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2013 International Championship (snooker)

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The 2013 International Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 27 October and 3 November 2013 at the Chengdu Eastern Music Park in Chengdu, China. It was the fifth ranking event of the 2013/2014 season.[1]

International Championship
Tournament information
Dates27 October–3 November 2013
VenueChengdu Eastern Music Park
CityChengdu
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£625,000
Winner's share£125,000
Highest breakAustralia Neil Robertson (143)
England Mark Davis (143)
Final
ChampionChina Ding Junhui
Runner-upHong Kong Marco Fu
Score10–9
2012
2014

Judd Trump was the defending champion,[2][3] but he lost 5–6 against Alan McManus in the last 64.

Ding Junhui won his ninth ranking title by defeating Marco Fu 10–9 in the final. Ding became the first player to win three consecutive ranking titles since Stephen Hendry in 1993.[4] This was also the third consecutive all-Asian ranking final, after Ding defeating Xiao Guodong at the Shanghai Masters and Aditya Mehta at the Indian Open.[5]

Contents

Prize fundEdit

The total prize money of the event was raised to £625,000 from the previous year's £600,000. The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[6]

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Chengdu on 27 October 2013.[7][8][9][10][11]

Match Score
WC1   Alan McManus 6–5   Zhou Yuelong
WC2   Jimmy White 6–4   Yuan Sijun
WC3   Steve Davis 1–6   Zhao Xintong
WC4   Kyren Wilson 6–1   Lin Shuai

Main drawEdit

[8][9][10][11]

Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 11 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
                  
  Judd Trump 5
  Alan McManus 6
  Alan McManus 4
  Ryan Day 6
  Mike Dunn 4
  Ryan Day 6
  Ryan Day 6
  Fergal O'Brien 3
  Ben Woollaston 4
  Fergal O'Brien 6
  Fergal O'Brien 6
  Rod Lawler 4
  Rod Lawler 6
  Aditya Mehta 3
  Ryan Day 1
  Joe Perry 6
  Mark Allen 6
  Tian Pengfei 1
  Mark Allen 6
  Dave Harold 4
  Dave Harold 6
  Pankaj Advani 4
  Mark Allen 4
  Joe Perry 6
  Joe Perry 6
  Jamie Jones 5
  Joe Perry 6
  David Gilbert 3
  David Gilbert 6
  Shaun Murphy 4
  Joe Perry 8
  Marco Fu 9
  Barry Hawkins 6
  Jimmy White 2
  Barry Hawkins 1
  Zhao Xintong 6
  Zhao Xintong 6
  Craig Steadman 2
  Zhao Xintong 2
  Marco Fu 6
  Xiao Guodong 6
  Alfie Burden 2
  Xiao Guodong 4
  Marco Fu 6
  Adam Duffy 2
  Marco Fu 6
  Marco Fu 6
  Mark Selby 5
  Stuart Bingham w/o
  Robin Hull w/d
  Stuart Bingham 6
  Martin Gould 4
  Matthew Selt 3
  Martin Gould 6
  Stuart Bingham 1
  Mark Selby 6
  Mark King 3
  Peter Lines 6
  Peter Lines 4
  Mark Selby 6
  Jamie Burnett 0
  Mark Selby 6
  Marco Fu 9
  Ding Junhui 10
  Neil Robertson 6
  Alex Davies 4
  Neil Robertson 6
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 1
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 6
  Zhang Anda 1
  Neil Robertson 5
  Peter Ebdon 6
  Peter Ebdon 6
  Jack Lisowski 2
  Peter Ebdon 6
  Mark Joyce 5
  Mark Joyce w/o
  Ali Carter w/d
  Peter Ebdon 3
  Ding Junhui 6
  John Higgins 6
  Joe Swail 2
  John Higgins 2
  Matthew Stevens 6
  Rory McLeod 4
  Matthew Stevens 6
  Matthew Stevens 1
  Ding Junhui 6
  Gary Wilson 5
  James Wattana 6
  James Wattana 3
  Ding Junhui 6
  Cao Yupeng 5
  Ding Junhui 6
  Ding Junhui 9
  Graeme Dott 7
  Stephen Maguire 3
  Kyren Wilson 6
  Kyren Wilson 1
  Graeme Dott 6
  Michael White 4
  Graeme Dott 6
  Graeme Dott 6
  Kurt Maflin 5
  Mark Williams 6
  Paul Davison 2
  Mark Williams 2
  Kurt Maflin 6
  Kurt Maflin 6
  Robert Milkins 2
  Graeme Dott 6
  Liang Wenbo 3
  Mark Davis 6
  Oliver Brown 4
  Mark Davis 6
  Stuart Carrington 3
  Michael Leslie 4
  Stuart Carrington 6
  Mark Davis 1
  Liang Wenbo 6
  Li Yan 3
  Liang Wenbo 6
  Liang Wenbo 6
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
  Anthony McGill 2
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 6

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Zheng Weili.[12]
Chengdu Eastern Music Park, Chengdu, China, 3 November 2013.[11][13]
Marco Fu
  Hong Kong
9–10 Ding Junhui
  China
Afternoon: 61–52, 128–0 (128), 4–133 (108), 62–12, 4–92 (92), 0–138 (138), 2–127 (127), 0–126 (126), 93–22
Evening: 0–108 (108), 65–20, 105–0 (105), 76–6 (71), 0–95 (65), 105–9 (81), 8–60, 71–47, 5–64 (58), 0–99 (91)
128 Highest break 138
2 Century breaks 5
4 50+ breaks 9

QualifyingEdit

These matches took place on 1 and 2 October 2013 at the Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley, England.[14][15][16] All matches were best of 11 frames.[17]

Century breaksEdit

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

[18]

Televised stage centuriesEdit

[19]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2013/2014". Snooker.org. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  2. ^ "Trump stuns Robertson in Chengdu". ESPN. Retrieved 4 November 2012.
  3. ^ "Trump tops Robertson for title". Sporting Life. Retrieved 4 November 2012.
  4. ^ "Victory Over Fu Gives Ding Title Treble". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 3 November 2013. Archived from the original on 5 November 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2013.
  5. ^ "Ding Junhui beats Marco Fu in International Championship final". BBC Sport. 3 November 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2013.
  6. ^ "Prize Money Breakdowns 2013/14". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 12 October 2013. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  7. ^ "Letter to Tour Players from Barry Hearn" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 8 April 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 April 2013. Retrieved 9 April 2013.
  8. ^ a b "International Championship 2013 Draw & Results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 3 November 2013. Archived (PDF) from the original on 3 November 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2013.
  9. ^ a b "International Championship 2013 Provisional Format of Play" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 11 October 2013.
  10. ^ a b "International Championship 2013: Results". BBC Sport. Retrieved 30 October 2013.
  11. ^ a b c "International Championship (2013)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  12. ^ "Zheng To Referee Chengdu Final". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 31 October 2013. Retrieved 1 November 2013.
  13. ^ "International Championship: Final – Match 67 – Marco Fu v Ding Junhui". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 3 November 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2013.
  14. ^ "2013 International Championship Qualifiers Draw" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  15. ^ "2013 International Championship Qualifiers Results". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 6 October 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2013.
  16. ^ "International Championship Qualifiers (2013)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  17. ^ "2013 International Championship Provisional Qualifying Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 25 September 2013.
  18. ^ "International Championship qualifiers: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 6 October 2013. Retrieved 2 October 2013.
  19. ^ "International Championship: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 3 November 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2013.

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