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2010 Championship League

The 2010 Championship League was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that was played from 4 January to 25 March 2010 at the Crondon Park Golf Club in Stock, England.

Championship League
2010 Championship League logo.jpg
Tournament information
Dates4 January-
25 March 2010
VenueCrondon Park Golf Club
CityStock
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)Matchroom Sport
FormatNon-ranking event
Total prize fund£200,500
Winner's share£10,000
Highest breakEngland Peter Ebdon (144)
Hong Kong Marco Fu (144)
Final
ChampionHong Kong Marco Fu
Runner-upNorthern Ireland Mark Allen
Score3–2
2009
2011

Marco Fu won in the final 3–2 against Mark Allen, and earned a place in the 2010 Premier League Snooker.

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[1][2]

  • Tournament total: £200,500

Group oneEdit

Group one matches were played on 4 and 5 January 2010.[3][4] Stephen Maguire was the first player to qualify for the winners group.

MatchesEdit

TableEdit

Ranking  
TRU
 
CAR
 
MAG
 
SEL
 
HIG
 
MUR
 
DAY
Frame
W-L
Match
W-L
Pld-Pts
1 Judd Trump x 2 3 1 3 3 3 15–9 4–2 6–4
2 Ali Carter 3 x 2 3 0 3 3 14–10 4–2 6–4
3 Stephen Maguire 1 3 x 1 3 3 3 14–11 4–2 6–4
4 Mark Selby 3 2 3 x 3 0 3 14–12 4–2 6–4
5 John Higgins 0 3 2 2 x 3 3 13–12 3–3 6–3
6 Shaun Murphy 1 0 0 3 1 x 3 8–13 2–4 6–2
7 Ryan Day 1 0 1 2 2 1 x 7–18 0–6 6–0

Play-offsEdit

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
      
1   Judd Trump 1
4   Mark Selby 3
4   Mark Selby 0
3   Stephen Maguire 3
2   Ali Carter 2
3   Stephen Maguire 3

Group twoEdit

Group two matches were played on 6 and 7 January 2010.[5][6] John Higgins was the second player to qualify for the winners group.

MatchesEdit

TableEdit

Ranking  
FU
 
HIG
 
TRU
 
CAR
 
ROB
 
SEL
 
OSU
Frame
W-L
Match
W-L
Pld-Pts
1 Marco Fu x 3 3 3 3 3 0 15–6 5–1 6–5
2 John Higgins 1 x 3 1 3 3 3 14–9 4–2 6–4
3 Judd Trump 1 1 x 3 2 3 3 13–10 3–3 6–3
4 Ali Carter 1 3 0 x 3 0 3 10–11 3–3 6–3
5 Neil Robertson 0 2 3 0 x 2 3 10–14 2–4 6–2
6 Mark Selby 0 0 1 3 3 x 2 9–14 2–4 6–2
7 Ronnie O'Sullivan 3 0 0 1 0 3 x 7–14 2–4 6–2

Play-offsEdit

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
      
1   Marco Fu 0
4   Ali Carter 3
4   Ali Carter 1
2   John Higgins 3
2   John Higgins 3
3   Judd Trump 2

Group threeEdit

Group three matches were played on 18 and 19 January 2010.[7][8] Judd Trump was the third player to qualify for the winners group.

MatchesEdit

TableEdit

Ranking  
TRU
 
FU
 
ALL
 
CAR
 
ROB
 
PER
 
HEN
Frame
W-L
Match
W-L
Pld-Pts
1 Judd Trump x 3 3 3 3 3 2 17–7 5–1 6–5
2 Marco Fu 1 x 2 3 3 3 3 15–10 4–2 6–4
3 Mark Allen 1 3 x 0 3 3 3 13–14 4–2 6–4
4 Ali Carter 0 1 3 x 3 1 3 10–13 3–3 6–3
5 Neil Robertson 1 1 2 2 x 3 3 12–14 2–4 6–2
6 Joe Perry 1 1 2 3 0 x 3 10–15 2–4 6–2
7 Stephen Hendry 3 1 2 2 2 2 x 12–17 1–5 6–1

Play-offsEdit

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
      
1   Judd Trump 3
4   Ali Carter 0
1   Judd Trump 3
3   Mark Allen 2
2   Marco Fu 1
3   Mark Allen 3

Group fourEdit

Group four matches were played on 20 and 21 January 2010.[9][10] Marco Fu was the fourth player to qualify for the winners group.

MatchesEdit

TableEdit

Ranking  
ROB
 
FU
 
WIL
 
EBD
 
ALL
 
LIA
 
CAR
Frame
W-L
Match
W-L
Pld-Pts
1 Neil Robertson x 3 3 0 3 3 3 15–9 5–1 6–5
2 Marco Fu 2 x 0 3 3 3 3 14–9 4–2 6–4
3 Mark Williams 1 3 x 3 3 0 3 13–9 4–2 6–4
4 Peter Ebdon 3 1 1 x 2 3 3 13–10 3–3 6–3
5 Mark Allen 1 0 0 3 x 3 3 10–14 3–3 6–3
6 Liang Wenbo 1 2 3 1 1 x 3 11–14 2–4 6–2
7 Ali Carter 1 0 2 0 2 2 x 7–18 0–6 6–0

Play-offsEdit

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
      
1   Neil Robertson 3
4   Peter Ebdon 1
1   Neil Robertson 0
2   Marco Fu 3
2   Marco Fu 3
3   Mark Williams 2

Group fiveEdit

Group five matches were played on 8 and 9 February 2010.[11][12] Neil Robertson was the fifth player to qualify for the winners group.

MatchesEdit

TableEdit

Ranking  
COP
 
ROB
 
WIL
 
EBD
 
HAW
 
WAL
 
HAR
Frame
W-L
Match
W-L
Pld-Pts
1 Jamie Cope x 2 2 3 3 3 3 16–11 4–2 6–4
2 Neil Robertson 3 x 3 2 2 3 3 16–12 4–2 6–4
3 Mark Williams 3 1 x 2 3 3 3 15–11 4–2 6–4
4 Peter Ebdon 2 3 3 x 2 3 1 14–13 3–3 6–3
5 Barry Hawkins 2 3 0 3 x 2 3 13–14 3–3 6–3
6 Ricky Walden 0 2 2 0 3 x 3 10–14 2–4 6–2
7 Dave Harold 1 1 1 3 1 0 x 7–16 1–5 6–1

Play-offsEdit

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
      
1   Jamie Cope 3
4   Peter Ebdon 0
1   Jamie Cope 0
2   Neil Robertson 3
2   Neil Robertson 3
3   Mark Williams 0

Group sixEdit

Group six matches are played on 10 and 11 February 2010.[13][14] Mark Allen was the sixth player to qualify for the winners group.

MatchesEdit

TableEdit

Ranking  
EBD
 
ALL
 
SWA
 
WIL
 
COP
 
BIN
 
HAW
Frame
W-L
Match
W-L
Pld-Pts
1 Peter Ebdon x 2 3 3 2 3 3 16–10 4–2 6–4
2 Mark Allen 3 x 2 3 2 3 3 16–11 4–2 6–4
3 Joe Swail 1 3 x 3 1 3 3 14–10 4–2 6–4
4 Mark Williams 1 0 1 x 3 3 3 11–9 3–3 6–3
5 Jamie Cope 3 3 3 0 x 0 2 11–14 3–3 6–3
6 Stuart Bingham 2 2 1 0 3 x 3 11–14 2–4 6–2
7 Barry Hawkins 0 1 0 0 3 2 x 6–17 1–5 6–1

Play-offsEdit

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
      
1   Peter Ebdon 3
4   Mark Williams 1
1   Peter Ebdon 0
2   Mark Allen 3
2   Mark Allen 3
3   Joe Swail 0

Group sevenEdit

Group seven matches were played on 22 and 23 March 2010.[15][16] Jamie Cope was the seventh player to qualify for the winners group.

MatchesEdit

TableEdit

Ranking  
WIL
 
EBD
 
COP
 
DIN
 
HOL
 
SWA
 
DAV
Frame
W-L
Match
W-L
Pld-Pts
1 Mark Williams x 2 3 3 3 3 3 17–5 5–1 6–5
2 Peter Ebdon 3 x 1 3 3 3 3 16–10 5–1 6–5
3 Jamie Cope 0 3 x 0 3 3 3 12–9 4–2 6–4
4 Ding Junhui 2 1 3 x 1 3 3 13–10 3–3 6–3
5 Michael Holt 0 1 2 3 x 0 3 9–14 2–4 6–4
6 Joe Swail 0 1 0 1 3 x 1 6–15 1–5 6–1
7 Steve Davis 0 2 0 0 1 3 x 6–16 1–5 6–1

Play-offsEdit

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
      
1   Mark Williams 0
4   Ding Junhui 3
4   Ding Junhui 1
3   Jamie Cope 3
2   Peter Ebdon 2
3   Jamie Cope 3

Winners groupEdit

The matches of the winners group were played on 24 and 25 March 2010.[17][18] Marco Fu has qualified for the 2010 Premier League.

MatchesEdit

TableEdit

Ranking  
MAG
 
ALL
 
ROB
 
FU
 
TRU
 
HIG
 
COP
Frame
W-L
Match
W-L
Pld-Pts
1 Stephen Maguire x 3 3 3 3 2 3 17–8 5–1 6–5
2 Mark Allen 2 x 3 3 3 2 3 16–10 4–2 6–4
3 Neil Robertson 2 2 x 3 3 3 3 16–11 4–2 6–4
4 Marco Fu 0 0 0 x 3 3 3 9–12 3–3 6–3
5 Judd Trump 0 0 2 2 x 3 3 10–14 2–4 6–2
6 John Higgins 3 3 1 1 2 x 0 10–16 2–4 6–2
7 Jamie Cope 1 2 2 0 0 3 x 8–15 1–5 6–1

Play-offsEdit

Semi-finals
Best of 5 frames
Final
Best of 5 frames
      
1   Stephen Maguire 0
4   Marco Fu 3
4   Marco Fu 3
2   Mark Allen 2
2   Mark Allen 3
3   Neil Robertson 2

Century breaksEdit

Total: 94

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "More Championship prize money set to be awarded than ever before". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. 21 January 2010. Archived from the original on 12 April 2010. Retrieved 4 January 2011.
  2. ^ "2010 Championship League Snooker Stats n Facts". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 8 April 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Group One results". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. 5 January 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 5 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Championship League 2010 – Group One". Global Snooker. 3 January 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 3 January 2010.
  5. ^ "Group Two results". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. 7 January 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 7 January 2010.
  6. ^ "Championship League 2010 – Group Two". Global Snooker. 5 January 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 5 January 2010.
  7. ^ "Group Three results". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. 19 January 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 19 January 2010.
  8. ^ "Championship League 2010 – Group Three". Global Snooker. 19 January 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 19 January 2010.
  9. ^ "Group Four results". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. 21 January 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 21 January 2010.
  10. ^ "Championship League 2010 – Group Four". Global Snooker. 21 January 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 21 January 2010.
  11. ^ "Group Five results". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. 9 February 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2010.
  12. ^ "Championship League 2010 – Group Five". Global Snooker. 9 February 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 9 February 2010.
  13. ^ "Group Six results". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. 11 February 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 11 February 2010.
  14. ^ "Championship League 2010 – Group Six". Global Snooker. 11 February 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 11 February 2010.
  15. ^ "Group Seven results". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. 23 March 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 23 March 2010.
  16. ^ "Championship League 2010 – Group Seven". Global Snooker. 23 March 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 23 March 2010.
  17. ^ "Winners Group results". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. 25 March 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 25 March 2010.
  18. ^ "Championship League 2010 – Winners' Group". Global Snooker. 25 March 2010. Archived from the original on 23 December 2010. Retrieved 25 March 2010.

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