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1998 Thailand Masters

The 1998 Beer Chang Thailand Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 7–15 March 1998 at the Imperial Queens Park Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand.[1]

Thailand Masters
Tournament information
Dates7–15 March 1998
VenueImperial Queens Park Hotel
CityBangkok
CountryThailand
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£280,000
Winner's share£50,000
Highest breakEngland John Parrott (138)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-upEngland John Parrott
Score9–6
1997
1999

Stephen Hendry won the tournament, defeating John Parrott 9–6 in the final. The defending champion, Peter Ebdon, was eliminated by Parrott in the quarter-finals.[2] This win gave Hendry his 29th ranking title, surpassing the previous record of 28 held by Steve Davis.

Wildcard roundEdit

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames.
Imperial Queens Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand. 15 March 1998.[3]
Stephen Hendry
  Scotland
9–6 John Parrott
  England
Afternoon: 133–0 (133), 66–2, 69–12, 73–32, 137–0 (137), 33–68, 0–138 (138), 68–36
Evening: 1–88 (53), 26–90, 67–63 (51), 9–122 (113), 30–83, 103–4 (103), 75–39
137 Highest break 138
3 Century breaks 2
4 50+ breaks 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Thailand Open, Thailand Classic, Thailand Masters". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 17 January 2018.
  2. ^ Layton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 173.
  3. ^ a b c "Beer Chang Thailand Masters 1998". snooker.org. Retrieved 17 January 2018.