1998 Thailand Masters

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Thailand Masters
Tournament information
Dates7–15 March 1998
VenueImperial Queens Park Hotel
CityBangkok
CountryThailand
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£280,000
Winner's share£50,000
Highest breakEngland John Parrott (138)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-upEngland John Parrott
Score9–6
1997
1999

The 1998 Beer Chang Thailand Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 7–15 March 1998 at the Imperial Queens Park Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand.[1]

Stephen Hendry won the tournament, defeating John Parrott 9–6 in the final. The defending champion, Peter Ebdon, was eliminated by Parrott in the quarter-finals.[2] This win gave Hendry his 29th ranking title, surpassing the previous record of 28 held by Steve Davis.

Wildcard round[edit]

[3]

Match Score
WC1 Hong Kong Marco Fu 5–2 England Jason Ferguson
WC2 England Stuart Pettman 5–1 Thailand Kwan Poomjang
WC3 England David Gray 5–3 China Guo Hua
WC4 England Jonathan Birch 5–1 Thailand Rom Saraburi

Main draw[edit]

[3]

Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 9 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
               
England Peter Ebdon 5
England Gary Wilkinson 3
England Peter Ebdon 5
Scotland Graeme Dott 4
Wales Darren Morgan 2
Scotland Graeme Dott 5
England Peter Ebdon 0
England John Parrott 5
England Stephen Lee 5
England Andy Hicks 3
England Stephen Lee 3
England John Parrott 5
England John Parrott 5
Hong Kong Marco Fu 3
England John Parrott 5
England Anthony Hamilton 4
England Nigel Bond 5
England Neal Foulds 4
England Nigel Bond 5
England Steve Davis 3
England Steve Davis 5
England Steve James 1
England Nigel Bond 2
England Anthony Hamilton 5
England Anthony Hamilton 5
Scotland Chris Small 3
England Anthony Hamilton 5
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 0
Scotland John Higgins 3
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
England John Parrott 6
Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England Jimmy White 2
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
Malta Tony Drago 1
Malta Tony Drago 5
England Stuart Pettman 1
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
Wales Mark Williams 4
Canada Alain Robidoux 4
England Martin Clark 5
England Martin Clark 3
Wales Mark Williams 5
Wales Mark Williams 5
England Dave Harold 2
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
England David Gray 1
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 1
Scotland Alan McManus 5
Scotland Alan McManus 5
England Jonathan Birch 4
Scotland Alan McManus 3
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
Thailand James Wattana 5
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 1
Thailand James Wattana 4
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
England Mark King 0

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames.
Imperial Queens Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. 15 March 1998.[3]
Stephen Hendry
 Scotland
9–6 John Parrott
 England
Afternoon: 133–0 (133), 66–2, 69–12, 73–32, 137–0 (137), 33–68, 0–138 (138), 68–36
Evening: 1–88 (53), 26–90, 67–63 (51), 9–122 (113), 30–83, 103–4 (103), 75–39
137 Highest break 138
3 Century breaks 2
4 50+ breaks 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thailand Open, Thailand Classic, Thailand Masters". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  2. ^ Layton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 173.
  3. ^ a b c "Beer Chang Thailand Masters 1998". snooker.org. Retrieved 17 January 2018.