Snooker season 2004/2005

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Snooker season 2004/2005
Details
Duration 11 September 2004–8 May 2005
Tournaments 15
Triple Crown winners
UK Championship Scotland Stephen Maguire
Masters England Ronnie O'Sullivan
World Championship England Shaun Murphy

The snooker season 2004/2005 was a series of snooker tournaments played between 11 September 2004 and 8 May 2005. The following table outlines the results for ranking events and the invitational events.

Calendar[edit]

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score[1] References
09–11 09–16  HKG General Cup International General Snooker Club Hong Kong Thailand Issara Kachaiwong Wales Dominic Dale 6–3 [2]
09–24 09–30  WAL CT Challenge Tour 1 Pontin's Prestatyn England Jamie Cope England Chris Norbury 6–2 [3]
10–02 10–10  ENG WR Grand Prix Guild Hall Preston England Ronnie O'Sullivan England Ian McCulloch 9–5 [4]
11–08 11–14  ENG WR British Open The Brighton Centre Brighton Scotland John Higgins Scotland Stephen Maguire 9–6 [5]
11–15 11–28  ENG WR UK Championship Barbican Centre York Scotland Stephen Maguire England David Gray 10–1 [6]
12–06 12–12  WAL CT Challenge Tour 2 Pontin's Prestatyn England James Tatton England Matthew Barnes 6–4 [7]
01–17 01–23  WAL WR Welsh Open Newport Centre Newport England Ronnie O'Sullivan Scotland Stephen Hendry 9–8 [8][9]
01–31 02–06  MLT WR Malta Cup Hilton Conference Center Portomaso Scotland Stephen Hendry Scotland Graeme Dott 9–7 [10]
02–13 02–20  ENG Masters Wembley Conference Centre London England Ronnie O'Sullivan Scotland John Higgins 10–3 [11][12]
03–06 03–13  IRL WR Irish Masters Citywest Hotel Dublin England Ronnie O'Sullivan Wales Matthew Stevens 10–8 [13]
03–05 03–21  WAL CT Challenge Tour 3 Pontin's Prestatyn Scotland James McBain Northern Ireland Mark Allen 6–3 [14][15]
03–27 04–03  CHN WR China Open Chaoyang Stadium Beijing China Ding Junhui Scotland Stephen Hendry 9–5 [16]
04–04 04–10  WAL CT Challenge Tour 4 Pontin's Prestatyn England Jamie Cope England Matthew Couch 6–0 [17][18]
04–16 05–02  ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield England Shaun Murphy Wales Matthew Stevens 18–16 [19]
01–06 05–08  ENG Premier League Snooker GMex Centre Manchester England Ronnie O'Sullivan Wales Mark Williams 6–0 [20]
WR = World ranking event
CT = Challenge Tour event
Other, non-ranking event

Official rankings[edit]

The top 16 of the world rankings, these players automatically played in the final rounds of the world ranking events and were invited for the Masters.[21][22][23][24][25]

No. Ch. Player Points 2002/03 Points 2003/04 Total
1 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg England Ronnie O'Sullivan 20125 26650 46775
2 Red Arrow Down.svg Wales Mark Williams 27550 16912 44462
3 Red Arrow Down.svg Scotland Stephen Hendry 20150 20800 40950
4 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg England Paul Hunter 21450 18925 40375
5 Red Arrow Down.svg Scotland John Higgins 20275 16212 36487
6 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg Wales Matthew Stevens 14875 18450 33325
7 Red Arrow Down.svg Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 18975 13237 32212
8 Red Arrow Down.svg England Peter Ebdon 16025 15525 31550
9 Red Arrow Down.svg England Stephen Lee 16675 14025 30700
10 Steady Scotland Alan McManus 16425 12825 29250
11 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg England Jimmy White 9962 18175 28137
12 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg Scotland Chris Small 15500 12050 27550
13 Red Arrow Down.svg England Steve Davis 15875 11212 27087
14 Red Arrow Down.svg England David Gray 14300 12612 26912
15 Red Arrow Down.svg Scotland Graeme Dott 11500 14812 26312
16 Green Arrow Up Darker.svg Hong Kong Marco Fu 13850 12362 26212

Points distribution[edit]

2004/2005 Points distribution for world ranking events, all new players received double points:[26]

Tournament Round → L96 L80 L64 L48 L32 L16 QF SF F W
Grand Prix[27] Unseeded loser 250 1000 1500 2050 2600 3150 3750 5000
Seeded loser 500
British Open[28][29] Unseeded loser 200 650 900 1150 1450 1750 2050 2500 3000 4000
Seeded loser 325 450 575 725
UK Championship[30][31] Unseeded loser 300 975 1350 1725 2175 2625 3075 3750 4500 6000
Seeded loser 487 675 862 1087
Welsh Open[32][33] Unseeded loser 200 650 900 1150 1450 1750 2050 2500 3000 4000
Seeded loser 325 450 575 725
Malta Cup[34][35] Unseeded loser 200 650 900 1150 1450 1750 2050 2500 3000 4000
Seeded loser 325 450 575 725
Irish Masters[36][37] Unseeded loser 200 650 900 1150 1450 1750 2050 2500 3000 4000
Seeded loser 325 450 575 725
China Open[38][39] Unseeded loser 200 650 900 1150 1450 1750 2050 2500 3000 4000
Seeded loser 325 450 575 725
World Championship[40] Unseeded loser 400 1300 1800 2300 2900 3500 4100 5000 6000 8000
Seeded loser 650 900 1150 1450

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format

References[edit]

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