Who has Most Century Breaks in Snooker? When any snooker player visits the table and make the points 100 or above the 100 without missing any shot is known as century break in snooker. In the history of snooker over 20,000 century breaks is made in the professional tournaments. 5 time World Snooker champions Ronnie O’Sullivan hold the records of making most century breaks. In the race of making most centuries Stephen Hendry is on the second number making 772 centuries in his career.
Throughout the single session Neil Robertson is the one who make 100 century frames.
How to Make Century Break and Snooker Rules
Making 100 points or above is the century in snooker. In the snooker game 15 red balls and 6 colored balls. Each red ball contains single point and the color balls contain from point 2 to point 7. In the snooker the maximum century break is 147.
The break of 155 point is possible if the opponent make the foul with remaining all the 15 red balls with free ball on the table. This only happens once in the history of snooker in 2004 UK Championship when Jamie Burnett made 148 points in the qualifying stage.
The free ball is like when the opponent made a foul and leave the incoming player snookered on all the red balls, then the other player nominate any color ball as a red which we call free ball. This free ball contains the same point as the red ball.
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Players making 100 century break:
In the history of snooker only 52 players reach this milestone of making century breaks.
Top 20 Players who made Most century breaks in snooker
Ronnie O’Sullivan ( 854 Century Breaks)
Stephen Hendry ( 772 Century Breaks)
John Higgins (639 Century Breaks)
Neil Robertson (486 Century Breaks)
Mark Selby (452 Century Breaks)
Marco Fu (433 Century Breaks)
Ding Junhui (433 Century Breaks)
Judd Trump (424 Century Breaks)
Shaun Murphy (399 Century Breaks)
Mark Williams (369 Century Breaks)
Steve Davis ( 355 Century Breaks)
12.Peter Ebdon (352 Century Break)
Ken Doherty ( 341 Century Breaks)
Jimmy White ( 337 Century Breaks)
Stephen Maguire (332 Century Breaks).