The 2022 World Championship

On May 2, 2022, at the Crucible theatre in Sheffield, Ronnie won his seventh World Championship, equalling Stephen Hendry’s record. 


Here is how the tournament unfolded (source


During the tournament, Ronnie broke or equalled a whole host of records:

  • most appearances at the Crucible: 30 (shared with Steve Davis)
  • most appearances in the quarter-finals: 20
  • most appearances in the semi-finals: 13
  • most Word titles: 7 (shared with Stephen Hendry)
  • most ranking titles: 39
  • became the first player to score more than 200 centuries at the Crucible
  • became the oldest ever Snooker World Champion

This victory definitely cemented Ronnie’s status as the Greatest Of All Times in his sport.

It was a very emotional win for Ronnie who celebrated with his family: his father and his two youngest children Ronnie Jr and Lilly joined him on the floor during the Trophy Ceremony.

Here is the event Photo Gallery

Images shared by WST and various sources on social media