Basem Eltahhan

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Basem Eltahhan
Basem Eltahhan PHC 2018-1.jpg
Paul Hunter Classic 2018
Born (1982-08-17) 17 August 1982 (age 36)
Alexandria, Egypt
Sport country Egypt
NicknameThe Magico
Professional2017–
Highest ranking97 (June 2018)
Current ranking125 (as of 5 November 2018)
Career winnings£500[1]
Highest break99:
2017 UK Championship
Century breaks0[1]
Best ranking finishLast 64 (2018 Snooker Shoot-Out)

Basem Abdullah Eltahhan (born 17 August 1982 in Alexandria, Egypt) is an Egyptian professional snooker player. Eltahhan turned professional in 2017 winning the African Championship.

Career[edit]

In 2017, Eltahhan beat fellow countryman Wael Talaat 6–5 in the final of the African Championship. The win gained him a two-year card on the World Snooker Tour for the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 seasons.

Performance and rankings timeline[edit]

Tournament 2016/
17
2017/
18
2018/
19
Ranking[2][nb 1] [nb 2] [nb 3] 97
Ranking tournaments
Riga Masters[nb 4] A A LQ
World Open A A LQ
Paul Hunter Classic A A 1R
China Championship NR A LQ
European Masters A A LQ
English Open A 1R A
International Championship A A A
Northern Ireland Open A 1R 1R
UK Championship A 1R
Scottish Open A 1R
German Masters A LQ
World Grand Prix DNQ DNQ
Welsh Open A 1R
Shoot-Out A 2R
Indian Open A A LQ
Players Championship DNQ DNQ
Gibraltar Open A A
Tour Championship Not Held
China Open A LQ
World Championship A LQ
Variant format tournaments
Six-red World Championship RR A A
Former ranking tournaments
Shanghai Masters A A NR
Performance Table Legend
LQ lost in the qualifying draw #R lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(WR = Wildcard round, RR = Round robin)
QF lost in the quarter-finals
SF lost in the semi-finals F lost in the final W won the tournament
DNQ did not qualify for the tournament A did not participate in the tournament WD withdrew from the tournament
NH / Not Held means an event was not held.
NR / Non-Ranking Event means an event is/was no longer a ranking event.
R / Ranking Event means an event is/was a ranking event.
MR / Minor-Ranking Event means an event is/was a minor-ranking event.
  1. ^ It shows the ranking at the beginning of the season.
  2. ^ He was an amateur.
  3. ^ New players on the Main Tour don't have a ranking.
  4. ^ The event was called the Riga Open (2015/2016)

Career finals[edit]

Amateur finals: 1 (1 title)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Winner 1. 2017 ABSF African Snooker Championships Egypt Wael Talaat 6–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Career-total Statistics for Basem Eltahhan - Professional". CueTracker - Snooker Database. Retrieved 30 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Ranking History". Snooker.org. Retrieved 6 February 2011.

External links[edit]

  • Basem Eltahhan at CueTracker.net: Snooker Results and Statistic Database