Who has won the snooker world championship the most times?

Who has won the snooker world championship the most times?

Stephen Hendry
Stephen Hendry holds the record for the most world titles in the modern era, having won the tournament seven times. Ray Reardon, Steve Davis, and Ronnie O’Sullivan have each won six titles; John Higgins and Mark Selby have won four; John Spencer and Mark Williams have both won three; and Alex Higgins has won two.

Why doesn’t Ronnie O’Sullivan wear his Triple Crown badge?

Ronnie O’Sullivan has revealed he plans to miss all three of snooker’s Triple Crown events in 2019/20 as he believes they are no longer worth the “blood, sweat and tears”. O’Sullivan told The Telegraph: “I only want to play a few games to keep a bit of interest.

Who has made a 155 break in snooker?

A snooker player has just made history by scoring a mind-blowing break of 155 and it’s luckily been caught on camera. Thepchaiya Un-Nooh, 36, managed to achieve it in an extremely quick seven minutes and 43 seconds, certainly living up to his nickname of F1, which he received for his remarkable speed around the table.

Who is the oldest snooker player still playing?

Davis is the second-oldest snooker player to make an official maximum break of 147 points in a professional competition, at the age of 44 years and 202 days….Mark Davis (snooker player)

Born 12 August 1972 St Leonards, Sussex, England
Sport country England
Nickname The Battler from Hastings Dark Mavis
Professional 1991–present
Tournament wins

Why does Shaun Murphy have a crown on his waistcoat?

Triple Crown events are considered the most prestigious snooker titles, and have historically offered the most prize money. From the 2020 Masters onward, players who have completed the Triple Crown have a gold crown embroidered on their playing waistcoats in recognition of their achievement.

Has anyone ever scored 155 in snooker?

According to snooker.org, Jamie Cope recorded a 155 break in a practice match in 2006 with witnesses. In 1995, Malta’s Tony Drago scored 149 in a practice match against Nick Manning. A normal maximum break of 147 involves potting 15 reds, the black 15 times and then the colours in sequence.

Who scored 148 in snooker?

Jamie Burnett
Jamie Burnett, a 29-year-old Scot who stands 49th in the world rankings, made the first break of 148 ever recorded in competition in beating Leo Fernandez 9-8 in the second qualifying round of the UK Championship at Prestatyn.

Who has 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.