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QUIZ! The Who’s Who of the UK Championship

UK Championship (WS)
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As most will now be aware, the 2017 UK Championship is well under way at the Barbican Centre in York.

With it celebrating its 40th anniversary as a prestigious tournament this year, the UK Championship represents the third longest running event on the professional calendar.

In the last four decades, there have been many memorable moments with worthy champions crowned and bitter defeats to swallow for numerous others.

Let’s take a trip down memory lane then with this quiz providing 40 teasers on the history of the sport’s second biggest ranking event.

This is a who’s who of the famous championship so, the question is, how many names can you remember?

NOTE: You can click on any hint to answer that question in the quiz.


Or click here to take the QUIZ!



Creator of SnookerHQ and a journalism graduate, David has been actively reporting on snooker since 2011. He has been published in national publications and has appeared on BBC World News and on talkSPORT radio as an analyst.

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World Rankings after the Tour Championship – won by Neil Robertson.

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