1995 UK Championship (snooker)

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Royal Liver Assurance UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates 17 November–3 December 1995
Venue Guild Hall
City Preston
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Winner's share £60,000
Highest break 147
Final
Champion Scotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-up England Peter Ebdon
Score 10–3
1994
1996

The 1995 Royal Liver Assurance UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Guild Hall in Preston, England.[1] The event started on 17 November 1995 and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 25 November and 3 December 1995.

Stephen Hendry won his fourth UK title by defeating Peter Ebdon 10–3. Hendry also made the first maximum break on televised stage of the UK Championship against Gary Wilkinson. Willie Thorne had made one in 1987, but it wasn't televised.[1][2] Hendry also cleared a 146 in the last frame of final to win 10–3 against Peter Ebdon.[3]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4]

  • Winner: £60,000
  • Runner-up: £32,000
  • Semi-final: £16,000
  • Quarter-finalists: £9,050
  • Last 16: £4,550
  • Last 32: £2,600
  • Last 64: £1,900

Main draw[edit]

[3][5]

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
           
 Scotland Stephen Hendry  9
 England Gary Wilkinson  2  
 Scotland Stephen Hendry  9
   Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty  3  
 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty  9
 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor  1  
 Scotland Stephen Hendry  9
   Scotland John Higgins  1  
 Wales Mark Williams  9
 England John Parrott  6  
 Wales Mark Williams  6
   Scotland John Higgins  9  
 Scotland John Higgins  9
 England Jimmy White  6  
 Scotland Stephen Hendry  10
   England Peter Ebdon  3
 England Peter Ebdon  9
 England Stephen Lee  5  
 England Peter Ebdon  9
   England Nigel Bond  7  
 England Nigel Bond  9
 Wales Wayne Jones  2  
 England Peter Ebdon  9
   England Andy Hicks  1  
 England Andy Hicks  9
 Thailand James Wattana  8  
 England Andy Hicks  9
   England Ronnie O'Sullivan  7  
 England Ronnie O'Sullivan  9
 Scotland Chris Small  2  


Century breaks[edit]

All Rounds TV breaks in bold

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Turner, Chris. "UK Championship". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Turner, Chris. "Maximum Breaks". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 10 February 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Royal Liver Assurance UK Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  4. ^ "1995 UK Championship Player Prize Money". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "1995 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 March 2013.