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Who has the most 147 breaks?

Players who have made the most 147s
  • Ronnie O'Sullivan - 15.
  • John Higgins - 12.
  • Stephen Hendry - 11.
  • Stuart Bingham - 9.
  • Judd Trump - 8.
  • Shaun Murphy - 7.
  • Ding Junhui - 6.
  • Neil Robertson - 5.
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Has there ever been a 155 break in snooker?

Jamie Cope compiled a break of 155 points, the highest possible free-ball break, during practice in 2005. Alex Higgins is said to have attained the same feat by some players.
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How many people have had a 147 break?

To date, there have been 156 competitive 147 breaks made in professional snooker, dating back to Steve Davies' maximum against John Spencer in 1982. 68 of those breaks have been televised.
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Who has had a 147 at the crucible?

Mark Williams (2005), Ali Carter (2008), John Higgins (2020) and Neil Robertson (2022) are the only other two players to have managed 147s in the World Championship at the Crucible.
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How many 147 breaks has Ronnie O Sullivan had?

A look at the total number of 147 breaks ever scored in snooker history, who made them and videos of the best ones. There have been 187 maximum breaks made in professional tournament snooker, with Steve Davis managing the first way back in 1982 and Ronnie O'Sullivan scoring the most with 15.
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Ronnie O'Sullivan 147 break fastest in history

What is harder a 9 darter or a 147?

"The reds are always in a different position and no two frames have ever been the same – it's like a fingerprint. Because of that – and the fact there's 36 shots to complete instead of just nine – all civilised people agree that the 147 break is by far the harder."
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Has anyone ever made a 155 break?

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.
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Who has the youngest 147 break?

Ronnie O'Sullivan's youngest 147 record set in 1991 is beaten by 15-year-old Sean Maddocks from Liverpool. Ronnie O'Sullivan became the youngest snooker player to make a 147 in 1991 but his record has fallen after Merseyside amateur Sean Maddocks cleared up.
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How much is a 147 break worth?

As maximum breaks became more common, the prize pot changed to a rolling £5,000. Recently, the standard prize of thousands of pounds returned, and at the 2022 World Championship, £40,000 was offered for a 147 made at the Crucible.
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Did Ronnie o sullivan refuse maximum break?

O'Sullivan refused to pursue the maximum because the prize for a 147 was £12,000, and he didn't deem it worthy of his efforts. "If it had been more, I'd have gone for the 147," O'Sullivan told BBC Sport.
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What is the longest crucible frame?

Mark Selby and Yan Bingtao played a frame lasting 85 minutes and 22 seconds during their second round match on Saturday night – the longest in 45 years of snooker at the Crucible.
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What is technically the highest break in snooker?

Akin to Darts' 9-dart finish, Cricket's six sixes, or Bowling's 300, Snooker's maximum 147 break is renowned and revered worldwide. Those with only the slightest interest in the sport will tune in to see a replay of a player potting 15 reds paired with 15 blacks, before cleaning up the remaining colours.
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Why is it called snooker?

The name snooker comes from a comment Chamberlain made about a player who missed a shot. He called him "a real snooker", referring to his lack of experience, "snooker" being a slang term for a first year cadet. The first official set of rules for snooker were drafted in 1882 at Ootacamund in Madras Province.
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Who invented snooker?

Snooker gained its identity in 1875 when army officer Sir Neville Chamberlain, stationed in Ootacamund, Madras, and Jabalpur, devised a set of rules that combined black pool and pyramids. The word snooker was a well-established derogatory term used to describe inexperienced or first-year military personnel.
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Do snooker players get extra money for a century?

All entrants will receive prize money amounts depending on their success but there are additional bonuses based on highest televised breaks and a big bonus for anyone who achieves a maximum break of 147. RadioTimes.com brings you everything you need to know about the World Snooker Championship 2022 prize money.
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What is Ronnie O Sullivan fastest break?

O'Sullivan, 46, already holds the record for the fastest maximum 147 break ever made – potting the 15 reds, 15 blacks and all the colours in five minutes and eight seconds.
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Who hit the first 147?

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.
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What is Ronnie O Sullivan 147 speed record?

Ronnie O'Sullivan came relatively close to breaking his record of the fastest ever 147 when clearing the table in six minutes and 30 seconds, which is easily the second quickest of all time.
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What is the quickest 100 break?

The fastest recorded century break in tournament play was by Tony Drago at the 1996 UK Championship – he took 3 minutes 31 seconds (211 seconds) to score one hundred points.
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Why is Ronnie seeded 2?

Despite returning to the top of the pile for the first time since 2019, he remains seeded second for the event as Selby keeps top seed as defending champion. He revealed to The Sun that his immediate reaction to learning that he had risen back to the top of the rankings was to laugh.
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Did Alex Higgins ever make a 147?

In spite of his flair for the game, Alex Higgins never made a 147 in professional competition; the first Higgins to do this was the unrelated John Higgins, in January 2000. >>
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What is the fastest 147?

Ronnie "The Rocket" O'Sullivan made a maximum 147 break in the quickest time ever recorded, five minutes and eight seconds, in the first round of the 1997 World Championship.
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Can you go over 300 in darts?

All players start with 301/501 points and attempt to reach zero. If a player scores more than the total required to reach zero, the player “busts” and the score returns to the score that was existing at the start of the turn.
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Who has the most 180 in darts?

Ross Smith and Dirk van Duijvenbode produced 31 180s during their World Darts Championship third round clash, a new record for a best-of-seven sets match. That was only part of the amazing story as Van Duijvenbode came through the epic contest in a sudden death leg with the scores at 5-5 in legs in the seventh set.
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Why isn t snooker big in america?

Diverging from the original game of snooker, rules for American snooker date back to at least 1925, and have been promulgated by the Billiard Congress of America (BCA) since the mid-20th century. The game is in decline, as the standardized international rules have largely supplanted it.
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