World Championship Snooker 2015 Match Schedule

On Saturday, April 18 to Monday, May 4, 2015 in Sheffield was the 78th edition of the World Snooker Championship. Which players will participate in this tournament? What is the schedule for the World Championship Snooker 2015 look like? Which players are among the favorites for the overall victory in this World Cup? Through what channels World Championship Snooker 2015 will be broadcast live on TV? What are the most successful players in the history of World Championship Snooker?

History of the World Championship Snooker

Joe Davis,the first World Cup Snooker took place in 1927. One of the co-organizers of this first World Cup was a professional player Joe Davis. He won the World Cup convincing. Davis was also in the following years continue to rule in a fantastic way in the snooker world. From 1927 to 1940 he won fourteen years in a row snooker World Cup. Because of World War II World Cup 1941 was not held until 1945. But when it returned in 1946 in the calendar, Joe Davis did for the last time took part in the tournament and he won the world title for the fifteenth time.
In all the years he took part in the official World Snooker was Joe Davis as undefeated. Often Davis won the World Cup with great force. Once his victory in the final narrowly: in 1940 he won, nota bene against his brother Fred Davis 37-36.
The younger brother would incidentally later three times to win the World Championship Snooker: 1948, 1949, and 1951. In addition to these already mentioned world titles in the “normal” world Snooker, the two legendary brother Davis were both also have several world titles won by alternative professional world Snooker Championships, held in the fifties.
Other many winners
the record number of no less than fifteen world titles with Joe Davis will probably never be more improved. Many other winner of the World Championship Snooker was John Pulman and Stephen Hendry. They both won seven times World Cup snooker. John Pulman had its heyday in the sixties. Stephen Hendry was in the nineties, the big star in the billiards world. He won his titles in 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1999. Ray Reardon and Steve Davis won the World Championship six times. Reardon had its heyday in the seventies. Steve Davis had its heyday in the eighties, but then continued to remain active for a long time as a professional snooker player.
Ronnie O’Sullivan
Ronnie O’Sullivan is considered by many as the best snooker player in the 21st century. He won the world title five times: 2001, 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2013. Another very successful player in the same generation as O’Sullivan, John Higgins, who was world champion four times: 1998, 2007, 2009 and 2011.
A British business
roll of honor of the World Cup Snooker shows how much the snooker is a British sport. All players who ever world champion snooker has become origin either from the UK, either from countries that have heard for a long time in the British Empire. Still, many expect snooker connoisseurs, this is not long remain so. Especially from Asia, where snooker has become very popular, expected a lot of talents who will compete also go in the near future for the world.

Location

From 1927 to 1976 Snooker World Cup was held in different places. Often took place in London, but also regularly in Blackpool and Manchester. Four times even found it outside the UK spot: the World Cup in South Africa was played in 1965 and 1966, and it took place in 1971 and 1975 in Australia. Since 1977, however, World Championship snooker a fixed place: the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.

PRIZE MONEY

When Joe Davis in 1927 took the first world snooker, he deserved this total at 6 pounds and 10 shillings. In 2014 received the winner of the World 300 000 pounds. The total prize that year was more than 1.2 million pounds. In 2015, the total prize money will be 1.364 billion pounds. The winner will receive £ 300,000.

Participants World Championship Snooker 2015

There will be 32 players participating in the World Championship Snooker 2015 16 of them have qualified automatically for this World Cup, and 16 others will be able to qualify through the qualifying tournament for the World Snooker Championship 2015.

Preview: Favourites

Of course, one Ronnie O’Sullivan again in 2015 to the major contenders for the world title. Other contenders include defending champion Mark Selby, Australian Neil Robertson and Chinese Ding Junhui. Many believe Ding Junhui as a major contender to become the first Asian to win the World Championship snooker. In 2014 also the expectation around him were already quite high, but when he could not live up to them and have been eliminated in the first round.

Live on TV

World Championship Snooker 2015 will be broadcast live on television from both Eurosport and British public the BBC program. The broadcasts from the BBC usually held on BBC2. Eurosport event will be partially broadcast on Eurosport1 and partly Eurosport2. Most evenings, in any event shown live on Eurosport1. Morning and afternoon sessions Eurosport1 partly and partly Eurosport2.

Previous Edition: Rash Snooker World Cup 2014

In 2014 Ronnie O’Sullivan was actually the big favorite for the world title. In the run-up to the finals, he scored with his game also quite impressed, including winning several times with “a session to spare. In the final, O’Sullivan was facing his compatriot Mark Selby. In the semi-final Selby had narrowly won the second-seeded Australian Neil Robertson. in the final between O’Sullivan and Selby O’Sullivan was a long time in the lead. It was at a certain time, for example, 10-5 to O’Sullivan. Selby played at the beginning of the final is still very moderate, but later came back very strong. of the last 17 frames of the contest, Selby won no less than 13. Selby eventually won 18-14 and became the first time in his career, world champion.

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World Snooker Championship 2015: Semi-Final Scores …

World Snooker Championship 2015: Semi-Final Scores ...

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World Snooker Championship

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