Chen Zifan

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Chen Zifan
Chen Zifan PHC 2018-1.jpg
Paul Hunter Classic 2018
Born (1992-09-17) 17 September 1992 (age 26)
Xi'an, Shaanxi Province
Sport country China
Highest ranking81 (August 2018)
Current ranking89 (as of 5 November 2018)
Career winnings£28,650[1]
Highest break140:
2018 German Masters (qualifying)
Century breaks9[1]
Best ranking finishLast 32 (2017 European Masters, 2017 English Open)

Chen Zifan (Chinese: 陈子凡, born 17 September 1992) is a Chinese professional snooker player.


He began playing in minor-ranking Asian Players Tour Championship events in 2012, reaching the last 64 in at Event 1 in Zhangjiagang where he lost 4-2 to Michael White.[2]

The following season he made a wildcard appearance at the World Open, where he defeated Sanderson Lam before losing 5-0 to Judd Trump in the last 64. He was also a wildcard at the China Open, where he was defeated 5-2 by compatriot Yu Delu. He also qualified for the 2016 International Championship, defeating professional Tian Pengfei 6-3, and only narrowly losing in the first round to 6-5 to Liang Wenbo.[3]

Chen Zifan turned professional for the 2017/18 season after defeating Ben Jones 4-1 in the final round of Q-School Event 2.[4]

Performance and rankings timeline[edit]

Tournament 2012/
Ranking[5][nb 1] [nb 2] [nb 2] [nb 2] [nb 2] [nb 2] [nb 3] 81
Ranking tournaments
Riga Masters Not Held MR A WD LQ
World Open A 1R A NH A LQ LQ
Paul Hunter Classic Minor-Ranking A A 2R
China Championship Tournament Not Held NR 1R LQ
European Masters Tournament Not Held A 2R LQ
English Open Tournament Not Held A 3R 1R
International Championship A A A WR 1R LQ LQ
Northern Ireland Open Not Held A 2R 2R
UK Championship A A A A A 1R
Scottish Open MR Not Held A 1R
German Masters A A A A A LQ
World Grand Prix Not Held NR DNQ DNQ DNQ
Welsh Open A A A A A 2R
Shoot-Out Non-Ranking Event A 1R
Indian Open NH A A NH A LQ LQ
Players Championship DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ DNQ
Gibraltar Open Not Held MR A 1R
Tour Championship Tournament Not Held
China Open A WR A A A LQ
World Championship A A A A A LQ
Former ranking tournaments
Wuxi Classic A A 1R Tournament Not Held
Shanghai Masters A A WR WR WR LQ NR
Performance Table Legend
LQ lost in the qualifying draw #R lost in the early rounds of the tournament
(WR = Wildcard round, RR = Round robin)
QF lost in the quarter-finals
SF lost in the semi-finals F lost in the final W won the tournament
DNQ did not qualify for the tournament A did not participate in the tournament WD withdrew from the tournament
NH / Not Held means an event was not held.
NR / Non-Ranking Event means an event is/was no longer a ranking event.
R / Ranking Event means an event is/was a ranking event.
MR / Minor-Ranking Event means an event is/was a minor-ranking event.
  1. ^ It shows the ranking at the beginning of the season.
  2. ^ a b c d e He was an amateur.
  3. ^ New players on the Main Tour don't have a ranking.


  1. ^ a b "Career-total Statistics for Chen Zifan - Professional". CueTracker Snooker Results & Statistics Database. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Guotai Liquor Asian Players Tour Championship Event One". 29 September 2017.
  3. ^ "International Championship". 1 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Chen Zifan". World Snooker. 1 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Ranking History". Retrieved 6 February 2011.

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