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The 2009 Wuzhou International Group Jiangsu Classic was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 4–7 June 2009 at the Wuxi Sports Center in Wuxi, China. The round-robin stage consisted of two groups of six players, ten top 16 players.[1] The tournament was renamed the following year to Wuxi Classic.

Wuzhou International Group Jiangsu Classic
Tournament information
Dates4–7 June 2009
VenueWuxi Sports Center
CityWuxi
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Winner's share£20,000
Highest breakEngland Mark Selby (147)
Final
ChampionNorthern Ireland Mark Allen
Runner-upChina Ding Junhui
Score6–0
2008
2010

Mark Selby made the 69th official maximum break during his last round robin match against Joe Perry. This was Selby's first official 147 break.[2]

Mark Allen won his first professional title by defeating defending champion Ding Junhui 6–0.[3]

Contents

Prize fundEdit

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

  • Winner: £20,000
  • Runner-Up: £9,000
  • Semi-finalist: £8,000
  • 3rd place in Group: £4,000
  • 4th place in Group: £2,000
  • Appearance Fees for professionals: £2,500
  • Highest Break: £1,000

Round robin stageEdit

[4]

Group 1Edit

Group 2Edit

Knock-out stagesEdit

[4]

Semi-finals
Best of 9 frames
Final
Best of 11 frames
      
  Ding Junhui* 5
  Marco Fu 1
  Ding Junhui 0
  Mark Allen 6
  Shaun Murphy 2
  Mark Allen** 5

* 76–51, 0–63, (104) 125–0, (124) 128–1, (97)-0, (72)-0
** 4–110 (86), 64–55, 25–66 (61), (74) 83–1, 16–78 (72), 4–124 (88), 47–76

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 11 frames
Wuxi Sports Center, Wuxi, China, 7 June 2009.[4]
Ding Junhui
  China
0–6 Mark Allen
  Northern Ireland
0–105 (64), 8–81 (71), 19–102 (74), 41–63, 32–68, 14–67 (58)
37 Highest break 74
0 Century breaks 0
0 50+ breaks 4

Century breaksEdit

MoreEdit

  1. ^ "Jiangsu Classic Draw". Archived from the original on 2009-08-01. Retrieved 2009-07-29.
  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. ^ "Allen Soars To Jiangsu". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 April 2010.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b c d e "Global Snooker: Results and information". Archived from the original on 2009-07-29. Retrieved 2009-06-07.
  5. ^ "Selby Joins Maximum Club". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 17 April 2010.[permanent dead link]