IN THE NEWS: Hendry completes third WCh 147

SNOOKER - Seven time world champion Stephen Hendry set the Crucible Theatre alight at the first day of the 2012 World Snooker Championship by rattling in a 147 maximum break, a record-tying third for him in the history of the competition, which has welcomed only 10 such achievements. Click to Read More.

Maximum (147) breaks at Crucible World Snooker Championship

3 - Ronnie O’Sullivan, ENG (1997, 2003, 2008)

3 - Stephen Hendry, SCO (1995, 2009, 2012)

1 - Cliff Thorburn, CAN (1983)

1 - Jimmy White, ENG (1992)

1 - Mark J. Williams, WAL (2005)

1 - Ali Carter, ENG (2008)