2013 International Championship

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International Championship
2013 International Championship logo.png
Tournament information
Dates 27 October–3 November 2013
Venue Chengdu Eastern Music Park
City Chengdu
Country China
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £625,000
Winner's share £125,000
Highest break 143 (x2)
Final
Champion China Ding Junhui
Runner-up Hong Kong Marco Fu
Score 10–9
2012
2014

The 2013 International Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 27 October and 3 November 2013 at the Chengdu Eastern Music Park in Chengdu, China. It was the fifth ranking event of the 2013/2014 season.[1]

Judd Trump was the defending champion,[2][3] but he lost 5–6 against Alan McManus in the last 64.

Ding Junhui won his ninth ranking title by defeating Marco Fu 10–9 in the final. Ding became the first player to win three consecutive ranking titles since Stephen Hendry in 1993.[4] This was also the third consecutive all-Asian ranking final, after Ding defeating Xiao Guodong at the Shanghai Masters and Aditya Mehta at the Indian Open.[5]

Prize fund[edit]

The total prize money of the event was raised to £625,000 from the previous year's £600,000. The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[6]

Wildcard round[edit]

These matches were played in Chengdu on 27 October 2013.[7][8][9][10][11]

Match Score
WC1 Scotland Alan McManus 6–5 China Zhou Yuelong
WC2 England Jimmy White 6–4 China Yuan Sijun
WC3 England Steve Davis 1–6 China Zhao Xintong
WC4 England Kyren Wilson 6–1 China Lin Shuai

Main draw[edit]

[8][9][10][11]

Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 11 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
                                   
England Judd Trump 5
Scotland Alan McManus 6
Scotland Alan McManus 4
Wales Ryan Day 6
England Mike Dunn 4
Wales Ryan Day 6
Wales Ryan Day 6
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 3
England Ben Woollaston 4
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 6
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 6
England Rod Lawler 4
England Rod Lawler 6
India Aditya Mehta 3
Wales Ryan Day 1
England Joe Perry 6
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 6
China Tian Pengfei 1
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 6
England Dave Harold 4
England Dave Harold 6
India Pankaj Advani 4
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4
England Joe Perry 6
England Joe Perry 6
Wales Jamie Jones 5
England Joe Perry 6
England David Gilbert 3
England David Gilbert 6
England Shaun Murphy 4
England Joe Perry 8
Hong Kong Marco Fu 9
England Barry Hawkins 6
England Jimmy White 2
England Barry Hawkins 1
China Zhao Xintong 6
China Zhao Xintong 6
England Craig Steadman 2
China Zhao Xintong 2
Hong Kong Marco Fu 6
China Xiao Guodong 6
England Alfie Burden 2
China Xiao Guodong 4
Hong Kong Marco Fu 6
England Adam Duffy 2
Hong Kong Marco Fu 6
Hong Kong Marco Fu 6
England Mark Selby 5
England Stuart Bingham w/o
Finland Robin Hull w/d
England Stuart Bingham 6
England Martin Gould 4
England Matthew Selt 3
England Martin Gould 6
England Stuart Bingham 1
England Mark Selby 6
England Mark King 3
England Peter Lines 6
England Peter Lines 4
England Mark Selby 6
Scotland Jamie Burnett 0
England Mark Selby 6
Hong Kong Marco Fu 9
China Ding Junhui 10
Australia Neil Robertson 6
England Alex Davies 4
Australia Neil Robertson 6
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 1
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 6
China Zhang Anda 1
Australia Neil Robertson 5
England Peter Ebdon 6
England Peter Ebdon 6
England Jack Lisowski 2
England Peter Ebdon 6
England Mark Joyce 5
England Mark Joyce w/o
England Ali Carter w/d
England Peter Ebdon 3
China Ding Junhui 6
Scotland John Higgins 6
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 2
Scotland John Higgins 2
Wales Matthew Stevens 6
England Rory McLeod 4
Wales Matthew Stevens 6
Wales Matthew Stevens 1
China Ding Junhui 6
England Gary Wilson 5
Thailand James Wattana 6
Thailand James Wattana 3
China Ding Junhui 6
China Cao Yupeng 5
China Ding Junhui 6
China Ding Junhui 9
Scotland Graeme Dott 7
Scotland Stephen Maguire 3
England Kyren Wilson 6
England Kyren Wilson 1
Scotland Graeme Dott 6
Wales Michael White 4
Scotland Graeme Dott 6
Scotland Graeme Dott 6
Norway Kurt Maflin 5
Wales Mark Williams 6
England Paul Davison 2
Wales Mark Williams 2
Norway Kurt Maflin 6
Norway Kurt Maflin 6
England Robert Milkins 2
Scotland Graeme Dott 6
China Liang Wenbo 3
England Mark Davis 6
England Oliver Brown 4
England Mark Davis 6
England Stuart Carrington 3
Scotland Michael Leslie 4
England Stuart Carrington 6
England Mark Davis 1
China Liang Wenbo 6
China Li Yan 3
China Liang Wenbo 6
China Liang Wenbo 6
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
Scotland Anthony McGill 2
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Zheng Weili.[12]
Chengdu Eastern Music Park, Chengdu, China, 3 November 2013.[11][13]
Marco Fu
 Hong Kong
9–10 Ding Junhui
 China
Afternoon: 61–52, 128–0 (128), 4–133 (108), 62–12, 4–92 (92), 0–138 (138), 2–127 (127), 0–126 (126), 93–22
Evening: 0–108 (108), 65–20, 105–0 (105), 76–6 (71), 0–95 (65), 105–9 (81), 8–60, 71–47, 5–64 (58), 0–99 (91)
128 Highest break 138
2 Century breaks 5
4 50+ breaks 9

Qualifying[edit]

These matches took place on 1 and 2 October 2013 at the Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley, England.[14][15][16] All matches were best of 11 frames.[17]

Century breaks[edit]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

[18]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

[19]

References[edit]

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  12. ^ "Zheng To Referee Chengdu Final". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 1 November 2013. 
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  14. ^ "2013 International Championship Qualifiers Draw". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 25 September 2013. 
  15. ^ "2013 International Championship Qualifiers Results". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 6 October 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2013. 
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  17. ^ "2013 International Championship Provisional Qualifying Format". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 25 September 2013. 
  18. ^ "International Championship qualifiers: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 6 October 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2013. 
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