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MARK SELBY BECOMES WORLD CHAMPION FOR 4TH TIME IN SNOOKER

MARK SELBY BECOMES WORLD CHAMPION FOR 4TH TIME IN SNOOKER

Context

Recently, Mark Selby became the World Champion for the fourth time.

Details

  • He became a four-time world snooker champion at the Crucible in Sheffield after defeating Shaun Murphy 18-15.
  • He has also won the title in 2014, 2016 and 2017.
  • He has moved up to second spot in world rankings

About Snooker

  • It is a cue sport that was first played by British Army officers stationed in India in the second half of the 19th century.
  • It is also known as billiard sports , where a wide variety of games of skill generally played with a cue stick, which is used to strike billiard balls.
  • It is played on a rectangular table covered with a green cloth with six pockets: one at each corner.

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