Pro Challenge Series – Event 2

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Pro Challenge Series – Event 2
Tournament information
Dates 31 August –
1 September 2009
Venue Pontins
City Prestatyn
Country Wales
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format 6 Reds
Winner's share £3,000
Highest break 75 (x4)
Final
Champion Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty
Runner-up England Martin Gould
Score 6–2
PCS1
PCS3

The Pro Challenge Series – Event 2 was a six-red snooker tournament that took place between 31 August and 1 September 2009 at Pontins in Prestatyn, Wales.

This was the first and only time that World Snooker used the Super Sixes format in a professional competition.[1]

Ken Doherty won in the final 6–2 against Martin Gould.[2]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[3]

  • Winner: £3,000
  • Runner-up: £1,500
  • Semi-final: £800
  • Quarter-final: £400
  • Last 16: £225
  • Fastest maximum break: £500

Representation from different countries[edit]

Number of players by country*
33:    England 2:    Scotland 3:    Wales
3:    Ireland 2:    Northern Ireland 4:    Thailand

* In snooker, as in many other sports, some non-sovereign sub-national entities of the United Kingdom are treated as separate countries for sport governance purposes.

Main draw[edit]

[3][4]

Round 1[edit]

Best of 9 frames

Round 2 to final[edit]

Round 2
Best of 9 frames
Round 3
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 11 frames
                             
Scotland Marcus Campbell 5
England Barry Pinches 1
Scotland Marcus Campbell 5
England Jamie Cope 2
England Jamie Cope 5
Scotland Mark Boyle 3
Scotland Marcus Campbell 0
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
Wales Ian Preece w/d
England Ben Woollaston w/o
England Ben Woollaston 3
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
England Sam Baird 1
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 6
Thailand Atthasit Mahitthi 1
England Jimmy Michie 5
England Stuart Pettman 3
England Jimmy Michie 5
Northern Ireland Jordan Brown 2
England David Gray w/d
Northern Ireland Jordan Brown w/o
England Jimmy Michie 1
Thailand Atthasit Mahitthi 5
Thailand Atthasit Mahitthi 5
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 2
Thailand Atthasit Mahitthi 5
England Rod Lawler 2
England Mark King 2
England Rod Lawler 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 6
England Martin Gould 2
England Simon Bedford 2
England Matthew Selt 5
England Matthew Selt 0
England Martin Gould 5
England Martin Gould 5
England Stephen Lee 0
England Martin Gould 5
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 1
England Joe Jogia 4
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
England Robert Milkins 1
England Andrew Higginson 3
England Robert Milkins 5
England Martin Gould 6
England Anthony Hamilton 5
Wales Daniel Wells 4
England Anthony Hamilton 5
England Anthony Hamilton 5
England Andrew Norman 2
England Ricky Walden 4
England Andrew Norman 5
England Anthony Hamilton 5
Wales Ryan Day 1
Thailand James Wattana 2
Wales Ryan Day 5
Wales Ryan Day 5
England Tom Ford 0
England Tom Ford 5
England Judd Trump 4

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 11 frames (6 Reds)
Pontin's, Prestatyn, Wales, 1 September 2009.[3][4]
Ken Doherty
 Ireland
6–2 Martin Gould
 England
0–34, 37–9, 38–28 (38), 37–16, 35–23 (35), 0–56 (27,27), 38–0 (37), 41–1
38 Highest break 27
0 50+ breaks 0

Maximum breaks[edit]

(Note: a maximum break in six-reds is 75 points.)[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pro Challenge 2 Format". WPBSA. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "Ken hits them for Six". Global Snooker. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Schedule of Play & Results". Global Snooker. Retrieved 17 April 2010. 
  4. ^ a b c "WSA Pro Challenge Series Two, Super Sixes". Top Snooker. Retrieved 12 February 2012.