1999 UK Championship (snooker)

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Liverpool Victoria UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates 13–28 November 1999
Venue Bournemouth International Centre
City Bournemouth
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £500,000
Winner's share £78,000
Highest break Scotland Stephen Hendry (147)
Final
Champion Wales Mark Williams
Runner-up Wales Matthew Stevens
Score 10–8
1998
2000

The 1999 Liverpool Victoria UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth, England. The event started on 13 November 1999 and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 20 and 28 November 1999.

Stephen Hendry became the first player to make two maximum break in the tournament's history after scoring a 147 against Paul Wykes in the last 16.

In the final Mark Williams defeated Matthew Stevens 10–8. This was Stevens' second consecutive final at the event.

Tournament summary[edit]

Defending champion John Higgins was the number 1 seed with World Champion Stephen Hendry seeded 2. The remaining places were allocated to players based on the world rankings.

Main draw[edit]

[1]

Last 64
Best of 17 frames
Last 32
Best of 17 frames
Last 16
Best of 17 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 17 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
                  
1 Scotland John Higgins 9
Scotland David McLellan 3
1 Scotland John Higgins 9
18 Scotland Chris Small 5
18 Scotland Chris Small 9
53 England Jonathan Birch 3
1 Scotland John Higgins 9
15 England Steve Davis 4
27 Scotland Jamie Burnett 9
103 England Ian Brumby 7
27 Scotland Jamie Burnett 5
15 England Steve Davis 9
15 England Steve Davis 9
England Paul Sweeny 6
1 Scotland John Higgins 9
74 England Michael Holt 6
11 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 8
46 Wales Lee Walker 9
46 Wales Lee Walker 9
63 England Jimmy Michie 5
32 England Andy Hicks 8
63 England Jimmy Michie 9
46 Wales Lee Walker 4
74 England Michael Holt 9
20 Malta Tony Drago 9
49 England Gary Ponting 6
20 Malta Tony Drago 1
74 England Michael Holt 9
8 Scotland Alan McManus 8
74 England Michael Holt 9
1 Scotland John Higgins 7
9 Wales Matthew Stevens 9
5 England John Parrott 9
59 England Joe Johnson 7
5 England John Parrott 5
28 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 9
28 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 9
Wales Mark Fenton 4
28 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 4
9 Wales Matthew Stevens 9
21 England Nigel Bond 9
61 England Alfie Burden 5
21 England Nigel Bond 2
9 Wales Matthew Stevens 9
9 Wales Matthew Stevens 9
34 England Joe Perry 8
9 Wales Matthew Stevens 9
4 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 3
10 England Anthony Hamilton 9
58 England David Roe 7
10 England Anthony Hamilton 9
35 Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
24 Scotland Billy Snaddon 3
35 Hong Kong Marco Fu 9
10 England Anthony Hamilton 1
4 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
22 Thailand James Wattana 6
83 England Wayne Brown 9
83 England Wayne Brown 2
4 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
4 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
44 England Steve James 3
9 Wales Matthew Stevens 8
3 Wales Mark Williams 10
3 Wales Mark Williams 9
England Mark Selby 0
3 Wales Mark Williams 9
67 Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 4
26 Australia Quinten Hann w/d
67 Republic of Ireland Michael Judge w/o
3 Wales Mark Williams 9
16 England Jimmy White 8
30 Northern Ireland Terry Murphy 9
100 England Robert Milkins 6
30 Northern Ireland Terry Murphy 5
16 England Jimmy White 9
16 England Jimmy White 9
38 Wales Paul Davies 6
3 Wales Mark Williams 9
23 Wales Darren Morgan 1
13 England Peter Ebdon 4
69 Pakistan Shokat Ali 9
69 Pakistan Shokat Ali 5
23 Wales Darren Morgan 9
23 Wales Darren Morgan 9
60 England David Gray 8
23 Wales Darren Morgan 9
45 Scotland Drew Henry 7
19 Wales Dominic Dale 4
45 Scotland Drew Henry 9
45 Scotland Drew Henry 9
6 England Stephen Lee 8
6 England Stephen Lee 9
84 Northern Ireland Patrick Wallace 4
3 Wales Mark Williams 9
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 6
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9
79 England Mark Gray 2
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9
25 Scotland Graeme Dott 4
25 Scotland Graeme Dott 9
80 Wales Anthony Davies 2
7 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 8
17 England Dave Harold 9
17 England Dave Harold 9
57 England Mick Price 3
17 England Dave Harold 9
12 England Paul Hunter 5
12 England Paul Hunter 9
95 Thailand Phaitoon Phonbun 6
17 England Dave Harold 5
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
14 England Mark King 9
193 Scotland Stephen Maguire 2
14 England Mark King 7
56 England Paul Wykes 9
29 England Gary Wilkinson 3
56 England Paul Wykes 9
56 England Paul Wykes 3
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
31 England Brian Morgan 7
68 England Stuart Pettman 9
68 England Stuart Pettman 6
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
50 England Jason Ferguson 8

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: England Alan Chamberlain.
Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, England, 28 November 1999.[2]
Matthew Stevens (9)
 Wales
8–10 Mark Williams (3)
 Wales
Afternoon: 67–24, 81–0 (81), 16–72 (60), 4–67, 46–71 (65), 8–76, 5–71 (58), 32–65, 68–0 (60)
Evening: 73–27, 63–47, 110–0 (110), 63–67 (50), 21–56, 22–62, 80–25 (75), 71–0 (71), 51–54 (Stevens 50)
110 Highest break 65
1 Century breaks 0
6 50+ breaks 4

Qualifying[edit]

[3][4] Round of 128 Best of 11 frames

Round of 96 Best of 11 frames

Century breaks[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UK Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 18 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Liverpool Victoria UK Championship 1999". snooker.org. Retrieved 19 April 2017. 
  3. ^ "Liverpool Victoria UK Championship 1999". Snooker.org. Retrieved 19 August 2011. 
  4. ^ "1999 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 16 March 2013.