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The 2013 williamhill.com UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 26 November–8 December 2013 at the Barbican Centre in York, England. It was the sixth ranking event of the 2013/2014 season.[1]

williamhill.com UK Championship
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Tournament information
Dates26 November–8 December 2013
VenueBarbican Centre
CityYork
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£755,000
Winner's share£150,000
Highest breakEngland Mark Selby (147)
Final
ChampionAustralia Neil Robertson
Runner-upEngland Mark Selby
Score10–7
2012
2014

Mark Selby made the 100th official maximum break during his semi-final match against Ricky Walden. This was Selby's second official 147 break and the third maximum break in the 2013/2014 season.[2]

Neil Robertson won his ninth ranking title by defeating defending champion Selby 10–7 in the final,[3] despite trailing 1–5 and 3–6 during the match.[4] Robertson became the eighth player to win all Triple Crown events at least once,[5] and the first overseas player to achieve this feat.[6] Selby became the first defending champion to reach the final of the UK Championship since Mark Williams in 2000.[7]

Contents

Prize fundEdit

The total prize money of the event was raised to £700,000 from the previous year's £625,000. The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[8]

Main drawEdit

[10][11][12][13]

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
1   Mark Selby 6
  Shane Castle 4
1   Mark Selby 6
64   Tian Pengfei 3
64   Tian Pengfei 6
65   Pankaj Advani 1
1   Mark Selby 6
96   Stuart Carrington 0
32   Ken Doherty 5
97   John Astley 6
97   John Astley 1
96   Stuart Carrington 6
33   Ben Woollaston 2
96   Stuart Carrington 6
1   Mark Selby 6
16   Graeme Dott 2
16   Graeme Dott 6
113   Fraser Patrick 2
16   Graeme Dott 6
49   Nigel Bond 5
49   Nigel Bond 6
80   Craig Steadman 3
16   Graeme Dott 6
17   Ali Carter 3
17   Ali Carter 6
112   Ratchayothin Yotharuck 1
17   Ali Carter 6
48   Jimmy Robertson 0
48   Jimmy Robertson 6
81   Li Yan 3

Section 2Edit

Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
41   Jamie Jones 0
88   Gary Wilson 6
88   Gary Wilson 6
105   Vinnie Calabrese 3
24   Dominic Dale 5
105   Vinnie Calabrese 6
88   Gary Wilson 4
9   Barry Hawkins 6
56   Cao Yupeng 3
73   Zhang Anda 6
73   Zhang Anda 3
9   Barry Hawkins 6
9   Barry Hawkins 6
120   Alexander Ursenbacher 0
9   Barry Hawkins 6
8   Shaun Murphy 5
40   Anthony Hamilton 4
89   Sean O'Sullivan 6
89   Sean O'Sullivan 4
104   Noppon Saengkham 6
25   Tom Ford 2
104   Noppon Saengkham 6
104   Noppon Saengkham 2
8   Shaun Murphy 6
57   Gerard Greene 4
72   Paul Davison 6
72   Paul Davison 3
8   Shaun Murphy 6
8   Shaun Murphy w/o
121   Lee Spick w/d

Section 3Edit

Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
5   Judd Trump 6
  Gareth Green 2
5   Judd Trump 6
60   Dechawat Poomjaeng 0
60   Dechawat Poomjaeng 6
69   Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
5   Judd Trump 6
28   Xiao Guodong 2
28   Xiao Guodong 6
101   Andrew Pagett 1
28   Xiao Guodong 6
92   Jamie O'Neill 2
37   Mark Joyce 2
92   Jamie O'Neill 6
5   Judd Trump 4
12   Mark Allen 6
12   Mark Allen 6
117   Jak Jones 1
12   Mark Allen 6
53   Dave Harold 3
53   Dave Harold 6
76   Chen Zhe 1
12   Mark Allen 6
21   Michael Holt 5
21   Michael Holt 6
108   Lee Page 1
21   Michael Holt 6
44   Alan McManus 4
44   Alan McManus 6
85   Joel Walker 5

Section 4Edit

Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
45   Rory McLeod 6
84   Martin O'Donnell 3
45   Rory McLeod 3
20   Mark Williams 6
20   Mark Williams 6
109   Allan Taylor 2
20   Mark Williams 5
13   Ricky Walden 6
52   Peter Lines 6
77   Sam Baird 2
52   Peter Lines 2
13   Ricky Walden 6
13   Ricky Walden 6
116   Cao Xinlong 0
13   Ricky Walden 6
4   Ding Junhui 4
36   Fergal O'Brien 6
93   Alex Davies 2
36   Fergal O'Brien 6
29   Mark King 3
29   Mark King 6
100   Ross Muir 1
36   Fergal O'Brien 1
4   Ding Junhui 6
61   James Wattana 6
68   Ian Burns 2
61   James Wattana 1
4   Ding Junhui 6
4   Ding Junhui 6
  Antony Parsons 3

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
3   Neil Robertson 6
  Dylan Mitchell 0
3   Neil Robertson 6
67   Robbie Williams 1
62   Aditya Mehta 2
67   Robbie Williams 6
3   Neil Robertson 6
94   Li Hang 3
30   Andrew Higginson 6
99   Hammad Miah 2
30   Andrew Higginson 4
94   Li Hang 6
35   David Gilbert 4
94   Li Hang 6
3   Neil Robertson 6
19   Joe Perry 1
14   Mark Davis 6
115   Robin Hull 2
14   Mark Davis 5
78   Scott Donaldson 6
51   Matthew Selt 4
78   Scott Donaldson 6
78   Scott Donaldson 3
19   Joe Perry 6
19   Joe Perry 6
110   James Cahill 3
19   Joe Perry 6
83   Daniel Wells 3
46   Alfie Burden 4
83   Daniel Wells 6

Section 6Edit

Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
43   Jamie Burnett 6
86   Simon Bedford 4
43   Jamie Burnett 6
107   Chris Wakelin 5
22   Ryan Day 5
107   Chris Wakelin 6
43   Jamie Burnett 4
11   John Higgins 6
54   Rod Lawler 6
75   Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 3
54   Rod Lawler 1
11   John Higgins 6
11   John Higgins 6
118   Alex Borg 2
11   John Higgins 3
6   Stephen Maguire 6
38   Jack Lisowski 4
91   Michael Leslie 6
91   Michael Leslie 3
27   Liang Wenbo 6
27   Liang Wenbo 6
102   Elliot Slessor 2
27   Liang Wenbo 5
6   Stephen Maguire 6
59   Mike Dunn 4
70   Luca Brecel 6
70   Luca Brecel 5
6   Stephen Maguire 6
6   Stephen Maguire 6
  Sanderson Lam 2

Section 7Edit

Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
7   Marco Fu 5
  Mitchell Travis 6
  Mitchell Travis 6
58   Kurt Maflin 4
58   Kurt Maflin 6
71   Liam Highfield 4
  Mitchell Travis 1
90   David Morris 6
26   Peter Ebdon 6
103   Andrew Norman 1
26   Peter Ebdon 1
90   David Morris 6
39   Jamie Cope 4
90   David Morris 6
90   David Morris 1
10   Stuart Bingham 6
10   Stuart Bingham 6
119   Ahmed Saif 0
10   Stuart Bingham 6
55   Jimmy White 2
55   Jimmy White 6
74   Michael Wasley 4
10   Stuart Bingham 6
42   Anthony McGill 2
23   Martin Gould 3
106   Chris Norbury 6
106   Chris Norbury 0
42   Anthony McGill 6
42   Anthony McGill 6
87   Kyren Wilson 5

Section 8Edit

Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
47   Yu Delu 6
82   David Grace 3
47   Yu Delu 5
18   Matthew Stevens 6
18   Matthew Stevens 6
111   Ryan Clark 4
18   Matthew Stevens 2
15   Robert Milkins 6
50   Liu Chuang 6
79   Tony Drago 1
50   Liu Chuang 5
15   Robert Milkins 6
15   Robert Milkins 6
114   Patrick Einsle 3
15   Robert Milkins 0
2   Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
34   Michael White 6
95   Joe Swail 0
34   Michael White 4
31   Marcus Campbell 6
31   Marcus Campbell 6
98   Lyu Haotian 5
31   Marcus Campbell 2
2   Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
63   Adam Duffy 6
66   Barry Pinches 5
63   Adam Duffy 3
2   Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
2   Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
  Rhys Clark 0

FinalsEdit

Quarter-finals
Best of 11 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
         
1   Mark Selby 6
9   Barry Hawkins 5
1   Mark Selby 9
13   Ricky Walden 5
12   Mark Allen 2
13   Ricky Walden 6
1   Mark Selby 7
3   Neil Robertson 10
3   Neil Robertson 6
6   Stephen Maguire 2
3   Neil Robertson 9
10   Stuart Bingham 8
10   Stuart Bingham 6
2   Ronnie O'Sullivan 4

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee:   Brendan Moore.
Barbican Centre, York, England, 8 December 2013.[13][14]
Mark Selby (1)
  England
7–10 Neil Robertson (3)
  Australia
Afternoon: 130–1 (130), 0–76 (63), 75–10, 89–0, 68–22 (57), 68–39, 21–65 (54), 0–123 (123)
Evening: 70–22, 0–101 (56), 0–122 (122), 0–132 (132), 26–71, 28–61, 116–0 (74), 47–59, 36–82 (57)
130 Highest break 132
1 Century breaks 3
3 50+ breaks 7

Century breaksEdit

[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2013/2014". Snooker.org. Archived from the original on 2014-04-04. Retrieved 12 November 2013.
  2. ^ "Selby Makes Historic 147". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 7 December 2013. Archived from the original on 9 December 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  3. ^ "Neil Robertson captures snooker's triple crown". The Sydney Morning Herald. 9 December 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-12-09. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  4. ^ "Neil Robertson comes from behind to see off Mark Selby and claim UK snooker title". Metro. 8 December 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-12-09. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  5. ^ "Neil Robertson fights back against Mark Selby to win UK Championship". theguardian.com. 8 December 2013. Archived from the original on 2017-08-22. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  6. ^ "Neil Robertson fights back to take UK Championship crown". RTÉ.ie. 8 December 2013. Archived from the original on 2013-12-12. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  7. ^ "Hall of Fame: UK Championship". Snooker.org. Archived from the original on 2013-12-06. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  8. ^ "Prize Money Breakdowns 2013/14". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 12 October 2013. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  9. ^ "Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Rhys Clark 6–0 at UK Championship". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 2013-12-04. Retrieved 5 December 2013.
  10. ^ "UK Championship 2013 draw & results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 8 December 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-08. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
  11. ^ "williamhill.com UK Championship 2013 format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2013-11-27. Retrieved 27 November 2013.
  12. ^ "UK Snooker Championship 2013: Schedule and scores". BBC Sport. Archived from the original on 2013-12-01. Retrieved 1 December 2013.
  13. ^ a b "williamhill.com UK Championship (2013)". Snooker.org. Archived from the original on 2013-10-21. Retrieved 12 November 2011.
  14. ^ "UK Championship: Final – Match 127 – Mark Selby v Neil Robertson". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 2013-12-08. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
  15. ^ "UK Championship: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 8 December 2013. Retrieved 8 December 2013.

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