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2012 German Masters

The 2012 PartyPoker.net German Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 1–5 February 2012 at the Tempodrom in Berlin, Germany. This was the first time that PartyPoker.net sponsored the event.[1]

PartyPoker.net German Masters
Tournament information
Dates1–5 February 2012
VenueTempodrom
CityBerlin
CountryGermany
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund280,000
Winner's share€50,000
Highest breakScotland Stephen Maguire (130)
Final
ChampionEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-upScotland Stephen Maguire
Score9–7
2011
2013

Mike Dunn made the 79th official maximum break during his round 1 qualifying match against Kurt Maflin. This was Dunn's first 147 break.[2] Stephen Hendry missed the final stage of a ranking event for the first time in 15 years after losing 1–5 to James Wattana in the final qualifying round.[3]

Mark Williams was the defending champion,[4] but he lost in the quarter-finals 3–5 against Stephen Lee.

Ronnie O'Sullivan won his 23rd ranking title by defeating Stephen Maguire 9–7 in the final.[5][6][7]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[8]

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Berlin on 1 February 2012.[9][10][11]

Match Score
WC1   Ken Doherty 5–1   Patrick Einsle
WC2   Adrian Gunnell 5–3   Peter Bullen
WC3   Yu Delu 5–3   Chris Norbury
WC4   Mike Dunn 3–5   Craig Steadman
WC5   Liu Song 5–0   Soner Sari
WC6   James Wattana w/o–w/d   Mario Wehrmann
WC7   Paul Davison 5–2   Krzysztof Wróbel
WC8   Tom Ford 5–1   Philip Arnold

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

 
Ronnie O’Sullivan and Stephen Maguire behind the trophy before the last session of the final. In the background the referee Michaela Tabb.
Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Michaela Tabb.
Tempodrom, Berlin, Germany, 5 February 2012.[11][12]
Ronnie O'Sullivan (14)
  England
9–7 Stephen Maguire (9)
  Scotland
Afternoon: 111–26 (111), 0–130 (130), 8–106 (106), 5–132 (128)
58–73 (O'Sullivan 58), 63–8, 20–69 (55), 75–24 (75)
Evening: 0–115 (69), 89–47 (89), 78–0 (54), 68–59 (Maguire 52), 94–37 (67)
75–31, 43–82 (82), 66–41
111 Highest break 130
1 Century breaks 3
6 50+ breaks 7

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 21 and 25 November 2011 at the World Snooker Academy, Sheffield, England.[13][14][15]

Preliminary round

Best of 9 frames

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

Century breaksEdit

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

[16]

Televised stage centuriesEdit

 
Stephen Maguire played the highest century of the televised stage with 130.

[17]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PartyPoker.net Sponsor German Masters". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 23 December 2011.
  2. ^ "Dunn Joins 147 Club". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 27 November 2011. Retrieved 23 November 2011.
  3. ^ "Hendry To Miss German Masters". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 26 November 2011.
  4. ^ "German Masters Draw Released". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 14 October 2011.
  5. ^ "Rocket flies again in Germany final". Times of Malta. Retrieved 20 September 2012.
  6. ^ "O'Sullivan fights back to land Masters". RTÉ.ie. Retrieved 6 February 2012.
  7. ^ Gábor, Buzás. "Ronnie végre!". Eurosport Hu. Archived from the original on 2012-02-24. Retrieved 6 February 2012.
  8. ^ "Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 30 January 2012.
  9. ^ a b "2012 German Masters final stage draw and order of play" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 30 November 2011.
  10. ^ a b "2012 PartyPoker.net German Masters results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 16 October 2011. Retrieved 1 February 2012.
  11. ^ a b c "PartyPoker.net German Masters (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 14 October 2011.
  12. ^ "German Masters: Final – Match 39: Ronnie O'Sullivan v Stephen Maguire". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 2013-02-23. Retrieved 23 February 2013.
  13. ^ "2012 German Masters qualifiers draw and format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 14 October 2011.
  14. ^ "German Masters Qualifiers". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 25 December 2011. Retrieved 23 November 2011.
  15. ^ "PartyPoker.net German Masters Qualifiers (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 14 October 2011.
  16. ^ "Qualifying stage century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 25 November 2011. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
  17. ^ "Televised stage century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 5 February 2012. Retrieved 5 February 2012.

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