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Who has scored the most 100 breaks in snooker?
Ronnie O’Sullivan has scored the most century breaks in professional snooker tournaments.
Who scored the first televised maximum snooker break?
The first televised 147 was achieved by Davis’ compatriot and namesake Steve Davis (UK) at the Lada Classic in Oldham, UK, on 11 January 1982.
Who has scored the most 147 breaks in snooker?
Players who have made the most 147s
- Ronnie O’Sullivan – 15.
- John Higgins – 12.
- Stephen Hendry – 11.
- Stuart Bingham – 8.
- Ding Junhui – 6.
- Shaun Murphy – 6.
- Tom Ford – 5.
- Judd Trump – 5.
Who has the quickest 147 in snooker?
Ronnie “The Rocket” O’Sullivan
Ronnie “The Rocket” O’Sullivan made a maximum 147 break in the quickest time ever recorded, five minutes and 20 seconds, in the first round of the 1997 World Championship. O’Sullivan won £147,000 in prize money for the maximum, averaging 8.8 seconds per shot.
What is a 100 break in snooker?
A 100, a ton or a century, all names given to the feat when a player is able to score 100 points or more during a frame, in one visit at the table, without missing a shot. In professional competition, there are a select group of players who have recorded over 100 century breaks during their careers, the full details of which you can find below.
What is the highest possible century in snooker?
Under normal circumstances, the highest possible century in snooker is 147 (a “maximum break”), composed of 15 reds (one point each), 15 blacks (seven points each) and the six remaining colours; yellow, green, brown, blue, pink and black potted consecutively (two through seven points each for a total of 27).
How much do professional snooker players get paid for a 147?
In professional tournaments there was usually a substantial prize awarded to any player achieving a 147 break. For example, Ronnie O’Sullivan’s maximum at the 1997 World Championship earned him £165,000. Of this, £147,000 was for making the 147 break and £18,000 was for achieving the highest break of the tournament.
Who was the first professional snooker player to break 147?
Ronnie O’Sullivan (b. 5 Dec 1975) made a maximum at 15 yr 98 days during the English Amateur Championship (Southern Area) at Aldershot, Hants on 13 Mar 1991. Cliff Thorburn (Canada) (b. 16 Jan 1948) was first to make two tournament 147 breaks on 23 Apr 1983 (the first in the World Professional Championships) and 8 Mar 1989.