2013 Welsh Open (snooker)

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BetVictor Welsh Open
2013 Welsh Open (snooker) logo.png
Tournament information
Dates 11–17 February 2013
Venue Newport Centre
City Newport
Country Wales
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £250,000
Winner's share £50,000
Highest break 144
Final
Champion Scotland Stephen Maguire
Runner-up England Stuart Bingham
Score 9–8
2012
2014

The 2013 BetVictor Welsh Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 11–17 February 2013 at the Newport Centre in Newport, Wales. It was the seventh ranking event of the 2012/2013 season,[1] and the first time that BetVictor sponsored the event.[2]

At the tournament Pankaj Advani became the first Indian player to reach the quarter-final of a ranking event.[3]

Ding Junhui was the defending champion,[4][5] but he lost in the semi-finals 5–6 against Stuart Bingham.

Stephen Maguire won his fifth ranking title by defeating Bingham 9–8 in the final.[6][7]

Prize fund[edit]

Prize money for the event this year was increased from £201,500 to £250,000, with the winner to receive £50,000 instead of £30,000.[8] The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[9]

Main draw[edit]

[10][11][12][13]

Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
                             
China Ding Junhui 4
England Mark King 0
China Ding Junhui 4
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 2
Hong Kong Marco Fu 2
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4
China Ding Junhui 5
England Robert Milkins 1
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 0
England Sam Baird 4
England Sam Baird 2
England Robert Milkins 4
England Robert Milkins 4
Wales Mark Williams 1
China Ding Junhui 5
England Stuart Bingham 6
Australia Neil Robertson 4
England Ian Burns 1
Australia Neil Robertson 3
England Stuart Bingham 4
England Craig Steadman 0
England Stuart Bingham 4
England Stuart Bingham 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 3
England Ricky Walden 1
England Tom Ford 4
England Tom Ford 3
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
Scotland John Higgins 1
England Stuart Bingham 8
Scotland Stephen Maguire 9
England Judd Trump 4
Wales Dominic Dale 3
England Judd Trump 4
England Andrew Higginson 1
England Andrew Higginson 4
England Michael Wasley 2
England Judd Trump 5
India Pankaj Advani 2
Scotland Graeme Dott 4
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 2
Scotland Graeme Dott 1
India Pankaj Advani 4
India Pankaj Advani 4
England Shaun Murphy 3
England Judd Trump 4
Scotland Stephen Maguire 6
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
England Anthony Hamilton 2
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
Wales Matthew Stevens 2
China Liang Wenbo 2
Wales Matthew Stevens 4
Scotland Stephen Maguire 5
Scotland Alan McManus 3
England Barry Hawkins 2
Scotland Alan McManus 4
Scotland Alan McManus 4
England Joe Perry 3
England Joe Perry 4
England Mark Selby 0

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Zhu Ying.
Newport Centre, Newport, Wales, 17 February 2013.[13][14]
Stuart Bingham
 England
8–9 Stephen Maguire
 Scotland
Afternoon: 1–100 (71), 22–77 (62), 63–26 (56), 12–114 (114), 86–0 (79), 0–110 (110), 133–0 (55, 78), 73–25
Evening: 89–11 (73), 16–108 (71), 119–0 (118), 71–8, 50–51, 40–67, 0–77 (77), 72–59 (Bingham 58), 5–92 (82)
118 Highest break 114
1 Century breaks 2
7 50+ breaks 7

Qualifying[edit]

These matches were held between 6 and 9 February 2013 at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield, England,[15][16][17] and on 11 February 2013 at the Newport Centre in Newport, Wales.[10][11][12][13]

  Round 1
Best of 7 frames
  Round 2
Best of 7 frames
               
England  Ben Woollaston 2   China  Ding Junhui[n 1] 4
Thailand  Dechawat Poomjaeng 4   Thailand  Dechawat Poomjaeng 2
England  Dave Harold 2   England  Mark King 4
India  Aditya Mehta 4   India  Aditya Mehta 0
Wales  Jamie Jones 1   Hong Kong  Marco Fu 4
Thailand  Passakorn Suwannawat 4   Thailand  Passakorn Suwannawat 1
England  Barry Pinches 4   Northern Ireland  Mark Allen 4
England  Simon Bedford 1   England  Barry Pinches 2
Northern Ireland  Gerard Greene 4   England  Ali Carter 2
England  David Grace 3   Northern Ireland  Gerard Greene 4
Belgium  Luca Brecel 1   England  Martin Gould 3
England  Sam Baird 4   England  Sam Baird 4
Wales  Michael White 2   England  Robert Milkins 4
England  Paul Davison 4   England  Paul Davison 2
China  Liu Chuang 4   Wales  Mark Williams[n 1] 4
China  Chen Zhe 2   China  Liu Chuang 1
England  Andy Hicks 3   Australia  Neil Robertson 4
Wales  Duane Jones 4   Wales  Duane Jones 3
England  Jack Lisowski 1   England  Jamie Cope w/d
England  Ian Burns 4   England  Ian Burns w/o
China  Yu Delu 0   Scotland  Jamie Burnett 1
England  Craig Steadman 4   England  Craig Steadman 4
England  Matthew Selt 4   England  Stuart Bingham 4
Northern Ireland  Jordan Brown 1   England  Matthew Selt 2
China  Cao Yupeng 2   England  Ricky Walden 4
England  Martin O'Donnell 4   England  Martin O'Donnell 2
China  Xiao Guodong 3   England  Tom Ford 4
England  Justin Astley 4   England  Justin Astley 0
England  David Gilbert 4   Republic of Ireland  Ken Doherty 4
Thailand  Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 0   England  David Gilbert 0
England  Rory McLeod 2   Scotland  John Higgins[n 1] 4
Wales  Gareth Allen 4   Wales  Gareth Allen 1
  Round 1
Best of 7 frames
  Round 2
Best of 7 frames
               
England  Mike Dunn 4   England  Judd Trump[n 1] 4
England  Liam Highfield 1   England  Mike Dunn 0
Thailand  James Wattana 3   Wales  Dominic Dale[n 1] 4
Wales  Daniel Wells 4   Wales  Daniel Wells 1
England  Adam Duffy 4   England  Andrew Higginson 4
Egypt  Mohamed Khairy 2   England  Adam Duffy 0
Scotland  Anthony McGill 1   England  Mark Davis 2
England  Michael Wasley 4   England  Michael Wasley 4
England  Rod Lawler 4   Scotland  Graeme Dott 4
China  Li Yan 3   England  Rod Lawler 1
England  Nigel Bond 4   Republic of Ireland  Fergal O'Brien 4
England  Joel Walker 1   England  Nigel Bond 1
England  Peter Lines 1   England  Peter Ebdon 3
India  Pankaj Advani 4   India  Pankaj Advani 4
Thailand  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 4   England  Shaun Murphy 4
Scotland  Michael Leslie 3   Thailand  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 2
England  Mark Joyce 4   Scotland  Stephen Maguire 4
China  Tian Pengfei 2   England  Mark Joyce 3
England  Anthony Hamilton 4   Scotland  Marcus Campbell 1
England  Sean O'Sullivan 1   England  Anthony Hamilton 4
China  Liang Wenbo 4   Wales  Ryan Day[n 1] 1
Malta  Tony Drago 0   China  Liang Wenbo 4
England  Alfie Burden 4   Wales  Matthew Stevens[n 1] 4
Scotland  Scott Donaldson 3   England  Alfie Burden 2
England  Jimmy White 2   England  Barry Hawkins 4
China  Zhang Anda 4   China  Zhang Anda 1
Scotland  Alan McManus 4   England  Michael Holt 0
England  Jamie O'Neill 2   Scotland  Alan McManus 4
England  Jimmy Robertson 4   England  Joe Perry 4
England  Robbie Williams 3   England  Jimmy Robertson 1
England  Steve Davis 4   England  Mark Selby[n 1] 4
Norway  Kurt Maflin 2   England  Steve Davis 0

Century breaks[edit]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

[18]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

[19]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Matches were held over and played in Newport.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "BetVictor Sponsor Welsh Open". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "Welsh Open: Pankaj Advani first Indian player to reach last eight". BBC Sport. 14 February 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Welsh Open: China's Ding Junhui beats Mark Selby 9–6 to lift title". BBC Sport. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Ding claims Welsh Open title". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  6. ^ Symcox, Jonathan. "Maguire drought over after dramatic Welsh Open win". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 
  7. ^ "Welsh Open: Stephen Maguire edges Stuart Bingham in thriller". BBC Sport. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 
  8. ^ "Snooker Stars Are Newport Bound". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 4 February 2013. 
  10. ^ a b "2013 Welsh Open draw and format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  11. ^ a b "2013 BetVictor Welsh Open results". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  12. ^ a b "Welsh Open 2013: Schedule and results from Newport". BBC Sport. Retrieved 16 February 2013. 
  13. ^ a b c "BetVictor Welsh Open (2013)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  14. ^ "Final – Match 39 – Stuart Bingham v Stephen Maguire". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 
  15. ^ "2013 Welsh Open qualifying draw and format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  16. ^ "2013 Welsh Open Qualifiers results". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 February 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2013. 
  17. ^ "BetVictor Welsh Open Qualifiers (2013)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 January 2013. 
  18. ^ "Welsh Open Qualifiers Century Breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2013. 
  19. ^ "Welsh Open Century Breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 

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