The 2015 World Snooker Championship set a new record for the most century breaks made at the Crucible, with 86, nevertheless no player has scored 147 maximum break.
Four players were up to the task but couldn’t complete it, the reigning world Champion, Stuart Bingham with two attempts, Ronnie O’Sullivan, Ding Junhui and Ricky Walden with one attempt each.
The Rocket, Ronnie O’Sullivan played against Craig Steadman in the World Championship’s first round match.
The five-time world champion attempted to score a 147 break in the first frame of the first round match, O’Sullivan potted 13 red balls together with 13 black balls but didn’t manage to play the positional shot on the next red, 104 century break.
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The reigning world champion, Stuart Bingham played against Ronnie O’Sullivan in the World Snooker Championship quarter-final match.
The score was 9-9 while Bingham had his first 147 break attempt, he scored eleven red ball with eleven black balls, missing an easy red ball with the rest, to finish with a great 88 break.
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Once again, the world champion attempted to score a maximum 147 break, this time in the final match against former world champion, Shaun Murphy.
Bingham potted fourteen red ball with fourteen black balls but didn’t manage to develop the 15th red into a good position, finishing only with a 112 break, so unlucky.
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Ding Junhui played against Mark Davis in the World Championship’s first round, trailing 3-5 before the last frame of the session.
China’s Favorite had a great chance to become only the seventh player to make a 147 maximum break at the Crucible in Sheffield.
But Ding incredibly played for the blue after the 13th red following 12 blacks – and only gasps from the crowd alerted him to the blunder.
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Ricky Walden played against former world champion Graeme Dott in the Championship’s first round match, trailing 6-5 in the second session.
Walden potted thirteen red ball with thirteen black ball, missing the 14th red ball to complete a great 104 break.
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