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Soheil Vahedi (Persian: سهیل واحدی‎, born March 15, 1989 in Tehran) is an Iranian snooker player.[1]

Soheil Vahedi
Born (1989-03-15) 15 March 1989 (age 30)
Tehran, Iran
Sport country Iran
Highest ranking87 (August 2018)
Current ranking 114 (as of 4 November 2019)
Career winnings£15,812
Highest break124:
2018 China Open (qualifying)
Century breaks5
Best ranking finishLast 32 (2018 Gibraltar Open, 2019 Indian Open)


In 2009 Vahedi entered the World Amateur Under-21 Snooker Championships in his home country in Kish, Iran in which he reached the final, before he lost 9–8 Noppon Saengkham. Seven years following his disappointment in Kish, Vahedi made it to the final of the World Amateur Snooker Championship where he defeated Andrew Pagett 8–1 to win the 2016 IBSF World Snooker Championship, as a result he was offered a two-year card on the professional World Snooker Tour for the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 seasons.[2][3] In May 2019, Vahedi came through Q-School - Event 1 by winning five matches to earn a two-year card on the World Snooker Tour for the 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 seasons.

Performance and rankings timelineEdit

Tournament 2015/
Ranking[4][nb 1] [nb 2] [nb 2] [nb 3] 86 [nb 4]
Ranking tournaments
Riga Masters[nb 5] MR A LQ LQ WD
International Championship A A LQ LQ LQ
China Championship NH NR LQ LQ LQ
English Open NH A 1R 1R 1R
World Open NH A LQ LQ LQ
Northern Ireland Open NH A 1R 1R 2R
UK Championship A A 1R 1R
Scottish Open NH A 1R 2R
European Masters NH A WD LQ
German Masters A A LQ LQ
World Grand Prix DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ
Welsh Open A A 2R 2R
Shoot-Out NR A 1R A
Players Championship DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ
Gibraltar Open MR A 3R 1R
Tour Championship Not Held DNQ
China Open A A LQ LQ
World Championship A WD LQ LQ
Variant format tournaments
Six-red World Championship RR A RR A A
Former ranking tournaments
Shanghai Masters A A 1R Non-Rank.
Paul Hunter Classic MR A WD A NR
Indian Open NH A 1R 2R NH
Performance Table Legend
LQ lost in the qualifying draw #R lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(WR = Wildcard round, RR = Round robin)
QF lost in the quarter-finals
SF lost in the semi-finals F lost in the final W won the tournament
DNQ did not qualify for the tournament A did not participate in the tournament WD withdrew from the tournament
NH / Not Held event was not held
NR / Non-Ranking Event event is/was no longer a ranking event
R / Ranking Event event is/was a ranking event
MR / Minor-Ranking Event event is/was a minor-ranking event
  1. ^ It shows the ranking at the beginning of the season.
  2. ^ a b He was an amateur.
  3. ^ New players on the Main Tour don't have a ranking.
  4. ^ Players qualified through Q School started the season without ranking points.
  5. ^ The event was called the Riga Open (2014/2015–2015/2016)

Career finalsEdit

Pro-am finals: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (6-red)   Yan Bingtao 1–5

Amateur finals: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)Edit

Outcome No. Year Championship Opponent in the final Score
Runner-up 1. 2009 World Amateur Under-21 Championship   Noppon Saengkham 8–9
Winner 1. 2016 World Amateur Championship   Andrew Pagett 8–1


  1. ^ davidcaulfield (2016-11-29). "Soheil Vahedi Wins World Amateur Championship". SnookerHQ. Retrieved 2017-01-19.
  2. ^ "Clear win for Soheil to claim Tour Ticket". International Billiards and Snooker Federation. 29 November 2016. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
  3. ^ "Iran's Soheil Vahedi wins IBSF World Snooker". Tehran Times. 29 November 2016. Retrieved 29 November 2016.
  4. ^ "Ranking History". Retrieved 6 February 2011.

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