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The 2012 Star Xing Pai Haikou World Open[1] was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 27 February – 4 March 2012 at the Haikou Stadium in Haikou, China.[2] It was the first time that the tournament was held outside the United Kingdom. It was televised on ITV4

Star Xing Pai Haikou World Open
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Tournament information
Dates27 February–4 March 2012
VenueHaikou Stadium
CityHaikou
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£400,500
Winner's share£75,000
Highest breakEngland Stephen Lee (138)
Final
ChampionNorthern Ireland Mark Allen
Runner-upEngland Stephen Lee
Score10–1
2010
2013

Marco Fu made the 86th official maximum break during his round 4 qualifying match against Matthew Selt. This was Fu's second 147 break.[3]

Neil Robertson was the defending champion, but lost 2–5 against Stephen Lee in the second round.

Mark Allen won his first ranking title by defeating Stephen Lee 10–1 in the final.[4]

Contents

Prize fundEdit

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

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Haikou on 27 February 2012.[6][7][8][9]

Match Score
WC1   Sam Baird 3–5   Jin Long
WC2   Robert Milkins 5–3   Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon
WC3   Mark King 5–2   Hossein Vafaei
WC4   Tom Ford 5–4   Lyu Haotian
WC5   Jimmy Robertson 5–2   Zhou Yuelong
WC6   Joe Perry 5–0   Rouzi Maimaiti
WC7   Michael Holt 5–4   Zhu Yinghui
WC8   Nigel Bond 4–5   Lu Ning

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee:   Leo Scullion.
Haikou Stadium, Haikou, China, 4 March 2012.[8]
Stephen Lee (15)
  England
1–10 Mark Allen (10)
  Northern Ireland
Afternoon: 55–66, 0–104 (104), 26–59 (50), 7–127 (127), 2–59 (53), 68–55 (67, 55), 39–72, 67–76, 0–123 (123)
Evening: 18–69, 19–105 (104)
67 Highest break 127
0 Century breaks 4
1 50+ breaks 6

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 11 and 14 January 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
                               
  David Morris 5     Tony Drago 5     Matthew Selt 5     Marco Fu 5
  Adam Wicheard 4     David Morris 3     Tony Drago 2     Matthew Selt 2
          David Gilbert 5     Jamie Burnett 5     Jamie Cope 5
          Passakorn Suwannawat 3     David Gilbert 3     Jamie Burnett 1
  Sam Baird 5     Liu Chuang 1     Jimmy White 1     Mark Davis 4
  Luca Brecel 3     Sam Baird 5     Sam Baird 5     Sam Baird 5
  Sam Craigie 5     Barry Pinches 3     Robert Milkins 5     Ryan Day 0
  Daniel Wells 2     Sam Craigie 5     Sam Craigie 1     Robert Milkins 5
          Peter Lines 2     Steve Davis 1     Barry Hawkins 5
          Ian McCulloch 5     Ian McCulloch 5     Ian McCulloch 4
          Xiao Guodong 3     Jack Lisowski 1     Marcus Campbell 5
          Alfie Burden 5     Alfie Burden 5     Alfie Burden 3
          Dave Harold 5     Joe Jogia 2     Dominic Dale 5
          Rod Lawler 1     Dave Harold 5     Dave Harold 4
  Tian Pengfei 5     Adrian Gunnell 3     Mike Dunn 5     Stephen Hendry 5
  Stuart Carrington 4     Tian Pengfei 5     Tian Pengfei 2     Mike Dunn 2
  David Grace 3     Michael White 5     Liang Wenbo 5     Mark King 5
  Aditya Mehta 5     Aditya Mehta 1     Michael White 4     Liang Wenbo 4
          Anthony McGill 5     Jamie Jones 5     Tom Ford 5
          Joe Swail 1     Anthony McGill 1     Jamie Jones 4
  Andrew Norman 5     Jimmy Robertson 5     Ken Doherty 4     Rory McLeod 3
  Paul Davison 1     Andrew Norman 2     Jimmy Robertson 5     Jimmy Robertson 5
  Yu Delu 5     Andy Hicks 2     Alan McManus 1     Andrew Higginson 5
  Cao Yupeng 2     Yu Delu 5     Yu Delu 5     Yu Delu 3
          Mark Joyce 4     Gerard Greene 5     Ricky Walden 5
          Kurt Maflin 5     Kurt Maflin 3     Gerard Greene 4
          Ben Woollaston 3     Anthony Hamilton 5     Joe Perry 5
          Liam Highfield 5     Liam Highfield 4     Anthony Hamilton 1
  Andrew Pagett 2     Liu Song 4     Michael Holt 5     Peter Ebdon 3
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 5     Dechawat Poomjaeng 5     Dechawat Poomjaeng 4     Michael Holt 5
  Adam Duffy 5     James Wattana 2     Nigel Bond 5     Fergal O'Brien 4
  Lucky Vatnani 2     Adam Duffy 5     Adam Duffy 3     Nigel Bond 5

Century breaksEdit

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

[13]

Televised stage centuriesEdit

[14]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "O'Sullivan Withdraws From Haikou". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 21 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Haikou To Stage World Open". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 12 January 2012. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Fu Through With A 147". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 16 January 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2012.
  4. ^ "Controversial Allen thrashes Lee 10–1 in Haikou final". espn.co.uk. ESPN. Retrieved 4 March 2012.
  5. ^ "Haikou World Open Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 11 January 2012.
  6. ^ a b "2012 Haikou World Open draw and format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 January 2012. Retrieved 22 January 2012.
  7. ^ a b "2012 Haikou World Open results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 10 May 2012. Retrieved 4 March 2012.
  8. ^ a b c "Haikou World Open (2012)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 4 March 2012.
  9. ^ a b "2012 World Open scores and schedule". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 3 March 2012. Retrieved 4 March 2012.
  10. ^ "2012 Haikou World Open qualifiers draw and format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 10 January 2012.
  11. ^ "2012 Haikou World Open qualifiers results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 4 March 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2012.
  12. ^ "World Open Qualifiers". Snooker.org. Retrieved 14 January 2012.
  13. ^ "Qualifying century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 14 January 2012. Retrieved 14 January 2012.
  14. ^ "Televised century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 4 March 2012. Retrieved 4 March 2012.

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