Jimmy ‘The Whirlwind’ White MBE, probably the best snooker player never to win the World Championship. Very few players have completed a maximum 147 break at the World Championships like he did in 1992.
Jimmy White MBE is an English professional snooker/pool player who now competes with an invitational tour card. Nicknamed “The Whirlwind” because of his fluid, attacking style of play and popularly referred to as the “People’s Champion”, White is a six times World Championship finalist, the 1980 World Amateur Champion, 2009 Six-red World champion, 2010 World Seniors Champion, 2019 Seniors 6-Red World Champion and 1984 World Doubles champion with Alex Higgins.
Join Pulse Rate Events in conversation with one of the most colourful characters, not just in snooker but in the whole world of sport! You will hear about it all – from the early days of century breaks, through the ecstasy of major wins and 147’s to the agony of missing out on the holy grail of snooker – The World Championship.
During the second half of the evening it’s over to you to ask ‘The Whirlwind’ a question or two. This is Jimmy as relaxed and open as you will ever see him.
We will also have a fantastic line-up of live entertainment along with a raffle and auction to ensure a night to remember. Book now and buy the experience not just a ticket.
The KCOM Stadium is a multi-purpose facility situated within a Victorian park – the first of its kind in the UK. It is currently the home ground of Hull City AFC and Hull FC. With a capacity of 25,000 as well as extensive conference and exhibition space, the stadium is the largest venue in Hull, capable of hosting world-famous acts.