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The 2013 World Seniors Championship (Known for sponsorship reasons as the 888casino World Seniors Championship) was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 19–20 October 2013 at the Mountbatten Centre in Portsmouth, England.[1]

World Seniors Championship
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Tournament information
Dates19–20 October 2013
VenueMountbatten Centre
CityPortsmouth
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Total prize fund£50,000
Winner's share£18,000
Highest breakEngland Steve Davis (94)
Final
ChampionEngland Steve Davis
Runner-upEngland Nigel Bond
Score2–1
2012
2015

Steve Davis won his 82nd professional title by defeating defending champion Nigel Bond 2–1 in the final.[2][3]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4]

  • Winner: £18,000
  • Runner-up: £8,000
  • Semi-finalist: £4,000
  • Quarter-finalist: £2,000
  • Last 16: £1,000
  • Total: £50,000

Main drawEdit

The draw for the last 16 was made on 12 August 2013 at the Doncaster Dome in Doncaster during the qualifying stage of the 2013 Indian Open. The draw for the quarter-finals and semi-finals was made on a random basis. All matches were best of 3 frames and all frames were subject to a 30-second shot clock after ten minutes of play. All times are BST.[4][5][6] The highest break of the tournament was 94 made by Steve Davis.[4]

Last 16Edit

Quarter-finalsEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

FinalEdit

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held on 3 October 2013 at the Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley, England.[7][8][9] There was only one century break during the qualifying. Philip Williams made a 100 break against Karl Townsend.[10]

  Round 1
Best of 3 frames
Round 2
Best of 3 frames
Round 3
Best of 3 frames
Round 4
Best of 3 frames
Round 5
Best of 3 frames
                                               
  Jimmy O'Shea 0       John Leahy 2  
  John McBride 2       John McBride 0  
    John Leahy 2  
    Surinder Gill 1  
        Ashley Beal 1
            Surinder Gill 2  
    John Leahy 0  
    Dave Harold 2  
            Gary Miller 0  
            Dave Harold 2  
    Dave Harold 2
    Sean Lanigan 0  
  Sean Lanigan w/o   Andrew Milliard 0
  Guilio Rea w/d       Sean Lanigan 2  
    Dave Harold 2
    Wayne Jones 0
            Paul Stockwell 1  
            Nigel Gilbert 2  
    Nigel Gilbert 1
    Hassan Vaizie 2  
  Anthony Harris w/d   Hassan Vaizie 2
  Bill Oliver w/o       Bill Oliver 0  
    Hassan Vaizie 0
    Wayne Jones 2  
            Robert Marshall w/d  
            Dean Reynolds w/o  
    Dean Reynolds 0
    Wayne Jones 2  
  Mike Hallett 1   Wayne Jones 2
  Steve Ventham 2       Steve Ventham 0  
  Round 1
Best of 3 frames
Round 2
Best of 3 frames
Round 3
Best of 3 frames
Round 4
Best of 3 frames
Round 5
Best of 3 frames
                                               
  Tony Jones 0       Nick Pearce 1  
  Darren Thompson 2       Darren Thompson 2  
    Darren Thompson 2  
    Gabriel Burns 1  
  Bill Kelly 0   Gabriel Burns 2
  Stefan Mazrocis 2       Stefan Mazrocis 1  
    Darren Thompson 0  
    Les Dodd 2  
  John Rea w/d       Barry West 1  
  Les Dodd w/o       Les Dodd 2  
    Les Dodd 2
    Roger Leighton 1  
  Gary Filtness 0   John Welsh 0
  Roger Leighton 2       Roger Leighton 2  
    Les Dodd 0
    Philip Williams 2
            Tony Brown 2  
            Dessie Sheehan 1  
    Tony Brown 0
    Patsy Fagan 2  
  Steven Gough 1   Patsy Fagan 2
  Ian Barry Stark 2       Ian Barry Stark 0  
    Patsy Fagan 0
    Philip Williams 2  
  Stephen Meakin 1       Philip Williams 2  
  Gary Wilkinson 2       Gary Wilkinson 0  
    Philip Williams 2
    Karl Townsend 0  
        Ali Bassiri 0
            Karl Townsend 2  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2013/2014". Snooker.org. Retrieved 22 May 2013.
  2. ^ "World Seniors Championship: Steve Davis beats Nigel Bond 2–1 in Portsmouth final". Sky Sports. 20 October 2013. Retrieved 20 October 2013.
  3. ^ "Davis On Top Of The World Again". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 21 October 2013. Retrieved 22 October 2013.
  4. ^ a b c "888casino.com World Seniors Championship (2013)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
  5. ^ "2013 888casino World Seniors Championship: Provisional Format of Play" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 4 October 2013.
  6. ^ "2013 World Seniors Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 21 October 2013.
  7. ^ "World Seniors Championship Qualifiers Draw & Results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 4 October 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 October 2013. Retrieved 4 October 2013.
  8. ^ "World Seniors Championship Qualifiers Provisional Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
  9. ^ "888casino.com World Seniors Championship Qualifiers (2013)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
  10. ^ "World Seniors Championship qualifiers: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 6 October 2013. Retrieved 3 October 2013.