The name was not chosen for this, but really.. could they have picked a better one?
The Crucible Theatre is a theatre built in 1971 and located in the city centre of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. As well as theatrical performances, it is home to the most important event in professional snooker, the World Snooker Championship.
World Champion on three occasions (2001, 2004 and 2008) and my favourite for this year world champion title “Ronnie” O’Sullivan. He got my attention after a pre-match interview when O’Sullivan said, referring to a previous match against Hendry in 1999, “I know if I do get beat, and he comes up and does a moonie in front of me and goes ‘Ne ne ne’, I’ll just look at him and say ‘well done’, and say ‘go back to your sad little life’