Chris Norbury

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Chris Norbury
Born (1986-08-14) 14 August 1986 (age 29)
Accrington, England
Sport country  England
Professional 2005–2007, 2009/10, 2013–2015
Highest ranking 72 (2006/07)[1]
Career winnings £30,431[2]
Highest break 135 (2006 Grand Prix Qualifying)
Century breaks 24[2]
Best ranking finish Last 32 (2005 Grand Prix)
Tournament wins
Non-ranking 1

Christopher "Chris" Norbury[3] (born 14 August 1986) is an English former professional snooker player. He began his professional career by playing Challenge Tour in 2003, at the time the second-level professional tour.[4] Norbury first entered Main Tour for the 2005/06 season, after finishing the 2004/05 Challenge Tour Rankings on the rank 5.[5][6] He played in the latter stages of the Paul Hunter Classic in both 2008 and 2009, losing in the first round to Shaun Murphy 4–1 in 2008, and losing to Dave Harold 4–2 in 2009.

He runs Elite Snooker Club in Lostock Hall, Lancashire along with fellow professional player, Shokat Ali.

Personal life[edit]

Chris supports his local football, team Accrington Stanley.

Performance and rankings timeline[edit]

Tournament 2002/
03
2003/
04
2004/
05
2005/
06
2006/
07
2009/
10
2010/
11
2011/
12
2012/
13
2013/
14
2014/
15
Ranking[7][nb 1] UR UR[nb 2][nb 3] UR[nb 3] 159[1] 72 UR[nb 2] UR[nb 4] UR[nb 4] UR[nb 4] UR[nb 2] 108
Ranking tournaments
Wuxi Classic[nb 5] Not Held Non-Ranking A LQ LQ
Australian Goldfields Open Not Held A A LQ LQ
Shanghai Masters Not Held LQ A A A LQ LQ
International Championship Not Held A LQ LQ
UK Championship A A A LQ LQ LQ A A A 2R 1R
German Masters Not Held A WR A LQ LQ
Welsh Open A A A LQ LQ LQ A A A 1R 1R
Indian Open Not Held LQ LQ
Players Championship Grand Final[nb 6] Not Held DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ
China Open Not Held A LQ LQ LQ A A A LQ LQ
World Championship LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ LQ A A A LQ LQ
Non-ranking tournaments
The Masters A A A LQ LQ LQ A A A A A
Former Ranking tournaments
Malta Cup[nb 7] A A A LQ LQ Not Held
Northern Ireland Trophy Not Held NR LQ Not Held
World Open[nb 8] A A A 2R LQ LQ LQ A A LQ NH
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. ^ From the 2010/2011 season it shows the ranking at the beginning of the season.
  2. ^ a b c New players don't have a ranking.
  3. ^ a b He was not on the Main Tour.
  4. ^ a b c He was an amateur.
  5. ^ The event was called the Jiangsu Classic (2009/2010)
  6. ^ The event was called the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals (2010/2011–2012/2013)
  7. ^ The event was called the European Open (2002/2003–2003/2004)
  8. ^ The event was called the LG Cup (2002/2003–2003/2004) and the Grand Prix (2004/2005–2009/2010)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Official Rankings". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 29 March 2007. 
  2. ^ a b "Career-total Statistics for Chris Norbury – Professional". CueTracker Snooker Results & Statistics Database. Retrieved 12 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Christopher Norbury". worldsnookerdate.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 2 December 2013. Retrieved 2 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Chris Norbury – Season 2003/2004". Retrieved 26 May 2013. 
  5. ^ "2005–6 Main Tour List". Archived from the original on 19 December 2008. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "2004–5 Challenge Tour Rankings". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 19 December 2008. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "Ranking History". Snooker.org. Retrieved 6 February 2011. 

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