James McBain (snooker player)

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James McBain
Born (1978-06-22) 22 June 1978 (age 40)
Glasgow, Scotland
Sport country  Scotland
Professional 1998/99, 2000/01, 2005/06, 2007–2009, 2010/11
Highest ranking 71 (2008/09)
Career winnings £35,495
Highest break 137 (2011 Welsh Open Qualifying)
Century breaks 32
Best ranking finish Last 32 (2010 World Open)
Tournament wins
Non-ranking 1

James McBain (born 22 June 1978) is a Scottish former professional snooker player. After five years on snooker's secondary tour, James finally made it to the Main tour for the 2005/2006 snooker season. McBain finished third in the Pontin’s International Open Series Order of Merit, winning the last of eight events to clinch his promotion to the main tour again for the 2007/2008 season, but was relegated in 2009. In 2010 he won the play-off match, which determined who will qualify for the 2010/2011 professional Main Tour. In 2010/2011 he had notable wins against Stuart Bingham, Anthony Hamilton, Mark Allen and Gerard Greene, but just fell short of retaining his Tour place, finishing 75th in the rankings.

Tournament wins

Non-Ranking Wins (1)


  • Scottish Amateur Championship 2003, 2007[1]


  1. "Scottish Snooker: Roll of Honor".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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