2013 Champion of Champions

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Tournament information
Dates 19–24 November 2013
Venue Ricoh Arena
City Coventry
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Non-ranking event
Total prize fund £270,000
Winner's share £100,000
Highest break 130 (x2)
Final
Champion England Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-up England Stuart Bingham
Score 10–8
1980
2014

The 2013 888casino Champion of Champions was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament held between 19–24 November 2013 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, England.[1] This was the first time that 888casino sponsored the event,[2] which was broadcast live on ITV4.[3]

The event was last held in 1980,[4] when Doug Mountjoy won in the final 10–8 against John Virgo.[5]

Ronnie O'Sullivan won his 52nd professional title by defeating Stuart Bingham 10–8 in the final.[6][7]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[8]

  • Winner: £100,000
  • Runner-up: £50,000
  • Semi-finals: £20,000
  • Group runner-up: £10,000
  • Group semi-finals: £5,000
  • Total: £270,000

Players[edit]

The following 16 players qualified for the tournament:[9]

Seed Player Qualified as Turned pro Ranking victories Reference
1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 2013 World Snooker Championship winner 1992 25 [10]
2 England Mark Selby 2012 UK Championship and 2013 Masters winner 1999 3 [11]
3 England Judd Trump 2012 International Championship winner 2005 3 [12]
4 Australia Neil Robertson 2013 China Open winner 1998 8 [13]
5 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 2013 World Open winner 2005 2 [14]
6 England Ricky Walden 2012 Wuxi Classic winner 2000 2 [15]
7 Scotland John Higgins 2012 Shanghai Masters winner 1992 25 [16]
8 China Ding Junhui 2013 Players Tour Championship Finals winner 2003 6 [17]
9 England Barry Hawkins 2012 Australian Goldfields Open winner 1996 1 [18]
10 Scotland Stephen Maguire 2013 Welsh Open winner 1998 5 [19]
11 England Stuart Bingham 2012 Premier League Snooker winner 1995 1 [20]
12 England Ali Carter 2013 German Masters winner 1996 3 [21]
13 England Martin Gould 2013 Championship League winner 1999 0 [22]
14 Hong Kong Marco Fu 2013 Australian Goldfields Open winner 1998 2 [23]
15 England Shaun Murphy Highest ranked player after the 2013 Shanghai Masters 1998 4 [24]
16 England Mark Davis Highest ranked player after the 2013 Indian Open 1991 0 [25]

Main draw[edit]

[26][27][28]

Group semi-finals
Best of 7 frames
Group finals
Best of 11 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
                       
1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
16 England Mark Davis 0
1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
Group 1
8 China Ding Junhui 5
8 China Ding Junhui 4
9 England Barry Hawkins 2
1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
4 Australia Neil Robertson 5
5 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 3
12 England Ali Carter 4
12 England Ali Carter 5
Group 4
4 Australia Neil Robertson 6
4 Australia Neil Robertson 4
13 England Martin Gould 3
1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 10
11 England Stuart Bingham 8
3 England Judd Trump 4
14 Hong Kong Marco Fu 1
3 England Judd Trump 2
Group 3
11 England Stuart Bingham 6
6 England Ricky Walden 0
11 England Stuart Bingham 4
11 England Stuart Bingham 6
2 England Mark Selby 4
7 Scotland John Higgins 3
10 Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
10 Scotland Stephen Maguire 3
Group 2
2 England Mark Selby 6
2 England Mark Selby 4
15 England Shaun Murphy 2

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Paul Collier.
Ricoh Arena, Coventry, England, 24 November 2013.[28][29]
Ronnie O'Sullivan (1)
 England
10–8 Stuart Bingham (11)
 England
Afternoon: 26–109 (109), 82–48 (66), 66–47 (55), 53–57, 1–72 (72), 1–66 (52), 76–4 (76), 0–133 (109), 130–0 (130)
Evening: 99–1 (93), 64–54 (Bingham 54), 37–64, 35–65, 91–8 (62), 96–34 (96), 38–74 (66), 65–29, 83–0
130 Highest break 109
1 Century breaks 2
7 50+ breaks 6

Century breaks[edit]

[30]

References[edit]

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