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
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. Archived from the original on 12 January 2012. 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 January 2012. Retrieved 22 January 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "2012 Haikou World Open results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 10 May 2012. 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. Archived from the original on 4 March 2012. 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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