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|Subject: Caricatures of Snooker Players Sun Aug 19, 2012 6:22 am|| |
A caricature is, according to the dictionary contains a portrait that exaggerates or distorts the physical appearance of a person or more, sometimes a recognizable stratum of society, to create a similar easily identifiable and usually humorous.
His usual technique is based on collecting the most salient features of a person (lips, eyebrows, etc..) And exaggerate for comic or cause to represent a moral failing by the deformation of the traits.
Let's see if we can recognize these famous snooker players:
Caricature Info y Real PhotoNº 1Nº 2 Nº 3 Nº 4 Nº 5 Nº 6 Nº 7Nº 8 Nº 9 Nº 10 Nº 11 Nº 12 N º13 Nº 14Nº 15Nº 16Nº 17Nº 18
And here's the solution:Nº. 1 - ALAN "ANGLES" McMANUS:21-01-1.971. UK. his biggest
sporting achievement is to have played 2 times the semi-
World CHAMPIONSHIP. Set a record to stand for 16
consecutive seasons in the top 16.Nº. 2 - ALEX "HURRICANE" HIGGINS:18-03-1.949.
Ireland. 2 times world champion in 1972 and 1982 and another 2
times runner. He had a reputation for rowdy and quarrelsome and so
demonstrated in the 1986 British Championship when a header propyne
an arbitrator, for which he was suspended for 5 tournaments and pay
12,000 pounds of fine.
Nº. 3 - GRAEME "DÍNAMO POCKET" DOTT:12-05-1.977. UK. World champion in 2006 and lost 2 finals, is the current runner-up.
Nº. 4 - IAN "PRIDE OF PRESTON" McCULLOCH: 28-07-1.971.
UK. Girlhood in season 2.005/2.006 in
position 16 of the top 16, which so far is his best ranking.
Nº. 5 - JIMMY "WHIRLWIND" WHITE: 02-05-1.962.
UK. He has never managed to become world champion. Have been 6
times runner must be disappointing for him. Or not?Nº. 6 - JOHN "KID" HIGGINS: 18-05-1.975.
UK. 3 times world champion in 1998, 2007 and 2009. since the
not lower 1.996/1.997 season sixth in the TOP 16. Since 2
May 2010, is suspended, pending an investigation into
Nº. 7 - JOHN "ENTERTAINER" PARROTT: 11-05-1.964.
UK. World champion in 1991 and runner-up two years earlier,
spent three seasons in the installed number 2 ranking
Nº. 8 - KEN "KEN-DO" DOHERTY: 17-09-1.969.
Ireland. World champion in 1997 and runner-up in 2 other occasions.
He is the only player who has managed to become world champion as
amateur and professional.
Nº. 9 - MARK "WELSH WONDER" WILLIAMS: 21-03-1.975.
UK. He won the World Championship in 2000 and 2003, having
been runner-up in 1999. It has the honor of being the first left-handed player
in winning the World Championship. It is officially known as
Mark J. Williams, to distinguish it from another player, which has the same
behalf. After winning the 1998 Masters, the prize money was
Mark Williams sent another by mistake.
Nº. 10 - MATTHEW "WELSH DRAGON" STEVENS: 11-09-1.977.
UK. He has been runner-up in two occasions. Notably
it is also an excellent poker player. A personal friend of
unfortunate Paul Hunter, was carrying his coffin at the funeral.
Nº. 11 - PETER "PSYCHO" EBDON: 27-08-2.010.
UK. Three times placed in the Championship final
World, winning in 2002. He is a player with a reputation of having a game very
slow, which sometimes gets decenter their opponents.
Nº. 12 - RAY "DRACULA" REARDON: 08-10-1.932.
UK. 6 times won the title of World Champion (1970,
1973, 1974, 1975, 1976 and 1978) and once the runner. from
early age worked in the coal mines, was buried
for hours in a mine accident, in the wake of this event left
mining. Later would alternate the pool with his police work.
Nº. 13 - RONNIE "ROCKET" O'SULLIVAN: 05-12-1.975.
UK. World champion in 2001, 2004 and 2008. among its
feats include: Your first 100 (117) did it at the age
10 years. He scored his first 15 years with maximum aperture (147). It
turned pro at age 16, he won his first 38
parties. It is the youngest player (17 years) to qualify for the
World Championship. Until 2010 Master had 590 hundreds in his
Past results of which 9 are maximum breaks. Play interchangeably with
both hands without this your game will suffer. It has also been
involved in several controversial incidents during his career. In 2002,
O'Sullivan accused Hendry of lack of sportsmanship in a game
prior, saying: "I know that if I lose and am about to get an
plan mockery "Na na na", only I'll look and say "Well played" and
"Go back to your sad life."
He is considered by many fans, critics and peers,
including Steve Davis and Stephen Hendry as the most talented player
natural history of the game.
In September 2010 he got his tenth 147. Nº. 14 - SHAUN "SMURPH" MURPHY: 10-08-1.982.
UK. World Champion in 2005 and runner-up in 2009.
He got his first 100 with only 10 years, with 13 years obtained a
contract of £ 5,000 a year and 15 years became
professional, although not be allowed to turn 16.
Nº. 15 - STEPHEN "ICE MAN" HENDRY: 13-01-1.969.
UK. World Champion seven times (1990, 1992, 1993,
1994, 1995, 1996 and 1999) and runner-up two times. His record is
impressive and dizzying records: 72 professional titles, of which
36 are of ranking. 22 seasons as a player continuously
TOP-16. Consecutive wins single tournament. The longest streak
wins in qualifying events. The greatest number of
100 made in a game (7). The largest number of 100 made in
a tournament (16). The largest number of 100 made in one season (52).
More than 700 hundred in his career, of which 9 are breaks
maximum. The player with the most prize money won (8.7 million
Stephen Hendry was also rated as the greatest player of
all time, over players like Joe Davis, Steve Davis,
Alex Higgins and Ronnie O'Sullivan were other candidates for that
honor.Nº. 16 - STEPHEN "BABYFACE" LEE:12-10-1.974. UK. There has
shares outstanding in World Championships with only
a semifinal in 2003 despite having been for 10 seasons
the TOP-16. It is known for its unusually high weight for an athlete
professional. Stopped competing in season 2.008/2.009. On 11
February 2010 Lee was arrested by police on suspicion of fraud,
connection with an investigation by the Gambling Commission.Nº. 17 - STEPHEN "ON-FIRE" McGUIRE:13-03-1.981. UK. a semifinal
World in 2007 is his best result, but was considered
that year the best player in the world. Maintains a bitter rivalry with
Shaun Murphy went on to say that this phrase "I do not want to be a
World Champion fat ", referring to Murphy. No
is required to wear a bow tie because of health problems, which
justified by presenting a medical certificate, being an exception among
snooker professionals.Nº. 18 - STEVE "NUGGET" DAVIS:22-08-1.957. UK. champion
World 6 times (1981, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988 and 1989) and 2
times runner. He is considered one of the top three players
history. He has won more professional titles in the sport
any other player. World number one for seven years. It
became the first millionaire of the sport. Davis has a record of
81 professional titles of which 28 are of ranking. No player has
equaled his 6 titles in the UK. has won more than 300
hundreds during his career. Excellent player Pool, modality
Ball-9, has represented Europe 11 times in the Mosconi Cup,
obtaining the title in 1995 and 2002, having defeated players
the likes of Efren Reyes, Ralf Souquet, Rudolfo Luat, Kunihiko Takahashi
and Earl Strickland.
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|Subject: Re: Caricatures of Snooker Players Sun Aug 19, 2012 6:27 am|| |
vere nice great job