2013 Championship League

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This article is about the snooker tournament. For the darts tournament, see 2013 Championship League Darts.
Championship League
Tournament information
Dates 7 January–
21 March 2013
Venue Crondon Park Golf Club
City Stock
Country England
Organisation(s) Matchroom Sport
Format Non-ranking event
Total prize fund £205,000
Winner's share £10,000
Highest break 146
Final
Champion England Martin Gould
Runner-up England Ali Carter
Score 3–2
2012
2014

The 2013 Championship League was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that was played from 7 January to 21 March 2013 at the Crondon Park Golf Club in Stock, England.

Ding Junhui was the defending champion.[1] but he lost 0-3 against Martin Gould in the semi-finals of the winners group.

Gould won his fourth professional title by defeating Ali Carter 3–2 in the final.[2]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[3]

  • Tournament total: £205,000

Group one[edit]

Group one matches were played on 7 and 8 January 2013.[5][6] John Higgins was the first player to qualify for the winners group.

Matches[edit]

Table[edit]

Ranking Scotland
HIG
England
DAV
England
CAR
England
GOU
England
TRU
England
MUR
Wales
STE
Frame
W–L
Match
W–L
Pld–Pts
1 John Higgins x 0 3 3 3 3 3 15–9 5–1 6–5
2 Mark Davis 3 x 3 3 1 3 2 15–8 4–2 6–4
3 Ali Carter 2 0 x 2 3 3 3 13–9 3–3 6–3
4 Martin Gould 1 0 3 x 3 2 3 12–11 3–3 6–3
5 Judd Trump 1 3 0 0 x 3 3 10–12 3–3 6–3
6 Shaun Murphy 0 2 0 3 0 x 3 8–14 2–4 6–2
7 Matthew Stevens 2 3 0 0 2 0 x 7–17 1–5 6–1

Play-offs[edit]

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
           
1 Scotland John Higgins 3
4 England Martin Gould 1
1 Scotland John Higgins 3
3 England Ali Carter 1
2 England Mark Davis 2
3 England Ali Carter 3

Group two[edit]

Group two matches were played on 9 and 10 January 2013.[7][8] Ali Carter was the second player to qualify for the winners group.

Matches[edit]

Table[edit]

Ranking England
CAR
England
GOU
Australia
ROB
Scotland
MAG
England
TRU
England
DAV
England
BIN
Frame
W–L
Match
W–L
Pld–Pts
1 Ali Carter x 3 3 2 3 3 3 17–9 5–1 6–5
2 Martin Gould 2 x 3 3 3 3 0 14–11 4–2 6–4
3 Neil Robertson 2 1 x 3 3 1 3 13–11 3–3 6–3
4 Stephen Maguire 3 0 1 x 3 3 1 11–12 3–3 6–3
5 Judd Trump 2 2 1 1 x 3 3 12–16 2–4 6–2
6 Mark Davis 0 2 3 0 2 x 3 10–14 2–4 6–2
7 Stuart Bingham 0 3 0 3 2 1 x 9–13 2–4 6–2

Play-offs[edit]

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
           
1 England Ali Carter 3
4 Scotland Stephen Maguire 2
1 England Ali Carter 3
2 England Martin Gould 0
2 England Martin Gould 3
3 Australia Neil Robertson 1

Group three[edit]

Group three matches were played on 21 and 22 January 2013.[9][10] Ding Junhui was the third player to qualify for the winners group.

Matches[edit]

Table[edit]

Ranking Scotland
MAG
England
SEL
England
TRU
China
DIN
England
GOU
Australia
ROB
Wales
WIL
Frame
W–L
Match
W–L
Pld–Pts
1 Stephen Maguire x 3 3 3 3 3 1 16–9 5–1 6–5
2 Mark Selby 1 x 3 3 2 3 3 15–10 4–2 6–4
3 Judd Trump 2 1 x 3 3 3 1 13–11 3–3 6–3
4 Ding Junhui 1 1 0 x 3 3 3 11–11 3–3 6–3
5 Martin Gould 2 3 0 1 x 2 3 11–15 2–4 6–2
6 Neil Robertson 0 1 2 1 3 x 3 10–15 2–4 6–2
7 Mark Williams 3 1 3 0 1 1 x 9–14 2–4 6–2

Play-offs[edit]

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
           
1 Scotland Stephen Maguire 1
4 China Ding Junhui 3
4 China Ding Junhui 3
3 England Judd Trump 2
2 England Mark Selby 1
3 England Judd Trump 3

Group four[edit]

Group four matches were played on 23 and 24 January 2013.[11][12] Mark Allen was the fourth player to qualify for the winners group.

Matches[edit]

Table[edit]

Ranking Northern Ireland
ALL
Scotland
MAG
England
WAL
England
GOU
England
HAW
England
TRU
England
SEL
Frame
W–L
Match
W–L
Pld–Pts
1 Mark Allen x 3 3 3 3 3 3 18–3 6–0 6–6
2 Stephen Maguire 1 x 3 3 2 3 0 12–11 3–3 6–3
3 Ricky Walden 1 0 x 3 1 3 3 11–13 3–3 6–3
4 Martin Gould 0 0 0 x 3 3 3 9–12 3–3 6–3
5 Barry Hawkins 1 3 3 2 x 1 2 12–15 2–4 6–2
6 Judd Trump 0 2 2 1 3 x 3 11–14 2–4 6–2
7 Mark Selby 0 3 2 0 3 1 x 9–14 2–4 6–2

Play-offs[edit]

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
           
1 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 3
4 England Martin Gould 0
1 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 3
2 Scotland Stephen Maguire 2
2 Scotland Stephen Maguire 3
3 England Ricky Walden 2

Group five[edit]

Group five matches were played on 4 and 5 February 2013.[13][14] Martin Gould was the fifth player to qualify for the winners group.

Matches[edit]

Table[edit]

Ranking Scotland
MAG
England
HAW
England
GOU
England
WAL
Wales
DAY
England
PER
England
EBD
Frame
W–L
Match
W–L
Pld–Pts
1 Stephen Maguire x 2 3 3 3 3 3 17–7 5–1 6–5
2 Barry Hawkins 3 x 3 3 3 1 3 16–7 5–1 6–5
3 Martin Gould 2 0 x 1 3 3 3 12–12 3–3 6–3
4 Ricky Walden 0 1 3 x 1 3 3 11–11 3–3 6–3
5 Ryan Day 0 1 0 3 x 3 3 10–12 3–3 6–3
6 Joe Perry 2 3 2 1 1 x 3 12–15 2–4 6–2
7 Peter Ebdon 0 0 1 0 1 2 x 4–18 0–6 6–0

Play-offs[edit]

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
           
1 Scotland Stephen Maguire 3
4 England Ricky Walden 0
1 Scotland Stephen Maguire 1
3 England Martin Gould 3
2 England Barry Hawkins 1
3 England Martin Gould 3

Group six[edit]

Group six matches were played on 6 and 7 February 2013.[15][16] Barry Hawkins was the sixth player to qualify for the winners group.

Matches[edit]

Table[edit]

Ranking England
HAW
Scotland
MAG
Hong Kong
FU
Wales
DAY
Wales
DAL
England
WAL
Scotland
CAM
Frame
W–L
Match
W–L
Pld–Pts
1 Barry Hawkins x 3 1 3 3 1 3 14–7 4–2 6–4
2 Stephen Maguire 0 x 3 3 1 3 3 13–11 4–2 6–4
3 Marco Fu 3 2 x 1 2 3 3 14–12 3–3 6–3
4 Ryan Day 0 2 3 x 1 3 3 12–12 3–3 6–3
5 Dominic Dale 1 3 3 3 x 2 0 12–13 3–3 6–3
6 Ricky Walden 3 0 0 1 3 x 3 10–12 3–3 6–3
7 Marcus Campbell 0 1 2 1 3 0 x 7–15 1–5 6–1

Play-offs[edit]

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
           
1 England Barry Hawkins 3
4 Wales Ryan Day 0
1 England Barry Hawkins 3
2 Scotland Stephen Maguire 1
2 Scotland Stephen Maguire 3
3 Hong Kong Marco Fu 1

Group seven[edit]

Group seven matches were played on 18 and 19 March 2013.[17][18] Marco Fu was the last player to qualify for the winners group.

Matches[edit]

Table[edit]

Ranking Hong Kong
FU
Scotland
MAG
England
HIG
England
MIL
Wales
DAL
England
FOR
Wales
DAY
Frame
W–L
Match
W–L
Pld–Pts
1 Marco Fu x 0 3 3 3 3 3 15–9 5–1 6–5
2 Stephen Maguire 3 x 3 1 3 2 3 15–8 4–2 6–4
3 Andrew Higginson 2 2 x 1 3 3 3 14–13 3–3 6–3
4 Robert Milkins 1 3 3 x 2 3 0 12–11 3–3 6–3
5 Dominic Dale 1 0 2 3 x 3 3 12–14 3–3 6–3
6 Tom Ford 1 3 0 0 1 x 3 8–16 2–4 6–2
7 Ryan Day 1 0 2 3 2 2 x 10–15 1–5 6–1

Play-offs[edit]

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
           
1 Hong Kong Marco Fu 3
4 England Robert Milkins 0
1 Hong Kong Marco Fu 3
2 Scotland Stephen Maguire 0
2 Scotland Stephen Maguire 3
3 England Andrew Higginson 1

Winners group[edit]

The matches of the winners group were played on 20 and 21 March 2013.[19][20] Martin Gould won his first Championship League title.

Matches[edit]

Table[edit]

Ranking England
CAR
China
DIN
England
GOU
Hong Kong
FU
Northern Ireland
ALL
Scotland
HIG
England
HAW
Frame
W–L
Match
W–L
Pld–Pts
1 Ali Carter x 3 0 3 2 3 3 14–9 4–2 6–4
2 Ding Junhui 1 x 1 3 3 3 3 14–12 4–2 6–4
3 Martin Gould 3 3 x 2 3 0 2 13–10 3–3 6–3
4 Marco Fu 1 2 3 x 3 0 3 12–11 3–3 6–3
5 Mark Allen 3 1 0 0 x 3 3 10–13 3–3 6–3
6 John Higgins 1 1 3 3 1 x 0 9–12 2–4 6–2
7 Barry Hawkins 0 2 3 0 1 3 x 9–14 2–4 6–2

Play-offs[edit]

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
           
1 England Ali Carter 3
4 Hong Kong Marco Fu 0
1 England Ali Carter 2
3 England Martin Gould 3
2 China Ding Junhui 0
3 England Martin Gould 3

Century breaks[edit]

[6][8][10][12][14][16][18][20][21][22][23][24][25][26][27][28]

References[edit]

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