Players Tour Championship 2011/2012 – Event 8

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Players Tour Championship 2011/2012
Event 8
Tournament information
Dates 20–23 October 2011
Venue Killarney Convention Centre
City Killarney
Country Ireland
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Minor-ranking event
Total prize fund 50,000
Winner's share €10,000
Highest break 142
Final
Champion Australia Neil Robertson
Runner-up England Judd Trump
Score 4–1
PTC7
PTC9

The Players Tour Championship 2011/2012 – Event 8 (also known as the 2011 Alex Higgins International Trophy) was a professional minor-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 20–23 October 2011 at the Killarney Convention Centre in Killarney, Ireland.

Neil Robertson won the ninth professional title of his career by defeating Judd Trump 4–1 in the final.[1]

Prize fund and ranking points[edit]

The breakdown of prize money and ranking points of the event is shown below:[2][3]

Prize fund Ranking points1
Winner 10,000 2,000
Runner-up €5,000 1,600
Semi-finalist €2,500 1,280
Quarter-finalist €1,500 1,000
Last 16 €1,000 760
Last 32 €600 560
Last 64 €200 360
Total €50,000
  • 1 Only professional players can earn ranking points.

Main draw[edit]

[4][5]

Preliminary rounds[edit]

[6]

Round 1[edit]

Best of 7 frames

Round 2[edit]

Best of 7 frames

Main rounds[edit]

[7]

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 Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  
 India Aditya Mehta 0      England Ronnie O'Sullivan 1  
 China Xiao Guodong 4      China Xiao Guodong 4  
 England Peter Ebdon 3        China Xiao Guodong 2  
 England Sam Craigie 3        Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 4  
 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 4      Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 4  
 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 4      Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 3  
 Wales Daniel Wells 3        Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 2
 Scotland Marcus Campbell 0        Scotland John Higgins 4
 England Ashley Wright 4      England Ashley Wright 4  
 Thailand Passakorn Suwannawat 4      Thailand Passakorn Suwannawat 1  
 England Barry Pinches 3        England Ashley Wright 2  
 Scotland John Higgins 4        Scotland John Higgins 4  
 England Ian Burns 1      Scotland John Higgins 4       
 England Nigel Bond w/o      England Nigel Bond 2       
 England Ian McCulloch w/d  
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
 Wales Ryan Day 4  
 Republic of Ireland John Torpey 2      Wales Ryan Day 4  
 England Simon Bedford 3      China Liu Song 1  
 China Liu Song 4        Wales Ryan Day 4  
 Thailand James Wattana 4        England Mark Joyce 0  
 Wales Mark Williams 2      Thailand James Wattana 2  
 England Mark Joyce 4      England Mark Joyce 4  
 England Michael Wasley 0        Wales Ryan Day 3
 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4        Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4
 England Paul Davison 0      Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4  
 England Mike Dunn w/o      England Mike Dunn 0  
 England Anthony Hamilton w/d        Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4  
 England Peter Lines 3        England David Gilbert 1  
 Republic of Ireland Philip Browne 4      Republic of Ireland Philip Browne 0       
 England David Gilbert 4      England David Gilbert 4       
 Northern Ireland Keith Sheldrick 2  
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
 Scotland Jamie Burnett 4  
 Republic of Ireland John Sutton 1      Scotland Jamie Burnett 2  
 England Martin Gould 4      England Martin Gould 4  
 Wales Gareth Allen 1        England Martin Gould 4  
 Wales Matthew Stevens 4        Wales Jamie Jones 0  
 England Jamie Walker 0      Wales Matthew Stevens 2  
 Wales Jamie Jones 4      Wales Jamie Jones 4  
 Republic of Ireland Robert Redmond 0        England Martin Gould 0
 Malta Tony Drago 4        Australia Neil Robertson 4
 Republic of Ireland Clinton Franey 1      Malta Tony Drago 1  
 Australia Neil Robertson 4      Australia Neil Robertson 4  
 England Gary Wilson 1        Australia Neil Robertson 4  
 England Joe Perry 4        England Joe Jogia 0  
 Republic of Ireland Anthony Cronin 0      England Joe Perry 0       
 England Joe Jogia 4      England Joe Jogia 4       
 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 1  
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
 Wales Dominic Dale 4  
 China Cao Yupeng 3      Wales Dominic Dale 2  
 Scotland Stephen Maguire 4      Scotland Stephen Maguire 4  
 Republic of Ireland Ryan Cronin 2        Scotland Stephen Maguire 2  
 Scotland Stephen Hendry 4        Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 4  
 England Robbie Williams 2      Scotland Stephen Hendry 1  
 Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 4      Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 4  
 Northern Ireland Jordan Brown 3        Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 1
 England Tom Ford 4        England Ben Woollaston 4
 China Liu Chuang 3      England Tom Ford 4  
 England Jamie Cope 4      England Jamie Cope 2  
 England Mike Hallett 3        England Tom Ford 3  
 England Ben Woollaston 4        England Ben Woollaston 4  
 China Liang Wenbo 2      England Ben Woollaston 4       
 England Liam Highfield 4      England Liam Highfield 3       
 England Rod Lawler 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
 England Judd Trump 4  
 England Adam Wicheard 3      England Judd Trump 4  
 Wales Andrew Pagett 3      England Andrew Norman 2  
 England Andrew Norman 4        England Judd Trump 4  
 Hong Kong Marco Fu 4        Hong Kong Marco Fu 0  
 England Oliver Brown 0      Hong Kong Marco Fu 4  
 Wales Michael White 4      Wales Michael White 2  
 England Matthew Couch 1        England Judd Trump 4
 Belgium Luca Brecel 4        England Stephen Lee 0
 England Nick Jennings 1      Belgium Luca Brecel 4  
 Scotland Anthony McGill 4      Scotland Anthony McGill 2  
 England Sean O'Sullivan 1        Belgium Luca Brecel 2  
 England Stephen Lee 4        England Stephen Lee 4  
 China Zhang Anda 0      England Stephen Lee 4       
 England Sam Baird 4      England Sam Baird 0       
 Republic of Ireland J.P. Kelly 0  
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
 Republic of Ireland David Morris 1  
 England Sam Harvey 4      England Sam Harvey 1  
 England Steve Davis 2      England Shaun Murphy 4  
 England Shaun Murphy 4        England Shaun Murphy 1  
 Scotland Alan McManus w/o        Scotland Alan McManus 4  
 Finland Robin Hull w/d      Scotland Alan McManus 4  
 England Dave Harold 4      England Dave Harold 2  
 England Alex Davies 0        Scotland Alan McManus 4
 England Rory McLeod 4        Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 1
 England Kyren Wilson 2      England Rory McLeod 4  
 England Mark King 4      England Mark King 3  
 Scotland Scott MacKenzie 3        England Rory McLeod 3  
 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4        Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4  
 Northern Ireland Joe Meara 3      Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4       
 England Ali Carter w/o      England Ali Carter 3       
 England Adrian Gunnell w/d  
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 Yu Delu 4  
 England Jack Lisowski 0      China Yu Delu 4  
 England Andy Hicks 4      England Andy Hicks 2  
 England David Grace 2        China Yu Delu 4  
 England Adam Duffy 4        England Adam Duffy 2  
 England Robert Milkins 1      England Adam Duffy 4  
 China Li Yan 4      China Li Yan 3  
 England Jamie O' Neill 1        China Yu Delu 1
 England Ricky Walden 4        England Stuart Bingham 4
 Northern Ireland Julian Logue 1      England Ricky Walden 4  
 England Matthew Selt 4      England Matthew Selt 2  
 England Jonathan Williams 3        England Ricky Walden 1  
 England Jimmy White 4        England Stuart Bingham 4  
 Republic of Ireland David Hogan 2      England Jimmy White 1       
 England Stuart Bingham 4      England Stuart Bingham 4       
 Wales Alex Taubman 0  
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
 England Barry Hawkins 4  
 England Craig Steadman 1      England Barry Hawkins 4  
 Norway Kurt Maflin 4      Norway Kurt Maflin 0  
 England Stuart Carrington 2        England Barry Hawkins 4  
 England Michael Holt 1        England Andrew Higginson 2  
 England Stephen Craigie 4      England Stephen Craigie 0  
 England Andrew Higginson w/o      England Andrew Higginson 4  
 India Lucky Vatnani w/d        England Barry Hawkins 1
 England Mark Davis 4        England Mark Selby 4
 England Mitchell Mann 1      England Mark Davis 2  
 England Jimmy Robertson 4      England Jimmy Robertson 4  
 China Tian Pengfei 0        England Jimmy Robertson 3  
 Scotland Graeme Dott 4        England Mark Selby 4  
 Poland Kacper Filipiak 0      Scotland Graeme Dott 0       
 England Mark Selby 4      England Mark Selby 4       
 England Alfie Burden 1  

Finals[edit]

Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 7 frames
Final
Best of 7 frames
 Scotland John Higgins 3  
 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4      Northern Ireland Mark Allen 3  
 Australia Neil Robertson 4      Australia Neil Robertson 4  
 England Ben Woollaston 0        Australia Neil Robertson 4
 England Judd Trump 4        England Judd Trump 1
 Scotland Alan McManus 2      England Judd Trump 4
 England Stuart Bingham 3      England Mark Selby 1    
 England Mark Selby 4  

Century breaks[edit]

Only from last 128 onwards.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Robertson triumphs in Killarney". RTÉ Sport. 23 October 2011. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Players Tour Championship 2011/2012 Entry Pack for Events 5–9". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 January 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "The Tour Provisional Ranking Points Schedule 2011/2012 Season". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (DOC) on 7 May 2012. Retrieved 10 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Players Tour Championship Event Eight (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 20 September 2011. 
  5. ^ "Robertson – I'm The Best I've Ever Been". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 23 October 2011. 
  6. ^ "Players Tour Championship 8 (The Alex Higgins International Trophy) Rounds 1 to 2" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 20 September 2011. 
  7. ^ "Players Tour Championship 8 (The Alex Higgins International Trophy) Round 3 to Final" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 20 September 2011. 
  8. ^ "Century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 23 October 2011. Retrieved 23 October 2011. 

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