1993 Grand Prix (snooker)

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Skoda Grand Prix
Tournament information
Dates 18–31 October 1993
Venue The Hexagon
City Reading
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £325,000
Winner's share £60,000
Highest break 145
Final
Champion England Peter Ebdon
Runner-up Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty
Score 9–6
1992
1994

The 1993 Skoda Grand Prix was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at The Hexagon in Reading, Berkshire, England. Skoda replaced long-time sponsors Rothmans after 9 years and this year was the last time it was played at the Hexagon. The event started on 11 October 1993 and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 23 and 31 October 1993.

Jimmy White was the defending champion, but he lost his last 16 match against Ken Doherty. Peter Ebdon won in the final 9–6 against Doherty to win his first major title.

Tournament summary[edit]

Defending champion Jimmy White was the number 1 seed with World Champion Stephen Hendry seeded 2. The remaining places were allocated to players based on the world rankings.

Prize fund and ranking points[edit]

The breakdown of prize money and ranking points of the event are shown below:[1]

Prize money Ranking points
Winner £60,000 3600
Runner-up £32,000 3200
Semi-final £16,000 2800
Quarter-final £9,050 2400
Last 16 £4,550 2000
Last 32 £2,600 1600
Last 64 Unseeded £1,595 1200
Seeded 600
Highest break Prize money Break
Non-televised £1,200 145 Scotland John Higgins
Televised £2,400 136 England Gary Wilkinson

Main draw[edit]

[1]

Last 64
Best of 9 frames
Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
                  
1 England Jimmy White 5
51 England Tony Meo 2
1 England Jimmy White 5
32 England Jason Ferguson 2
32 England Jason Ferguson 5
Finland Robin Hull 4
1 England Jimmy White 3
11 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
24 Wales Mark Bennett 3
England Stuart Pettman 5
England Stuart Pettman 1
11 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
11 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
England Jamie Woodman 2
11 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
23 England Tony Knowles 4
10 Wales Darren Morgan 5
62 Republic of Ireland Eugene Hughes 0
10 Wales Darren Morgan 3
22 New Zealand Dene O'Kane 5
22 New Zealand Dene O'Kane 5
Northern Ireland Terry Murphy 0
22 New Zealand Dene O'Kane 1
23 England Tony Knowles 5
23 England Tony Knowles 5
61 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 1
23 England Tony Knowles 5
37 England Brian Morgan 2
7 England Willie Thorne 3
37 England Brian Morgan 5
11 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9
4 England Steve Davis 4
8 Wales Terry Griffiths 2
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 5
  Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 3
England Stephen Lee 5
20 Malta Tony Drago 4
England Stephen Lee 5
England Stephen Lee 5
14 England Neal Foulds 2
18 Canada Alain Robidoux 5
England Roger Garrett 1
18 Canada Alain Robidoux 1
14 England Neal Foulds 5
14 England Neal Foulds 5
England Ken Owers 3
England Stephen Lee 0
4 England Steve Davis 5
15 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 1
Scotland Marcus Campbell 5
Scotland Marcus Campbell 2
50 England Dave Harold 5
29 England Tony Jones 4
50 England Dave Harold 5
50 England Dave Harold 0
4 England Steve Davis 5
28 England Dean Reynolds 1
Wales Anthony Davies 5
Wales Anthony Davies 1
4 England Steve Davis 5
4 England Steve Davis 5
England Brian Rowswell 1
11 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 6
21 England Peter Ebdon 9
3 England John Parrott 5
57 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 1
3 England John Parrott 5
England Steve Duggan 4
30 Wales Doug Mountjoy 3
England Steve Duggan 5
3 England John Parrott 5
Scotland John Higgins 2
26 England Joe Johnson 3
Scotland John Higgins 5
Scotland John Higgins 5
9 England Nigel Bond 3
9 England Nigel Bond 5
England Barry Pinches 0
3 England John Parrott 5
12 England Martin Clark 4
12 England Martin Clark 5
England Karl Payne 2
12 England Martin Clark 5
19 England Mike Hallett 4
19 England Mike Hallett 5
England Surinder Gill 3
12 England Martin Clark 5
6 Scotland Alan McManus 1
31 England Mark Johnston-Allen 0
Wales Mark Williams 5
Wales Mark Williams 2
6 Scotland Alan McManus 5
6 Scotland Alan McManus 5
Australia Robby Foldvari 3
3 England John Parrott 5
21 England Peter Ebdon 9
5 Thailand James Wattana 5
64 Scotland Drew Henry 2
5 Thailand James Wattana 4
17 England Gary Wilkinson 5
17 England Gary Wilkinson 5
38 South Africa Peter Francisco 4
17 England Gary Wilkinson 5
13 England Steve James 3
27 England Mick Price 5
England Stuart Parnell 4
27 England Mick Price 0
13 England Steve James 5
13 England Steve James 5
42 Northern Ireland Jason Prince 4
17 England Gary Wilkinson 4
21 England Peter Ebdon 5
16 England David Roe 5
England Sean Lanigan 3
16 England David Roe 3
England Mark Flowerdew 5
25 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 3
England Mark Flowerdew 5
England Mark Flowerdew 3
21 England Peter Ebdon 5
21 England Peter Ebdon 5
England Chris Scanlon 2
21 England Peter Ebdon 5
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 4
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England Darryn Walker 4

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Len Ganley.
Hexagon Theatre, Reading, England, 31 October 1993.
Ken Doherty (11)
 Ireland
6–9 Peter Ebdon (21)
 England
Afternoon: 66–36 (61), 79–16 (64), 51–55, 46–82 (82), 78–32 (50), 120–0 (58, 54), 26–77 (51), 40–77 (52)
Evening: 16–73, 96–17 (65), 31–65, 70–46, 8–74, 0–96 (59), 27–66
65 Highest break 82
0 Century breaks 0
6 50+ breaks 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1993 New Skoda Grand Prix". Retrieved 5 December 2016.