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Snooker is a cue sport that was first played by British Army officers stationed in India in the second half of the 19th century.

Snooker is a cue sport that was first played by British Army officers stationed in India in the second half of the 19th century. It is played on a rectangular table covered with a green cloth called baize, with six pockets: one at each corner and one in the middle of each long side. Wikipedia

Here are the Top 10 Greatest Snooker Players of All Time

  1. Ronnie O’Sullivan

    Ronnie O'Sullivan

    Ronald Antonio O’Sullivan OBE is an English professional snooker player who is widely recognized as one of the most talented and accomplished players in the history of the sport. Wikipedia

    Born: December 5, 1975 (age 48), Wordsley, United Kingdom
    Nickname: The Rocket

    Tournament wins

    World Champion 2001, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2020

  2. Stephen Hendry

    Stephen Hendry

    Stephen Gordon Hendry MBE is a Scottish professional snooker player and a commentator for the BBC and ITV. As a seven-time World Champion, he is the most successful player in the modern era of the World Snooker Championship and holds the record for the most seasons as world number one. Wikipedia

    Born: January 13, 1969 (age 55), Queensferry, United Kingdom
    Nicknames: Golden Bairn, The Golden Boy, The Great One, The Ice Man, The King of The Crucible, The Maestro, The Wonder

    Tournament wins

    World Champion 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1999

  3. Steve Davis

    Steve Davis

    Steve Davis, OBE is an English retired professional snooker player from Plumstead, London. He is best known for dominating the sport during the 1980s, when he reached eight World Snooker Championship finals in nine years, won six world titles, and held the world number one ranking for seven consecutive seasons. Wikipedia

    Born: August 22, 1957 (age 66), Plumstead, London, United Kingdom
    Nickname: The Nugget; Interesting; Ginger Magician; Romford Robot; Romford Slim; Golden Nugget.

    Tournament wins

    World Champion 1981, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1989

  4. Ray Reardon

    Ray Reardon

    Raymond Reardon, MBE is a Welsh retired professional snooker player. He turned professional in 1967 before going on to dominate the sport in the 1970s, winning the World Snooker Championship on six occasions, and more than a dozen other tournaments.

    Born: October 8, 1932 (age 91), Tredegar, United Kingdom
    Nickname: Dracula
    Professional: 1967–1991
    Sport country: Wales

    Tournament wins

    World Champion 1970, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978

  5. John Higgins

    John Higgins

    John Higgins, MBE is a Scottish professional snooker player. Since turning professional in 1992, he has won four World Championships, three UK Championships, and two Masters titles for a total of nine.

    Born: May 18, 1975 (age 48), Wishaw, United Kingdom
    Nickname: The Wizard of Wishaw

    Tournament wins

    World Champion 1998, 2007, 2009, 2011

  6. Mark Selby

    Mark Selby

    Mark Selby is an English professional snooker player who is a four-time and the reigning World Snooker Champion. Ranked world number one on multiple occasions, he has won a total of 20 ranking titles, placing him seventh on the all-time list of ranking tournament winners.

    Born: June 19, 1983 (age 40), Leicester, United Kingdom
    World Champion: 2014; 2016; 2017; 2021

  7. Mark Williams

    Mark Williams

    Mark James Williams, MBE is a Welsh professional snooker player who is a three-time World Champion, winning in 2000, 2003, and 2018. Often noted for his single-ball long potting ability, Williams has earned the nickname “The Welsh Potting Machine”.

    Born: March 21, 1975 (age 48), Cwm, United Kingdom
    Nickname: The Welsh Potting Machine
    World Champion: 2000; 2003; 2018

  8. John Spencer

    John Spencer

    John Spencer was an English professional snooker player who won the World Professional title at his first attempt, was the first winner at the Crucible Theatre, was the inaugural winner of the Masters and Irish Masters, and was the first player to make a 147 break in competition.

    Born: September 18, 1935 (age 88), Radcliffe, United Kingdom
    Died: July 11, 2006, Bolton, United Kingdom
    Professional: 1968–1992
    World Champion: 1969; 1971; 1977
    Sport country: England

  9. Alex Higgins

    Alex Higgins

    Alexander Gordon Higgins was a Northern Irish professional snooker player who is remembered as one of the most iconic figures in the game.

    Born: March 18, 1949 (age 74), Belfast, United Kingdom
    Died: July 24, 2010, Belfast, United Kingdom
    Nickname: Hurricane

    Tournament wins

    World Champion 1972, 1982

  10. Jimmy White

    Jimmy White

    James Warren White was born 2 May 1962 (age 61) and is an English professional snooker player who has won three seniors World titles. Nicknamed “The Whirlwind” because of his fluid, attacking style of play, White is the 1980 World Amateur Champion, 2009 Six-red World champion, 3 times World Seniors Champion (2010, 2019, 2020), 2019 Seniors 6-Red World Champion, and 1984 World Doubles champion with Alex Higgins.

See Also

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