1995 UK Championship (snooker)

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Royal Liver Assurance UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates17 November–3 December 1995
VenueGuild Hall
CityPreston
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Winner's share£60,000
Highest breakScotland Stephen Hendry (147)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-upEngland Peter Ebdon
Score10–3
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 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
              
 
 
 
 
Scotland Stephen Hendry9
 
 
 
England Gary Wilkinson2
 
Scotland Stephen Hendry9
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty3
 
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty9
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor1
 
Scotland Stephen Hendry9
 
 
 
Scotland John Higgins1
 
Wales Mark Williams9
 
 
 
England John Parrott6
 
Wales Mark Williams6
 
 
 
Scotland John Higgins9
 
Scotland John Higgins9
 
 
 
England Jimmy White6
 
Scotland Stephen Hendry10
 
 
 
England Peter Ebdon3
 
England Peter Ebdon9
 
 
 
England Stephen Lee5
 
England Peter Ebdon9
 
 
 
England Nigel Bond7
 
England Nigel Bond9
 
 
 
Wales Wayne Jones2
 
England Peter Ebdon9
 
 
 
England Andy Hicks1
 
England Andy Hicks9
 
 
 
Thailand James Wattana8
 
England Andy Hicks9
 
 
 
England Ronnie O'Sullivan7
 
England Ronnie O'Sullivan9
 
 
Scotland Chris Small2
 

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Paul Harrison
The Guild Hall, Preston, England, 3 December 1995.
Stephen Hendry
 Scotland
10–5 Peter Ebdon
 England
First session: 118–0 (118), 83–21, 78–56 (Ebdon 56), 109–32 (79), 12–76 (76), 69–49 (66), 81–51 (Hendry 69), 69–45 (52), 27–57
Second session: 2–109 (96), 69–27 (59), 77–41, 146–0 (146)
146 Highest break 96
2 Century breaks 0
7 50+ breaks 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.