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The 1999 Liverpool Victoria UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth, England. The event started on 13 November 1999 and the televised stages were shown on the BBC between 20 and 28 November 1999.

Liverpool Victoria UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates13–28 November 1999
VenueBournemouth International Centre
CityBournemouth
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£500,000
Winner's share£78,000
Highest breakScotland Stephen Hendry (147)
Final
ChampionWales Mark Williams
Runner-upWales Matthew Stevens
Score10–8
1998
2000

Stephen Hendry became the first player to make two maximum breaks in the tournament's history after scoring a 147 against Paul Wykes in the last 16.

In the final Mark Williams defeated Matthew Stevens 10–8. This was Stevens' second consecutive final at the event.

Contents

Tournament summaryEdit

Defending champion John Higgins was the number 1 seed with World Champion Stephen Hendry seeded 2. The remaining places were allocated to players based on the world rankings.

Main drawEdit

[1]

Last 64
Best of 17 frames
Last 32
Best of 17 frames
Last 16
Best of 17 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 17 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
                  
1   John Higgins 9
  David McLellan 3
1   John Higgins 9
18   Chris Small 5
18   Chris Small 9
53   Jonathan Birch 3
1   John Higgins 9
15   Steve Davis 4
27   Jamie Burnett 9
103   Ian Brumby 7
27   Jamie Burnett 5
15   Steve Davis 9
15   Steve Davis 9
  Paul Sweeny 6
1   John Higgins 9
74   Michael Holt 6
11   Fergal O'Brien 8
46   Lee Walker 9
46   Lee Walker 9
63   Jimmy Michie 5
32   Andy Hicks 8
63   Jimmy Michie 9
46   Lee Walker 4
74   Michael Holt 9
20   Tony Drago 9
49   Gary Ponting 6
20   Tony Drago 1
74   Michael Holt 9
8   Alan McManus 8
74   Michael Holt 9
1   John Higgins 7
9   Matthew Stevens 9
5   John Parrott 9
59   Joe Johnson 7
5   John Parrott 5
28   Joe Swail 9
28   Joe Swail 9
  Mark Fenton 4
28   Joe Swail 4
9   Matthew Stevens 9
21   Nigel Bond 9
61   Alfie Burden 5
21   Nigel Bond 2
9   Matthew Stevens 9
9   Matthew Stevens 9
34   Joe Perry 8
9   Matthew Stevens 9
4   Ronnie O'Sullivan 3
10   Anthony Hamilton 9
58   David Roe 7
10   Anthony Hamilton 9
35   Marco Fu 5
24   Billy Snaddon 3
35   Marco Fu 9
10   Anthony Hamilton 1
4   Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
22   James Wattana 6
83   Wayne Brown 9
83   Wayne Brown 2
4   Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
4   Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
44   Steve James 3
9   Matthew Stevens 8
3   Mark Williams 10
3   Mark Williams 9
  Mark Selby 0
3   Mark Williams 9
67   Michael Judge 4
26   Quinten Hann w/d
67   Michael Judge w/o
3   Mark Williams 9
16   Jimmy White 8
30   Terry Murphy 9
100   Robert Milkins 6
30   Terry Murphy 5
16   Jimmy White 9
16   Jimmy White 9
38   Paul Davies 6
3   Mark Williams 9
23   Darren Morgan 1
13   Peter Ebdon 4
69   Shokat Ali 9
69   Shokat Ali 5
23   Darren Morgan 9
23   Darren Morgan 9
60   David Gray 8
23   Darren Morgan 9
45   Drew Henry 7
19   Dominic Dale 4
45   Drew Henry 9
45   Drew Henry 9
6   Stephen Lee 8
6   Stephen Lee 9
84   Patrick Wallace 4
3   Mark Williams 9
2   Stephen Hendry 6
7   Ken Doherty 9
79   Mark Gray 2
7   Ken Doherty 9
25   Graeme Dott 4
25   Graeme Dott 9
80   Anthony Davies 2
7   Ken Doherty 8
17   Dave Harold 9
17   Dave Harold 9
57   Mick Price 3
17   Dave Harold 9
12   Paul Hunter 5
12   Paul Hunter 9
95   Phaitoon Phonbun 6
17   Dave Harold 5
2   Stephen Hendry 9
14   Mark King 9
193   Stephen Maguire 2
14   Mark King 7
56   Paul Wykes 9
29   Gary Wilkinson 3
56   Paul Wykes 9
56   Paul Wykes 3
2   Stephen Hendry 9
31   Brian Morgan 7
68   Stuart Pettman 9
68   Stuart Pettman 6
2   Stephen Hendry 9
2   Stephen Hendry 9
50   Jason Ferguson 8

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee:   Alan Chamberlain.
Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, England, 28 November 1999.[2]
Matthew Stevens (9)
  Wales
8–10 Mark Williams (3)
  Wales
Afternoon: 67–24, 81–0 (81), 16–72 (60), 4–67, 46–71 (65), 8–76, 5–71 (58), 32–65, 68–0 (60)
Evening: 73–27, 63–47, 110–0 (110), 63–67 (50), 21–56, 22–62, 80–25 (75), 71–0 (71), 51–54 (Stevens 50)
110 Highest break 65
1 Century breaks 0
6 50+ breaks 4

QualifyingEdit

[3][4]Round of 128 Best of 11 frames

Round of 96 Best of 11 frames

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UK Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 18 March 2012.
  2. ^ "Liverpool Victoria UK Championship 1999". snooker.org. Retrieved 19 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Liverpool Victoria UK Championship 1999". Snooker.org. Retrieved 19 August 2011.
  4. ^ "1999 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 16 March 2013.