Snooker is another game that has drawn and caught attention since the 19th century in India, which had been invented or created by the British Army Officers during that time where it has reached Chinese fans and audiences at greater length. We could see variations of it and at times, it is comparatively similar with traditional billiards. Snooker came from the slang term for inexperienced personnel or first-year cadets. There are various tournaments and championships held. For 2012, there is a new list of best Snooker Players who have shown their best craft, skills, and intelligence in doing their moves. This ranking of best snooker players is based on the combination of two-year rolling format and total points earned for all stages.
10. Graeme Dott
When it comes to ranking points for 2011-2012, he got the 7th spot and 10th spot on the last 32 games, which are best of 9 frames. He was born and raised from Scotland where he plays under Larkhall. He got the number 2 spot in 2010 for its world ranking and he won various championship titles in 2006, 2010, and even on his early career in 1992 and 1993.
9. Ronnie O’Sullivan
He is one of the prides of England where he is better known as “The Rocket” and he had received major titles in three championships in 2001, 2004, and 2008. In fact, he even ranked number one, five times and has received 22 various titles. For 2011-2012 ranking based on points, he got the 18th spot while 14th spot on the last 32 best of 9 of frames.
8. John Higgins
He is another Scottish player that is currently the world champion, who has received four titles in 1998, 2007, 2009, and 2011. He got 24 ranking titles. He is consistent in being part of any list since he started playing in 1992. He got the third spot for overall ranking based on points for 2011-2012.
7. Mark Williams
He represents Wales where he is known to be the world champion in year 2000 and 2003. He is also known as The Welsh Potting Machine and he has ranked number one for three consecutive seasons. He is one of the rarest left-handed players that have bagged the championship for 18 tournaments, which were held in 1999 and 2002 including the United Kingdom championship.
6. Martin Gould
He is another representative and pride of England who plays from Pinner and is known for his name as “Solid Gould”. Some of the wins that he got are 2002 English Amateur Championship. He got the 12th spot based on the current ranking points.
5. Shaun Murphy
He got the sixth spot with the current ranking points. Hence, this English Player who is known as The Magician due to his focus in long potting and straight cue action, wherein he also collected various championship titles in the World Championship in 2005, Player Tour Championship in 2010-2011, the 2008 UK Championship and the 2009 World Championship. The highest ranking that he received was being part of the third spot for three consecutive years.
4. Mark Allen
He is the 10th spotter for the current ranking points and he is proud to represent Northern Ireland, carrying the nickname The Pistol or All-in. This is also the highest ranking that he has earned where she was able to win the 2004 World Amateur Championship. He is also another left-handed player who has been included in this list.
3. Judd Trump
He is another representative from Britain who currently ranks number 5 based on the points earned where he has been playing since 2005. He is also known as The Ace, Danny the Boy, Mr. Haircut 100, Juddernaut and Judd Triumph. He enjoys playing snooker when he was still in his youth, which paved the way for him to play at the age of 14. He played in the World Under-21 Championship semi-finals and he has been the youngest player in the history. He won his first ranking title in April 2011 and in the 2011 UK Championship.
2. Mark Selby
He currently holds the number one ranking today based on the points accumulated, earned, and totaled. He is the 28-year old player from England playing for Leicester. Some of his noted accomplishments are the two masters that he earned from the Shanghai Masters, and Welsh Open. He won the WEPF World Eight ball Champion in 2006. He has been playing snooker since 1999.
1. Neil Robertson
He got the number one spot for the best snookers players in 2012, although he currently ranked number 4 on the official list for ranking points. This snooker player from Melbourne, Australia has received the highest ranking on the same category before where he has been playing professionally since 1999. He has received various championships in the 2010 World Championships, 2006 Grand Prix’s Round Robin stage, UK Championship and others. He is the youngest snooker player in Australia who played at the age of 14.