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2012 China Open (snooker)

The 2012 Bank of Beijing China Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 26 March and 1 April 2012 at the Beijing University Students' Gymnasium in Beijing, China.

Bank of Beijing China Open
2012 China Open (snooker) poster.jpg
Tournament information
Dates26 March–1 April 2012
VenueBeijing University Students' Gymnasium
CityBeijing
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£400,000
Winner's share£75,000
Highest breakEngland Mark Selby (139)
Final
ChampionEngland Peter Ebdon
Runner-upScotland Stephen Maguire
Score10–9
2011
2013

Judd Trump was the defending champion,[1] but he lost in the quarter-finals 3–5 against Stephen Lee.[2]

Mark Selby withdrew from his second round match against Ding Junhui due to a neck injury.[3]

Peter Ebdon won his ninth ranking title by defeating Stephen Maguire 10–9 in the final.[4]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[5]

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Beijing on 26 and 27 March.[6][7][8]

Match Score
WC1   Jimmy White 5–3   Omar Alkojah
WC2   Mark King 5–3   Zhu Yinghui
WC3   Fergal O'Brien 4–5   Jin Long
WC4   Michael Holt 3–5   Li Hang
WC5   Ben Woollaston 5–1   Chen Feilong
WC6   Jamie Jones 3–5   Lu Ning
WC7   Peter Ebdon 5–2   Lyu Haotian
WC8   Rory McLeod 5–0   Zhou Yuelong

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Jan Verhaas.
Beijing University Students' Gymnasium, Beijing, China, 1 April 2012.[8]
Stephen Maguire (8)
  Scotland
9–10 Peter Ebdon
  England
Afternoon: 27–63, 61–1 (53), 0–108 (107), 55–72 (64), 36–74, 0–124 (124)
Evening: 84–32 (84), 14–60 (52), 57–44, 98–0 (98), 0–103 (103), 74–3 (65), 29–98 (65),
75–18 (70), 76–0, 97–0 (97), 4–103 (103), 66–49, 24–62
98 Highest break 124
0 Century breaks 4
6 50+ breaks 7

QualifyingEdit

These matches took place between 21 and 24 February 2012 at the World Snooker Academy, Sheffield, England.[10][11][12]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
  Round 2
Best of 9 frames
  Round 3
Best of 9 frames
  Round 4
Best of 9 frames
                               
          James Wattana 2     Jimmy White 5     Andrew Higginson 3
        Liam Highfield 5     Liam Highfield 3     Jimmy White 5
  Andrew Pagett 4     Andy Hicks 3     Anthony Hamilton 5     Joe Perry 5
  Luca Brecel 5     Luca Brecel 5     Luca Brecel 3     Anthony Hamilton 1
  David Grace 5     Barry Pinches 3     Matthew Selt 4     Tom Ford 5
  Daniel Wells 1     David Grace 5     David Grace 5     David Grace 4
          Adrian Gunnell 5     Joe Jogia 2     Mark King 5
        Joe Swail 0     Adrian Gunnell 5     Adrian Gunnell 1
  Andrew Norman 5     Liu Chuang 5     Robert Milkins 2     Barry Hawkins 5
  Stuart Carrington 3     Andrew Norman 2     Liu Chuang 5     Liu Chuang 0
  Sam Craigie 5     Liu Song 1     Gerard Greene 3     Ricky Walden 5
  Adam Wicheard 3     Sam Craigie 5     Sam Craigie 5     Sam Craigie 3
          Michael White 5     Ken Doherty 5     Marcus Campbell 5
        David Gilbert 0     Michael White 4     Ken Doherty 2
          Li Yan 5     Mike Dunn 4     Fergal O'Brien 5
        Ian McCulloch 4     Li Yan 5     Li Yan 4
  David Morris 5     Peter Lines 5     Michael Holt 5     Mark Davis 4
  Paul Davison 4     David Morris 1     Peter Lines 1     Michael Holt 5
  Tian Pengfei 5     Ben Woollaston 5     Nigel Bond 2     Ryan Day 4
  Sam Baird 0     Tian Pengfei 3     Ben Woollaston 5     Ben Woollaston 5
          Dave Harold 5     Jack Lisowski 5     Dominic Dale 5
        Alfie Burden 3     Dave Harold 3     Jack Lisowski 2
  Kurt Maflin 4     Tony Drago 3     Jamie Jones 5     Marco Fu 1
  Cao Yupeng 5     Cao Yupeng 5     Cao Yupeng 3     Jamie Jones 5
  Passakorn Suwannawat 4     Anthony McGill 3     Alan McManus 5     Jamie Cope 5
  Aditya Mehta 5     Aditya Mehta 5     Aditya Mehta 3     Alan McManus 4
  Yu Delu 5     Mark Joyce 2     Jamie Burnett 1     Stephen Hendry 5
  Kacper Filipiak 0     Yu Delu 5     Yu Delu 5     Yu Delu 1
  Adam Duffy 5     Xiao Guodong 5     Liang Wenbo 5     Peter Ebdon 5
  Lucky Vatnani 0     Adam Duffy 1     Xiao Guodong 2     Liang Wenbo 0
          Jimmy Robertson 4     Steve Davis 5     Rory McLeod 5
        Rod Lawler 5     Rod Lawler 4     Steve Davis 1

Century breaksEdit

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

[13]

Televised stage centuriesEdit

[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Judd Trump beats Mark Selby in China Open final". BBC Sport. 3 April 2011. Archived from the original on 4 April 2011. Retrieved 3 April 2011.
  2. ^ Houlihan, Owen. "Lee comes up Trumps". wiltshiretimes.co.uk. Wiltshire Times. Retrieved 30 March 2012.
  3. ^ "Selby withdraws from China Open". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 29 March 2012.
  4. ^ "Peter Ebdon beats Stephen Maguire in final thriller". BBC Sport. 1 April 2012. Archived from the original on 3 April 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
  5. ^ "Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
  6. ^ a b "2012 China Open draw and schedule" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 20 March 2012.
  7. ^ a b "2012 China Open results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 1 April 2012.
  8. ^ a b c "Bank of Beijing China Open (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 1 April 2012.
  9. ^ "China Open scores and schedule". BBC Sport. Retrieved 1 April 2012.
  10. ^ "2012 China Open qualifiers draw and schedule" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 16 February 2012.
  11. ^ "2012 China Open qualifiers results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 24 February 2012.
  12. ^ "Bank of Beijing China Open Qualifiers (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 February 2012.
  13. ^ "Qualifying century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 2012-02-24. Retrieved 24 February 2012.
  14. ^ "Televised century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 2012-04-01. Retrieved 1 April 2012.

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