was plenty to cheer about for Stephen Lee as he won EPTC 4 and took home the MIUS Cup. It was Lee’s first significant title in more than four seasons.
Lee started on his run to the winning line with a 4-2 round one defeat of James Brown. The high quality match saw breaks of 60, 67 and 72 by Lee and 107 and 70 from Brown. Continue reading
Paul Mount congratulates Barry Pinches on winning the plate competition.
The winner of PTC Event 4, Barry Pinches bowed out in the first round of the MIUS Cup, before bouncing back to win the MIUS Plate Competition.
Pinches brushed aside Birmingham’s Mitchell Mann, 3-0 in the final with a top run of 67.
Earlier in the event Pinches rattled in breaks of 79, 58 and 54 to beat James Brown 3-0.
The Canary Cueman rounded off a 4-1 quarter final win over Jak Jones with a 54 clearance, before beating Belgium’s Bjorn Haneveer 3-1 in the semi finals.
Pinches took away a cheque for £1,500 for his day’s work and a Silver Plate presented by MIUS Chairman Paul Mount.
MIUS Cup, Runner-Up Trophy and the MIUS Plate
130 of the World’s leading players arrive in Gloucester 28-31 October to compete for the MIUS Cup, the 4th World Snooker European Players Tour championship event.
South West Snooker Academy, the new 20,000 square foot, purpose-built venue and arena has been selected by World Snooker to stage the event.
The Academy boasts 8 match pods, a 360 seat arena, all equipped to the highest specifications with World Snooker’s official Star Tournament Tables.
There will be live scoring throughout the event available at www.southwestsnookeracademy.com and also live streaming from the Arena and a second ‘tv’ table.