The Crucible


Welcome to the Crucible

This group is for being drilled, grilled, and thrilled not only but especially for the finals of the World Snooker Championship. Mainly, it is for fun and to make snooker more than something in the back. News about each tournament can be found in the section Messages.

Guesses can be made until the anounced starting times. For the bonus questions this equals the opening match!

So, simply login and make your guesses in the Prediction Centre.

Summary of rules

  • round number = Points for predicting the winner
  • correct result = doubled points
  • draw = triple points
  • bonus questions: 5 points per answer
  • bonus questions: position dependent points for rankings
  • champion is predicted before each round
  • walkovers (w/o) are ignored

Example: If the main draw of a tournament starts with round 'Last32' then the semi-final is the 4th round. Forecasting the right winner equals four points and even eight, if the result is predicted correctly.

A list of the nicknames and more hints can be found at Game Rules.


Sometimes there is a prize announced. The following table shows the tournament winners. Italic names can still claim their ticket for the Saturday Night in Heilbronn:

↓EVENT      \\\      SEASON→ 2021/22 2022/23
Championship League (rank.) --- Winner (score)
British Open --- Winner (score)
Northern Ireland Open Marian (114) Winner (score)
English Open Marian (126) Winner (score)
Champion of Champions French (59) Winner (score)
UK Championship French (222) Winner (score)
Scottish Open French (144) Winner (score)
World Grand Prix Marian (79) Winner (score)
Masters Marian (46) Winner (score)
Shoot Out Eno (284) Winner (score)
German Masters Marian (67) Winner (score)
Championship League (invit.) French (262) Winner (score)
Turkish Masters Marian (139) Winner (score)
Players Championship Marian (50) Winner (score)
European Masters Marian (103) Winner (score)
Welsh Open French (104) Winner (score)
Gibraltar Open Yvonne_P (109) Winner (score)
Tour Championship Marian (51) Winner (score)
World Championship Yvonne_P (367) Winner (score)
World Seniors Championship Yvonne_P (63) Winner (score)
Q Tour Play-Offs Marian (32) Winner (score)
Q School Winner (score) Winner (score)

Thanks to all winners for their participation and good luck at the Saturday Night (italic = pending prize). Tickets are personal bound and cannot be cashed out.

And now: Have fun!

Sincerely yours