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2019 Northern Ireland Open

The 2019 Northern Ireland Open (also known as the 19.com Northern Ireland Open) was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place from 11 to 17 November 2019 in the Waterfront Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland.[1] It was the sixth ranking event of the 2019/2020 season and a part of the Home Nations Series. It was the fourth edition of the Northern Ireland Open.

2019 Northern Ireland Open
Tournament information
Dates11–17 November 2019
VenueWaterfront Hall
CityBelfast
CountryNorthern Ireland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£405,000
Winner's share£70,000
Highest break Stuart Bingham (ENG) (147)
Final
Champion Judd Trump (ENG)
Runner-up Ronnie O'Sullivan (ENG)
Score9–7
2018
Waterfront Hall (Belfast)

Defending champion Judd Trump defeated Ronnie O'Sullivan 9–7 in the 2018 final. In a rematch of the previous year's final, Trump successfully defended the championship, defeating O'Sullivan by the same scoreline.[2]

Stuart Bingham scored the highest break of the tournament and his sixth career maximum break in the first round match with Lu Ning. It was the third maximum of the season.

Prize fundEdit

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

  • Winner: £70,000
  • Runner-up: £30,000
  • Semi-final: £20,000
  • Quarter-final: £10,000
  • Last 16: £7,500
  • Last 32: £4,000
  • Last 64: £3,000
  • Highest break: £5,000
  • Total: £405,000

Tournament drawEdit

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

 
Last 128
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  Judd Trump (1)4
 
 
 
  James Cahill3
 
  Judd Trump (1)4
 
 
 
  Zhang Anda1
 
  Zhang Anda4
 
 
 
  Simon Lichtenberg1
 
  Judd Trump (1)4
 
 
 
  Si Jiahui0
 
  Hossein Vafaei (32)0
 
 
 
  Si Jiahui4
 
  Si Jiahui4
 
 
 
  Chen Zifan1
 
  Chen Zifan4
 
 
 
  Patrick Wallace2
 
  Judd Trump (1)4
 
 
 
  Yan Bingtao (17)0
 
  Ali Carter (16)4
 
 
 
  Robert Milkins1
 
  Ali Carter (16)4
 
 
 
  Li Hang3
 
  Li Hang4
 
 
 
  Elliot Slessor1
 
  Ali Carter (16)3
 
 
 
  Yan Bingtao (17)4
 
  Yan Bingtao (17)4
 
 
 
  Andy Hicks2
 
  Yan Bingtao (17)4
 
 
 
  Marco Fu1
 
  Marco Fu4
 
 
  Gerard Greene1
 

Section 2Edit

 
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  Ashley Carty1
 
 
 
  Rod Lawler4
 
  Rod Lawler2
 
 
 
  Andrew Higginson4
 
  Tom Ford (24)0
 
 
 
  Andrew Higginson4
 
  Andrew Higginson3
 
 
 
  Anthony Hamilton4
 
  Thor Chuan Leong1
 
 
 
  Jak Jones4
 
  Jak Jones0
 
 
 
  Anthony Hamilton4
 
  David Gilbert (9)3
 
 
 
  Anthony Hamilton4
 
  Anthony Hamilton4
 
 
 
  Kyren Wilson (8)3
 
  Liang Wenbo4
 
 
 
  Kurt Maflin1
 
  Liang Wenbo2
 
 
 
  Tian Pengfei4
 
  Lyu Haotian (25)1
 
 
 
  Tian Pengfei4
 
  Tian Pengfei2
 
 
 
  Kyren Wilson (8)4
 
  Peter Ebdon4
 
 
 
  Jimmy White2
 
  Peter Ebdon1
 
 
 
  Kyren Wilson (8)4
 
  Kyren Wilson (8)4
 
 
  Alan McManus0
 

Section 3Edit

 
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  Mark Selby (5)4
 
 
 
  Xu Si2
 
  Mark Selby (5)4
 
 
 
  Matthew Stevens1
 
  Matthew Stevens4
 
 
 
  Chris Wakelin1
 
  Mark Selby (5)4
 
 
 
  Luca Brecel2
 
  Matthew Selt (28)4
 
 
 
  Daniel Wells2
 
  Matthew Selt (28)0
 
 
 
  Luca Brecel4
 
  Adam Stefanow0
 
 
 
  Luca Brecel4
 
  Mark Selby (5)4
 
 
 
  Ken Doherty1
 
  Jack Lisowski (12)3
 
 
 
  Soheil Vahedi4
 
  Soheil Vahedi0
 
 
 
  Ken Doherty4
 
  Ken Doherty4
 
 
 
  Michael Georgiou2
 
  Ken Doherty4
 
 
 
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh (21)3
 
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh (21)4
 
 
 
  Mark King2
 
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh (21)4
 
 
 
  Mei Xiwen2
 
  Peter Lines1
 
 
  Mei Xiwen4
 

Section 4Edit

 
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  Mitchell Mann4
 
 
 
  Liam Highfield1
 
  Mitchell Mann1
 
 
 
  Harvey Chandler4
 
  Ryan Day (20)1
 
 
 
  Harvey Chandler4
 
  Harvey Chandler2
 
 
 
  Stephen Maguire (13)4
 
  Mike Dunn2
 
 
 
  Mark Davis4
 
  Mark Davis2
 
 
 
  Stephen Maguire (13)4
 
  Stephen Maguire (13)4
 
 
 
  Declan Lavery0
 
  Stephen Maguire (13)3
 
 
 
  John Higgins (4)4
 
  Chen Feilong4
 
 
 
  Kishan Hirani2
 
  Chen Feilong3
 
 
 
  Billy Joe Castle4
 
  Noppon Saengkham (29)3
 
 
 
  Billy Joe Castle4
 
  Billy Joe Castle1
 
 
 
  John Higgins (4)4
 
  Riley Parsons3
 
 
 
  Kacper Filipiak4
 
  Kacper Filipiak1
 
 
 
  John Higgins (4)4
 
  John Higgins (4)4
 
 
  Chang Bingyu2
 

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

 
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  Neil Robertson (3)3
 
 
 
  Mark Joyce4
 
  Mark Joyce4
 
 
 
  Jackson Page2
 
  Jackson Page4
 
 
 
  Barry Pinches3
 
  Mark Joyce3
 
 
 
  Robbie Williams4
 
  Anthony McGill (30)1
 
 
 
  Robbie Williams4
 
  Robbie Williams4
 
 
 
  Hammad Miah1
 
  Hammad Miah4
 
 
 
  Martin Gould1
 
  Robbie Williams1
 
 
 
  Joe Perry (14)4
 
  Joe Perry (14)4
 
 
 
  Zhao Xintong2
 
  Joe Perry (14)4
 
 
 
  Ross Bulman2
 
  Ross Bulman4
 
 
 
  Zhang Jiankang1
 
  Joe Perry (14)4
 
 
 
  Graeme Dott (19)1
 
  Graeme Dott (19)4
 
 
 
  Duane Jones2
 
  Graeme Dott (19)4
 
 
 
  Craig Steadman1
 
  Bai Langning1
 
 
  Craig Steadman4
 

Section 6Edit

 
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  Lee Walker3
 
 
 
  Martin O'Donnell4
 
  Martin O'Donnell3
 
 
 
  Alexander Ursenbacher4
 
  Xiao Guodong (22)2
 
 
 
  Alexander Ursenbacher4
 
  Alexander Ursenbacher4
 
 
 
  Stuart Bingham (11)2
 
  Jordan Brown4
 
 
 
  James Wattana2
 
  Jordan Brown1
 
 
 
  Stuart Bingham (11)4
 
  Stuart Bingham (11)4
 
 
 
  Lu Ning3
 
  Alexander Ursenbacher4
 
 
 
  Mark Allen (6)3
 
  Ian Burns4
 
 
 
  Andy Lee0
 
  Ian Burns3
 
 
 
  Scott Donaldson (27)4
 
  Scott Donaldson (27)4
 
 
 
  Alfie Burden1
 
  Scott Donaldson (27)0
 
 
 
  Mark Allen (6)4
 
  Jamie O'Neill4
 
 
 
  Sunny Akani2
 
  Jamie O'Neill0
 
 
 
  Mark Allen (6)4
 
  Mark Allen (6)4
 
 
  Sam Craigie1
 

Section 7Edit

 
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  Shaun Murphy (7)4
 
 
 
  Fraser Patrick0
 
  Shaun Murphy (7)4
 
 
 
  Luo Honghao1
 
  Dominic Dale2
 
 
 
  Luo Honghao4
 
  Shaun Murphy (7)4
 
 
 
  Ricky Walden (26)3
 
  Ricky Walden (26)4
 
 
 
  Alex Borg0
 
  Ricky Walden (26)4
 
 
 
  Sam Baird1
 
  Sam Baird4
 
 
 
  Nigel Bond2
 
  Shaun Murphy (7)4
 
 
 
  Barry Hawkins (10)2
 
  Barry Hawkins (10)4
 
 
 
  Eden Sharav3
 
  Barry Hawkins (10)4
 
 
 
  Michael Holt3
 
  Michael Holt4
 
 
 
  Michael White2
 
  Barry Hawkins (10)4
 
 
 
  Fergal O'Brien2
 
  Jimmy Robertson (23)4
 
 
 
  Igor Figueiredo3
 
  Jimmy Robertson (23)3
 
 
 
  Fergal O'Brien4
 
  Fan Zhengyi2
 
 
  Fergal O'Brien4
 

Section 8Edit

 
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  Brandon Sargeant2
 
 
 
  Joe O'Connor4
 
  Joe O'Connor2
 
 
 
  Yuan Sijun4
 
  Gary Wilson (18)2
 
 
 
  Yuan Sijun4
 
  Yuan Sijun4
 
 
 
  Ben Woollaston3
 
  Jamie Clarke2
 
 
 
  Ben Woollaston4
 
  Ben Woollaston4
 
 
 
  David Lilley2
 
  Ding Junhui (15)2
 
 
 
  David Lilley4
 
  Yuan Sijun1
 
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)4
 
  John Astley1
 
 
 
  Stuart Carrington4
 
  Stuart Carrington4
 
 
 
  Zhou Yuelong (31)0
 
  Zhou Yuelong (31)4
 
 
 
  David Grace0
 
  Stuart Carrington1
 
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)4
 
  Louis Heathcote2
 
 
 
  Lei Peifan4
 
  Lei Peifan2
 
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)4
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)4
 
 
  Oliver Lines2
 

FinalsEdit

 
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  Judd Trump (1)5
 
 
 
  Anthony Hamilton1
 
  Judd Trump (1)6
 
 
 
  John Higgins (5)3
 
  Mark Selby (5)4
 
 
 
  John Higgins (4)5
 
  Judd Trump (1)9
 
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)7
 
  Joe Perry (14)5
 
 
 
  Alexander Ursenbacher3
 
  Joe Perry (14)1
 
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)6
 
  Shaun Murphy (7)1
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)5
 

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Colin Humphries.
Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 17 November 2019.
Judd Trump (1)
  England
9–7 Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)
  England
Afternoon: 81–6 (68), 108–1 (56), 7–126 (126), 123–0 (123), 24–89 (89), 113–0 (5756), 88–0 (88), 5–86
Evening: 16–75, 123–0 (106), 113–0 (113), 0–73 (72), 55–76 (5576), 129–0 (124), 0–135 (135), 84–0 (84)
124 Highest break 135
4 Century breaks 2
11 50+ breaks 5

QualifyingEdit

A Qualifying match was played between two of the local wildcards on 11 November.[citation needed]

  Patrick Wallace (NIR) 4–0   Robbie McGuigan (NIR)

Century breaksEdit

A total of 76 century breaks were made during the competition. The highest break was a maximum break scored by Stuart Bingham.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 Northern Ireland Open". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 11 November 2019.
  2. ^ "NI Open final reaction - Trump wins 14th ranking title with Northern Ireland Open success". Eurosport. 17 November 2019. Retrieved 27 November 2019.
  3. ^ "19.com Northern Ireland Open 2019 – Centuries". World Snooker. Retrieved 11 November 2019.