Lisowski Riding High On Shanghai Form

Hossein Vafaei

  • Title

  • Nationality

    Iranian
  • Turned Pro

    2012
  • Highest Tournament Break

    104
  • Location

    Iran
  • D.O.B

    14 September 1994
  • Money List Earnings

    £65,625
  • Nickname

    -

2017/18 ResultsHossein Vafaei Ayouri

2017 China Championship Last 64

2017 Riga Masters Last 32

  • Hossein went on a fantastic run to the semi-final of the 2017 China Open. The most notable victory came against an in-form Judd Trump in the last eight.
  • Hossein got his 2015/16 season off to a strong start reaching the last 32 of the 2015 Australian Open.
  • He also made the last 64 of the Shanghai Masters, beating Alfie Burden and Anthony Hamilton before losing to Joe Swail 5-4.
  • Hossein became World Under-21 Champion in May 2014, making a 147 in the semi-finals before beating Josh Boileau 8-3 in the final.
  • He qualified for the main tour for the first time in 2012/13 and became the first Iranian to compete on snooker’s pro circuit.
  • The talented cueman from Abadan won the IBSF World Amateur Championship in December 2011, beating Welshman Lee Walker 10-9 in the final.

2016/17 Results

2017 World Championship Last 48

2017 China Open Semi-final

2017 Gibraltar Open Last 128

2017 Shoot Out Last 64

2017 Welsh Open Last 16

2016 Scottish Open Last 64

2016 UK Championship Last 128

2016 Northern Ireland Open Quarter-final

2016 International Championship Last 128

2016 World Open Last 128

2016 Indian Open Last 128

2016 Riga Masters Last 64