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Masters memories: 10 years at the Ally Pally | Fu’s magical maximum

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To celebrate the 10th staging of the Masters at Alexandra Palace, we’re looking back at some of the most memorable moments from snooker’s most prestigious invitational event in N22.

Here, we relieve Marco Fu’s magical maximum break from 2015.

So many of snooker’s most memorable moments had been created at the Masters but, incredibly, just two maximums had been compiled come the 40th anniversary of the event.

Both had been made by overseas players with white-suited Kirk Stevens achieving the Holy Grail against Jimmy White in 1984, while Ding Junhui followed suit during his victory over Anthony Hamilton 23 years later.

Fu continued that trend in the fourth frame of his first-round clash with Stuart Bingham, who would go on to capture the World title later that year.

The third maximum of his career – and 112th in competitive play – was probably one of the coolest ever compiled. Enjoy…