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Official 147s

Here’s a list of all of snooker’s official 147 maximum breaks:

Steve Davis

Steve Davis made the first ever official 147 at the 1982 Lada Classic. His prize? A Lada car.

1. Steve Davis – 1982 Lada Classic
2. Cliff Thorburn – 1983 World Championship
3. Kirk Stevens – 1984 Masters
4. Willie Thorne – 1987 UK Championship
5. Tony Meo – 1988 Matchroom League
6. Alain Robidoux – 1988 European Open
7. John Rea – 1989 Scottish Championship
8. Cliff Thorburn – 1989 Matchroom League
9. James Wattana – 1991 World Masters
10. Peter Ebdon – 1991 Strachan Professional
11. James Wattana – 1992 British Open
12. Jimmy White – 1992 World Championship
13. John Parrott – 1992 Matchroom League

Stephen Hendry

Stephen Hendry has made 11 maximums, including three at the Crucible

14. Stephen Hendry – 1992 Matchroom League
15. Peter Ebdon – 1992 UK Championship
16. David McDonnell – 1994 British Open
17. Stephen Hendry – 1995 World Championship
18. Stephen Hendry – 1995 UK Championship
19. Stephen Hendry – 1997 Charity Challenge
20. Ronnie O’Sullivan – 1997 World Championship
21. James Wattana – 1997 China International Challenge
22. Stephen Hendry – 1998 Premier League
23. Adrian Gunnell – 1998 Thailand Masters Qualifiers
24. Mehmet Husnu – 1998 China International Qualifiers
25. Jason Prince – 1999 British Open Qualifiers

Ronnie O'Sullivan

Ronnie O’Sullivan has 13 maximums to his name – a record

26. Ronnie O’Sullivan – 1999 Welsh Open
27. Stuart Bingham – 1999 UK Tour
28. Nick Dyson – 1999 UK Tour
29. Graeme Dott – 1999 British Open
30. Stephen Hendry – 1999 British Open
31. Barry Pinches – 1999 Welsh Open
32. Ronnie O’Sullivan – 1999 Grand Prix
33. Karl Burrows – 1999 B&H Championship
34. Stephen Hendry – 1999 UK Championship
35. John Higgins – 2000 Nations Cup
36. John Higgins – 2000 Irish Masters
37. Stephen Maguire – 2000 Scottish Open
38. Ronnie O’Sullivan – 2000 Scottish Open
39. Marco Fu – 2000 Scottish Masters
40. David McLellan – 2000 B&H Championship
41. Nick Dyson – 2000 UK Championship
42. Stephen Hendry – 2001 Malta Grand Prix
43. Ronnie O’Sullivan – 2001 LG Cup
44. Shaun Murphy – 2001 B&H Championship
45. Tony Drago – 2002 B&H Championship
46. Ronnie O’Sullivan – 2003 World Championship

John Higgins

John Higgins made a 147 in the final of the 2003 LG Cup, and another in his next match in the first round of the British Open

47. John Higgins – 2003 LG Cup
48. John Higgins – 2003 British Open
49. John Higgins – 2004 Grand Prix
50. David Gray – 2004 UK Championship
51. Mark Williams – 2005 World Championship
52. Stuart Bingham – 2005 Masters Qualifying
53. Robert Milkins -2006 World Championship Qualifying
54. Jamie Cope – 2006 Grand Prix
55. Ding Junhui – 2007 Masters
56. Andrew Higginson – 2007 Welsh Open
57. Jamie Burnett – 2007 Grand Prix
58. Tom Ford – 2007 Grand Prix
59. Ronnie O’Sullivan – 2007 Northern Ireland Trophy
60. Ronnie O’Sullivan – 2007 UK Championship
61. Stephen Maguire – 2008 China Open
62. Ronnie O’Sullivan – 2008 World Championship
63. Ali Carter – 2008 World Championship
64. Jamie Cope – 2008 Shanghai Masters
65. Liang Wenbo – 2008 Bahrain Championship Qualifying
66. Marcus Campbell – 2008 Bahrain Championship
67. Ding Junhui – 2008 UK Championship
68. Stephen Hendry – 2009 World Championship
69. Mark Selby – 2009 Jiangsu Classic
70. Neil Robertson – 2010 China Open
71. Kurt Maflin – 2010 Players Tour Championship event one
72. Barry Hawkins – 2010 Players Tour Championship event three
73. Ronnie O’Sullivan – 2010 World Open

Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon

Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon became the youngest player to score an official 147 in 2010. He was 16 years and 312 days

74. Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon – 2010 Rüsselsheim Open
75. Mark Williams – 2010 Rüsselsheim Open
76. Rory McLeod – 2010 Prague Open
77. Stephen Hendry – 2011 Welsh Open
78. Ronnie O’Sullivan – 2011 Paul Hunter Classic
79. Mike Dunn – 2011 German Masters
80. David Gray – 2011 Players Tour Championship event ten
81. Ricky Walden – 2011 Players Tour Championship event ten
82. Matthew Stevens – 2011 Players Tour Championship event 12
83. Ding Junhui – 2011 Players Tour Championship event 12
84. Ding Junhui – 2011 Players Tour Championship event 11
85. Jamie Cope – 2011 Players Tour Championship event 11
86. Marco Fu – 2012 Haikou World Open Qualifiers
87. Robert Milkins – 2012 World Championship Qualifiers
88. Stephen Hendry – 2012 World Championship
89. Stuart Bingham – 2012 Wuxi Classic
90. Ken Doherty – 2012 Paul Hunter Classic
91. John Higgins – 2012 Shanghai Masters
92. Tom Ford – 2012 Bulgarian Open
93. Andy Hicks – 2012 UK Championship Qualifiers
94. Jack Lisowski – 2012 UK Championship Qualifiers
95. John Higgins – 2012 UK Championship
96. Kurt Maflin – 2012 Ravenscraig Open
97. Ding Junhui – 2013 Players Championship

Mark Selby

Mark Selby made the 100th official 147 at the 2013 UK Championship

98. Neil Robertson 2013 Wuxi Classic Qualifiers
99. Judd Trump – 2013 Antwerp Open
100. Mark Selby – 2013 UK Championship
101. Dechawat Poomjaeng – 2013 German Masters Qualifying
102. Gary Wilson – 2013 German Masters Qualifying
103. Shaun Murphy – 2014 Championship League
104. Shaun Murphy – 2014 Gdynia Open
105. Ronnie O’Sullivan – 2014 Welsh Open
106. Aditya Mehta – 2014 Paul Hunter Classic
107. Ryan Day – 2014 Haining Open

Shaun Murphy

Shaun Murphy made three maximums in 2014 – the first player to do so in a calendar year

108. Shaun Murphy – 2014 Ruhr Open
109. Ronnie O’Sullivan 2014 UK Championship
110. Ben Woollaston – 2014 Lisbon Open
111. Barry Hawkins – 2015 Championship League
112. Marco Fu – 2015 Masters
113. Judd Trump – 2015 German Masters
114. David Gilbert – 2015 Championship League
115. Neil Robertson – 2015 UK Championship
116. Marco Fu – 2015 Gibraltar Open
117. Ding Junhui – 2016 Welsh Open
118. Fergal O’Brien – 2016 Championship League
119. Thepchaiya Un-Nooh – 2016 Paul Hunter Classic
120. Stephen Maguire – 2016 Shanghai Masters
121. Shaun Murphy – 2016 European Masters Qualifying
122. Alfie Burden – 2016 English Open
123. John Higgins – 2016 Northern Ireland Open
124. Mark Allen – 2016 UK Championship
125. Ali Carter – 2017 German Masters qualifiers
126. Ross Muir – 2017 German Masters qualifiers
127. Mark Davis – 2017 Championship League
128. Tom Ford – 2017 German Masters
129. Mark Davis – 2017 Championship League
130. Judd Trump – 2017 China Open
131. Gary Wilson – 2017 World Championship qualifiers