New Quiz: Snooker Trivia II

On Saturday, I started a new general snooker knowledge speed round style of quiz. The reaction was mixed, with some liking the quick tempo and others describing it as a little too hard. Question four seemed to stump a lot of people, who clearly only remember Paul Hunter’s Plan B[Read More…]

New Quiz: Snooker Trivia I

Over the last couple of months I’ve been happy to bring you a few quizzes as a bit of lighthearted relief during the down periods on the calendar. We’ve done several specific ones – period, tournament, player, ranking, etc. – but a kind of test that has been lacking so[Read More…]

New Quiz: Most Match Victories

Contrary to the current state of the calendar, there are actually quite a lot of matches contested throughout each season. According to the excellent CueTracker snooker database, a total of 3076 competitors have played a professional match. Some, like poor old Rogelio Esteiro, have played in many – in his[Read More…]

New Quiz: 2015 World Championship

It’s only been three months since the conclusion of this year’s World Championship at the Crucible in Sheffield. 32 players contested the televised stages and of course Stuart Bingham emerged with the trophy after a total of 31 matches were played. Guessing the result of each of those encounters is[Read More…]

New Quiz: 2015/16 Main Tour Players

We have already deciphered that there are 20 different nations represented for the current 2015/16 campaign. From those countries, a total of 128 professional players make up the Main Tour. Many of these will be household names but others I suspect even the experts will struggle with – especially when[Read More…]