Snooker Player POV! Michael Georgiou Prepares To Face Ronnie O'Sullivan

Barry Pinches

  • Title

  • Nationality

    English
  • Turned Pro

    1989
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147 - Welsh Open 2000
  • Location

    Norwich, Norfolk
  • D.O.B

    13 July 1970
  • Money List Earnings

    £4,000
  • Nickname

    The Canary
Season Stats
  • Frames Played

    61
  • Frames Won

    21
  • Frames Lost

    40
  • Frames Won Percentage

    34.43%
  • Shots Played

    1335
  • Shots Per Frame

    21.89
  • Breaks Over 50

    12
  • 50 Break Rate

    5.08
  • Breaks Over 100

    2
  • 100 Break Rate

    30.5

Best ranking event performance: Quarter-finals

Career highlights:

1998: Wins the English Amateur Championship.
2003: Reaches the quarter-finals of a ranking event for the first time at the UK Championship, beating the likes of Marco Fu, Graeme Dott and Stephen Lee before losing to Stephen Hendry.
2004: Reaches the last 16 of the World Championship, beating Jimmy White at the Crucible then pushing Stephen Hendry all the way before losing 13-12.
2005: Quarter-finalist at the Grand Prix. Climbs to number 18 in the world.
2010: Wins his first professional title by beating Ronnie O’Sullivan in the final of Players Tour Championship event four. Pinches comes from 3-1 down to win 4-3, making a break of 64 in the deciding frame. Also reaches the final of another PTC event before losing to Mark Selby.
2019: Regains his tour card via Q School.
2021: Relegated from the tour but again bounces back via Q School, beating Sanderson Lam 4-3 in the final round of event two.