2017 Paul Hunter Classic Last 64
2017 China Championship Winner
2017 Riga Masters Last 32
- The Belgian achieved his dreams by clinching ranking silverware for the first time in 2017, winning the China Championship. He secured a tremendous 5-4 defeat of Ronnie O’Sullivan on his way to the final where he faced 2005 World Champion Shaun Murphy. He overcame the Magician 10-5 to take home the trophy and £150,000
- Brecel reached the Crucible for the second time in 2017 and put on an impressive first session performance in his opening round tie with Marco Fu, charging to a 7-2 advantage. However he succumbed to one of the great World Championship comebacks, suffering a 10-9 defeat.
- He reached his first ever ranking event final at the 2016 German Masters, winning six matches including a 6-3 defeat of Kyren Wilson in the semi-final, before losing to Martin Gould.
- The talented Belgian was also denied a maiden professional tournament win in the final of the one-frame Shoot-Out, losing out to Robin Hull.
- Brecel enjoyed a great run at the 2015 Welsh Open in Cardiff, reaching the semi-finals. He won five matches, beating the likes of Mark Selby and Ricky Walden before bowing out 6-4 against John Higgins in the semis.
- He underlined his potential at the 2012 UK Championship with a stunning run to the quarter-finals. He won four matches to qualify for the venue, then knocked out Ricky Walden and Mark King to reach the last eight. He then had chances to reach the final four in a tense 6-5 defeat against Shaun Murphy.
- Brecel also made snooker history in 2012 as he became the youngest player ever to reach the Crucible at the age of just 17. He was handed a tough draw against Stephen Maguire, but battled hard in a 10-5 defeat.
- In 2009, he became the youngest ever winner of the European Under-19 Championship, beating Michael Wasley 6-5 in the final in St Petersburg.
2017 World Championship Last 32
2017 China Open Last 128
2017 Gibraltar Open Last 32
2017 Shoot Out Last 32
2017 Welsh Open Last 128
2017 German Masters Last 128
2016 Scottish Open Last 128
2016 UK Championship Quarter-final
2016 Northern Ireland Open Last 32
2016 International Championship Last 64
2016 English Open Last 128
2016 European Masters Last 32
2016 Shanghai Masters Last 48
2016 Six Red World Championship Quarter-final
2016 Paul Hunter Classic Last 128
2016 World Open Last 64
2016 Indian Open Last 64
2016 Riga Masters Last 64