2018 Seniors Masters

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Seniors Masters
Tournament information
Dates12 April 2018
VenueCrucible Theatre
CitySheffield
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)Snooker Legends
FormatSeniors event
Total prize fund£14,500
Winner's share£7,500
Highest breakEngland John Parrott (85)
Final
ChampionCanada Cliff Thorburn
Runner-upEngland Jonathan Bagley
Score2–1
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The 2018 Seniors Masters was a senior snooker tournament which took place on 12 April 2018 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England. It was the fourth and final event on the newly created World Seniors Tour.[1]

The tournament was won by Cliff Thorburn, who beat Jonathan Bagley 2–1* (re-spotted black ball replaced final frame decider) in the final.[2]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money is shown below:[3]

  • Winner: £7,500
  • Runner-up: £2,500
  • Semi-finals: £1,000
  • Quarter-finals: £500
  • Highest break: £500
  • Total: £14,500

Main Draw[edit]

 
Quarter-finals
Best of 3 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 3 frames
Final
Best of 3 frames
 
          
 
 
 
 
Scotland Stephen Hendry (1)1
 
 
 
Republic of Ireland Michael Judge2*
 
Republic of Ireland Michael Judge1
 
 
 
England Jonathan Bagley2*
 
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (4)0
 
 
 
England Jonathan Bagley2
 
England Jonathan Bagley1
 
 
 
Canada Cliff Thorburn (5)2*
 
England John Parrott (2)2
 
 
 
England Tony Knowles0
 
England John Parrott (2)0
 
 
 
Canada Cliff Thorburn (5)2
 
Canada Cliff Thorburn (5)w/o
 
 
England Joe Johnson (3)w/d
 
  • All matches were played with a 30-second shot clock with players having two time-outs per match
  • *Re-spotted black ball replaced final frame deciders to determine the winner.

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 3 frames. Referee: Scotland Michaela Tabb.
Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, England, 12 April 2018.
Jonathan Bagley
 England
1–2 Cliff Thorburn
 Canada
72–6, 21–57, 0–7*(respotted black)
36 Highest break 47
0 Century breaks 0
0 50+ breaks 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Seniors Tour 2017/18". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 2 August 2017. Retrieved 1 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Assetereum World Seniors Masters 2018 – Cliff Thorburn is your Champion!". seniorsnooker.com. 13 April 2018. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Terms And Conditions - 2017/2018 World Seniors Tour" (PDF). Snooker Legends. Retrieved 1 March 2018.