2012 World Open (snooker)

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Star Xing Pai Haikou World Open
Haikou City Stadium 01.jpg
Tournament information
Dates 27 February–4 March 2012
Venue Haikou Stadium
City Haikou
Country China
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £400,500
Winner's share £75,000
Highest break England Stephen Lee (138)
Final
Champion Northern Ireland Mark Allen
Runner-up England Stephen Lee
Score 10–1
2010
2013

The 2012 Star Xing Pai Haikou World Open[1] was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 27 February – 4 March 2012 at the Haikou Stadium in Haikou, China.[2] It was the first time that the tournament was held outside the United Kingdom. It was televised on ITV4

Marco Fu made the 86th official maximum break during his round 4 qualifying match against Matthew Selt. This was Fu's second 147 break.[3]

Neil Robertson was the defending champion, but lost 2–5 against Stephen Lee in the second round.

Mark Allen won his first ranking title by defeating Stephen Lee 10–1 in the final.[4]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[5]

Wildcard round[edit]

These matches were played in Haikou on 27 February 2012.[6][7][8][9]

Match Score
WC1 England Sam Baird 3–5 China Jin Long
WC2 England Robert Milkins 5–3 Thailand Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon
WC3 England Mark King 5–2 Iran Hossein Vafaei Ayouri
WC4 England Tom Ford 5–4 China Lyu Haotian
WC5 England Jimmy Robertson 5–2 China Zhou Yuelong
WC6 England Joe Perry 5–0 China Rouzi Maimaiti
WC7 England Michael Holt 5–4 China Zhu Yinghui
WC8 England Nigel Bond 4–5 China Lu Ning

Main draw[edit]

[6][7][8][9]

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 19 frames
                             
1 Scotland John Higgins 5
Hong Kong Marco Fu 3
1 Scotland John Higgins 5
England Jamie Cope 0
12 England Martin Gould 4
England Jamie Cope 5
1 Scotland John Higgins 3
England Robert Milkins 5
9 China Ding Junhui 1
China Jin Long 5
  China Jin Long 2
England Robert Milkins 5
8 Scotland Stephen Maguire 3
England Robert Milkins 5
England Robert Milkins 2
15 England Stephen Lee 6
7 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
England Barry Hawkins 2
7 Scotland Graeme Dott 5
Scotland Marcus Campbell 3
11 England Ali Carter w/d
Scotland Marcus Campbell w/o
7 Scotland Graeme Dott 1
15 England Stephen Lee 5
15 England Stephen Lee 5
Wales Dominic Dale 0
15 England Stephen Lee 5
4 Australia Neil Robertson 2
4 Australia Neil Robertson 5
Scotland Stephen Hendry 3
15 England Stephen Lee 1
10 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 10
3 Wales Mark Williams 1
England Mark King 5
  England Mark King 5
England Tom Ford 4
16 England Ronnie O'Sullivan w/d
England Tom Ford w/o
England Mark King 1
10 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 5
10 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 5
England Jimmy Robertson 1
10 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 5
5 England Judd Trump 4
5 England Judd Trump 5
England Andrew Higginson 0
10 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 6
2 England Mark Selby 5
6 England Shaun Murphy 5
England Ricky Walden 3
6 England Shaun Murphy 5
England Joe Perry 3
13 Wales Matthew Stevens 4
England Joe Perry 5
6 England Shaun Murphy 0
2 England Mark Selby 5
14 England Stuart Bingham 0
England Michael Holt 5
England Michael Holt 3
2 England Mark Selby 5
2 England Mark Selby 5
China Lu Ning 3

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Scotland Leo Scullion.
Haikou Stadium, Haikou, China, 4 March 2012.[8]
Stephen Lee (15)
 England
1–10 Mark Allen (10)
 Northern Ireland
Afternoon: 55–66, 0–104 (104), 26–59 (50), 7–127 (127), 2–59 (53), 68–55 (67, 55), 39–72, 67–76, 0–123 (123)
Evening: 18–69, 19–105 (104)
67 Highest break 127
0 Century breaks 4
1 50+ breaks 6

Qualifying[edit]

These matches were held between 11 and 14 January 2012 at the World Snooker Academy, Sheffield, England.[10][11][12]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
  Round 2
Best of 9 frames
  Round 3
Best of 9 frames
  Round 4
Best of 9 frames
                               
Republic of Ireland  David Morris 5   Malta  Tony Drago 5   England  Matthew Selt 5   Hong Kong  Marco Fu 5
England  Adam Wicheard 4   Republic of Ireland  David Morris 3   Malta  Tony Drago 2   England  Matthew Selt 2
         England  David Gilbert 5   Scotland  Jamie Burnett 5   England  Jamie Cope 5
         Thailand  Passakorn Suwannawat 3   England  David Gilbert 3   Scotland  Jamie Burnett 1
England  Sam Baird 5   China  Liu Chuang 1   England  Jimmy White 1   England  Mark Davis 4
Belgium  Luca Brecel 3   England  Sam Baird 5   England  Sam Baird 5   England  Sam Baird 5
England  Sam Craigie 5   England  Barry Pinches 3   England  Robert Milkins 5   Wales  Ryan Day 0
Wales  Daniel Wells 2   England  Sam Craigie 5   England  Sam Craigie 1   England  Robert Milkins 5
         England  Peter Lines 2   England  Steve Davis 1   England  Barry Hawkins 5
         England  Ian McCulloch 5   England  Ian McCulloch 5   England  Ian McCulloch 4
         China  Xiao Guodong 3   England  Jack Lisowski 1   Scotland  Marcus Campbell 5
         England  Alfie Burden 5   England  Alfie Burden 5   England  Alfie Burden 3
         England  Dave Harold 5   England  Joe Jogia 2   Wales  Dominic Dale 5
         England  Rod Lawler 1   England  Dave Harold 5   England  Dave Harold 4
China  Tian Pengfei 5   England  Adrian Gunnell 3   England  Mike Dunn 5   Scotland  Stephen Hendry 5
England  Stuart Carrington 4   China  Tian Pengfei 5   China  Tian Pengfei 2   England  Mike Dunn 2
England  David Grace 3   Wales  Michael White 5   China  Liang Wenbo 5   England  Mark King 5
India  Aditya Mehta 5   India  Aditya Mehta 1   Wales  Michael White 4   China  Liang Wenbo 4
         Scotland  Anthony McGill 5   Wales  Jamie Jones 5   England  Tom Ford 5
         Northern Ireland  Joe Swail 1   Scotland  Anthony McGill 1   Wales  Jamie Jones 4
England  Andrew Norman 5   England  Jimmy Robertson 5   Republic of Ireland  Ken Doherty 4   England  Rory McLeod 3
England  Paul Davison 1   England  Andrew Norman 2   England  Jimmy Robertson 5   England  Jimmy Robertson 5
China  Yu Delu 5   England  Andy Hicks 2   Scotland  Alan McManus 1   England  Andrew Higginson 5
China  Cao Yupeng 2   China  Yu Delu 5   China  Yu Delu 5   China  Yu Delu 3
         England  Mark Joyce 4   Northern Ireland  Gerard Greene 5   England  Ricky Walden 5
         Norway  Kurt Maflin 5   Norway  Kurt Maflin 3   Northern Ireland  Gerard Greene 4
         England  Ben Woollaston 3   England  Anthony Hamilton 5   England  Joe Perry 5
         England  Liam Highfield 5   England  Liam Highfield 4   England  Anthony Hamilton 1
Wales  Andrew Pagett 2   China  Liu Song 4   England  Michael Holt 5   England  Peter Ebdon 3
Thailand  Dechawat Poomjaeng 5   Thailand  Dechawat Poomjaeng 5   Thailand  Dechawat Poomjaeng 4   England  Michael Holt 5
England  Adam Duffy 5   Thailand  James Wattana 2   England  Nigel Bond 5   Republic of Ireland  Fergal O'Brien 4
India  Lucky Vatnani 2   England  Adam Duffy 5   England  Adam Duffy 3   England  Nigel Bond 5

Century breaks[edit]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

[13]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "O'Sullivan Withdraws From Haikou". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 21 February 2012. 
  2. ^ "Haikou To Stage World Open". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Fu Through With A 147". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 16 January 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Controversial Allen thrashes Lee 10–1 in Haikou final". espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 4 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Haikou World Open Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 11 January 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "2012 Haikou World Open draw and format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 22 January 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "2012 Haikou World Open results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 4 March 2012. 
  8. ^ a b c "Haikou World Open (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 4 March 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "2012 World Open scores and schedule". BBC Sport. Retrieved 4 March 2012. 
  10. ^ "2012 Haikou World Open qualifiers draw and format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 10 January 2012. 
  11. ^ "2012 Haikou World Open qualifiers results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 14 January 2012. 
  12. ^ "World Open Qualifiers". Snooker.org. Retrieved 14 January 2012. 
  13. ^ "Qualifying century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 14 January 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2012. 
  14. ^ "Televised century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 4 March 2012. Retrieved 4 March 2012. 

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