Simon Lichtenberg

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Simon Lichtenberg
Simon Lichtenberg PHC 2016-4.jpg
Paul Hunter Classic 2016
Born (1997-12-15) 15 December 1997 (age 21)
Sport country Germany
NicknameThe Sorcerer
Highest ranking103 (August 2018)
Current ranking 124 (as of 8 April 2019)
Career winnings£5,600
Highest break109:
2017 Q School - Event 1
Century breaks1
Best ranking finishLast 64 (2018 Gibraltar Open, 2018 World Open, 2018 Paul Hunter Classic)

Simon Lichtenberg (born 15 December 1997) is a German snooker player who turned professional in 2018.


Lichtenberg was the German amateur champion in 2016 and won the EBSA European Under-21 Snooker Championships in 2018. With this win he was awarded a two-year card for the professional snooker tour from the 2018–19 season onwards.[1][2][3]

Performance and rankings timeline[edit]

Tournament 2016/
Ranking[4][nb 1] [nb 2] [nb 2] [nb 3]
Ranking tournaments
Riga Masters A A LQ
World Open A A 1R
Paul Hunter Classic 1R LQ 2R
China Championship NR A LQ
European Masters A A LQ
English Open A A 1R
International Championship A A LQ
Northern Ireland Open A A 1R
UK Championship A A 1R
Scottish Open A A 1R
German Masters A A LQ
World Grand Prix DNQ DNQ DNQ
Welsh Open A A 1R
Shoot-Out A A 1R
Indian Open A A LQ
Players Championship DNQ DNQ DNQ
Gibraltar Open LQ 2R 1R
Tour Championship Not Held DNQ
China Open A A LQ
World Championship A A LQ
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.
VF / Variant Format Event means an event is/was a variant format event.
  1. ^ It shows the ranking at the beginning of the season.
  2. ^ a b He was an amateur.
  3. ^ New players on the Main Tour don't have a ranking.

Career finals[edit]

Amateur finals: 7 (3 titles, 4 runners-up)[edit]

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 2015 German Grand Prix - Event 1 Germany Lukas Kleckers 0–4
Runner-up 2. 2016 German Grand Prix - Event 1 Austria Andreas Ploner 1–3
Winner 1. 2016 German Grand Prix - Event 3 Germany Roman Dietzel 3–2
Runner-up 3. 2016 German Grand Prix - Event 4 Netherlands Roy Stolk 1–3
Winner 2. 2016 German Amateur Championship Germany Roman Dietzel 4–2
Runner-up 4. 2017 German Grand Prix - Event 2 Germany Jan Eisenstein 1–3
Winner 3. 2018 EBSA European Under-21 Snooker Championships Wales Tyler Rees 6–3


  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "WSF News: Simon Lichtenberg Awarded Tour Card - World Snooker". 16 February 2018.
  3. ^
  4. ^ "Ranking History". Retrieved 6 February 2011.