Get to know snooker's 'F1' - THEPCHAIYA UN-NOOH!

Luo Honghao

  • Title

  • Nationality

    Chinese
  • Turned Pro

    2018
  • Highest Tournament Break

    139
  • Location

    Sheffield
  • D.O.B

    31 January 2000
  • Money List Earnings

    £73,000
  • Nickname

    The Virtuoso

Best ranking event performance: Quarter-finals

Career highlights:

2018: Wins the inaugural WSF Championship, beating Adam Stefanow 6-0 in the final, to earn a tour card. During his debut season, reaches the quarter-finals of the English Open, knocking out Neil Robertson in the last 16 before losing 5-3 to Ronnie O’Sullivan.
2019: Qualifies for the final stages of the World Championship at the first attempt. Beats Marco Fu, Robbie Williams and Tom Ford to make it to the Crucible, but then finds himself on the wrong end of a 10-0 whitewash against Shaun Murphy.  Makes another quarter-final at the Riga Masters.

Nicknamed The Virtuoso, Luo is a talented pianist and had the potential to pursue a career as a professional musician before opting for snooker.