Century brak

I the sport o snooker, a "century brak" (whiles referrit tae as a ton) is a score o 100 pynts or mair within ane veesit at the table withoot missin a shot an requires pottin at least 25 consecutive balls.[1][2] The ability tae score century braks is regardit as a merk o the hichest skill i snooker, while the first career century haes been describit bi Ronnie O'Sullivan as the "ultimate milestone for any snooker player".[3]

Ronnie O'Sullivan haes scorit the maist century breaks i professional snooker tournaments.

Ower 20,000 century braks hae been recordit bi snooker players throuchout professional toornaments.[4] I 2014, Neil Robertson became the first bodi tae hae scorit ower 100 century frames throuch a single saison; a nummer thon anely some 60 ither players hae surpassit throuchout thair entire careers. Ronnie o'sullivan holds the record faer the maist career centuries wi mair nor 1000 century braks; his 1000th century brak wis achievit i the feenal frame o the 2019 players championship i preston.

Leet o players wi 100 confirmit century braks i professional competitionEedit

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Threshold Player Ref
1000   O'Sullivan, RonnieRonnie O'Sullivan
750   Hendry, StephenStephen Hendry (775)
700   Higgins, JohnJohn Higgins
600   Robertson, NeilNeil Robertson
550   Trump, JuddJudd Trump
  Selby, MarkMark Selby
450   Ding Junhui
  Fu, MarcoMarco Fu
  Murphy, ShaunShaun Murphy
  Williams, MarkMark Williams
400   Allen, MarkMark Allen
350   Davis, SteveSteve Davis (355)
300   Doherty, KenKen Doherty
  Hawkins, BarryBarry Hawkins
250   Stevens, MatthewMatthew Stevens
100   Thorne, WillieWillie Thorne (126)
  Hunter, PaulPaul Hunter (114)
  McCulloch, IanIan McCulloch (105)
  Bond, NigelNigel Bond
  King, MarkMark King
Key
  Exact tally for a retirit player

ReferencesEedit

  1. Fitzgibbon, Liam (1 Mey 2014). "Neil Robertson makes century of snooker 100s". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2 Mey 2014.
  2. BCA Rules Committee (November 1992). Billiards: The Official Rules and Record Book. Iowa City, IA, US: Billiard Congress of America. ISBN 1-878493-02-7.
  3. Davis, Steve (7 Januar 2015). "Steve Davis charts the rise of snooker's century breaks". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 Januar 2015.
  4. Jamie Shaw (2 Mairch 2015). "Ruthless Neil Robertson regains Gdynia Open snooker title - snooker-news.com". Livesnooker.com. Archived frae the original on 17 Januar 2016. Retrieved 20 September 2015. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 17 Januar 2016. Retrieved 15 December 2019.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. "Century Break". RKG Snooker. 17 October 2018. Retrieved 17 October 2018.