1999 China International

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China International
Tournament information
Dates8–14 March 1999
VenueJC Mandarin Hotel
CityShanghai
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£255,000
Winner's share£42,000
Highest breakEngland Michael Holt
Final
ChampionScotland John Higgins
Runner-upScotland Billy Snaddon
Score9–3
1997
1999

The 1999 China International was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place from 8–14 March 1999 at the JC Mandarin Hotel in Shanghai, China. The tournament was the inaugural staging of the event as a ranking tournament, after the 1997 edition had previously been held as an invitational tournament. This edition was the seventh ranking event out of the 1998/1999 season.

John Higgins won the tournament by defeating Billy Snaddon 9–3 in the final. Mehmet Husnu recorded a maximum break against Eddie Barker during qualifying for the tournament.[1]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[2]

Wildcard round[edit]

[3]

Match Score
WC1 England Michael Holt 5–3 China Yang Jianyn
WC2 England Peter Lines 1–5 China Pang Weiguo
WC3 England Dave Finbow 5–2 China Pao Shan
WC4 Wales Anthony Davies 5–4 China Zhang Kai

Main draw[edit]

[4]

Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
               
Scotland John Higgins 5
Scotland Jamie Burnett 4
Scotland John Higgins 5
Wales Matthew Stevens 0
Wales Matthew Stevens 5
Canada Alain Robidoux 0
Scotland John Higgins 5
Wales Paul Davies 2
Wales Paul Davies 5
Malta Tony Drago 0
Wales Paul Davies 5
Wales Mark Williams 2
Wales Mark Williams 5
Wales Dominic Dale 0
Scotland John Higgins 6
Scotland Alan McManus 4
Scotland Alan McManus 5
Scotland Chris Small 3
Scotland Alan McManus 5
England Mark King 4
England Mark King 5
England Paul Hunter 0
Scotland Alan McManus 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
England Michael Holt 0
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
England Anthony Hamilton 3
England Anthony Hamilton 5
England Jonathan Birch 2
Scotland John Higgins 9
Scotland Billy Snaddon 3
Scotland Billy Snaddon 5
Thailand James Wattana 3
Scotland Billy Snaddon 5
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 3
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
England Bradley Jones 3
Scotland Billy Snaddon 5
England Stephen Lee 3
England Stephen Lee 5
Scotland Drew Henry 1
England Stephen Lee 5
England Peter Ebdon 3
England Peter Ebdon 5
China Pang Weiguo 3
Scotland Billy Snaddon 6
Scotland Stephen Hendry 2
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
Wales Anthony Davies 2
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England Steve Davis 4
England Steve Davis 5
Australia Quinten Hann 1
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England John Parrott 2
England John Parrott 5
England Dave Finbow 4
England John Parrott 5
England Nigel Bond 1
England Nigel Bond 5
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "China International, China Open, Shanghai Masters". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  2. ^ "China International 1999 (March)". snooker.org. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  3. ^ "1999 China Open Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 4 December 2017.
  4. ^ "1999 China Open Results Grid". Snooker Database. Retrieved 4 December 2017.