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Snooker and pool

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Snooker was first played by British army officer in India and later become popular in britain, while pool began in America both are became popular on opposite sides of the Atlantic. One of the pool player and 14 times world champion Willie Mosconi. It is now an annual contest in the UK and pitches the pool plyers from Europe against UK and pitches the best pool players from Europe against those from the USA. The European team has contained some of the most popular snooker players, including Ronnie O'sullivan, Jimmy white, Steve Davis and Alex Higgins. Steve Davis has played in a record 11 out of 12 Mosconi Cup events since it's launch in 1994.

Pool champion

Earl Strickland from Greensboro, north Carolina turned professional in 1980 and has won the three world titles (1990,1991,2002). He has also been the US open champion five times. Nicknames "The Pearl", he has appeared in nice Mosconi Cups, winning 27 matches out of 41, and he has captained the team twice.

Snooker champions

The greatest player of the modern game still playing are Steve Davis and Stephen hendry.Between then they have won the embassy world professional snooker title 13 times. And both have won all the other major trophies in the game. Davis turned professional in 1978 and three years later won the first of six world titles when he beat Doug mountjoy 18-12 at the crucible, sheffield. He won his last world title in 1989. Scottish born hendry turned professional in 1985. He won his first world titles in 1990 and went on to win a record seven, including five consecutive titles between 1992 and 1996.

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