World Final Picture Collection

Here are some pictures of the World Championship 2000 Final at the Crucible. If you weren't able to see it live, or on television, these will give you a flavour of this great all-Welsh event between Mark Williams and Matthew Stevens.

mwilliams1 jpgMark Williams taking a tough shot from the bottom cushion during the latter stages.

mstevens1 jpg Matthew Stevens concentrating hard on a vital shot during the Final.

mwilliams2 jpg Mark wonders if he's just made a fatal error to leave Matthew in.

angled jpg The shot that could have cost Mark Williams the title. Being angled on the pink put him 13-7 down and in an almost impossible position in the match. But, as he did against Higgins, he came back to win.

Stevens - Newton jpg Matthew Stevens contemplates, while referee John Newton, retiring after this final honour, looks on.

griffiths jpg 1979 World Champion Terry Griffiths watches from the audience what he described as Welsh snooker's finest hour.

stevens the end jpg Matthew Stevens fears the worst during the final frame, won by Mark Williams to take the title 18-16.

williams &doyle jpg A delighted Williams manager, Ian Doyle, hugs his smiling champion after the match is over.

williams trophy jpg Reach for the stars, as Mark Williams holds aloft his trophy and champagne.

trophy winner jpg A delighted Mark poses for the inevitable winner's photos after the match. He is the first left-hander to win the World Championship.

Hope you enjoyed the pictures. We may add some more, so do come back!

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