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The 2012 888真人 Welsh Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 13–19 February 2012 at the Newport Centre in Newport, Wales.[1][2] This was the first time, that 888真人 sponsored the event.[3]

888真人 Welsh Open
2012 Welsh Open (snooker) logo.jpg
Tournament information
Dates13–19 February 2012
VenueNewport Centre
CityNewport
CountryWales
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£201,500
Winner's share£30,000
Highest breakEngland Mark Selby (145)
Final
ChampionChina Ding Junhui
Runner-upEngland Mark Selby
Score9–6
2011
2013

John Higgins was the defending champion,[1] but he lost 3–4 against Ding Junhui in the last 16.[4]

Ding Junhui won his fifth ranking title by defeating Mark Selby 9–6 in the final.[5][6]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[7]

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Terry Camilleri.
Newport Centre, Newport, Wales, 19 February 2012.[2][8]
Ding Junhui (9)
  China
9–6 Mark Selby (2)
  England
Afternoon: 1–136 (103), 71–8 (64), 0–124 (124), 64-61, 66–40, 90–0 (90), 0–91 (66), 64–29 (51)
Evening: 14–80 (73), 84–2 (83), 34–91 (91), 124–3 (124), 130–0 (130), 0–145 (145), 74–11
130 Highest break 145
2 Century breaks 3
6 50+ breaks 6

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 8 and 11 February 2012 at the World Snooker Academy, Sheffield, England.[10][11][12]

  Round 1
Best of 7 frames
  Round 2
Best of 7 frames
  Round 3
Best of 7 frames
  Round 4
Best of 7 frames
                               
          Ben Woollaston 1     Liang Wenbo 4     Rory McLeod 1
        David Gilbert 4     David Gilbert 1     Liang Wenbo 4
  Tian Pengfei 0     Adrian Gunnell 2     Jamie Burnett 4     Mark Davis 4
  Cao Yupeng 4     Cao Yupeng 4     Cao Yupeng 2     Jamie Burnett 2
          Jimmy Robertson 2     Michael Holt 4     Ryan Day[nb 1] 0
        Alfie Burden 4     Alfie Burden 3     Michael Holt 4
          Michael White 1     Jimmy White 2     Tom Ford 4
        Ian McCulloch 4     Ian McCulloch 4     Ian McCulloch 3
  David Grace 3     Mark Joyce 4     Joe Jogia 0     Andrew Higginson 3
  Daniel Wells 4     Daniel Wells 3     Mark Joyce 4     Mark Joyce 4
  Sam Craigie 2     Barry Pinches 1     Steve Davis 4     Ricky Walden 3
  Lucky Vatnani 4     Lucky Vatnani 4     Lucky Vatnani 3     Steve Davis 4
          Peter Lines 2     Ken Doherty 4     Jamie Cope 2
        Rod Lawler 4     Rod Lawler 0     Ken Doherty 4
  Kurt Maflin 4     Tony Drago 2     Robert Milkins 0     Stephen Hendry 4
  Stuart Carrington 3     Kurt Maflin 4     Kurt Maflin 4     Kurt Maflin 0
  Andrew Norman 4     Andy Hicks 4     Anthony Hamilton 1     Joe Perry 2
  Aditya Mehta 0     Andrew Norman 2     Andy Hicks 4     Andy Hicks 4
          Liu Chuang 4     Matthew Selt 4     Marco Fu 4
        Liam Highfield 3     Liu Chuang 1     Matthew Selt 2
          Dave Harold 4     Alan McManus 3     Mark King 4
        Joe Swail 0     Dave Harold 4     Dave Harold 1
  David Morris 4     Xiao Guodong 4     Mike Dunn 4     Fergal O'Brien 4
  Paul Davison 3     David Morris 2     Xiao Guodong 3     Mike Dunn 3
  Andrew Pagett 1     Liu Song 3     Jamie Jones 1     Marcus Campbell 2
  Adam Wicheard 4     Adam Wicheard 4     Adam Wicheard 4     Adam Wicheard 4
  Yu Delu 4     Anthony McGill 4     Gerard Greene 4     Barry Hawkins 4
  Luca Brecel 0     Yu Delu 2     Anthony McGill 2     Gerard Greene 2
  Adam Duffy w/o     James Wattana 0     Jack Lisowski 2     Peter Ebdon 4
  Dechawat Poomjaeng w/d     Adam Duffy 4     Adam Duffy 4     Adam Duffy 0
  Passakorn Suwannawat 1     Li Yan 1     Nigel Bond 3     Dominic Dale[nb 1] 2
  Sam Baird 4     Sam Baird 4     Sam Baird 4     Sam Baird 4
  1. ^ a b Matches were held over and played in Newport.

Century breaksEdit

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

[13]

Televised stage centuriesEdit

[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Welsh Open Snooker Returns To Newport". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 19 January 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "888真人 Welsh Open (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 19 January 2012.
  3. ^ "888真人Sponsor Welsh Open". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 25 January 2012.
  4. ^ "Ding edges out Higgins; Murphy hits form in Newport; O'Sullivan win ensures Crucible spot". Sky Sports. Retrieved 16 February 2012.
  5. ^ "Welsh Open: China's Ding Junhui beats Mark Selby 9–6 to lift title". BBC Sport. Retrieved 19 February 2012.
  6. ^ "Ding claims Welsh Open title". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 19 February 2012.
  7. ^ "Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 7 February 2012.
  8. ^ a b "2012 Welsh Open draw and format". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 15 February 2012. Retrieved 19 February 2012.
  9. ^ "2012 Welsh Open scores and match schedule". BBC Sport. Retrieved 15 February 2012.
  10. ^ "2012 Welsh Open qualifiers draw and format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 19 January 2012.
  11. ^ "2012 Welsh Open qualifiers results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 13 February 2012.
  12. ^ "888真人 Welsh Open Qualifiers (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 19 January 2012.
  13. ^ "Qualifying century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 11 February 2012. Retrieved 11 February 2012.
  14. ^ "Televised century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 19 February 2012. Retrieved 19 February 2012.