Daniel Ward (snooker player)

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Daniel Ward
Born (1981-11-17) 17 November 1981 (age 35)
Darlaston, West Midlands
Sport country  England
Professional Semi-Pro
Career winnings 0
Highest break 139

Daniel Ward (born 17 November 1981, Darlaston)[1] is a notable English amateur snooker player, with one international title (2004), who has reached the amateur World Championship final round, in 2006.

Career[edit]

A regional champ from 1999 to 2003, Ward beat, Matthew Stevens and Paul Hunter in exhibition matches while still in the under-21 division, and went on to become the 2004 Baltic Cup Champion, and represented England in the 2004 European Team Cup, both in Latvia.[1]

More recently, Ward reached the final at the 2006 IBSF World Championship in Amman, Jordan, where he was defeated in the final round, 11-8, by Kurt Maflin. He had previously beaten Pankaj Advani, Fung Kwok Wai, and then Manan Chandra in the earlier rounds.

His highest break in competition was 139, performed in the 2003 West Midlands League.[1]

Notable achievements[edit]

  • 2004 Baltic Cup Champion
  • 2004 European Team Cup, 2nd place
  • 2003-4 EASB Senior Tour Semi-finalist (in three events)
  • 2000 EASB Under-21 Championship, semi-finalist

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Finals[edit]

Amateur finals: : 1 (1 runner-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 2006 World Amateur Championship Norway Maflin, KurtKurt Maflin 11–8

Personal life[edit]

His favourite professional player is Reanne evans.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Watkins, Janie (2005). "Euro Player Profile: Daniel Ward (England)". Global Cue Sports Centre. European Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 22 April 2007.