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1995 UK Championship

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The 1995 Royal Liver Assurance UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Guild Hall in Preston, England.[1] The event started on 17 November 1995 and the televised stages were shown on the BBC between 25 November and 3 December 1995.

Royal Liver Assurance UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates17 November–3 December 1995
VenueGuild Hall
CityPreston
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Winner's share£60,000
Highest breakScotland Stephen Hendry (147)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-upEngland Peter Ebdon
Score10–3
1994
1996

Stephen Hendry won his fourth UK title by defeating Peter Ebdon 10–3. Hendry also made the first maximum break in the televised stage of the UK Championship, against Gary Wilkinson. Willie Thorne had made one in 1987, but it wasn't televised.[1][2] Hendry also cleared a 146 in the last frame of the final to win 10–3 against Peter Ebdon.[3]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4]

  • Winner: £60,000
  • Runner-up: £32,000
  • Semi-final: £16,000
  • Quarter-finalists: £9,050
  • Last 16: £4,550
  • Last 32: £2,600
  • Last 64: £1,900

Main drawEdit

[3][5]

 
Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
              
 
 
 
 
  Stephen Hendry9
 
 
 
  Gary Wilkinson2
 
  Stephen Hendry9
 
 
 
  Ken Doherty3
 
  Ken Doherty9
 
 
 
  Dennis Taylor1
 
  Stephen Hendry9
 
 
 
  John Higgins1
 
  Mark Williams9
 
 
 
  John Parrott6
 
  Mark Williams6
 
 
 
  John Higgins9
 
  John Higgins9
 
 
 
  Jimmy White6
 
  Stephen Hendry10
 
 
 
  Peter Ebdon3
 
  Peter Ebdon9
 
 
 
  Stephen Lee5
 
  Peter Ebdon9
 
 
 
  Nigel Bond7
 
  Nigel Bond9
 
 
 
  Wayne Jones2
 
  Peter Ebdon9
 
 
 
  Andy Hicks1
 
  Andy Hicks9
 
 
 
  James Wattana8
 
  Andy Hicks9
 
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan7
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan9
 
 
  Chris Small2
 

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Paul Harrison
The Guild Hall, Preston, England, 3 December 1995.
Stephen Hendry
  Scotland
10–3 Peter Ebdon
  England
First session: 118–0 (118), 83–21, 78–56 (Ebdon 56), 109–32 (79), 12–76 (76), 69–49 (66), 81–51 (Hendry 69), 69–45 (52), 27–57
Second session: 2–109 (96), 69–27 (59), 77–41, 146–0 (146)
146 Highest break 96
2 Century breaks 0
7 50+ breaks 2

Century breaksEdit

All Rounds TV breaks in bold

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Turner, Chris. "UK Championship". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2011.
  2. ^ Turner, Chris. "Maximum Breaks". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 10 February 2013. Retrieved 2 April 2010.
  3. ^ a b "Royal Liver Assurance UK Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 13 October 2010.
  4. ^ "1995 UK Championship Player Prize Money". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  5. ^ "1995 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 March 2013.