2000 UK Championship (snooker)

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Liverpool Victoria UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates 18 November–3 December 2000
Venue Bournemouth International Centre
City Bournemouth
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £440,000
Winner's share £78,000
Champion Scotland John Higgins
Runner-up Wales Mark Williams
Score 10–4

The 2000 Liverpool Victoria UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth, England. The event started on 18 November 2000 and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 25 November and 3 December 2000. Nick Dyson made a maximum break in the qualifying stage against Robert Milkins.

John Higgins won in the final 10-4 against Mark Williams.[1]

This was to be the last UK Championship to be held in Bournemouth, where the event was hosted since the 1998. From 2001 onwards it was hosted in York.[1]

Prize money[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:

  • Winner £78,000
  • Runner-up £41,000
  • Total £440,000

Main draw[edit]


Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
 Wales Mark Williams  9
 Hong Kong Marco Fu  3  
 Wales Mark Williams  9
   Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien  2  
 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien  9
 Wales Matthew Stevens  8  
 Wales Mark Williams  9
   England Ronnie O'Sullivan  4  
 Australia Quinten Hann  9
 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene  0  
 Australia Quinten Hann  5
   England Ronnie O'Sullivan  9  
 England Ronnie O'Sullivan  9
 England Dave Harold  5  
 Wales Mark Williams  4
   Scotland John Higgins  10
 Scotland Stephen Hendry  9
 Republic of Ireland Michael Judge  6  
 Scotland Stephen Hendry  9
   England Stephen Lee  8  
 England Stephen Lee  9
 England Brian Morgan  7  
 Scotland Stephen Hendry  4
   Scotland John Higgins  9  
 Scotland Drew Henry  9
 Wales Dominic Dale  4  
 Scotland Drew Henry  6
   Scotland John Higgins  9  
 Scotland John Higgins  9
 England Peter Ebdon  4  


  1. ^ a b Turner, Chris. "UK Championship". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Liverpool Victoria UK Championship 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 30 April 2011.