On October 12th, in the first round of the Snooker England Open, White lost a key ball and threw a pole in the second game of the game against Holt.
At that time, White was behind by 1-3 and 46-58 in the fifth inning. White had the right to hit the ball at this time. Ben had the opportunity to tie the score to 2-3. However, at the critical moment, he failed to hit the green ball with a stick. The pole was thrown out.
Then White picked up the pole from the ground. Many netizens criticized the 58-year-old White for his unwise move and inconsistent with the image of the gentleman snooker sport.
In the end, White lost 1-4 to Holt in a round trip.
White is the champion of the new season's veteran World Championships, and thus obtained the qualification to participate in the championship.