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147s in amateur and pro-am events

Postby roy142857

Neil Robertson's brilliant 147 today being the 98th in Pro competition got me to wondering about what 147s there have been in amateur competition, and by pros at Pro-Am or other national events. So not particularly local leagues, practice matches or exhibitions. The list I've come up with by digging into memory and doing a bit of research (no work today but horribly rainy, so had to keep occupied!) is below, with references where I've found them. I'd be interested to know what other people can come up with - I'll post a couple I'd like to know more about separately.

EDIT - several contributions to the list added by others in posts below and added into this by myself - greatful thanks to everyone who has contributed on here or by PM

147 breaks by professional players in Pro-Am or open national competitions

2003 Swiss National Open
The event was held in Zofingen, Switzerland. The players included Jimmy White, Ian McCulloch, Nick Walker and Bjorn Haneveer. McCullogh made a 147 in frame 2 of the final against Belgium's Haneveer (see below for Haneveers 147 in the same year). Notably the final was very tight, Haneveer took it 5-4 on the final black. https://web.archive.org/web/20041001021 ... Breaks.htm and https://web.archive.org/web/20041001021 ... dFinal.htm

Ken Doherty had his first 147 in the Cue Club Pro-Am at Killarney, Ireland in 2007 in a match against fellow Irishman Mark Tuite in the quarter finals. Clearly on a high, in the semis Doherty knocked in breaks of 123, 135 and 136 . http://www.rte.ie/sport/snooker/2002/12 ... -dohertyk/

Ian McCullogh (England) at the 2010 Basel Open Pro-Am (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhG2Ra7Z ... mK&index=3)

Martin O’Donnell (England) at the 2012 Basel Open Pro-Am on 25th March 2012 in the first knockout round against Branko Radisavljevic (http://www.snooker.ch/turnier/tabs/32_t ... width=1000 http://www.snookerbacker.com/2012/03/28 ... 147-break/)

Aditya Mehta (India) in May 2013 at the Indian Trials for the 2013 Asian Indoor Games against Brijesh Damani in Bangalore (http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/spor ... 947759.cms http://www.cuesportsindia.com/myweb/news/2013/n5.htm)

Luca Brecel made two 147s in local competitions in Limburg, Belgium during 2012 – in January against Tomas Skalski (http://www.gva.be/sport/andere-sporten/ ... break.aspx) and in July against Bart Noëth (http://www.hbvl.be/limburg/peer/extern- ... -club.aspx)

And two more by Brecel in 2014, in the Last 48 of BBSA national event 5, 11-16 March 2014 against Dirk Coppens (Tournament was played at both Riley Inn, Genk and Play Ball, Hasselt - don't know which Brecel was playing at), http://www.bbsa-snooker.be/nl/tornooien ... -ranking-5 and then in the 2014/15 season Brecel made a 147 during the Last 64 of Belgian Ranking Event 2 at Re-Spot Snooker Club in Kuringen on 8th November 2014 against Wim Ruyts (http://www.bbsa-snooker.be/nl/tornooien ... -ranking-2)

147 breaks by amateurs at major international competitions

In the World Junior Championship in Iceland (June 1989) Gary Hill made a maximum break at the age of 20 years 8 months and became the youngest player to achieve this in a WPBSA recognised competion. (http://www.snooker.org/Plr/records.shtml)

IBSF World Championship 1994 in Johannesburg, South Africa
Preecha Sae-be of Thailand made a 147 during one of his group matches. This is the first in the 31 year history of the event. He won an Audi plus the table on which he made the break!
http://www.snooker.org/trn/am_world_res.shtml

IBSF World Championship in 1996 in New Plymouth, New Zealand
Anan Teranannon (Thailand) and Steve Lemmens (Belgium) both made 147's in the group stage, but since Anan was the first one, he's the only one to get the bonus prize of a Holden car (approx $26000.00 NZ). Tournament winner was Stuart Bingham. Teranannon's was on 22nd November against England's Paul Morgan, Lemmens scored his on 23rd November.
http://www.snooker.org/trn/9697/am_wc_res.shtml and https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic ... nUFE2W3fFc

Bjorn Haneveer (Belgium) at the 2003 EBSA European Championship at Bad Wildungen, Germany against Rafal Jewtuch

Thomas McSorley (Scotland) at the 2004 European Team Championship in Riga, Latvia

Keith Ee Boon (Singapore) in the 2006 IBSF World Snooker Championship on 12th November 2006 in Amman, Jordan (http://www.myspace.com/wiraka/blog/301153789 http://www.billiardpulse.com/2006_11_01_archive.html)

Saleh Mohammad (Afghanistan) in the 2008 Asian Snooker Championship in Dubai against Nguyen Nhat Thanh of Vietnam ( http://originalomin.com/2008/05/04/2008 ... -may-2008/ and http://www.app.com.pk/en_/index.php?opt ... w&id=37127 )

Rodney Goggins (Ireland) at the 2010 IBSF World Snooker Championship in Syria (http://www.ibsf.info/rgoggins-147.html and http://www.147academy.com/index.php?opt ... Itemid=303)

Hossein Vafaei Ayouri (Iran) at the 2014 IBSF World Under 21 Championship semi final (Vs Mateusz Baranowski) in Al Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, 17th May 2014. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWv6e-4toFk)

147 breaks by amateurs in non-major international competitions

Hong Kong's Chan Wai Ki scored a 147 in Malaysia, probably at the 2005 Century Break Snooker Center Open in Penang (http://originalomin.com/about-moh-keen-hoo/ and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chan_Wai_Ki)

147 breaks by amateurs in national competitions

Geet Sethi (India) in the Indian Snooker Championship in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh against Nasar Latif in 1988 (http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/spor ... 947759.cms http://infosport.onsugar.com/TODAY-SPOR ... RY-7484590)

Ronnie O'Sullivan (England) 13th March 1991 in the English Amateur Championship (Southern Area) in Aldershot, Hampshire (http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/rec ... 147-break/ and http://www.snooker.org/plr/bio/rosullivan.shtml )

Lee Page (England) English Under 16s Series match in Coalville in 2002 against Phil McCormick (http://www.global-snooker.com/Lee-Page.asp?tf=2)

Judd Trump (England) English Under 16 Series match in Coalville on 13th March 2004 against Chris Piech (http://www.snooker.org/Plr/records.shtml)

Alfie Burden (England) in 2009 at the 6th English Pro Ticket Tour event in Woking, in a last 16 match against Wayne Townsend (http://www.global-snooker.com/global-sn ... 090519.asp). (http://www.prosnookerblog.com/players/a-c/alfie-burden/) and Burden had another 147 in the final stage of the 2008/09 Pro Ticket Tour ( http://www.whtimes.co.uk/sport/hatfield ... ak_1_24309 )

And a hat-trick of 147s for Burden with one at the quarter finals of the 2010 SangSom Suphan Buri Cup event in Thailand against Noppadon Noppachorn (http://www.whtimes.co.uk/sport/alfie_bu ... k_1_209611)

Jeff Cundy (England) in the English Ranking Series Event 1 at the English Institute for Sport, Sheffield on 1st December 2012 against Sam Harvey. (http://www.englishsnooker.com/admin/sit ... /index.htm)

Robin Hull made a 147 two years ago in Finnish ranking event 4 of the 2012/13 season in Turku.
http://www.iltasanomat.fi/muutlajit/art ... 15884.html
http://www.sbil.fi/?x118281=320025

Kyren Wilson (England) in the English Ranking Series Event 2 at the South West Snooker Association Capital Venue in Gloucester on 13th January 2013 in his Quarter Final match with James Bodle. (http://www.englishsnooker.com/admin/sit ... /index.htm http://www.onqpromotions.co.uk/wilsons- ... l-weekend/)

David Hogan (Ireland) April 13th 2013 at Irish Senior Ranking event 7 at the Ivy Rooms in Carlow in his second round match against Martin Ruddy (http://www.ribsa.net/index.php?option=c ... Itemid=126 and http://www.147academy.com/index.php?opt ... Itemid=303)

Kacper Filipiak's had a 147 in a Polish ranking tournament in early 2015 against Marcin Nitschke (Probably February) http://www.worldsnooker.com/page/NewsAr ... 80,00.html and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P4OcYTMAAbU)




Other

Colin Norton made a 147 break at the 2001 Hampshire County Championship against Martin Charlton (http://www.global-snooker.com/Colin-Norton.asp?tf=2)

Tom Finstad made a 147 in the final of the 2013 Alberta Qualifying series event 3 at Leather Pocket Billards, Alberta, Canada against David Kutney - it's on youtube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-V0p6LtceM

Not sure if this belongs here as I don't know if it was a competitive match, but New Zealand player Norman Squire reportedly made a 147 in South Africa in 1963 (per a biography of him in th Australian Dictionary of Biography - http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/squire- ... well-11749

Re: 147s in amateur and pro-am events

Postby Roland

Dave says it was an English Pro Ticket Tour event at Leeds against Daniel Ward and he can't remember the date. But I see the information is already there in the link :redneck:

Re: 147s in amateur and pro-am events

Postby roy142857

Been looking at previous years Suphan Buri Cup results and found that Alfie Burden had his 3rd 147 in the space of a year at the 2010 event (I'll edit the list above to add it in). One of the others referred to is the English Pro Ticket Tour event already listed, the other was also at a Pro Ticket Tour event - anyone know more details of that?

Edit - Also adding in a Ronnie O'Sullivan break from 1991.

Re: 147s in amateur and pro-am events

Postby FDC

Luca Brecel scored a 147 in the last 64 of the Belgium Ranking event 2 last weekend (and also won the event scoring a 142 in the sem-final)
[url=http://www.bbsa-snooker.be/nl/tornooien/breaklist/238/br-belgium-ranking-2]BR2 break list/url]

Re: 147s in amateur and pro-am events

Postby kolompar

Luca always makes these maximums at the Belgian events. There was also this one, where he almost made back to back maxes http://www.bbsa-snooker.be/nl/tornooien ... -ranking-5

Found some others on snooker.org:

Switzerland
2003 Swiss National Open
The event was held in Zofingen, Switzerland. The players included Jimmy White, Ian McCulloch, Nick Walker and Bjorn Haneveer. Ian made a 147! Some nice pictures. (German/English)
https://web.archive.org/web/20040623012 ... 3Start.htm

IBSF 1994
Preecha Sae-be made a 147 during one of his group matches. This is the first in the 31 year history of the event. He won an Audi pluss the table on which he made the break!
http://www.snooker.org/trn/am_world_res.shtml

IBSF 1996
Anan Teranannon (Thailand) and Steve Lemmens (Belgium) both made 147's in the group stage, but since Anan was the first one, he's the only one to get the bonus prize of a Holden car (approx $26000.00 NZ).
http://www.snooker.org/trn/9697/am_wc_res.shtml

Re: 147s in amateur and pro-am events

Postby roy142857

Belated thanks for the contributions above, all been added to the original post.

Also added a Pro-Am 147 by Ken Doherty in 2007 I've been told about (and found a link for) and found who Saleh Mohammed's opponent was with his 147.

Re: 147s in amateur and pro-am events

Postby roy142857

Adding 147 by Hong Kong's Chan Wai Ki in 2005 (or 2006) in a tournament in Malaysia - Wikipedia article on him says 2006, but mentioned in an article about Mo Keen Hoo as being the 2005 Century Break Snooker Center Open in Penang .. anyone got more info?