Find out the History of Crucible and Some very Interesting facts about this wonderful place. Mj Gleeson who build the Crucible Theatre & was opened in 1971. The world snooker event player every year in crucible since 1977. The sports like squash and table tennis are also played in the theater.
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Crucible Theater History and Facts
We are sharing some fact about the theater which are given below:
Danny Willet the newest golf winner Master champion is the biggest fan of snooker and also visit the theatre last year. He played a practice match with Mark Allen before watching live.
Judd Trump lost the match in 2011 which was lost out in final to John Higgins. Shaun Murphy who won the World title in 2005 which was come through the qualifying.
In the history of world championship, Eddie Charlton and Australian players was beaten by the John Parrott 10-0 the defending champion in the first round in 1992.
Stephen Hendry who beat the Jimmy White in 1990 at the age of 21.
the Scottish players who won 12 world champion title out of 26 in which Graeme Dott won 1 title, John Higgins 4 titles and the Stephen Hendry won 6 titles.
The fastest maximum break 147 in snooker history plunder by Ronnie O’Sullivan in 1997 against Mick Price in just 5 minutes and 20 seconds.
When the Dennis Taylor beat the Steve Davis in 1985 final over 18.5 million people are watching. it’s a record for BBC and for all the channels who covering the event.
Joe Davis was the one who won all the 15 editions of the event he entered and he was the first world champion in 1927. Joe Davis become the unbeaten world championship and retired in 1946.
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