Snooker - Champions


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World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) is the governing body of snooker and is responsible for organising various championships all over the world. Some popular championships of this sport are as follows −

  • World Snooker Championships
  • Asian Games
  • Betfred World Snooker Championship
  • Championship League Snooker
  • World Open Championship
  • Riga Masters Championship
  • Indian Open Championship
  • Shanghai Masters
  • European Championships
  • English Open Championship

In this chapter, we will provide a brief description of some of the champions of snooker.

Joe Davis

Joe Davis

Joe Davis was born on 15th April 1901 and he represented England in this sport. He entered into this sport in the year 1919 and remained active till 1964. His highest break was 147 and century break was 687.

He had won 22 major tournaments and has participated in World Championship from 1927-1946 in which he won 15 championships.

He died on 10th July 1978 at the age of 77 in Hampshire.

Fred Davis

Fred Davis

Fred Davis was born on 14th August 1913 and he represented England in this sport. He entered into this sport in the year 1929 and remained active till 1993. His highest break was 140 and century break was 24.

He had won 10 major tournaments and has participated in many world championships in which he won three championships. He died on 16th April 1998 at the age of 84 in Derbyshire.

Ronnie O’Sullivan

Ronnie O’Sullivan

Ronnie O’Sullivan was born on 5th December 1975 and he represents England in this sport. He entered into this sport in the year 1992 and actively participates in this sport. His highest break till now is 147 and century break is 824.

His current global ranking is 10 (as per 1st August 2016) and has participated in many world championships out of which he won five championships (2001, 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2013).

Mark Selby

Mark Selby

Mark Selby was born on 19th June 1983 and he represents England in this sport.

He entered into this sport in the year 1999 and actively participates in this sport. His highest break till now is 147 and century break is 420.

His current global ranking is 1(as per 1st august 2016) and has participated in many world championships out of which he won three championships (2014, 2015, and 2016).

Ding Junhui

Ding Junhui

Ding Junhui was born on 1st April 1987 and he represents China in this sport. He entered into this sport in the year 2003 and actively participates in this sport. In 2005, he won China Open and UK Championship.

In 2006, he won Northern Ireland Trophy. He again won China Open in 2014. His highest break till now is 147 and century break is 417. His current global ranking is 9(as per 1st August 2016) and has bagged five gold medals from Asian Games.

Reanne Evans

Reanne Evans

Reanne Evans was born on 25th October 1985 and she represents England in this sport. She entered into this sport in the year 2010 and actively participates in this sport. Her highest break till now is 140 and century break is 2.

In between 2005 to 2014, she won the WLBSA Ladies World Snooker Championship 10 times. She also participated in the main professional snooker tour but was unable to win any match. In 2013, she qualified for Wuxi Classic and reach the finals of a snooker tournament.

Allison Fisher

Allison Fisher

Allison Fisher was born on 24th February 1968 and she represents England in this sport. She entered into this sport in the year 1991 and actively participates in this sport. Her highest break till now is 133 and century break is 11.

She is playing snooker from the age of seven and won her first title at the age of 17. Currently, she is the winner of 80 national and 11 world titles. In 2009, her name was entered in Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame.

Ng On Yee

Ng On Yee

Ng On Yee was born on 17th November 1990 and she represents Hong Kong in this sport. She won gold medal in 2010 Guangzhou’s Asian Games in team category and bronze under single category.

She also won IBSF snooker championship in 2009. In 2015 she won became world ladies champion by defeating Emma Bonney. In the same year, she defeated Vidya Pillai and won World 6 Reds title.

Karen Corr

Karen Corr

Karen Corr was born on 10th November 1969 and she is represents Ireland in this sport. She entered into this sport in the year 1990 and actively participates in the sport.

In the year 2012, she was inducted into BCA Hall of Fame. She has won International Championship at Uncasville consecutively three times from 2006 to 2008.

She started playing snooker at the age of 14 and played her first tournament at the age of 15. She won her Women’s World Snooker Championship at the age of 21 and continued winning it in 1991, 1995, and 1996. She also participated in WBPA events.



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