List of snooker players by number of ranking titles

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Below is a list of snooker players ordered by number of ranking titles won. The snooker world rankings were introduced in 1976, initially based on the results from the previous three World Championships. The first ranking event was thus the 1974 World Championship, won by Ray Reardon. Stephen Hendry currently holds the record for the most ranking titles with 36.[1][2]

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Current tournaments
Players Tour Championship P P P P P
Yixing Open[n 1] M M
Wuxi Classic R R R
Australian Goldfields Open R R R R R
Paul Hunter Classic[n 1] M M M M M
Shanghai Masters R R R R R R R R
Bulgarian Open[n 1] M M M
International Championship R R R
Ruhr Open[n 1] M M
UK Championship R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
German Masters R R R R R R R R
Welsh Open R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Gdynia Open[n 1] M M M
Indian Open R R
Players Championship Grand Final R R R R R
China Open R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
World Snooker Championship R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Former tournaments
Antwerp Open[n 2] M M M
Bahrain Championship R
Benson & Hedges Championship M
British Open R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Canadian Masters R
Classic R R R R R R R R R
Dubai Classic R R R R R R R R
FFB Open[n 2] M M
Irish Masters R R R
Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup[n 2] M M M
Malta Cup R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R
Malta Grand Prix R
Northern Ireland Trophy R R R
Scottish Open[n 3] R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R M
Strachan Open[n 4] R M
Thailand Masters R R R R R R R R R R R R R
World Open R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R R


 R: Ranking tournament
 M: Minor-ranking tournament[n 5]
 P: Minor-ranking series with a ranking final
 Tournament was either not held or carried no ranking points.

List of winners[edit]

Following the 2014 Lisbon Open.
  Players currently not on the World Snooker Main Tour.


Name Total
(standard)
Total
(minor)[n 5]

Ranking title winners by country[edit]

Country Players Standard Minor[n 5] First title Last title
Total
 England 35 127 35 1977 2014
 Scotland 7 71 8 1987 2014
 Wales 6 29 3 1974 2013
 China 3 11 5 2005 2014
 Australia 1 10 3 2006 2014
 Republic of Ireland 2 7 0 1993 2006
 Northern Ireland 4 5 5 1982 2014
 Thailand 1 3 0 1992 1995
 Canada 2 3 0 1980 1990
 Hong Kong 1 2 0 2007 2013
 South Africa 1 1 0 1985 1985
 Malta 1 0 1 1993 1993

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Event is part of the minor-ranking Players Tour Championship series.
  2. ^ a b c Event was part of the minor-ranking Players Tour Championship series.
  3. ^ In the 2012/2013 season the event was part of the minor-ranking Players Tour Championship series.
  4. ^ In the 1992/1993 there were three minor events in the same season.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af Minor events carry ranking points at less than the standard tariff.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Snooker Stats – Ranking Titles". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 27 June 2010. Retrieved 27 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Snooker Stats". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 5 December 2010. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 13 September 2014. 

Sources[edit]

  • Turner, Chris. "Ranking Title Winners". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 10 February 2013. Retrieved 11 October 2011.