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Top 10 most read snooker stories of 2022

The final post of 2022 outlines the most read snooker stories from the past year on this website.

Even though there were a lot of stagnant periods on the snooker schedule, it was another successful year here on SnookerHQ.

The site attracted more than one million page views for the fourth successive year with visitors welcomed from 207 countries and territories around the world, while there have been more than 450 published posts during the period.

Thank you to all of those who contributed to SnookerHQ’s success in 2022 – especially all of the readers, who by continuing to support the site help to make the devotion of time worthwhile.

With your support, we can make 2023 even better.

Here are the top 10 most read snooker stories from 2022. Happy New Year!

Top 10 most read snooker stories of 2022

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10. Chang Bingyu claims Liang Wenbo threatened him

Chang Bingyu
The Chinese corruption scandal took a twist, with this news story generating almost 10,000 hits.

9. Welsh Open: 2022 draw, preview, and schedule

2022 Welsh Open draw
The Welsh Open takes place at one of the busiest times of the year.

8. World Seniors Snooker Championship preview

World Seniors Snooker draw
Lee Walker ended up winning the title at the expense of favourite Jimmy White.

7. Stephen Lee answers comeback calls

Stephen Lee comeback
With only two years left in his long suspension, 48 year-old Stephen Lee teased a possible return.

6. David Gilbert quits match in German Masters qualifiers

Gilbert German Masters
An out-of-form Gilbert offered his handshake in defeat when trailing only 3-2 in a best-of-nine encounter.

5. The Stephen Hendry comeback – what was the point?

Stephen Hendry
Hendry has barely played competitively despite possessing an invitational tour card.

4. The Masters: 2022 draw, preview, and schedule

2023 Masters snooker draw
Neil Robertson went on to win the prestigious title for a second time.

3. Liang Wenbo suspended from snooker again

Liang suspended snooker
Liang is suspended from snooker for a second time in 2022, on this occasion amid an ongoing match-fixing investigation.

2. Peter Lines fined for breach of conduct

Peter Lines
The UK seniors champion threatened Xiao Guodong after an incident during a qualifying match.

1. Yan Bingtao on brown controversy: ‘I was just joking’

Yan Bingtao brown
With 20,000 hits, this is the most read story of 2022 on SnookerHQ.

*The page for the World Championship draw was the most viewed overall – attracting more than 150,000 hits – but it was excluded from this list as it wasn’t a story, preview, or report.

Photos courtesy of WST and WPBSA.

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