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The 2013 Bank of Beijing China Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 25 and 31 March 2013 at the Beijing University Students' Gymnasium in Beijing, China. It was the tenth ranking event of the 2012/2013 season.[1]

Bank of Beijing China Open
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Tournament information
Dates25–31 March 2013
VenueBeijing University Students' Gymnasium
CityBeijing
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£425,000
Winner's share£85,000
Highest breakEngland Jimmy Robertson (142)
Final
ChampionAustralia Neil Robertson
Runner-upEngland Mark Selby
Score10–6
2012
2014

Peter Ebdon was the defending champion,[2][3] but he lost 3–5 against Marcus Campbell in the last 32.[4]

Mark Selby attempted a maximum break in his last 32 match against Mark King, but missed the final black at 140. Thus he became the fourth player along with Ken Doherty, Barry Pinches and Robin Hull to do so in a professional tournament.[5]

Neil Robertson won his seventh ranking title by defeating Selby 10–6 in the final.[6][7]

Contents

Prize fundEdit

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

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Beijing on 25 and 26 March.[9][10][11][12]

Match Score
WC1   Anthony McGill 5–3   Ehsan Heidarinejad
WC2   Jimmy Robertson 5–1   Wang Yuchen
WC3   Liang Wenbo 5–1   Lu Ning
WC4   Jack Lisowski 5–1   Zhou Yuelong
WC5   Dechawat Poomjaeng 5–2   Zhu Yinghui
WC6   Rory McLeod 5–1   Hu Hao
WC7   Mark Joyce w/d–w/o   Lyu Haotian
WC8   Jamie Cope 2–5   Zhao Xintong

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee:   Eirian Williams.
Beijing University Students' Gymnasium, Beijing, China, 31 March 2013.[12][13]
Neil Robertson (6)
  Australia
10–6 Mark Selby (2)
  England
Afternoon: 0–100 (58), 78–16 (50), 91–31 (91), 71–68, 59–47, 84–40, 74–8
Evening: 29–82 (81), 0–125 (125), 50–79 (66), 133–0 (110), 60–34, 90–0 (90), 0–117 (116), 0–91 (63), 80–39
110 Highest break 125
1 Century breaks 2
4 50+ breaks 6

QualifyingEdit

These matches took place between 9 and 12 January 2013 at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield, England.[14][15][16]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
  Round 2
Best of 9 frames
  Round 3
Best of 9 frames
  Round 4
Best of 9 frames
                               
  Kurt Maflin 5     James Wattana 1     Xiao Guodong 5     Marcus Campbell 5
  Michael Wild 2     Kurt Maflin 5     Kurt Maflin 4     Xiao Guodong 4
  Li Yan 2     Liu Chuang 5     Jamie Jones 5     Marco Fu 5
  Daniel Wells 5     Daniel Wells 2     Liu Chuang 4     Jamie Jones 0
  Pankaj Advani 4     Anthony McGill 5     Yu Delu 1     Martin Gould 2
  David Grace 5     David Grace 2     Anthony McGill 5     Anthony McGill 5
  Robbie Williams 5     Jimmy White 1     Jimmy Robertson 5     Joe Perry 1
  Mohamed Khairy 1     Robbie Williams 5     Robbie Williams 3     Jimmy Robertson 5
  Paul Davison 5     Adam Duffy 3     Anthony Hamilton 5     Michael Holt 5
  Joel Walker 3     Paul Davison 5     Paul Davison 1     Anthony Hamilton 2
  Zhang Anda 4     Barry Pinches 5     Matthew Selt 5     Barry Hawkins 5
  Fraser Patrick 5     Fraser Patrick 0     Barry Pinches 3     Matthew Selt 1
  Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 5     Luca Brecel 2     Liang Wenbo 5     Tom Ford 1
  Justin Astley 1     Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 5     Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 3     Liang Wenbo 5
  Tony Drago 5     Alan McManus 4     Nigel Bond 5     Robert Milkins 5
  Gareth Allen 3     Tony Drago 5     Tony Drago 3     Nigel Bond 1
  Ian Burns 5     Rod Lawler 1     Jack Lisowski 5     Jamie Burnett 3
  Michael Leslie 2     Ian Burns 5     Ian Burns 2     Jack Lisowski 5
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 5     Cao Yupeng 4     Ben Woollaston 3     Fergal O'Brien 1
  Sam Baird 4     Dechawat Poomjaeng 5     Dechawat Poomjaeng 5     Dechawat Poomjaeng 5
  Craig Steadman 2     Alfie Burden 1     Rory McLeod 5     Ryan Day 2
  Sean O'Sullivan 5     Sean O'Sullivan 5     Sean O'Sullivan 3     Rory McLeod 5
  Tian Pengfei 5     Peter Lines 1     David Gilbert 5     Andrew Higginson 5
  Martin O'Donnell 1     Tian Pengfei 5     Tian Pengfei 3     David Gilbert 2
  Aditya Mehta 5     Mark Joyce 5     Gerard Greene 2     Dominic Dale 4
  Simon Bedford 0     Aditya Mehta 3     Mark Joyce 5     Mark Joyce 5
  Chen Zhe 5     Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 3     Michael White 4     Jamie Cope 5
  Scott Donaldson 4     Chen Zhe 5     Chen Zhe 5     Chen Zhe 4
  Michael Wasley 5     Andy Hicks 5     Dave Harold 5     Ken Doherty 5
  Jamie O'Neill 4     Michael Wasley 2     Andy Hicks 3     Dave Harold 3
  Liam Highfield 5     Mike Dunn 5     Steve Davis 5     Mark King 5
  Passakorn Suwannawat 2     Liam Highfield 3     Mike Dunn 3     Steve Davis 0

Century breaksEdit

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

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Televised stage centuriesEdit

[18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2012/2013". Snooker.org. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
  2. ^ "Ebdon resists magical Maguire comeback to win China Open". London: Daily Mail. 1 April 2012. Archived from the original on 3 April 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2012.
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^ Dawes, Mike (26 March 2013). "China crisis for Trump, Higgins and Ebdon as big names fall in opening round". London: Daily Mail. Retrieved 28 March 2013.
  5. ^ "Selby Through Despite Black Blunder". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 30 March 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
  6. ^ "Robertson holds off Selby to win in China". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
  7. ^ "Neil Robertson beats Mark Selby to win China Open title". BBC Sport. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
  8. ^ "Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 8 January 2013.
  9. ^ a b "2013 China Open draw and format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 7 March 2013.
  10. ^ a b "2013 China Open results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 March 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
  11. ^ a b "China Open 2013: Schedule and results". BBC Sport. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
  12. ^ a b c "Bank of Beijing China Open (2013)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
  13. ^ "Final – Match 39 – Neil Robertson v Mark Selby". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 2013-03-31. Retrieved 31 March 2013.
  14. ^ "2013 China Open qualifiers draw and format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
  15. ^ "China Open 2013 qualifiers results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 13 January 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2013.
  16. ^ "Bank of Beijing China Open Qualifiers (2013)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
  17. ^ "China Open qualifiers centuries". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 13 January 2013.
  18. ^ "China Open century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 31 March 2013. Retrieved 31 March 2013.

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