After a couple of months of no snooker, the action on the green baize will return to our screens in less than a week.
The “Nugget” has seen a lot of his records surpassed, but even years after his retirement there’s one that he still proudly holds onto.
The Scot has been clinging onto the all-time record for ranking successes on the Main Tour recently.
The “Rocket” is joint first when it comes to ranking tournament triumphs, although he hasn’t won one in more than a year.
It’s been almost two months since the last ranking event champion for the interrupted 2019/20 campaign was crowned.
There have been 43 title deciders in the Crucible era, with the tournament having been staged each year in Sheffield since 1977.
The World Snooker Championship has found a new provisional date, but there’s still a long time between now and play resuming this season.
Saturday would have marked the opening day of the 2020 World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
It’s been almost a full month since the last snooker ball was hit in anger on the Main Tour at the Gibraltar Open.