Judd Trump has claimed high spot within the European Sequence rankings desk after three of the six occasions.
Trump received the higher of Jack Lisowski 9-2 within the German Masters closing on Sunday to select up a £80,000 cheque for victory, which introduced his complete for the European Sequence as much as £120,500.
That put him £32,500 in entrance of second positioned Mark Selby, with three occasions nonetheless to return within the sequence. These embrace the BetVictor Shoot Out, Welsh Open and the Gibraltar Open, with the participant who tops the rankings on the finish of the sequence successful a £150,000 bonus.
Trump did sufficient to win that bonus final yr and has already opened up a large hole on the high of the leaderboard, which provides him a terrific likelihood to observe up on the bonus in 2021.
One 12 months Rankings Record
Trump has additionally opened up a bonus on the desk within the one-year rating checklist. He has clocked up earnings of £450,000 from rating occasions up to now this season and leads Neil Robertson, who’s in second place by an eye fixed watering £204,500.
That desk is used to determine the entries for the Gamers Championship, which is able to happen for February twenty second till twenty eighth. By way of qualification for the highest 16 within the draw, which means there are solely two occasions left to return with the BetVictor Shoot Out adopted by the Welsh Open.
As for the German Masters, Lisowski’s runner-up berth earned him a prize of £35,000 and pushed him as much as fourth place within the rankings from sixth spot. Tom Ford, who made the semi-finals received his fingers on £20,000 which helped to catapulte him as much as twentieth within the rankings, whereas fellow semi-finalists Barry Hawkins jumped as much as eighth place from twelfth.
By way of the quarter finals, Jordan Brown received to that stage for the primary time in a rating occasion and leapfrogged as much as thirty third within the rankings from forty ninth spot. Anthony McGill can also be at present within the qualification bubble in sixteenth, with a prize pool of £44,000.
Two 12 months Rankings Record
If you happen to thought the rankings checklist was already exhausting sufficient to get your head round, then wait till you hear in regards to the official two-year checklist. At the moment, there are seven gamers which might be within the high 16 of the one-year checklist, however are outdoors of the highest 16 within the two-year checklist.
These embrace the likes of Yan Bingtao, Shaun Murphy, Mark Allen, Mark Williams and Stephen Maguire, who’re all at present outdoors the highest 16 so might want to put in a great efficiency to spice up their standings within the subsequent two occasions.
That very same checklist will probably be used to determine who will qualify for the Tour Championship from March twenty second to twenty eighth, the place solely the highest eight within the rankings will qualify. On the two-year checklist, Judd Trump can take a look at that with much more pleasure, as he additionally sits high of the tree with a large £894,000 prize pot. Robertson is at present second, whereas Lisowski’s closing go to moved him as much as eleventh.
World Snooker Championships
Within the race to the Crucible for the World Snooker Championships, there are six occasions remaining for gamers to get that spot on the world well-known match. Zhou Yuelong is fifteenth on the checklist on the minute and on track to be seeded for the primary time, however there may be solely £26,750 between him and Stuart Bingham in twenty second place, so there may be set to be loads of aggressive snooker performed within the subsequent few weeks.
Within the betting for the World Snooker Championship at freebets.com, not solely are there loads of promotions and odds boosts to get your fingers on, however Judd Trump is an early favorite at odds of three/1. He’s intently adopted by Ronnie O’Sullivan at 24/5, with Mark Selby effectively fancied at round 7/1 with most betting corporations, whereas Neil Robertson may be picked up at 13/2 with some bookies.