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The snooker season 1999/2000 was a series of snooker tournaments played during the years 1999 and 2000. The following table outlines the results for ranking events and the invitational events.

Snooker season 1999/2000
Details
Duration23 July 1999–28 May 2000
Tournaments23
Triple Crown winners
UK ChampionshipWales Mark Williams
MastersWales Matthew Stevens
World ChampionshipWales Mark Williams

Contents

CalendarEdit

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score[1] Reference
07–23 07–25   HKG NR Millennium Cup Regent Hotel Hong Kong   Stephen Lee   Ronnie O'Sullivan 7–2 [2]
08–28 09–05   ENG NR Champions Cup Fairfield Halls Croydon   Stephen Hendry   Mark Williams 7–5 [3][4]
09–08 09–19   ENG WR British Open Plymouth Pavilions Plymouth   Stephen Hendry   Peter Ebdon 9–5 [5]
09–28 10–03   SCO NR Scottish Masters Civic Centre Motherwell   Matthew Stevens   John Higgins 9–7 [6]
10–05 10–10   ENG UT UK Tour 1 Riley's Oldham   Matt Wilson   Barry Hawkins 6–4 [7]
10–11 10–24   ENG WR Grand Prix Guild Hall Preston   John Higgins   Mark Williams 9–8 [8]
11–05 11–16   ENG NR Benson & Hedges Championship Willie Thorne Snooker Centre Malvern   Ali Carter   Simon Bedford 9–4 [9]
11–13 11–28   ENG WR UK Championship Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth   Mark Williams   Matthew Stevens 10–8 [10]
12–11 12–19   CHN WR China Open JC Mandarin Hotel Shanghai   Ronnie O'Sullivan   Stephen Lee 9–2 [11]
01–15 01–23   ENG NR Nations Cup The Hexagon Reading   England   Wales 6–4 [12][13]
01–23 01–25   ENG UT UK Tour 2 Jesters Snooker Club Swindon   Andrew Higginson   Scott MacKenzie 6–3 [7]
01–24 01–30   WAL WR Welsh Open Cardiff International Arena Cardiff   John Higgins   Stephen Lee 9–8 [14][15]
02–06 02–13   ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London   Matthew Stevens   Ken Doherty 10–8 [16][17]
02–20 02–27   MLT WR Malta Grand Prix Mediterranean Conference Centre Valletta   Ken Doherty   Mark Williams 9–3 [18][19]
03–03 03–11   THA WR Thailand Masters Riverside Montien Hotel Bangkok   Mark Williams   Stephen Hendry 9–5 [20]
03–16 03–18   ENG UT UK Tour 3 Riley's Stockport   Simon Bedford   Barry Hawkins 6–5 [7]
03–21 03–26   IRL NR Irish Masters Goff's Kill   John Higgins   Stephen Hendry 9–4 [21][22]
03–28 04–09   SCO WR Scottish Open A.E.C.C. Aberdeen   Ronnie O'Sullivan   Mark Williams 9–1 [23]
04–10 04–12   ENG UK UK Tour 4 Jesters Snooker Club Swindon   Barry Hawkins   Craig Butler 6–1 [7]
04–15 05–01   ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield   Mark Williams   Matthew Stevens 18–16 [24]
01–08 05–06   ENG NR Premier League Snooker Charter Hall Colchester   Stephen Hendry   Mark Williams 9–5 [25]
05–13 05–20   WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn   Darren Morgan   Jimmy White 9–2 [26]
05–?? 05–28   ENG NR World Seniors Masters Royal Automobile Club London   Willie Thorne   Cliff Thorburn 1–0 [27][28]
WR = World ranking event
UT = UK Tour event
NR = Non-ranking event

Official rankingsEdit

The top 16 of the world rankings, these players automatically played in the final rounds of the world ranking events and were invited for the Masters.[29][30][31]

No. Ch. Player Points 1997/1998 Points 1998/1999 Total
1     John Higgins 27835 22755 50590
2     Stephen Hendry 16790 24445 41235
3     Mark Williams 11335 25445 36780
4     Ronnie O'Sullivan 21105 12440 33545
5     John Parrott 15335 14665 30000
6     Stephen Lee 12880 15625 28505
7     Ken Doherty 15095 12995 28090
8     Alan McManus 10755 15760 26515
9     Matthew Stevens 10280 13100 23380
10     Anthony Hamilton 10760 12255 23015
11     Fergal O'Brien 9095 13667 22762
12     Paul Hunter 9715 12422 22137
13     Peter Ebdon 10340 11470 21810
14     Mark King 10950 9470 20420
15     Steve Davis 9175 10870 20045
16     Jimmy White 10810 9012 19822

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The 1999/2000 Season". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  2. ^ Turner, Chris. "Millennium Cup". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
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  4. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Fastest frame". Eurosport. Archived from the original on October 14, 2009. Retrieved 24 May 2011.
  5. ^ "British Open 1999 (autumn)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  6. ^ "Regal Scottish Masters 1999". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  7. ^ a b c d "WPBSA Secondary Professional Tour". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 28 February 2012. Retrieved 8 May 2010.
  8. ^ "Grand Prix 1999". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  9. ^ Turner, Chris. "Benson & Hedges Championship, Masters Qualifying Tournament". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2010.
  10. ^ "Liverpool Victoria UK Championship 1999". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  11. ^ "China International 1999 (Dec)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
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  13. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Werbeniuk passes away". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 3 June 2013.
  14. ^ "Regal Welsh Open 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  15. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Hunter's first ranking title". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2013.
  16. ^ "Benson & Hedges Masters 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  17. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: White becomes Brown". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011.
  18. ^ "Rothmans Malta Grand Prix 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  19. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Ranking first for Carter". Eurosport. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011.
  20. ^ "Thailand Masters 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  21. ^ "Benson & Hedges Irish Masters 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  22. ^ "On this Week: Irish hat-trick success". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 2 June 2011.
  23. ^ "Regal Scottish Open 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  24. ^ "Embassy World Championship 2000". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  25. ^ "2000 Results". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. Retrieved 5 January 2011.
  26. ^ Turner, Chris. "Pontins Open, Pontins Professional, Pontins World Pro-Am Series". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 28 February 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
  27. ^ Turner, Chris. "Masters/Seniors Snooker (Over 40s)". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archvie. Archived from the original on 13 March 2012. Retrieved 25 March 2011.
  28. ^ "Happy Thorne lands crown". Coventry Evening Telegraph on HighBeam Research. 29 May 2000. Archived from the original on 7 March 2016. Retrieved 23 June 2013.(subscription required)
  29. ^ Turner, Chris. "World Rankings (1990/91 to 2004/05)". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 13 March 2012. Retrieved 27 April 2011.
  30. ^ "1999/2000 Embassy World Rankings". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 June 2012.
  31. ^ Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Lowestoft: Rose Villa Publications. pp. 119–123. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X.

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