UK Seniors Championship

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UK Seniors Championship
Tournament information
VenueHarlequin Theatre
LocationRedhill
CountryEngland
Established2017
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatSeniors event
Total prize fund£14,500
Current champion(s)Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty

The UK Seniors Championship is a senior snooker tournament, that took place at the Harlequin Theatre in Redhill, England. The event takes part of the World Seniors Tour.[1][2]

The current champion is Ken Doherty who beat Igor Figueiredo 4–1 in the 2018-19 final.

History[edit]

The event was created in 2017, as a part of the World Snooker Tour.[3][4] The first UK Senior championship took place in October 2017, and was won by Jimmy White.[5] The 2018 UK Seniors Championship is scheduled to take place in the Hull Venue, in Hull, England.[6]

Events have a thirty-second shot clock enabled, and in-place of a deciding frame, there is a re-spotted black, to determine the victor.[7]

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Runner-Up Final score Host Season
2017[7] England Jimmy White Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4–2 England Redhill 2017/18
2018[8] Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty Brazil Igor Figueiredo 4–1 England Hull 2018/19

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UK Seniors (2017) - snooker.org". www.snooker.org. Archived from the original on 2017-11-14. Retrieved 2017-10-26.
  2. ^ "Stephen Hendry Returns in UK Seniors Championship". SnookerHQ. 2017-10-24. Archived from the original on 2017-10-26. Retrieved 2017-10-26.
  3. ^ "World Seniors Tour 2017/18 - WPBSA". WPBSA. Archived from the original on 2018-02-18. Retrieved 2018-05-23.
  4. ^ "WPBSA World Seniors Snooker Tour - World Snooker". World Snooker. Archived from the original on 2018-05-23. Retrieved 2018-05-23.
  5. ^ "UK Seniors Championships kicks off - Snooker Hub". Snooker Hub. Retrieved 2018-05-23.
  6. ^ Robinson, Hannah (1 November 2017). "Hull to host UK Seniors Snooker Championship 2018". hulldailymail. Archived from the original on 5 May 2018. Retrieved 2018-05-23.
  7. ^ a b "Jimmy White Wins UK Seniors Championship - SnookerHQ". SnookerHQ. Archived from the original on 2018-03-17. Retrieved 2018-05-23.
  8. ^ "Ken Doherty Claims UK Seniors Championship". Retrieved 25 October 2018.