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The 2006 Star Dragon Woods Villa Cup China Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 20–26 March 2006 at the Beijing University Students' Gymnasium in Beijing, China. This was the penultimate ranking event of the 2005/2006 season, preceding the 2006 World Championship.

Star Dragon Woods Villa Cup China Open
2006 China Open (snooker) poster.jpg
Tournament information
Dates20–26 March 2006
VenueBeijing University Students' Gymnasium
CityBeijing
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£197,250
Winner's share£30,000
Highest breakChina Ding Junhui (135)
Final
ChampionWales Mark Williams
Runner-upScotland John Higgins
Score9–8
2005
2007

Mark Williams won the tournament by defeating John Higgins 9–8 in a high quality final.

Contents

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[1]

Wildcard roundEdit

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee:   Eirian Williams.
Beijing University Students' Gymnasium, Beijing, China, March 26, 2006.[2][4]
Mark Williams (11)
  Wales
9–8 John Higgins (8)
  Scotland
Afternoon: 1–85 (54), 63–60, 60–66 (56 Williams, 66 Higgins), 72–52, 69–0 (60), 3–74 (74), 25–168, 73–32 (66)
Evening: 67–0, 57–71, 78–42 (61), 39–58, 0–75 (69), 70–12 (69), 58–47, 28–64 (64), 69–44
69 Highest break 74
0 Century breaks 0
5 50+ breaks 4

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying for the tournament took place at Pontin's in Prestatyn, Wales between November 15 and November 18, 2005.[4]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
  Round 2
Best of 9 frames
  Round 3
Best of 9 frames
  Round 4
Best of 9 frames
  Rod Lawler 4     Tom Ford 5     Dave Harold 5     Allister Carter 2
  Stuart Mann 5     Stuart Mann 1     Tom Ford 3     Dave Harold 5
  Andrew Norman w/o     Marcus Campbell 4     Tony Drago 3     Barry Pinches 0
  Steve James w/d     Andrew Norman 5     Andrew Norman 5     Andrew Norman 5
  Brian Morgan 2     Mike Dunn 2     Joe Swail 5     Andy Hicks 3
  David Gilbert 5     David Gilbert 5     David Gilbert 4     Joe Swail 5
  David Roe 5     Robin Hull 2     Mark Davis 3     Quinten Hann wd
  Alex Borg 1     David Roe 5     David Roe 5     David Roe wo
  Scott MacKenzie 5     Chris Norbury 1     Gerard Greene 2     Ian McCulloch 2
  Moh Keen Ho 0     Scott MacKenzie 5     Scott MacKenzie 5     Scott MacKenzie 5
  Simon Bedford 5     Shokat Ali 4     Drew Henry 5     Robert Milkins 2
  Gary Wilkinson 3     Simon Bedford 5     Simon Bedford 0     Drew Henry 5
  Alfie Burden 5     Jamie Cope 5     Dominic Dale 3     John Parrott 1
  Nick Dyson 3     Alfie Burden 4     Jamie Cope 5     Jamie Cope 5
  Joe Delaney 5     Jimmy Michie 5     Fergal O'Brien 4     Barry Hawkins 5
  James McBain 2     Joe Delaney 4     Jimmy Michie 5     Jimmy Michie 4
  Sean Storey 4     Patrick Wallace 3     James Wattana 5     Nigel Bond 2
  Hugh Abernethy 5     Hugh Abernethy 5     Hugh Abernethy 4     James Wattana 5
  Paul Davies w/o     Jamie Burnett 5     Ryan Day 5     David Gray 5
  Jin Long w/d     Paul Davies 4     Jamie Burnett 4     Ryan Day 3
  Leo Fernandez 5     James Tatton 4     Stuart Pettman 5     Neil Robertson 5
  Gary Wilson 3     Leo Fernandez 5     Leo Fernandez 1     Stuart Pettman 1
  Paul Wykes 5     Lee Spick 5     Ricky Walden 5     Steve Davis wd
  Habib Subah 1     Paul Wykes 3     Lee Spick 4     Ricky Walden wo
  Shailesh Jogia 1     Rory McLeod 5     Stuart Bingham 5     Mark King 2
  Mark Allen 5     Mark Allen 0     Rory McLeod 2     Stuart Bingham 5
  Adam Davies 5     Justin Astley 5     Mark Selby 5     Anthony Hamilton 2
  Bjorn Haneveer 4     Adam Davies 3     Justin Astley 4     Mark Selby 5
  David McDonnell 4     Matthew Couch 2     Adrian Gunnell 5     Marco Fu 1
  Liang Wenbo 5     Liang Wenbo 5     Liang Wenbo 3     Adrian Gunnell 5
  Darren Morgan 0     Lee Walker 4     Michael Judge 4     Michael Holt 5
  Judd Trump 5     Judd Trump 5     Judd Trump 5     Judd Trump 4

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Preisgeld China Open 2006". brownball.de. Retrieved 12 April 2011.
  2. ^ a b c "Star Dragon Woods Villa Cup China Open 2006". Snooker.org. Retrieved 9 February 2011.
  3. ^ a b "2006 China Open Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 9 February 2011.
  4. ^ a b c d e "2006 China Open". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 6 April 2006.