Saturday, January 14, 2012
Johhn Parrott 1991 World Snooker Champion plays local league player Paddy Tyndall at the Aughton Institute fundraiser evening for Claire-House Children's Hospice.
John Parrott MBE is an English professional snooker player and TV personality. He won the World Snooker Championship in 1991, defeating Jimmy White in the final. Two years earlier he had lost 3–18 to Steve Davis, the heaviest final defeat in modern times. He repeated his win over White to add the UK Championship title later that year, and is one of only five players to win both championships in the same calendar year. He spent three successive seasons at number 2 in the world rankings, and having compiled 221 centuries is one of several players to have compiled more than 200 competitive centuries during his career.
Paddy Tyndall plays in the Ormskirk & District Snooker League. Over the last couple of years Paddy has won the J.W.Blyden Cup and was also Runner-up in the James Yates Trophy
Claire House is a 10 bedded hospice for children and young people with life limiting, life threatening conditions from across Merseyside, Cheshire, North Wales and the Isle of Man.
Video Filmed on a Kodak ZX1 Pocket Video Camera