2019 International Championship (snooker)

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International Championship
Tournament information
Dates4–11 August 2019
VenueBaihu Media Broadcasting Centre
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£802,000
Winner's share£175,000

The 2019 International Championship is an upcoming professional ranking snooker tournament that takes place between 4–11 August 2019 at the Baihu Media Broadcasting Centre in Daqing, China. It will be the second ranking event of the 2019/2020 season. Mark Allen is the defending champion, having beaten Neil Robertson 10–5 in the 2018 event.

Tom Ford made the fourth 147 break of his career in his 6–1 win in qualifying over Fraser Patrick.

Tournament background[edit]

The event is the eight iteration of the International Championship first held in 2013. The event will take place 4–11 August 2019 at the Baihu Media Broadcasting Centre in Daqing, China.[1][2][3]

Prize fund[edit]

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

Main draw[edit]

Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
Best of 11 frames
Best of 17 frames
Best of 19 frames
England Mark Davis
England Matthew Selt
England Ali Carter
Scotland Alan McManus
Wales Ryan Day
Norway Kurt Maflin
England Ashley Carty
China Xiao Guodong
China Zhao Xintong
China Liang Wenbo
Wales Duane Jones
Wales Daniel Wells
England Barry Hawkins
England David Grace
England Elliot Slessor
England Louis Heathcote
England Stuart Bingham
England Mark Joyce
Scotland Graeme Dott
Wales Michael White
China Chang Bingyu
China Yuan Sijun
England Shaun Murphy
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh
England Ricky Walden
England Nigel Bond
Australia Neil Robertson
Wales Mark Williams
Wales Jak Jones
China Zhou Yuelong
England Robert Milkins
Belgium Luca Brecel
England Gary Wilson
England Peter Ebdon
England Michael Holt
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty
England David Gilbert
England Ben Woollaston
England Mark King
England Liam Highfield
England Mark Selby
England Kyren Wilson
England Robbie Williams
England Tom Ford
Iran Hossein Vafaei
England Jack Lisowski
England Andrew Higginson
England Jimmy Robertson
Wales Matthew Stevens
England Chris Wakelin
England Joe Perry
England Stuart Carrington
Scotland Stephen Maguire
Scotland Scott Donaldson
England Martin Gould
China Zhang Anda


Matches will be played between 14 and 17 June 2019 at the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield, England. Matches involving Mark Allen, Sam Craigie, Ding Junhui, John Higgins, Yan Bingtao, Sunny Akani, Anthony McGill and Judd Trump, will be played in Daqing. All matches will be the best of 11 frames.[5]

Century breaks[edit]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

Total: 42

Televised stage centuries[edit]


  1. ^ "Snooker Calendar 2019–20" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  2. ^ "International Championship – World Snooker". World Snooker. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  3. ^ Ãrdalen, Hermund. "International Championship (2019) – snooker.org". snooker.org (in Norwegian). Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  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.
  5. ^ "2019 International Championship Qualifying". Snooker.org. Retrieved 5 June 2019.