Snooker: Jamie Burnett makes record break of 148 Sport ...

https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2004/oct/18/snooker.cliveeverton Oct 17, 2004 · Jamie Burnett, a 29-year-old Scot who stands 49th in the world rankings, made the first break of 148 ever recorded in competition in beating Leo Fernandez 9-8 in the second qualifying round of the UK Championship at Prestatyn. Under ordinary circumstances the maximum break is 147 (15 reds……

How to get a score of 148 in snooker - Quora

https://www.quora.com/How-can-you-get-a-score-of-148-in-snooker Dec 01, 2015 · To make a 148 break, your opponent must make a foul stroke and if they did this they must then leave the white ball in a position on the table that the referee calls a free ball. You can then take any colour you nominate and pot this colour, which counts as 1, then you choose a colour say for instance blue, which w...…

Scot Burnett compiles 148 break - BBC

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/other_sports/snooker/3750162.stm Oct 16, 2004 · Jamie Burnett re-wrote the record books by compiling the highest break in the history of professional snooker. The Scot completed a clearance of 148 at the UK Championship qualifiers in Prestatyn on his way to a 9-8 win over Leo Fernandez in the second round. Fernandez committed a foul in the 14th frame, giving Burnett a free ball.…

How can you score 148 in snooker - Answers

https://www.answers.com/Q/How_can_you_score_148_in_snooker Jan 14, 2012 · By being granted a free ball due to a foul committed by your opponent, leaving the cue ball in a position where you can't see any red ball fully from both sides. A free ball allows you to nominate any colour as if it were red, then go for a colour and then resume your break ……

Maximum snooker breaks — Digital Spy

https://forums.digitalspy.com/discussion/1598584/maximum-snooker-breaks Total: 148. Yes, clearly you can get anything between 147 and 155 with a free ball and lesser colours than the 16 blacks with "reds" during the break. Or as was pointed out, 148 by all blacks with reds in the break until missing the final black.…

The Break - Snooker rules and refereeing

http://www.rulesofsnooker.com/the-break.html In fact, you shouldn't try to make them all touch, because when you do, you force the reds down into the cloth creating impressions that could later cause kicks or other errors. The first player plays from in-hand, the frame commencing when the cue-ball has been placed ……

John Higgins break of 155 points - YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaQYqLR28Ac Feb 17, 2017 · Best shot of john higgns 147 john higgins High break snooker 155 snooker Best of 147. Best shot of john higgns 147 john higgins High break snooker 155 snooker Best of 147 ... John Higgins break of ...Author: Top Billiards & Snooker…

Alex Higgins: A 155 break impossible? Not for Higgy ...

https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/alex-higgins/alex-higgins-a-155-break-impossible-not-for-higgy-28548775.html Indeed, Higgins is said to be one of the few players in snooker history to have scored a break of 155 — rather remarkable as the ‘maximum' is generally considered to be 147. But a 155 is possible, although it requires exceptional circumstances. A foul stroke must be committed by an opponent,...…

Would a 155 be classed as a maximum ... - Snooker Island

https://www.snookerisland.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6297 Jan 05, 2016 · I agree, how the balls are placed at the start of each frame has nothing to do with what a maximum break is. If a maximum break of 155 can achieved with a free ball, thus counting as an extra red, then both the 147 and 155 breaks are indeed maximum breaks. Would love to see a 155 one day in a pro match, but the chances are so slim.…

Can you get a higher break than 147 in snooker? Yahoo ...

https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100503153636AADRP6r May 03, 2010 · But there is a possible way of making a higher break than 147 and that is if your opponent fouls on the first red and leaves you a free ball, pot the free ball which counts as an extra red and then a black and then carry on with reds and blacks until you clear the table.…

Rules of snooker - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rules_of_snooker Snooker table, drawn to scale, with starting positions of all object balls and the cue ball placed within the "D" for a break-off shot. Snooker is a cue sport that is played on a baize -covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long side cushions.…

Snooker Coaching – Breaking Off – Pro Snooker Blog

https://www.prosnookerblog.com/2011/01/24/snooker-coaching-breaking-off/ Jan 24, 2011 · Snooker Coaching – Breaking Off January 24, 2011 November 17, 2012 matt2745 snooker This is the last of my 4-part guest post series and hopefully by the end of this weeks lesson you will already be starting to feel more confident when you get down to the shot at your local club.…

Scot Burnett compiles 148 break - BBC

http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport2/hi/other_sports/snooker/3750162.stm Oct 16, 2004 · Scot Burnett compiles 148 break Jamie Burnett re-wrote the record books by compiling the highest break in the history of professional snooker. The Scot completed a clearance of 148 at the UK Championship qualifiers in Prestatyn on his way to a 9-8 win over Leo Fernandez in the second round.…

How to get a score of 148 in snooker - Quora

https://www.quora.com/How-can-you-get-a-score-of-148-in-snooker Dec 01, 2015 · This is very easy if you just mean to score 148 points. This can be done by your opponent making a foul stroke and let's say for instance it was a foul 4 points. Basically you can then make a 144 break. However, if you mean how can a 148 break be...…

John Higgins break of 155 points - YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gaQYqLR28Ac Feb 17, 2017 · Best shot of john higgns 147 john higgins High break snooker 155 snooker Best of 147. Best shot of john higgns 147 john higgins High break snooker 155 snooker Best of 147 ... John Higgins break of ...Author: Top Billiards & Snooker…

How can you get a score of 148 in snooker? Yahoo Answers

https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100329014500AAQzhNN Mar 29, 2010 · You are still able to do a 147 break so you would get 151. If you pot the brown(4 points) after one of the reds instead of all blacks you will get the 148 target. There are several other ways to achieve 148 but however it is achieved it will require at least 1 foul from your opponent.…

How much do snooker players get for a 147? Why? - Quora

https://www.quora.com/How-much-do-snooker-players-get-for-a-147-Why Jun 08, 2018 · There is no fixed figure for the 147 prize. Some tournaments give as low as 5k-10k GBP while some offer as high as 100k or more. It all depends on how many advertisers organizers managed to get hold of for the tournament. And how much advertisers ...…

Maximum snooker breaks — Digital Spy

https://forums.digitalspy.com/discussion/1598584/maximum-snooker-breaks Yes, clearly you can get anything between 147 and 155 with a free ball and lesser colours than the 16 blacks with "reds" during the break. Or as was pointed out, 148 by all blacks with reds in the break until missing the final black.…

Would a 155 be classed as a maximum ... - Snooker Island

https://www.snookerisland.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6297 Jan 05, 2016 · A 16 red 147 break isn't a maximum break - as the maximum break under those circumstances. I'm fairly sure that Eirian Williams covered this in a Q and A from one of the World Championship programmes from the year he refereed the final - (2007 I think) - but I think to receive a maximum break prize you have to make a 155 break from the freeball.…

Snooker Coaching – Breaking Off – Pro Snooker Blog

https://www.prosnookerblog.com/2011/01/24/snooker-coaching-breaking-off/ Jan 24, 2011 · Snooker Coaching – Breaking Off January 24, 2011 November 17, 2012 matt2745 snooker This is the last of my 4-part guest post series and hopefully by the end of this weeks lesson you will already be starting to feel more confident when you get down to the shot at your local club.…

Can you get a higher break than 147 in snooker? Yahoo ...

https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100503153636AADRP6r May 03, 2010 · The points added on from the fouls do not count as part of the break. But there is a possible way of making a higher break than 147 and that is if your opponent fouls on the first red and leaves you a free ball, pot the free ball which counts as an extra red and then a black and then carry on with reds and blacks until you clear the table.…

How can a break of 148 be made in snooker? Yahoo Answers

https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20120112121600AAv9ZUI Jan 12, 2012 · I saw the end of Pointless today; the couple that made it to the final chose snooker out of the three options, and had to name snooker players who had scored a maximum break of 147 (can't remember the details about competition etc.) They didn't find a "pointless" answer, but when that Richard chap went through the possible answers, he mentioned someone who made a 148 break. How is that ……

The Break - Snooker rules and refereeing

http://www.rulesofsnooker.com/the-break.html Realise that there is no requirement in the rules for ensuring that all reds are touching in the triangle. In fact, you shouldn't try to make them all touch, because when you do, you force the reds down into the cloth creating impressions that could later cause kicks or other errors.…

Rules of snooker - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rules_of_snooker Snooker table, drawn to scale, with starting positions of all object balls and the cue ball placed within the "D" for a break-off shot. Snooker is a cue sport that is played on a baize -covered table with pockets in each of the four corners and in the middle of each of the long side cushions.…

How To Choose A Snooker Cue - Official Website of Snooker ...

https://www.snookercentral.com/how-to-choose-a-snooker-cue Try some house cues in your local club, see what length you like most, weight, tip size and wood. Don’t go spending £500 on a cue you “think” you’ll play well with. Do your homework and I wish you every success in finding the right cue. You should be well on the road now to discovering how to choose a snooker cue for you.…