European Tour 2012/2013 – Event 4

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Betfair European Tour 2012/2013
Event 4
European Tour 2012-13 Logo.png2012 Victoria Bulgarian Open poster.jpg
Tournament information
Dates15–18 November 2012
VenuePrincess Hotel
CitySofia
CountryBulgaria
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatMinor-ranking event
Total prize fund73,111
Winner's share€12,000
Highest breakEngland Tom Ford (147)
Final
ChampionEngland Judd Trump
Runner-upScotland John Higgins
Score4–0
PTC4
ET5

The Betfair European Tour 2012/2013 – Event 4 (also known as the 2012 Victoria Bulgarian Open[1]) was a professional minor-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 15–18 November 2012 at the Princess Hotel in Sofia, Bulgaria.[2] This was the first professional snooker tournament held in Bulgaria.[3]

Tom Ford made the 92nd official maximum break during his last 32 match against Matthew Stevens. This was Ford's second official 147 break and also the fourth maximum break in the 2012/2013 season.[4]

Judd Trump won his ninth professional title by defeating John Higgins 4–0 in the final.[5]

Prize fund and ranking points[edit]

The breakdown of prize money and ranking points of the event is shown below:[1][6][7]

Prize fund Ranking points1
Winner 12,000 2,000
Runner-up €6,000 1,600
Semi-finalist €3,000 1,280
Quarter-finalist €2,000 1,000
Last 16 €1,250 760
Last 32 €750 560
Last 64 €500 360
Maximum break[4] €3,111
Total €73,111
  • 1 Only professional players can earn ranking points.

Main draw[edit]

[8][9][10][11]

Preliminary round[edit]

Best of 7 frames

Main rounds[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
England Mark Selby 4  
Bulgaria Damail Tugov 0     England Mark Selby 4  
Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng w/o     Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 3  
England Ben Harrison w/d       England Mark Selby 3  
England Chris Norbury 4       England Jack Lisowski 4  
Greece Konstantinos Mavroforos 0     England Chris Norbury 1  
England Jack Lisowski 4     England Jack Lisowski 4  
England Michael Wasley 2       England Jack Lisowski 1
England Robbie Williams 3       England Tom Ford 4
Wales Daniel Wells 4     Wales Daniel Wells 2  
England Allan Taylor 3     Wales Matthew Stevens 4  
Wales Matthew Stevens 4       Wales Matthew Stevens 1  
England Tom Ford 4       England Tom Ford 4  
England John Parkin 1     England Tom Ford 4      
England Robert Milkins 4     England Robert Milkins 2      
Bulgaria Stanislav Hadvipopov 0  
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
Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh w/o  
Greece Dimitris Economou w/d     Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 4  
England David Grace 3     Malta Tony Drago 2  
Malta Tony Drago 4       Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 4  
England John Astley 4       Scotland Alan McManus 1  
England Jeff Cundy 2     England John Astley 1  
Scotland Alan McManus 4     Scotland Alan McManus 4  
England Justin Astley 2       Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 2
England Mark Davis 4       England Mark Davis 4
Poland Kacper Filipiak 3     England Mark Davis 4  
Belgium Luca Brecel 4     Belgium Luca Brecel 0  
England Mitchell Mann 1       England Mark Davis 4  
England Paul Davison 4       England Paul Davison 2  
China Zhang Anda 0     England Paul Davison 4      
England Joe Perry 4     England Joe Perry 2      
England Adam Duffy 0  
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
India Pankaj Advani 3  
England Nigel Bond 4     England Nigel Bond 3  
England Dave Harold 4     England Dave Harold 4  
England Adam Wicheard 3       England Dave Harold 4  
Norway Kurt Maflin 4       Norway Kurt Maflin 3  
Bulgaria Vencislav Daskalov 0     Norway Kurt Maflin 4  
Wales Ryan Day 2     England Elliot Slessor 0  
England Elliot Slessor 4       England Dave Harold 1
England Judd Trump 4       England Judd Trump 4
England Martin O'Donnell 1     England Judd Trump 4  
Hong Kong Marco Fu w/d     England Michael Wild 0  
England Michael Wild w/o       England Judd Trump 4  
Wales Michael White 1       India Aditya Mehta 2  
India Aditya Mehta 4     India Aditya Mehta 4      
England Steve Davis 4     England Steve Davis 2      
Scotland Michael Leslie 0  
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 Andrew Higginson 4  
Belgium Alain Van Der Steen 0     England Andrew Higginson 4  
England Jimmy Robertson 4     England Jimmy Robertson 0  
Thailand Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 2       England Andrew Higginson 4  
England Andrew Norman 4       England Andrew Norman 3  
England Gary Steele 0     England Andrew Norman 4  
Scotland Scott Donaldson w/o     Scotland Scott Donaldson 2  
Finland Robin Hull w/d       England Andrew Higginson 4
Scotland Anthony McGill 4       Scotland Anthony McGill 2
England Jonathan Mabey 1     Scotland Anthony McGill 4  
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 4     Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 2  
Bulgaria Nikola Kemilev 0       Scotland Anthony McGill 4  
England Martin Gould 4       England Barry Hawkins 0  
China Liu Chuang 0     England Martin Gould 0      
England Barry Hawkins 4     England Barry Hawkins 4      
England Liam Monk 1  

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
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4  
England Sam Harvey 0     Northern Ireland Mark Allen 1  
England Craig Steadman 4     England Craig Steadman 4  
Germany Phil Barnes 3       England Craig Steadman 2  
England Mark King 1       Scotland John Higgins 4  
England Barry Pinches 4     England Barry Pinches 1  
Scotland John Higgins 4     Scotland John Higgins 4  
Bulgaria Georgi Velichkov 0       Scotland John Higgins 4
England Shaun Murphy 4       China Liang Wenbo 2
Thailand Passakorn Suwannawat 1     England Shaun Murphy 2  
China Liang Wenbo 4     China Liang Wenbo 4  
Romania Rareș Șinca 0       China Liang Wenbo 4  
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4       Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 3  
Bulgaria Dimitar Mehandjiiski 0     Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4      
Wales Andrew Pagett 0     England Oliver Brown 1      
England Oliver Brown 4  
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 Simon Bedford 2  
England Mark Vincent 4     England Mark Vincent 2  
England Stephen Lee w/d     China Li Yan 4  
China Li Yan w/o       China Li Yan 4  
China Xiao Guodong 4       England Alfie Burden 3  
Wales Gareth Allen 3     China Xiao Guodong 3  
England Alfie Burden 4     England Alfie Burden 4  
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 2       China Li Yan 1
England Rory McLeod 4       England Rory McLeod 4
Australia Ben Judge 0     England Rory McLeod 4  
Wales Dominic Dale 4     Wales Dominic Dale 3  
England Peter Lines 2       England Rory McLeod 4  
England Ricky Walden 4       England Gary Wilson 3  
England Ian Glover 2     England Ricky Walden 1      
England Gary Wilson 4     England Gary Wilson 4      
Bulgaria Vergil Mavrodiev 0  
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 Tian Pengfei 4  
England Joel Walker 2     China Tian Pengfei 2  
England Ali Carter 4     England Ali Carter 4  
Bulgaria Luchezar Gergov 0       England Ali Carter 0  
England Jimmy White 2       England Jamie Cope 4  
China Cao Yupeng 4     China Cao Yupeng 2  
England Jamie Cope 4     England Jamie Cope 4  
England James Cahill 1       England Jamie Cope 1
England Mark Joyce 4       England Ben Woollaston 4
England Matthew Day 2     England Mark Joyce 1  
Wales Mark Williams 4     Wales Mark Williams 4  
Wales Jack Bradford 0       Wales Mark Williams 0  
England Stuart Bingham 3       England Ben Woollaston 4  
England Peter Ebdon 4     England Peter Ebdon 3      
England Ben Woollaston 4     England Ben Woollaston 4      
England Sean O'Sullivan 2  
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
China Yu Delu 4  
Belgium Tomasz Skalski 3     China Yu Delu 4  
England Rod Lawler 4     England Rod Lawler 0  
Bulgaria Ivaylo Pekov 1       China Yu Delu 2  
Wales Jamie Jones 4       Scotland Marcus Campbell 4  
England Joe Steele 1     Wales Jamie Jones 3  
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 2     Scotland Marcus Campbell 4  
Scotland Marcus Campbell 4       Scotland Marcus Campbell 2
England Michael Holt 4       Australia Neil Robertson 4
Malta Aaron Busuttil 0     England Michael Holt 2  
England Anthony Hamilton 4     England Anthony Hamilton 4  
England Matthew Selt 2       England Anthony Hamilton 2  
England Ian Burns 3       Australia Neil Robertson 4  
England Ryan Causton 4     England Ryan Causton 1      
Australia Neil Robertson 4     Australia Neil Robertson 4      
Belgium Hans Blanckaert 2  

Finals[edit]

Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 7 frames
Final
Best of 7 frames
England Tom Ford 2  
England Mark Davis 4     England Mark Davis 2  
England Judd Trump 4     England Judd Trump 4  
England Andrew Higginson 0       England Judd Trump 4
Scotland John Higgins 4       Scotland John Higgins 0
England Rory McLeod 0     Scotland John Higgins 4
England Ben Woollaston 2     Australia Neil Robertson 2    
Australia Neil Robertson 4  

Century breaks[edit]

[12]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "Sofia So Good". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Maximum Man Ford Into Last 16". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 16 November 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2012.
  5. ^ "Trump wins Bulgaria Open with whitewash of Higgins". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 18 November 2012.
  6. ^ "Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 23 August 2012.
  7. ^ "The Tour Ranking Points Schedule 2012/2013 Season". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (DOC) on 23 May 2012. Retrieved 23 May 2012.
  8. ^ "Betfair European Tour 4 (Victoria Bulgarian Open 2012) draw and format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 26 October 2012.
  9. ^ "Bulgarian Open 2012 results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 15 November 2012.
  10. ^ "Betfair European Tour 4 (Bulgarian Open 2012) results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 January 2013. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
  11. ^ "Betfair European Tour Event Four (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 15 November 2012.
  12. ^ "Bulgarian Open (ET4) Centuries". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 19 November 2012. Retrieved 18 November 2012.

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