2010 World Seniors Championship

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Wyldecrest Park Homes
World Seniors Championship
2010 World Seniors Championship logo.jpg
Tournament information
Dates 5–7 November 2010
Venue Cedar Court Hotel
City Bradford
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Non-ranking event
Total prize fund £50,000
Winner's share £20,000
Final
Champion England Jimmy White
Runner-up England Steve Davis
Score 4–1
1991
2011

The 2010 Wyldecrest Park Homes World Seniors Championship was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 5–7 November 2010 at the Cedar Court Hotel in Bradford, England. Sky Sports televised 7 one hour highlights programmes over the Christmas period.[1]

The event was last held in 1991. Cliff Wilson won in the final 6–4 against Eddie Charlton, to become the inaugural champion.[2]

Jimmy White won in the final 4–1 against Steve Davis.[3]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4]

Winner: £20,000
Runner-up: £10,000
Semi-finalist: £4,000
Quarter-finalist: £2,500
Pre-qualifier: £2,000

Total: £50,000

Main draw[edit]

The draw for the quarter-finals was made on the afternoon of 5 November 2010 at the venue of the event.[5] The draw for semi-finals was made on a random basis.[6]

All matches up to and including the quarter-finals were best of 3 frames, semi-finals were best of 5 frames and the final was the best of 7 frames. All times are GMT.[5][7][8][9]

Pre-qualifying[edit]

Quarter-finals[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Final[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

These matches took place between 29 to 30 May 2010 at the Cue Garden, Bradford, England. There was only one century break at qualifying (144) and was made by Peter Lines.[10][11][12][13]

Round 1
Best of 3 frames
  Round 2
Best of 5 frames
  Round 3
Best of 7 frames
England  Peter Lines 2  
England  Mike Hallett 0     England  Peter Lines 3  
Malta  Tony Drago 2   Malta  Tony Drago 0  
England  Tony Knowles 0       England  Peter Lines 3
Northern Ireland  Joe Swail 2       England  Nigel Bond 4
England  David Taylor 0     Northern Ireland  Joe Swail 2
England  Nigel Bond 2   England  Nigel Bond 3  
England  Dave Harold 0  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sky To Televise World Seniors Championship". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 19 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Turner, Chris. "Masters / Seniors Snooker (Over 40s)". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 13 March 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "White Crowned Senior Champion". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 7 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 5 November 2010. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "Format". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 5 November 2010. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  6. ^ "Davis To Face Johnson In World Seniors". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  7. ^ "Results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  8. ^ "White Finally Crowned World Champion". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 9 November 2010. Retrieved 7 November 2010. 
  9. ^ "Wyldecrest Park Homes World Seniors Championship". Snooker.org. Retrieved 7 November 2010. 
  10. ^ "Draw and Format". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  11. ^ "Results (Qualifying)". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  12. ^ "2010 World Seniors Championship". Global Snooker. Retrieved 7 November 2010. 
  13. ^ "World Seniors Championship Qualifiers". Snooker.org. Retrieved 7 November 2010.