1993 UK Championship

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Royal Liver Assurance UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates12–28 November 1993
VenueGuild Hall
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£375,000
Winner's share£70,000
Highest breakEngland David Roe (141)
ChampionEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-upScotland Stephen Hendry

The 1993 Royal Liver Assurance UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Guild Hall in Preston, England. The event started on 12 November 1993, and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 20 and 28 November 1993. The highest break of the tournament was a 141 made by David Roe.

Ronnie O'Sullivan became the youngest winner of a ranking event at the age of 17 years and 358 days[1] by defeating Stephen Hendry 10–6 in the final; as of 2020 this record still stands. This was the first of O'Sullivan's record seven titles at the tournament.

Main draw[edit]


Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
Wales Darren Morgan9
England Jimmy White7
Wales Darren Morgan9
Wales Terry Griffiths5
Wales Terry Griffiths9
England Dean Reynolds6
Wales Darren Morgan5
England Ronnie O'Sullivan9
England Ronnie O'Sullivan9
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty5
England Ronnie O'Sullivan9
England Steve Davis6
England Steve Davis9
Malta Tony Drago3
England Ronnie O'Sullivan10
Scotland Stephen Hendry6
England John Parrott9
England David Roe3
England John Parrott9
England Nigel Bond5
England Nigel Bond9
Scotland Drew Henry6
England John Parrott3
Scotland Stephen Hendry9
Thailand James Wattana9
England Tony Jones2
Thailand James Wattana7
Scotland Stephen Hendry9
Scotland Stephen Hendry9
England Martin Clark5


Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: John Williams
The Guild Hall, Preston, England, 28 November 1993.
Ronnie O'Sullivan
10–6 Stephen Hendry
First session: 78–45 (78), 108–23 (103), 8–132 (132), 64–73, 123–0 (121), 61–60, 85–35 (52), 72–32
Second session: 69–42, 16–74, 6–113 (67), 68–44 (62), 16–97 (65), 102–27 (73), 1–77 (76), 85–0 (85)
121 Highest break 132
2 Century breaks 1
7 50+ breaks 4

Century breaks[edit]

All Rounds


  1. ^ "Various Snooker Records". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 24 July 2011. Retrieved 16 August 2011.
  2. ^ "1993 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 October 2010.
  3. ^ "UK Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 16 August 2011.