Most Titles

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Player
Titles
1
Stephen Hendry
7
2
Steve Davis
6
3
Ronnie O'Sullivan
5
4
John Higgins
4
5
Mark Selby
3
6
Mark J Williams
2
7
Stuart Bingham
1
-
Ken Doherty
1
-
Graeme Dott
1
-
Peter Ebdon
1
-
Terry Griffiths
1
-
Alex Higgins
1
-
Joe Johnson
1
-
Shaun Murphy
1
-
John Parrott
1
-
Ray Reardon
1
-
Neil Robertson
1
-
John Spencer
1
-
Dennis Taylor
1
-
Cliff Thorburn
1

Frequency of Final Scorelines

PLEASE NOTE

The World Championship final has been first to 18 (Best of 35) since 1980. The first two world finals to be held at the Crucible were first to 25 (best of 49) and the 1979 final was first to 24 (best of 47).

Score
Times Occured
18-17
3
18-16
5
18-15
4
18-14
6
18-13
2
18-12
7
18-11
4
18-10
0
18-9
2
18-8
2
18-7
0
18-6
1
18-5
1
18-4
0
18-3
1
18-2
0
18-1
0
18-0
0
25-21
1
25-18
1
24-16
1

Crucible Champions

Year
Winner
Score
Runner-Up
2017
Mark Selby
18-15
John Higgins
2016
Mark Selby
18-14
Ding Junhui
2015
Stuart Bingham
18-15
Shaun Murphy
2014
Mark Selby
18-14
Ronnie O'Sullivan
2013
Ronnie O'Sullivan
18-12
Barry Hawkins
2012
Ronnie O'Sullivan
18-11
Allister Carter
2011
John Higgins
18-15
Judd Trump
2010
Neil Robertson
18-13
Graeme Dott
2009
John Higgins
18-9
Shaun Murphy
2008
Ronnie O'Sullivan
18-8
Allister Carter
2007
John Higgins
18-13
Mark Selby
2006
Graeme Dott
18-14
Peter Ebdon
2005
Shaun Murphy
18-16
Matthew Stevens
2004
Ronnie O'Sullivan
18-8
Graeme Dott
2003
Mark J Williams
18-16
Ken Doherty
2002
Peter Ebdon
18-17
Stephen Hendry
2001
Ronnie O'Sullivan
18-14
John Higgins
2000
Mark J Williams
18-16
Matthew Stevens
1999
Stephen Hendry
18-11
Mark J Williams
1998
John Higgins
18-12
Ken Doherty
1997
Ken Doherty
18-12
Stephen Hendry
1996
Stephen Hendry
18-12
Peter Ebdon
1995
Stephen Hendry
18-9
Nigel Bond
1994
Stephen Hendry
18-17
Jimmy White
1993
Stephen Hendry
18-5
Jimmy White
1992
Stephen Hendry
18-14
Jimmy White
1991
John Parrott
18-11
Jimmy White
1990
Stephen Hendry
18-12
Jimmy White
1989
Steve Davis
18-3
John Parrott
1988
Steve Davis
18-11
Terry Griffiths
1987
Steve Davis
18-14
Joe Johnson
1986
Joe Johnson
18-12
Steve Davis
1985
Dennis Taylor
18-17
Steve Davis
1984
Steve Davis
18-16
Jimmy White
1983
Steve Davis
18-6
Cliff Thorburn
1982
Alex Higgins
18-15
Ray Reardon
1981
Steve Davis
18-12
Doug Mountjoy
1980
Cliff Thorburn
18-16
Alex Higgins
1979
Terry Griffiths
24-16
Dennis Taylor
1978
Ray Reardon
25-18
Perrie Mans
1977
John Spencer
25-21
Cliff Thorburn