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CUEVIEW - John Virgo Exclusive

CUEVIEW – John Virgo Exclusive

| On 30, Jan 2013

Whilst at the Masters in January 2013 I caught up briefly with John Virgo who kindly agreed to do us a CueView

STBS – What is your full name please
JV –  John Trevor Virgo

STBS – Your Current Club/base
JV – Don’t have one as I travel all the time for TV, Legends etc

STBS – Your Highest Break
JV – 147

STBSAre you Left/Right Handed or both
JV – I am right handed

STBS – Bio about yourself (in no more than 200 words)
JV – I won the UK championship in 1979 got to the semi finals of the worlds in the same year, and co-hosted ‘Big Break’

“I won the UK championship in 1979 got to the semi finals of the worlds in the same year, and co-hosted ‘Big Break'”

STBS – What was your first ever memory of snooker?
JV – Watching Joe Davis on Grandstand

STBS – At what age did you start playing snooker and why?
JV – 15 years old after playing at the YMCA club in Manchester

STBS – What has been your greatest achievement in snooker?
JV – Winning the UK championship

STBS – Who is the most famous professional player you have played or met? (can be modern or older era)
JV – I have met every player In the game of snooker

STBS – Who is your favourite TV commentator?
JV – Ted Lowe

STBS – What is your Favourite professional player and why?
JV – Jimmy White, great friend and sportsman

STBS – What has been the most memorable snooker match you have ever seen?
JV – Taylor – Davis 1985 world final

STBS -Who is the most under-rated player in professional snooker?
JV – Graeme dott is the most under rated player.

STBS – Funniest moment in your snooker experience?
JV – The referee dropping the pink into the reds

STBS – Who is your bogey player?
JV – Tony Meo was always my bogey player

STBS – Do you have any snooker ambitions you still have not achieved?
JV – Not really 🙂

Images Courtesy of: Tai Chengzhe

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