Protagonists

Neil Robertson

Neil Robertson (1.982) Professional snooker player, Australian, known as “The Thunder from Down Under”. He won the World Championship of 2.010 and it was number one in the world that same year, a ranking that he achieved again in 2.013 and in 2.014. Honours: World Champion of 2.010, Champion …

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Ronnie O’Sullivan

RONNIE O’SULLIVAN (1.975) Ronald Antonio, “Ronnie”, O'Sullivan is a professional snooker player, originally from Chigwell, Essex (England). He is one of the most successful players in the modern history of the sport and is considered by many followers and analysts of the game. (including the former world champion and …

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EAST 2.015: Tribute to Referees

You will allow me to write a few lines to make a small and humble tribute to those who I consider the other heroes of this championship: the referees. The normal thing is that they go unnoticed, since that is the key to his work: stay in the background while …

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John Higgins

JOHN HIGGINS (1.975) Scottish professional snooker player. Since he became a professional in 1.992, has won 27 títulos de ranking: including four World Championships and three UK Championship, as well as two Masters titles, making him one of the most successful players in the …

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Mark J. Williams

MARK J. WILLIAMS (1.975) Jugador galés profesional de snooker, se ha ganado el apodo de “La máquina galesa de embocar” por su estilo, fue el primer jugador zurdo en ganar el Campeonato del Mundo y ha ganado un total de 18 ranking tournaments. Honours: dos veces Campeón del Mundo, …

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Paul Hunter

PAUL HUNTER (1.978-2.006) Paul Alan Hunter was an English professional snooker player. His media profile developed rapidly and became known as the “Beckham's Mat”, due to its good looks and colorful style. Honours: he was three times Champion of the Masters, winning the title in the …

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Stephen Hendry

STEPHEN HENDRY (1.969) Former professional snooker player of Scottish origin. Hendry became the youngest professional snooker player, in 1.985, to the 16 years and, in 1.990, in the youngest Snooker World Champion, at the age of 21 years. Has won the …

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Jimmy White

JIMMY WHITE (1.962) James Warren (Jimmy White), is an English professional snooker player. Nicknamed "Whirlwind" for his fluid style of attacking and popularly known as "People's Champion". Honours: has been a finalist of the World Championship six times, Amateur World Champion, World Champion of the …

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Dennis Taylor

DENNIS TAYLOR (1.949)   Retired professional snooker player, natural de Coalisland (North Ireland) and currently a BBC commentator. Honours: World Champion in 1.985, Grand Prix Champion in 1.984, Masters Champion in 1.987, five-time Irish Professional Tournament Champion, 2 times Champion of the …

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Steve Davis

STEVE DAVIS (1957)   Professional snooker player, natural de Plumstead (London). Known for dominating the sport during the decade of 1.980, when he won the World Championship six times and was number one in the world for seven consecutive seasons (1.983/84–1.989/90), He is especially remembered for disputing the …

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