Results

Welsh Open Qualifiers 2024 02/12 13:30 7 Barry Hawkins v He Guoqiang 4-0
German Masters 2024 01/31 19:00 5 Sam Craigie v He Guoqiang 5-1
German Masters 2024 01/30 14:00 6 He Guoqiang v Mark Williams 5-1
World Open Qualifiers 2024 01/24 10:00 7 Jimmy Robertson v He Guoqiang 2-5
German Masters Qualifiers 2024 12/19 10:00 7 He Guoqiang v John Astley 5-4
Scottish Open 2023 12/12 19:00 6 John Higgins v He Guoqiang 4-1
Snooker Shoot-Out 2023 12/07 19:30 7 He Guoqiang v Hammad Miah 0-1
UK Championship Qualifiers 2023 11/21 09:30 9 Anthony McGill v He Guoqiang 6-3
UK Championship Qualifiers 2023 11/19 19:30 8 He Guoqiang v Ross Muir 6-4
Scottish Open Qualifiers 2023 11/02 10:00 7 Yisong Peng v He Guoqiang 0-4
Northern Ireland Open Qualifier 2023 10/20 09:00 7 Yisong Peng v He Guoqiang 4-1
Wuhan Open 2023 10/12 11:30 4 Aaron Hill v He Guoqiang 5-3

He Guoqiang (Chinese: 贺国强) is a Chinese snooker player. The IBSF World Under-18 Snooker Championship winner in 2018. He has earned a two-year card on the World Snooker Tour from the 2023–24 snooker season.

History

In 2018, He won the IBSF World Under-18 Snooker Championship. In the final he defeated his compatriot Lei Peifan 5-4, on a deciding frame. In 2018 he also scored his first competitive 147 break, during the under-21 IBSF Championship in Jinan. That same year, playing as a wildcard, Guoqiang secured a 6-1 win over Gary Wilson at the International Championship held in Daqing, China. Guoqiang won the non-ranking invitation event 2021 Haining Snooker Open. In the final He beat Huang Jiahao 5-0. In 2021 It was the first time players from the UK and around the world could not play in the event due to COVID-19 restrictions.

In the final round of the second Asia-Oceania Q School event held in Bangkok in June 2023, He came back from 3-1 down to win 4-3 against compatriot Wang Yuchen to earn a two-year card on the World Snooker Tour, starting with 2023–24 snooker season.

2023-24 season

He recorded his first win as a professional when he defeated Elliot Slessor at the British Open in August 2023. He recorded a 5-4 win over world No. 8 Kyren Wilson in the first round of the Wuhan Open in September 2023, winning the deciding frame from 67-0 down. That month, he reached the last-16 of a ranking event for the first time, at the 2023 British Open in Cheltenham, where he beat world No. 12 Barry Hawkins to reach the quarter-final. The following week He recorded a notable win over Ryan Day at the English Open, and recorded another victory over a top-16 player when he edged Hossein Vafaei 4-3 in the next round. He qualified for the 2024 German Masters in Berlin with a win over the John Astley. At the event, he defeated former World Champion Mark Williams 5-1.