2019 China Championship

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China Championship
Tournament information
Dates23–29 September 2019
VenueGuangzhou Tianhe Sports Centre
CityGuangzhou
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£751,000
Winner's share£150,000
Defending championEngland Mark Selby
2018

The 2019 China Championship is an upcoming professional ranking snooker tournament, that will take place from 23–29 September 2019 at the Guangzhou Tianhe Sports Centre in Guangzhou, China. Qualifying for the event took place from 15–18 August 2019 at the Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley, England. The event will be the fourth edition of the China Championship and the third ranking event of the 2019/2020 season.

Englishman Mark Selby is the defending champion, having defeated Scot John Higgins in the previous year's final 10–9.

Prize fund[edit]

Total prize money for the event is shown below:[1]

  • Winner: £150,000
  • Runner-up: £75,000
  • Semi-final: £32,000
  • Quarter-final: £21,500
  • Last 16: £13,500
  • Last 32: £8,500
  • Last 64: £4,750
  • Highest break: £6,000
  • Total: £751,000

Main draw[edit]

 
Last 64
Best of 9 frames
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
 
                      
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
China Lu Ning
 
 
 
 
 
England Martin Gould
 
 
 
Scotland Scott Donaldson
 
 
 
 
 
Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher
 
 
 
England Chris Wakelin
 
 
 
 
 
China
 
 
 
England Sam Baird
 
 
 
 
 
England Martin O'Donnell
 
 
 
China Xiao Guodong
 
 
 
 
 
China Zhao Xintong
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
England Mitchell Mann
 
 
 
China Lyu Haotian
 
 
 
 
England
 
England Liam Highfield
 
 
 
England Barry Hawkins
 
 
 
 
 
Scotland John Higgins
 
 
 
England Andrew Higginson
 
 
 
 
 
China Li Hang
 
 
 
England Sam Craigie
 
 
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Jordan Brown
 
 
 
Thailand Sunny Akani
 
 
 
 
 
Scotland Graeme Dott
 
 
 
Norway Kurt Maflin
 
 
 
 
 
England Joe O'Connor
 
 
 
Wales Ryan Day
 
 
 
 
 
China Yuan Sijun
 
 
 
England Shaun Murphy
 
 
 
 
 
England Ben Woollaston
 
 
 
England Matthew Selt
 
England
 
 
 
 
China Wildcard player
 
 
 
Australia Neil Robertson
 
 
 
 
 
Wales Mark Williams
 
 
 
Wales Kishan Hirani
 
Wales
 
 
 
 
England Ricky Walden
 
 
 
China Luo Honghao
 
 
 
 
 
Belgium Luca Brecel
 
 
 
China Tian Pengfei
 
 
 
 
 
Wales Jak Jones
 
 
 
England Mark Joyce
 
 
 
 
 
Wales Matthew Stevens
 
 
 
Wales Dominic Dale
 
Wales
 
 
 
 
Hong Kong Marco Fu
 
 
 
England David Gilbert
 
 
 
 
 
Thailand Noppon Saengkham
 
 
 
England Mark King
 
 
 
 
 
England Anthony Hamilton
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen
 
 
 
 
 
England Kyren Wilson
 
 
 
England Robbie Williams
 
England
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Iran Hossein Vafaei
 
 
 
 
 
England Jack Lisowski
 
 
 
Wales Daniel Wells
 
 
 
 
 
Scotland Anthony McGill
 
 
 
England Michael Holt
 
 
 
 
 
England Hammad Miah
 
 
 
England Joe Perry
 
England
 
 
 
 
England Harvey Chandler
 
 
 
Scotland Stephen Maguire
 
 
 
 
 
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh
 
 
 
China Zhou Yuelong
 
 
 
 
 
England Mike Dunn
 
 
 

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: .
Guangzhou Tianhe Sports Centre, Guangzhou, China, 29 September 2019.


Highest break
Century breaks
50+ breaks

Qualifying[edit]

These matches were held between 15 and 18 August 2019 at the Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley, England. Matches involving four wildcard players, Mark Selby, Chen Feilong, Yan Bingtao, Mei Xiwen, Ding Junhui, Brandon Sargeant, Ken Doherty, Tom Ford, Judd Trump and James Wattana, will be played in Guangzhou. All matches are best of 9 frames.[2]

Round 1[edit]

Round 2[edit]

Century breaks[edit]

Main stage centuries[edit]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

There were a total of 28 century breaks made during the qualifying tournament preceding the event.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019–2020 Season Summary" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  2. ^ "China Championship Draw – World Snooker". World Snooker. Retrieved 30 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Centuries". World Snooker. 15 August 2019. Retrieved 15 August 2019.