2006 UK Championship (snooker)

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Maplin UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates 4–17 December 2006
Venue Barbican Centre
City York
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Highest break 146 (x2)
Final
Champion England Peter Ebdon
Runner-up Scotland Stephen Hendry
Score 10–6
2005
2007

The 2006 Maplin UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 4 and 17 December 2006 at the Barbican Centre in York, England. It was the 30th edition of the event and was part of the 2006/2007 season.

Peter Ebdon won in the final 10–6 against Stephen Hendry, becoming the ninth man in history to win both the world championship and UK Championship in his career, and the first man to beat Hendry in the final of both tournaments. This was also the last of Hendry's record ten UK Championship finals and the last major ranking final of his career.

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[1]

Main draw[edit]

[2][3][4]

  Last 48
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
                                                         
18  Wales Ryan Day 9     1  China Ding Junhui 9  
 China Liu Song 5     18  Wales Ryan Day 7  
  1  China Ding Junhui 9  
  15  Wales Matthew Stevens 5  
24  England David Gray 9 15  Wales Matthew Stevens 9
 England Barry Pinches 2     24  England David Gray 5  
  1  China Ding Junhui 5  
  8  England Peter Ebdon 9  
25  England Stuart Bingham 9     16  England Allister Carter 8  
 England Rory McLeod 8     25  England Stuart Bingham 9  
  25  England Stuart Bingham 4
  8  England Peter Ebdon 9  
28  England Mark Selby 9 8  England Peter Ebdon 9
 England John Parrott 1     28  England Mark Selby 6  
  8  England Peter Ebdon 9  
  6  Scotland John Higgins 7  
29  England Mark King 9     6  Scotland John Higgins 9  
 England Adrian Gunnell 4     29  England Mark King 4  
  6  Scotland John Higgins 9
  11  England Stephen Lee 2  
17  England Anthony Hamilton 7 11  England Stephen Lee 9
 England Rod Lawler 9      England Rod Lawler 6  
  6  Scotland John Higgins 9
  19  England Joe Perry 3  
19  England Joe Perry 9     13  England Barry Hawkins 4  
 Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 1     19  England Joe Perry 9  
  19  England Joe Perry 9
  4  Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 6  
26  Thailand James Wattana 5 4  Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 9
 England Mike Dunn 9      England Mike Dunn 1  
8  England Peter Ebdon 10
3  Scotland Stephen Hendry 6
32  England Robert Milkins 7     3  Scotland Stephen Hendry 9  
 England Dave Harold 9      England Dave Harold 7  
  3  Scotland Stephen Hendry 9  
  9  Wales Mark Williams 6  
23  Hong Kong Marco Fu w/d 9  Wales Mark Williams 9
 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene w/o      Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 7  
  3  Scotland Stephen Hendry 9[n 1]  
  5  England Ronnie O'Sullivan 1  
30  Northern Ireland Joe Swail 9     10  Scotland Stephen Maguire 9  
 Republic of Ireland Joe Delaney 7     30  Northern Ireland Joe Swail 8  
  10  Scotland Stephen Maguire 3
  5  England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9  
27  England Ian McCulloch 6 5  England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
 England Ricky Walden 9      England Ricky Walden 8  
  3  Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
  2  Scotland Graeme Dott 7  
20  Scotland Alan McManus 9     7  England Shaun Murphy 3  
 Scotland Marcus Campbell 5     20  Scotland Alan McManus 9  
   Scotland Alan McManus 7
  12  England Steve Davis 9  
31  England Andy Hicks 3 12  England Steve Davis 9
 Scotland Jamie Burnett 9      Scotland Jamie Burnett 5  
  12  England Steve Davis 6
  2  Scotland Graeme Dott 9  
21  England Nigel Bond 5     14  Australia Neil Robertson 5  
 Finland Robin Hull 9      Finland Robin Hull 9  
   Finland Robin Hull 1
  2  Scotland Graeme Dott 9  
22  England Michael Holt 0 2  Scotland Graeme Dott 9
 Scotland Scott MacKenzie 9      Scotland Scott MacKenzie 2  

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames
Barbican Centre, York, England, 17 December 2006.[3][4]
Peter Ebdon (8)
 England
10–6 Stephen Hendry (3)
 Scotland
Afternoon: 0–89 (51), 59–47, 38–59 (59), 48–60, 66–22 (60), 83–0 (83), 135–0 (135), 49–77 (52)
Evening: 68–34, 79–33, 52–7, 72–35 (64), 51–59, 1–116 (116), 75–5, 70–1 (70)
135 Highest break 116
1 Century breaks 1
5 50+ breaks 4

Qualifying[edit]

The qualifying took place between 14 and 19 November at Pontin's, Prestatyn.[4]

  Round 1
Best of 17 frames
  Round 2
Best of 17 frames
  Round 3
Best of 17 frames
 China Liu Song 9    England Joe Jogia 7    Scotland Drew Henry 8
 Northern Ireland Dermot McGlinchey 5    China Liu Song 9    China Liu Song 9
 England Chris Melling 3    Northern Ireland Mark Allen 9    England Barry Pinches 9
 England James Leadbetter 9    England James Leadbetter 5    Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4
 England Lee Spick 8    England Rory McLeod 9    Wales Dominic Dale 7
 Thailand Passakorn Suwannawat 9    Thailand Passakorn Suwannawat 4    England Rory McLeod 9
 China Tian Pengfei 9    England David Gilbert 9    England John Parrott 9
 United Arab Emirates Mohammed Shehab 6    China Tian Pengfei 3    England David Gilbert 8
 England Paul Wykes 7    Pakistan Shokat Ali 4    England Adrian Gunnell 9
 England Sean Storey 9    England Sean Storey 9    England Sean Storey 8
 England Judd Trump 9    England David Roe 2    England Rod Lawler 9
 Germany Patrick Einsle 0    England Judd Trump 9    England Judd Trump 7
 Scotland Robert Stephen 4    England Andrew Norman 5    Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 9
 England Peter Lines 9    England Peter Lines 9    England Peter Lines 1
 England Chris Norbury 6    England Mike Dunn 9    England Mark Davis 5
 Wales Jamie Jones 9    Wales Jamie Jones 4    England Mike Dunn 9
 Wales Ian Preece 9    Wales Paul Davies 8    England Dave Harold 9
 Netherlands Roy Stolk 8    Wales Ian Preece 9    Wales Ian Preece 3
 England Alfie Burden 4    England Jimmy Michie 9    Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 9
 England Ben Woollaston 9    England Ben Woollaston 5    England Jimmy Michie 7
 England Andrew Higginson 9    Republic of Ireland Joe Delaney 9    Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 7
 Scotland Mark Boyle 4    England Andrew Higginson 5    Republic of Ireland Joe Delaney 9
 England Paul Davison 5    Malta Tony Drago 9    England Ricky Walden 9
 Thailand Issara Kachaiwong 9    Thailand Issara Kachaiwong 7    Malta Tony Drago 1
 England Lee Page 5    England Stuart Pettman 6    Scotland Marcus Campbell 9
 Republic of Ireland David Morris 9    Republic of Ireland David Morris 9    Republic of Ireland David Morris 8
 China Liang Wenbo 9    Scotland Jamie Burnett 9    England Jamie Cope 4
 Malta Alex Borg 4    China Liang Wenbo 7    Scotland Jamie Burnett 9
 England Mark Joyce 6    Finland Robin Hull 9    England Jimmy White 4
 England Jeff Cundy 9    England Jeff Cundy 8    Finland Robin Hull 9
 England Matthew Couch 6    Scotland Scott MacKenzie 9    England Tom Ford 7
 New Zealand Dene O'Kane 9    New Zealand Dene O'Kane 3    Scotland Scott MacKenzie 9

Century breaks[edit]

[4]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ronnie O'Sullivan forfeited his quarterfinal match against Stephen Hendry by walking out when Hendry was ahead 4–1. The match was handed to Hendry as a 9–1 victory as a result of O'Sullivan's default.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Preisgeld UK Championship 2006". brownball.de. Archived from the original on 14 March 2012. Retrieved 24 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "UK Championship draw & result". BBC Sport. 5 December 2006. Retrieved 28 October 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "Maplin Electronics UK Championship 2006". Snooker.org. Retrieved 13 March 2011. 
  4. ^ a b c d "2006 UK Championship". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 24 December 2008.