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2012 International Championship

The 2012 International Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 28 October and 4 November 2012 at the Sichuan International Tennis Center in Chengdu, China. It was the fourth ranking event of the 2012/2013 season,[3] and the fifth ranking tournament in China.[4][deprecated source] It was named as the "first overseas 'major'", as the tournament had the same level of ranking points as the UK Championship.[2]

International Championship
2012 International Championship logo.jpg
Tournament information
Dates28 October–4 November 2012
VenueSichuan International Tennis Center
CityChengdu
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£600,000[1]
Winner's share£125,000[2]
Highest breakAustralia Neil Robertson (142)
Final
ChampionEngland Judd Trump
Runner-upAustralia Neil Robertson
Score10–8
← First
2013

Judd Trump won the third ranking title of his career by defeating Neil Robertson 10–8 in the final.[5][6][7] Trump also became the world number one as a result of reaching the final.[8]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[9]

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Chengdu on 28 and 29 October 2012.[2][10][11][12][13][14]

Match Score
WC1   Michael White 5–6   Lyu Haotian
WC2   Ken Doherty 5–6   Zhao Xintong
WC3   Pankaj Advani w/d–w/o   Zhou Yuelong
WC4   Fergal O'Brien 6–3   Chen Feilong
WC5   Aditya Mehta 6–5   Zhu Yinghui
WC6   Cao Yupeng 6–5   Wang Yuchen
WC7   Jamie Burnett 6–0   Niu Zhuang
WC8   Barry Pinches 5–6   Lu Ning

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Leo Scullion.
Sichuan International Tennis Center, Chengdu, China, 4 November 2012.[10][15]
Neil Robertson (7)
  Australia
8–10 Judd Trump (3)
  England
Afternoon: 21–72 (61), 41–84, 99–25 (77), 83–14 (68), 82–20 (59), 92–0 (51), 0–102 (67), 59–67, 73–23 (50)
Evening: 12–70 (65), 17–68, 71–37 (68), 88–42 (88), 88–1 (73), 13–66, 0–96 (96), 3–119 (119), 12–95
88 Highest break 119
0 Century breaks 1
8 50+ breaks 5

QualifyingEdit

These matches took place between 19 and 22 August 2012 at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield, England.[16][17][18]

  Round 1
Best of 11 frames
  Round 2
Best of 11 frames
  Round 3
Best of 11 frames
  Round 4
Best of 11 frames
                               
  Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 4     James Wattana 5     Michael White 6     Barry Hawkins 5
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 6     Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 6     Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 2     Michael White 6
  Paul Davison 6     Peter Lines 5     Ben Woollaston 3     Dominic Dale 6
  Fraser Patrick 4     Paul Davison 6     Paul Davison 6     Paul Davison 3
  Michael Wasley 6     Liu Chuang 6     Jamie Jones 2     Ken Doherty 6
  Jamie O'Neill 4     Michael Wasley 4     Liu Chuang 6     Liu Chuang 3
  Luca Brecel w/o     Jimmy Robertson 2     Anthony Hamilton 6     Ryan Day 6
  Mohamed Khairy w/d     Luca Brecel 6     Luca Brecel 3     Anthony Hamilton 3
  Sam Baird 6     David Gilbert 6     Rory McLeod 3     Andrew Higginson 6
  Ben Judge 1     Sam Baird 2     David Gilbert 6     David Gilbert 3
  Pankaj Advani 6     Steve Davis 5     Alan McManus 3     Michael Holt 4
  Craig Steadman 1     Pankaj Advani 6     Pankaj Advani 6     Pankaj Advani 6
  Li Yan 5     Alfie Burden 6     Gerard Greene 5     Marco Fu 6
  Zhang Anda 6     Zhang Anda 3     Alfie Burden 6     Alfie Burden 3
  Kurt Maflin 6     Rod Lawler 5     Jack Lisowski 2     Mark Davis 6
  Gareth Allen 5     Kurt Maflin 6     Kurt Maflin 6     Kurt Maflin 2
  Robbie Williams 6     Andy Hicks 4     Mark King 6     Fergal O'Brien 6
  Scott Donaldson 3     Robbie Williams 6     Robbie Williams 3     Mark King 3
  Aditya Mehta 6     Mike Dunn 3     Jimmy White 5     Jamie Cope 4
  Michael Leslie 3     Aditya Mehta 6     Aditya Mehta 6     Aditya Mehta 6
  Tony Drago 3     Adam Duffy 6     Liang Wenbo 6     Robert Milkins 6
  Liam Highfield 6     Liam Highfield 5     Adam Duffy 4     Liang Wenbo 1
  Tian Pengfei 6     Cao Yupeng 6     Matthew Selt 3     Tom Ford 3
  Joel Walker 3     Tian Pengfei 5     Cao Yupeng 6     Cao Yupeng 6
  Ian Burns 6     Yu Delu 6     Jamie Burnett 6     Marcus Campbell 3
  Sean O'Sullivan 4     Ian Burns 3     Yu Delu 3     Jamie Burnett 6
  Chen Zhe 1     Anthony McGill 6     Nigel Bond 6     Peter Ebdon 6
  Martin O'Donnell 6     Martin O'Donnell 4     Anthony McGill 0     Nigel Bond 5
  Passakorn Suwannawat 2     Barry Pinches 6     Xiao Guodong 5     Joe Perry 5
  Daniel Wells 6     Daniel Wells 2     Barry Pinches 6     Barry Pinches 6
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 6     Mark Joyce 6     Dave Harold 6     Ali Carter 6
  David Grace 3     Dechawat Poomjaeng 4     Mark Joyce 4     Dave Harold 3

Century breaksEdit

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

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Televised stage centuriesEdit

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ReferencesEdit

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  6. ^ "Trump tops Robertson for title". Sporting Life. Retrieved 4 November 2012.
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  8. ^ "Judd Trump beats Peter Ebdon to become world number one". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 December 2012.
  9. ^ "Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 22 August 2012.
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  16. ^ "International Championship Qualifiers 2012 Results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 23 June 2013. Retrieved 23 June 2013.
  17. ^ "2012 International Championship Qualifiers Draw and Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 20 April 2014. Retrieved 14 August 2012.
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  19. ^ "International Championship qualifiers – Centuries". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 23 August 2012. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
  20. ^ "International Championship – Centuries". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 4 November 2012. Retrieved 4 November 2012.