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The 2013 BetVictor Welsh Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 11–17 February 2013 at the Newport Centre in Newport, Wales. It was the seventh ranking event of the 2012/2013 season,[1] and the first time that BetVictor sponsored the event.[2]

BetVictor Welsh Open
2013 Welsh Open (snooker) logo.png
Tournament information
Dates11–17 February 2013
VenueNewport Centre
CityNewport
CountryWales
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£250,000
Winner's share£50,000
Highest breakEngland Mark Selby (144)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Maguire
Runner-upEngland Stuart Bingham
Score9–8
2012
2014

At the tournament Pankaj Advani became the first Indian player to reach the quarter-final of a ranking event.[3]

Ding Junhui was the defending champion,[4][5] but he lost in the semi-finals 5–6 against Stuart Bingham.

Stephen Maguire won his fifth ranking title by defeating Bingham 9–8 in the final.[6][7]

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Prize fundEdit

Prize money for the event this year was increased from £201,500 to £250,000, with the winner to receive £50,000 instead of £30,000.[8] The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[9]

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Zhu Ying.
Newport Centre, Newport, Wales, 17 February 2013.[13][14]
Stuart Bingham
  England
8–9 Stephen Maguire
  Scotland
Afternoon: 1–100 (71), 22–77 (62), 63–26 (56), 12–114 (114), 86–0 (79), 0–110 (110), 133–0 (55, 78), 73–25
Evening: 89–11 (73), 16–108 (71), 119–0 (118), 71–8, 50–51, 40–67, 0–77 (77), 72–59 (Bingham 58), 5–92 (82)
118 Highest break 114
1 Century breaks 2
7 50+ breaks 7

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 6 and 9 February 2013 at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield, England,[15][16][17] and on 11 February 2013 at the Newport Centre in Newport, Wales.[10][11][12][13]

Century breaksEdit

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

[18]

Televised stage centuriesEdit

[19]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Matches were held over and played in Newport.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2012/2013". Snooker.org. Retrieved 4 June 2012.
  2. ^ "BetVictor Sponsor Welsh Open". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Welsh Open: Pankaj Advani first Indian player to reach last eight". BBC Sport. 14 February 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Welsh Open: China's Ding Junhui beats Mark Selby 9–6 to lift title". BBC Sport. Retrieved 19 February 2012.
  5. ^ "Ding claims Welsh Open title". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 19 February 2012.
  6. ^ Symcox, Jonathan. "Maguire drought over after dramatic Welsh Open win". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  7. ^ "Welsh Open: Stephen Maguire edges Stuart Bingham in thriller". BBC Sport. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  8. ^ "Snooker Stars Are Newport Bound". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  9. ^ "Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
  10. ^ a b "2013 Welsh Open draw and format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
  11. ^ a b "2013 BetVictor Welsh Open results". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2013.
  12. ^ a b "Welsh Open 2013: Schedule and results from Newport". BBC Sport. Retrieved 16 February 2013.
  13. ^ a b c "BetVictor Welsh Open (2013)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  14. ^ "Final – Match 39 – Stuart Bingham v Stephen Maguire". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2013.
  15. ^ "2013 Welsh Open qualifying draw and format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  16. ^ "2013 Welsh Open Qualifiers results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 February 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
  17. ^ "BetVictor Welsh Open Qualifiers (2013)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  18. ^ "Welsh Open Qualifiers Century Breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 9 February 2013.
  19. ^ "Welsh Open Century Breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2013.

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