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2018 Romanian Masters

The 2018 Romanian Masters was a non-ranking snooker tournament that took place from 14 to 18 March 2018 in Bucharest, Romania. Sanctioned by World Snooker, the tournament was organised by McCann/Thiess Events and McCann Bucharest and was a 16-player invitational event.[1][2]

Romanian Masters
Romanian Snooker Masters.png
Tournament information
Dates14–18 March 2018
VenueBucharest Metropolitan Circus
CityBucharest
CountryRomania
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Total prize fund200,000 (£176,800)
Winner's share€50,000 (£44,200)
Highest breakEngland Stuart Bingham (137)
Final
ChampionWales Ryan Day
Runner-upEngland Stuart Bingham
Score10–8

12 of the world’s top 16 players returned to Romania, after Bucharest staged the 2016 European Masters in the 2016/2017 season.

Ryan Day won his third trophy of the 2017/2018 season, beating Stuart Bingham 10–8 in the final.[3]

Main drawEdit

Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 9 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
            
1   Mark Selby 2
15   Liang Wenbo 4
15   Liang Wenbo 1
8   Stuart Bingham 4
8   Stuart Bingham 4
10   Neil Robertson 3
8   Stuart Bingham 5
9   Ali Carter 2
5   Mark Williams 0
9   Ali Carter 4
9   Ali Carter 4
16   Stephen Maguire 3
*   Mark King 0
16   Stephen Maguire 4
8   Stuart Bingham 8
14   Ryan Day 10
3   John Higgins 4
13   Anthony McGill 2
3   John Higgins 1
14   Ryan Day 4
6   Barry Hawkins 2
14   Ryan Day 4
14   Ryan Day 5
11   Kyren Wilson 0
7   Mark Allen 2
11   Kyren Wilson 4
11   Kyren Wilson 4
2   Judd Trump 2
2   Judd Trump 4
12   Luca Brecel 0
Notes

* Mark King replaced 4th seed Shaun Murphy after the draw had taken place.

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee:   Alex Crișan.
Bucharest Metropolitan Circus, Bucharest, Romania, 18 March 2018.
Stuart Bingham (8)
  England
8–10 Ryan Day (14)
  Wales
Afternoon: 65–45, 71–20 (57), 90–1 (84), 71–0, 52–62, 8–63 (62), 13–77 (52), 124–0 (124), 7–62
Evening: 0–85 (50), 66–77, 84–0 (84), 58–2, 37–61, 111–0 (111), 0–82 (61), 0–92, 59–66
124 Highest break 62
2 Century breaks 0
5 50+ breaks 4

Century breaksEdit

Total: 11[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Romanian Snooker Masters Set For March". World Snooker. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  2. ^ "World Snooker Announces Romanian Snooker Masters". Snooker HQ. Retrieved 2 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Day The Best In Bucharest". World Snooker. Retrieved 18 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Romanian Masters 2018 Centuries". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 14–18 March 2018. Archived from the original on 10 March 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2018.