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... is coming to a web-site near you soon. The first qualifying rounds kicked off today & are scheduled to finish on Wednesday 13th April. The tournament proper kicks off in Sheffield on Saturday 16th April, so once again I will have only 2 days to work out player values, set up a web-site and get as many entries as I can.

Watch this space [ ]

Well, the final qualifiers have taken place, and the web-site is up & running. I believe the draw takes place Thursday morning at 10:00.

Usual FISO rules apply. All entries to be received before it starts on Saturday morning. Entry by email or pm. Don't overspend, and good luck everyone.

Oh yes, the website is http://pwhitehead.webs.com/snooker.htm
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I have form here! I'm watching.....

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I have no form here! I'm watching.....

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I have increasingly poor form, etc etc

Edit: just realised I'm on holiday for the first week.
Looking forward to explaining to Mrs D why I'm looking at snooker betting sites by the poolside.

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Now up & running, so get those entries in pdq.

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Stuart Bingham v Ali Carter
Stephen Maguire v Alan McManus
Ricky Walden v Robbie Williams
John Higgins v Ryan Day
Judd Trump v Liang Wenbo
Martin Gould v Ding Junhui
Mark Williams v Graeme Dott
Neil Robertson v Michael Holt
Shaun Murphy v Anthony McGill
Marco Fu v Peter Ebdon
Barry Hawkins v Zhang Anda
Ronnie O’Sullivan v David Gilbert
Mark Allen v Mitchell Mann
Joe Perry v Kyren Wilson
Michael White v Sam Baird
Mark Selby v Robert Milkins

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Entries trickling in. I may have to think of a different way of doing this if I'm going to continue to only get 2 days to gather as many entries as possible.

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Shaggy365 wrote:Entries trickling in. I may have to think of a different way of doing this if I'm going to continue to only get 2 days to gather as many entries as possible.
Just PM'd my picks.

Is it just me, or are the points a bit more generous this year?

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polarbear wrote:Is it just me, or are the points a bit more generous this year?
That may be so, but everyone has the same choice of players. The rankings were taken from the current world rankings (as good a place as any), and last year there weren't many people picked Mr Bingham to win it.

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The draw has a sense of humour, producing Gilbert-O'Sullivan...

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some tough matches in there and no room for slow starts

bingham v carter what a game to start with :D

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entry sent shaggy and thanks for running this yet again :mrgreen:

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OK, I'm in - still difficult enough to get who I wanted!

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the-postman wrote:some tough matches in there and no room for slow starts

bingham v carter what a game to start with :D

Great avatar, but Bingham will lose :wink:

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Entry PM'ed, ta.

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Entry sent by PM

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I'll be in later tonight mate

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Sport Billy wrote:I'll be in later tonight mate
+1

If I fail to make the deadline just put me down for Jimmy White and 5 randoms.....

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I'm in, defending last years Silver medal!

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Thanks for the reminder, entry emailed.

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murf wrote: If I fail to make the deadline just put me down for Jimmy White and 5 randoms.....
You do realise that Jimmy was knocked out very early on in the qualifiers.

Anyway, at the current rate of entries, should just about clear 100 before it kicks off tomorrow morning.

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Shaggy365 wrote:
murf wrote: If I fail to make the deadline just put me down for Jimmy White and 5 randoms.....
You do realise that Jimmy was knocked out very early on in the qualifiers.

Anyway, at the current rate of entries, should just about clear 100 before it kicks off tomorrow morning.
would of been nice to see jimmy at the crucible again but wasn't to be losing 10-9 in the last 64 :(

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Team in.
Thanks for this Shaggy as I really enjoy this one.

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Entered, looking forward to it this year.

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One other thing I have to report is that so far this year, every FISO member has managed to put in a valid entry. Or put another way, they can count to 5 and add some numbers up on a calculator.

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Shaggy365 wrote: Or put another way, they can count to 5 and add some numbers up on a calculator.
There's a turn up for the books.

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murf wrote:
Sport Billy wrote:I'll be in later tonight mate
+1

If I fail to make the deadline just put me down for Jimmy White and 5 randoms.....
Put in Jimmy & 5 randoms (as Jimmy was free and gets no points I assume that will be ok...)

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Think I just squeezed in :D

Email sent on the dot of the 9am deadline (thou I think it starts at 10am?)

Let two weeks of snooker heaven commence!

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the-postman wrote:some tough matches in there and no room for slow starts

bingham v carter what a game to start with :D
Was hoping that Carter would run away with it!

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I'll be interested to see the number of Carters (and Dings) when Shaggy posts the line-ups. I'm going for >50% ownership of each.

Like last year I've tried to be clever with my ordering. And like last year will probably fall flat on my face.

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