2018 Scottish Open (snooker)

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BetVictor Scottish Open
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Tournament information
Dates10–16 December 2018
VenueEmirates Arena
CityGlasgow
CountryScotland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£366,000
Winner's share£70,000
Highest breakScotland John Higgins (147)
Final
ChampionNorthern Ireland Mark Allen
Runner-upEngland Shaun Murphy
Score9–7
2017
2019

The 2018 BetVictor Scottish Open was professional ranking snooker tournament, that took place from 10 to 16 December 2018 at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland.[1] It is the tenth ranking event of the 2018/2019 season and a part of the Home Nations Series.

The tournament was won by Mark Allen who beat Shaun Murphy in the final. Allen led 6–3 but then Murphy won four frames in a row to take a 7–6 lead. Allen, however, won the next three frames to win 9–7.[2]

Neil Robertson was the defending champion, but he lost 2–4 to Ross Muir in the second round.

John Higgins made the ninth maximum break of his career in the third frame of his second round victory over Gerard Greene.[3]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4]

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break: £20,000

Tournament draw[edit]

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Australia Neil Robertson4
 
 
 
England Peter Lines1
 
Australia Neil Robertson2
 
 
 
Scotland Ross Muir4
 
Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher1
 
 
 
Scotland Ross Muir4
 
Scotland Ross Muir2
 
 
 
England Sam Baird4
 
England Martin O'Donnell4
 
 
 
England Chris Wakelin1
 
England Martin O'Donnell1
 
 
 
England Sam Baird4
 
England Rod Lawler3
 
 
 
England Sam Baird4
 
England Sam Baird4
 
 
 
England Ali Carter3
 
England Ali Carter4
 
 
 
China Luo Honghao0
 
England Ali Carter4
 
 
 
Cyprus Michael Georgiou2
 
Cyprus Michael Georgiou4
 
 
 
England Sean O'Sullivan3
 
England Ali Carter4
 
 
 
England David Lilley1
 
England Mark King4
 
 
 
China Mei Xiwen2
 
England Mark King3
 
 
 
England David Lilley4
 
England David Lilley4
 
 
England Tom Ford3
 

Section 2[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
England Joe Perry4
 
 
 
Thailand James Wattana0
 
England Joe Perry4
 
 
 
England Robbie Williams2
 
England Liam Highfield2
 
 
 
England Robbie Williams4
 
England Joe Perry3
 
 
 
England Kyren Wilson4
 
China Li Hang3
 
 
 
England Paul Davison4
 
England Paul Davison0
 
 
 
England Kyren Wilson4
 
England Kyren Wilson4
 
 
 
England Oliver Lines2
 
England Kyren Wilson3
 
 
 
England Shaun Murphy4
 
England Nigel Bond4
 
 
 
Hong Kong Andy Lee2
 
England Nigel Bond4
 
 
 
Wales Michael White1
 
England Allan Taylor2
 
 
 
Wales Michael White4
 
England Nigel Bond2
 
 
 
England Shaun Murphy4
 
England Sam Craigie2
 
 
 
England Michael Holt4
 
England Michael Holt0
 
 
 
England Shaun Murphy4
 
England Shaun Murphy4
 
 
Thailand Sunny Akani1
 

Section 3[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
England Barry Hawkins3
 
 
 
China Zhou Yuelong4
 
China Zhou Yuelong4
 
 
 
China Lyu Haotian2
 
China Lyu Haotian4
 
 
 
China Fan Zhengyi2
 
China Zhou Yuelong0
 
 
 
England Stuart Carrington4
 
England Stuart Carrington4
 
 
 
England Gary Wilson3
 
England Stuart Carrington4
 
 
 
Scotland Eden Sharav2
 
Iran Hossein Vafaeiw/d
 
 
 
Scotland Eden Sharavw/o
 
England Stuart Carrington4
 
 
 
China Tian Pengfei3
 
England Stuart Bingham0
 
 
 
China Tian Pengfei4
 
China Tian Pengfei4
 
 
 
Finland Robin Hull0
 
Finland Robin Hull4
 
 
 
Wales Kishan Hirani2
 
China Tian Pengfei4
 
 
 
China Lu Ning3
 
China Lu Ning4
 
 
 
Wales Duane Jones3
 
China Lu Ning4
 
 
 
Wales Jak Jones3
 
England Sanderson Lam1
 
 
Wales Jak Jones4
 

Section 4[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
England Matthew Selt3
 
 
 
England Ian Burns4
 
England Ian Burns4
 
 
 
England Mike Dunn1
 
England Joe O'Connor2
 
 
 
England Mike Dunn4
 
England Ian Burns4
 
 
 
England Billy Joe Castle1
 
Pakistan Hamza Akbar2
 
 
 
Iran Soheil Vahedi4
 
Iran Soheil Vahedi1
 
 
 
England Billy Joe Castle4
 
Scotland Stephen Maguire1
 
 
 
England Billy Joe Castle4
 
England Ian Burns1
 
 
 
England Judd Trump4
 
China Zhang Jiankang4
 
 
 
Germany Simon Lichtenberg1
 
China Zhang Jiankang4
 
 
 
Wales Lee Walker2
 
Northern Ireland Jordan Brown2
 
 
 
Wales Lee Walker4
 
China Zhang Jiankang1
 
 
 
England Judd Trump4
 
England Ben Woollaston4
 
 
 
England Harvey Chandler1
 
England Ben Woollaston0
 
 
 
England Judd Trump4
 
England Judd Trump4
 
 
England Jimmy White0
 

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Scotland John Higgins4
 
 
 
England Adam Duffy3
 
Scotland John Higgins4
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene0
 
Scotland Chris Totten1
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene4
 
Scotland John Higgins4
 
 
 
China Yan Bingtao0
 
England Ashley Carty4
 
 
 
England Craig Steadman2
 
England Ashley Carty0
 
 
 
China Yan Bingtao4
 
Egypt Basem Eltahhan0
 
 
 
China Yan Bingtao4
 
Scotland John Higgins2
 
 
 
England Alfie Burden4
 
Hong Kong Marco Fu4
 
 
 
China Chen Zifan3
 
Hong Kong Marco Fu3
 
 
 
England Alfie Burden4
 
England Alfie Burden4
 
 
 
England Peter Ebdon2
 
England Alfie Burden4
 
 
 
China Zhang Yong3
 
Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong2
 
 
 
England James Cahill4
 
England James Cahill2
 
 
 
China Zhang Yong4
 
China Zhang Yong4
 
 
Scotland Anthony McGill2
 

Section 6[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
England Rory McLeod2
 
 
 
Scotland Scott Donaldson4
 
Scotland Scott Donaldson1
 
 
 
Scotland Graeme Dott4
 
Scotland Graeme Dott4
 
 
 
China Xu Si1
 
Scotland Graeme Dott4
 
 
 
Belgium Luca Brecel3
 
Scotland Alan McManus4
 
 
 
England John Astley3
 
Scotland Alan McManus2
 
 
 
Belgium Luca Brecel4
 
Belgium Luca Brecel4
 
 
 
England Hammad Miah0
 
Scotland Graeme Dott2
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen4
 
Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng0
 
 
 
England Luke Simmonds4
 
England Luke Simmonds3
 
 
 
China Yuan Sijun4
 
China Yuan Sijun4
 
 
 
China Xiao Guodong0
 
China Yuan Sijun1
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen4
 
China Chen Feilong4
 
 
 
Scotland Fraser Patrick3
 
China Chen Feilong1
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen4
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen4
 
 
China Liang Wenbo2
 

Section 7[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
China Ding Junhui4
 
 
 
China Niu Zhuang0
 
China Ding Junhui4
 
 
 
England Robert Milkins1
 
England Robert Milkins4
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien0
 
China Ding Junhui4
 
 
 
China Zhao Xintong3
 
Thailand Noppon Saengkham3
 
 
 
Wales Dominic Dale4
 
Wales Dominic Dale 3
 
 
 
China Zhao Xintong4
 
China Zhao Xintong4
 
 
 
England Ashley Hugill1
 
China Ding Junhui2
 
 
 
Wales Ryan Day4
 
Wales Ryan Day4
 
 
 
Scotland Rhys Clark3
 
Wales Ryan Day4
 
 
 
England Anthony Hamilton1
 
Norway Kurt Maflin1
 
 
 
England Anthony Hamilton4
 
Wales Ryan Day4
 
 
 
China Zhang Anda2
 
Wales Jamie Clarke3
 
 
 
England Mark Davis4
 
England Mark Davis2
 
 
 
China Zhang Anda4
 
China Zhang Anda4
 
 
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty0
 

Section 8[edit]

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Wales Matthew Stevens4
 
 
 
China Li Yuan2
 
Wales Matthew Stevens4
 
 
 
England Elliot Slessor1
 
England Elliot Slessor4
 
 
 
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh1
 
Wales Matthew Stevens4
 
 
 
England Jimmy Robertson3
 
England Jimmy Robertson4
 
 
 
Germany Lukas Kleckers2
 
England Jimmy Robertson4
 
 
 
England Jack Lisowski1
 
England Jack Lisowski4
 
 
 
Poland Adam Stefanow3
 
Wales Matthew Stevens0
 
 
 
Wales Daniel Wells4
 
Northern Ireland Joe Swail4
 
 
 
England Andrew Higginson2
 
Northern Ireland Joe Swail2
 
 
 
England Mark Joyce4
 
England Mark Joyce4
 
 
 
England Ricky Walden2
 
England Mark Joyce1
 
 
 
Wales Daniel Wells4
 
Scotland Craig MacGillivray2
 
 
 
England David Gilbert4
 
England David Gilbert1
 
 
 
Wales Daniel Wells4
 
England Ronnie O'Sullivanw/d
 
 
Wales Daniel Wellsw/o
 

Finals[edit]

 
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
 
          
 
 
 
 
England Sam Baird0
 
 
 
England Shaun Murphy5
 
England Shaun Murphy6
 
 
 
England Judd Trump3
 
England Stuart Carrington3
 
 
 
England Judd Trump5
 
England Shaun Murphy7
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen9
 
England Alfie Burden0
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen5
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen6
 
 
 
Wales Daniel Wells5
 
Wales Ryan Day1
 
 
Wales Daniel Wells5
 

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: England Greg Coniglio.
Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, 16 December 2018.
Shaun Murphy
 England
7–9 Mark Allen
 Northern Ireland
Afternoon: 0–110 (110), 69–5 (53), 60–64, 72–52 (56), 66–44, 4–82 (82), 52–75 (64), 4–83 (70)
Evening: 7–68, 108–0 (50), 77–0, 128–0 (115), 57–44, 1–73 (66), 0–134 (134), 36–83 (83)
115 Highest break 134
1 Century breaks 2
4 50+ breaks 7

Century breaks[edit]

Total: 70

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2018/2019 Calendar_December". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 18 July 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Mark Allen beats Shaun Murphy 9-7 in Scottish Open final". BBC Sport. 16 December 2018. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Higgins Makes Glasgow 147". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 12 December 2018. Retrieved 12 December 2018.
  4. ^ "Indicative Prize Money Rankings Schedule 2018/2019 Season" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 18 July 2018. Retrieved 24 September 2018.