2013 UK Championship


The 2013 williamhill.com UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 26 November–8 December 2013 at the Barbican Centre in York, England. It was the sixth ranking event of the 2013/2014 season.[1]

williamhill.com UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates26 November – 8 December 2013
VenueBarbican Centre
CityYork
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£755,000
Winner's share£150,000
Highest break Mark Selby (147)
Final
Champion Neil Robertson
Runner-up Mark Selby
Score10–7
2012
2014

Mark Selby made the 100th official maximum break during his semi-final match against Ricky Walden. This was Selby's second official 147 break and the third maximum break in the 2013/2014 season.[2]

Neil Robertson won his ninth ranking title by defeating defending champion Selby 10–7 in the final,[3] despite trailing 1–5 and 3–6 during the match.[4] Robertson became the eighth player to win all Triple Crown events at least once,[5] and the first overseas player to achieve this feat.[6] Selby became the first defending champion to reach the final of the UK Championship since Mark Williams in 2000.[7]

Prize fund


The total prize money of the event was raised to £700,000 from the previous year's £625,000. The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[8]

Main draw


[10][11][12][13]

Top half

Section 1
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
1 Mark Selby 6
Shane Castle 4
1 Mark Selby 6
64 Tian Pengfei 3
64 Tian Pengfei 6
65 Pankaj Advani 1
1 Mark Selby 6
96 Stuart Carrington 0
32 Ken Doherty 5
97 John Astley 6
97 John Astley 1
96 Stuart Carrington 6
33 Ben Woollaston 2
96 Stuart Carrington 6
1 Mark Selby 6
16 Graeme Dott 2
16 Graeme Dott 6
113 Fraser Patrick 2
16 Graeme Dott 6
49 Nigel Bond 5
49 Nigel Bond 6
80 Craig Steadman 3
16 Graeme Dott 6
17 Ali Carter 3
17 Ali Carter 6
112 Ratchayothin Yotharuck 1
17 Ali Carter 6
48 Jimmy Robertson 0
48 Jimmy Robertson 6
81 Li Yan 3
Section 2
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
41 Jamie Jones 0
88 Gary Wilson 6
88 Gary Wilson 6
105 Vinnie Calabrese 3
24 Dominic Dale 5
105 Vinnie Calabrese 6
88 Gary Wilson 4
9 Barry Hawkins 6
56 Cao Yupeng 3
73 Zhang Anda 6
73 Zhang Anda 3
9 Barry Hawkins 6
9 Barry Hawkins 6
120 Alexander Ursenbacher 0
9 Barry Hawkins 6
8 Shaun Murphy 5
40 Anthony Hamilton 4
89 Sean O'Sullivan 6
89 Sean O'Sullivan 4
104 Noppon Saengkham 6
25 Tom Ford 2
104 Noppon Saengkham 6
104 Noppon Saengkham 2
8 Shaun Murphy 6
57 Gerard Greene 4
72 Paul Davison 6
72 Paul Davison 3
8 Shaun Murphy 6
8 Shaun Murphy w/o
121 Lee Spick w/d
Section 3
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
5 Judd Trump 6
Gareth Green 2
5 Judd Trump 6
60 Dechawat Poomjaeng 0
60 Dechawat Poomjaeng 6
69 Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
5 Judd Trump 6
28 Xiao Guodong 2
28 Xiao Guodong 6
101 Andrew Pagett 1
28 Xiao Guodong 6
92 Jamie O'Neill 2
37 Mark Joyce 2
92 Jamie O'Neill 6
5 Judd Trump 4
12 Mark Allen 6
12 Mark Allen 6
117 Jak Jones 1
12 Mark Allen 6
53 Dave Harold 3
53 Dave Harold 6
76 Chen Zhe 1
12 Mark Allen 6
21 Michael Holt 5
21 Michael Holt 6
108 Lee Page 1
21 Michael Holt 6
44 Alan McManus 4
44 Alan McManus 6
85 Joel Walker 5
Section 4
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
45 Rory McLeod 6
84 Martin O'Donnell 3
45 Rory McLeod 3
20 Mark Williams 6
20 Mark Williams 6
109 Allan Taylor 2
20 Mark Williams 5
13 Ricky Walden 6
52 Peter Lines 6
77 Sam Baird 2
52 Peter Lines 2
13 Ricky Walden 6
13 Ricky Walden 6
116 Cao Xinlong 0
13 Ricky Walden 6
4 Ding Junhui 4
36 Fergal O'Brien 6
93 Alex Davies 2
36 Fergal O'Brien 6
29 Mark King 3
29 Mark King 6
100 Ross Muir 1
36 Fergal O'Brien 1
4 Ding Junhui 6
61 James Wattana 6
68 Ian Burns 2
61 James Wattana 1
4 Ding Junhui 6
4 Ding Junhui 6
Antony Parsons 3

Bottom half

Section 5
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
3 Neil Robertson 6
Dylan Mitchell 0
3 Neil Robertson 6
67 Robbie Williams 1
62 Aditya Mehta 2
67 Robbie Williams 6
3 Neil Robertson 6
94 Li Hang 3
30 Andrew Higginson 6
99 Hammad Miah 2
30 Andrew Higginson 4
94 Li Hang 6
35 David Gilbert 4
94 Li Hang 6
3 Neil Robertson 6
19 Joe Perry 1
14 Mark Davis 6
115 Robin Hull 2
14 Mark Davis 5
78 Scott Donaldson 6
51 Matthew Selt 4
78 Scott Donaldson 6
78 Scott Donaldson 3
19 Joe Perry 6
19 Joe Perry 6
110 James Cahill 3
19 Joe Perry 6
83 Daniel Wells 3
46 Alfie Burden 4
83 Daniel Wells 6
Section 6
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
43 Jamie Burnett 6
86 Simon Bedford 4
43 Jamie Burnett 6
107 Chris Wakelin 5
22 Ryan Day 5
107 Chris Wakelin 6
43 Jamie Burnett 4
11 John Higgins 6
54 Rod Lawler 6
75 Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 3
54 Rod Lawler 1
11 John Higgins 6
11 John Higgins 6
118 Alex Borg 2
11 John Higgins 3
6 Stephen Maguire 6
38 Jack Lisowski 4
91 Michael Leslie 6
91 Michael Leslie 3
27 Liang Wenbo 6
27 Liang Wenbo 6
102 Elliot Slessor 2
27 Liang Wenbo 5
6 Stephen Maguire 6
59 Mike Dunn 4
70 Luca Brecel 6
70 Luca Brecel 5
6 Stephen Maguire 6
6 Stephen Maguire 6
Sanderson Lam 2
Section 7
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
7 Marco Fu 5
Mitchell Travis 6
Mitchell Travis 6
58 Kurt Maflin 4
58 Kurt Maflin 6
71 Liam Highfield 4
Mitchell Travis 1
90 David Morris 6
26 Peter Ebdon 6
103 Andrew Norman 1
26 Peter Ebdon 1
90 David Morris 6
39 Jamie Cope 4
90 David Morris 6
90 David Morris 1
10 Stuart Bingham 6
10 Stuart Bingham 6
119 Ahmed Saif 0
10 Stuart Bingham 6
55 Jimmy White 2
55 Jimmy White 6
74 Michael Wasley 4
10 Stuart Bingham 6
42 Anthony McGill 2
23 Martin Gould 3
106 Chris Norbury 6
106 Chris Norbury 0
42 Anthony McGill 6
42 Anthony McGill 6
87 Kyren Wilson 5
Section 8
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
47 Yu Delu 6
82 David Grace 3
47 Yu Delu 5
18 Matthew Stevens 6
18 Matthew Stevens 6
111 Ryan Clark 4
18 Matthew Stevens 2
15 Robert Milkins 6
50 Liu Chuang 6
79 Tony Drago 1
50 Liu Chuang 5
15 Robert Milkins 6
15 Robert Milkins 6
114 Patrick Einsle 3
15 Robert Milkins 0
2 Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
34 Michael White 6
95 Joe Swail 0
34 Michael White 4
31 Marcus Campbell 6
31 Marcus Campbell 6
98 Lyu Haotian 5
31 Marcus Campbell 2
2 Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
63 Adam Duffy 6
66 Barry Pinches 5
63 Adam Duffy 3
2 Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
2 Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
Rhys Clark 0

Finals

Quarter-finals
Best of 11 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
         
1 Mark Selby 6
9 Barry Hawkins 5
1 Mark Selby 9
13 Ricky Walden 5
12 Mark Allen 2
13 Ricky Walden 6
1 Mark Selby 7
3 Neil Robertson 10
3 Neil Robertson 6
6 Stephen Maguire 2
3 Neil Robertson 9
10 Stuart Bingham 8
10 Stuart Bingham 6
2 Ronnie O'Sullivan 4

Final


Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Brendan Moore.
Barbican Centre, York, England, 8 December 2013.[13][14]
Mark Selby (1)
 England
7–10 Neil Robertson (3)
 Australia
Afternoon: 130–1 (130), 0–76 (63), 75–10, 89–0, 68–22 (57), 68–39, 21–65 (54), 0–123 (123)
Evening: 70–22, 0–101 (56), 0–122 (122), 0–132 (132), 26–71, 28–61, 116–0 (74), 47–59, 36–82 (57)
130 Highest break 132
1 Century breaks 3
3 50+ breaks 7

Century breaks


[15]

References


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