Liang Wenbo today produced one of the best breakbuilding performances ever seen in beating Martin Gould 5-1 at the Bahrain Open qualifiers.
Liang made a 147 as well as breaks of 115, 139 and 139.
Ronnie O'Sullivan made five centuries during his 5-2 victory over Ali Carter in the Northern Ireland Trophy last year.
Peter Ebdon, Tom Ford, Stephen Hendry and Shaun Murphy have previously made four centuries in a best of nine frame ranking event match.
However, the audience for Liang's extraordinary performance was miniscule. His table at Prestatyn only seats 20 people and it was not a full house.
How different it would have been had World Snooker heeded my advice and put a webcam on the qualifiers.
The standard of snooker and big names at Prestatyn this season make much of what happens there more interesting than some matches at the main venues.
And it doesn't cost very much to stream matches live.
The money would certainly be better spent than on the Hotshots PR initiative, of which virtually nothing has been heard since it was launched.
Judd Trump turned this down because he wanted to concentrate on his snooker and has gained more media coverage in the last fortnight than all the Hotshots put together.
Why? Because ultimately it is what happens on the table that matters.
And it is on the table that Liang has reminded us just what an awesome talent he is.
What a shame hardly anyone witnessed this slice of snooker excellence.