2020 Scottish Open (snooker)


The 2020 Scottish Open (known for sponsorship reasons as the Matchroom.live Scottish Open) was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that took place on 7–13 December 2020 at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes, England.[1] It was the sixth ranking event of the 2020–21 season and the third event of the Home Nations Series.

2020 Scottish Open
Tournament information
Dates7–13 December 2020
VenueMarshall Arena
CityMilton Keynes
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£405,000
Winner's share£70,000
Highest break Zhou Yuelong (147)
Final
Champion Mark Selby
Runner-up Ronnie O’Sullivan
Score9–3
2019
2021

Mark Selby was the defending champion after a 9–6 defeat of Jack Lisowski in the 2019 final.[2]

Zhou Yuelong made his second career maximum break in the third frame of his first-round match with Peter Lines.[3]

Mark Selby successfully defended his title, winning the final against Ronnie O’Sullivan 9–3.[4] This was Selby's 19th career ranking title.

Prize fund


The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[5]

  • 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 draw


Top half

Section 1
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Mark Selby (1)4
 
 
 
Yuan Sijun1
 
Mark Selby (1)4
 
 
 
Nigel Bond2
 
Gary Thomson2
 
 
 
Nigel Bond4
 
Mark Selby (1)4
 
 
 
Mark Joyce2
 
Ben Woollaston (32)4
 
 
 
Amine Amiri1
 
Ben Woollaston (32)2
 
 
 
Mark Joyce4
 
Mark Joyce4
 
 
 
Xu Si2
 
Mark Selby (1)4
 
 
 
Lyu Haotian1
 
Jack Lisowski (16)4
 
 
 
Oliver Lines2
 
Jack Lisowski (16)w/d
 
 
 
Sunny Akaniw/o
 
Sunny Akani4
 
 
 
Ian Burns2
 
Sunny Akani3
 
 
 
Lyu Haotian4
 
Gary Wilson (17)0
 
 
 
Lyu Haotian4
 
Lyu Haotian4
 
 
 
Alan McManus2
 
Alan McManus4
 
 
Xiao Guodong2
 
Section 2
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Pang Junxu0
 
 
 
Ricky Walden4
 
Ricky Walden4
 
 
 
Tom Ford (24)3
 
Tom Ford (24)4
 
 
 
Rory McLeod0
 
Ricky Walden4
 
 
 
Zak Surety0
 
Gao Yang4
 
 
 
Duane Jones2
 
Gao Yang1
 
 
 
Zak Surety4
 
Stephen Maguire (9)1
 
 
 
Zak Surety4
 
Ricky Walden4
 
 
 
Mark Allen (8)3
 
Barry Pinches3
 
 
 
Jordan Brown4
 
Jordan Brown2
 
 
 
Zhou Yuelong (25)4
 
Zhou Yuelong (25)4
 
 
 
Peter Lines1
 
Zhou Yuelong (25)3
 
 
 
Mark Allen (8)4
 
Iulian Boiko1
 
 
 
Joe O'Connor4
 
Joe O'Connor2
 
 
 
Mark Allen (8)4
 
Mark Allen (8)4
 
 
Jimmy White1
 
Section 3
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Kyren Wilson (5)4
 
 
 
Simon Lichtenberg1
 
Kyren Wilson (5)4
 
 
 
Steven Hallworth1
 
Steven Hallworth4
 
 
 
Brian Ochoiski1
 
Kyren Wilson (5)4
 
 
 
Michael Holt (28)2
 
Michael Holt (28)4
 
 
 
Gerard Greene1
 
Michael Holt (28)4
 
 
 
Louis Heathcote2
 
Louis Heathcote4
 
 
 
Si Jiahui2
 
Kyren Wilson (5)4
 
 
 
Barry Hawkins (21)3
 
Yan Bingtao (12)1
 
 
 
Jak Jones4
 
Jak Jones0
 
 
 
Liam Highfield4
 
Liam Highfield4
 
 
 
Fan Zhengyi0
 
Liam Highfield3
 
 
 
Barry Hawkins (21)4
 
Barry Hawkins (21)4
 
 
 
Stuart Carrington0
 
Barry Hawkins (21)4
 
 
 
Jamie Clarke2
 
James Cahill2
 
 
Jamie Clarke4
 
Section 4
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Sean Maddocks1
 
 
 
Brandon Sargeant4
 
Brandon Sargeant2
 
 
 
Sam Craigie4
 
Anthony McGill (20)2
 
 
 
Sam Craigie4
 
Sam Craigie3
 
 
 
Jamie Jones4
 
Jamie Jones4
 
 
 
Daniel Wells2
 
Jamie Jones4
 
 
 
Matthew Stevens3
 
David Gilbert (13)3
 
 
 
Matthew Stevens4
 
Jamie Jones4
 
 
 
Eden Sharav3
 
Zhao Jianbo4
 
 
 
Kacper Filipiak0
 
Zhao Jianbo4
 
 
 
Zhao Xintong (29)2
 
Zhao Xintong (29)4
 
 
 
Rod Lawler0
 
Zhao Jianbo1
 
 
 
Eden Sharav4
 
Eden Sharav4
 
 
 
Anthony Hamilton3
 
Eden Sharav4
 
 
 
Lei Peifan2
 
Neil Robertson (4) w/d
 
 
Lei Peifan w/o
 

Bottom half

Section 5
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Judd Trump (3)4
 
 
 
Alexander Ursenbacher1
 
Judd Trump (3)4
 
 
 
Mark King2
 
Chen Zifan0
 
 
 
Mark King4
 
Judd Trump (3)4
 
 
 
Liang Wenbo (30)2
 
Liang Wenbo (30)4
 
 
 
David Lilley1
 
Liang Wenbo (30)4
 
 
 
Luca Brecel1
 
Andrew Higginson3
 
 
 
Luca Brecel4
 
Judd Trump (3)4
 
 
 
Mark Williams (14)1
 
Mark Williams (14)4
 
 
 
Lukas Kleckers3
 
Mark Williams (14)4
 
 
 
Dominic Dale2
 
Dominic Dale4
 
 
 
Igor Figueiredo3
 
Mark Williams (14)4
 
 
 
Jackson Page1
 
Joe Perry (19)3
 
 
 
Jackson Page4
 
Jackson Page4
 
 
 
Ashley Carty3
 
Alex Borgw/d
 
 
Ashley Cartyw/o
 
Section 6
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Ashley Hugill4
 
 
 
Farakh Ajaib0
 
Ashley Hugill1
 
 
 
Robert Milkins4
 
Graeme Dott (22)0
 
 
 
Robert Milkins4
 
Robert Milkins3
 
 
 
Stuart Bingham (11)4
 
Lee Walker4
 
 
 
Fergal O'Brien3
 
Lee Walker0
 
 
 
Stuart Bingham (11)4
 
Stuart Bingham (11)4
 
 
 
Ben Hancorn2
 
Stuart Bingham (11)3
 
 
 
Li Hang4
 
Luo Honghao3
 
 
 
Li Hang4
 
Li Hang4
 
 
 
Matthew Selt (27)3
 
Matthew Selt (27)4
 
 
 
Elliot Slessor0
 
Li Hang4
 
 
 
Noppon Saengkham1
 
Jimmy Robertson2
 
 
 
Noppon Saengkham4
 
Noppon Saengkham4
 
 
 
John Higgins (6)2
 
John Higgins (6)4
 
 
Soheil Vahedi3
 
Section 7
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Shaun Murphy (7)4
 
 
 
David Grace1
 
Shaun Murphy (7)4
 
 
 
Peter Devlin2
 
Aaron Hill2
 
 
 
Peter Devlin4
 
Shaun Murphy (7)2
 
 
 
Jamie O'Neill4
 
Kurt Maflin (26)3
 
 
 
Jamie O'Neill4
 
Jamie O'Neill4
 
 
 
Hossein Vafaei1
 
Mitchell Mann2
 
 
 
Hossein Vafaei4
 
Jamie O'Neill3
 
 
 
Ding Junhui (10)4
 
Ding Junhui (10)4
 
 
 
Mark Davis0
 
Ding Junhui (10)4
 
 
 
Andy Hicks2
 
Andy Hicks4
 
 
 
Billy Joe Castle2
 
Ding Junhui (10)4
 
 
 
Martin O'Donnell0
 
Scott Donaldson (23)2
 
 
 
Michael White4
 
Michael White2
 
 
 
Martin O'Donnell4
 
Jamie Wilson2
 
 
Martin O'Donnell4
 
Section 8
 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
Robbie Williams4
 
 
 
Paul Davison2
 
Robbie Williams4
 
 
 
Ali Carter (18)3
 
Ali Carter (18)4
 
 
 
Ryan Day2
 
Robbie Williams4
 
 
 
Lu Ning3
 
Riley Parsons0
 
 
 
Lu Ning4
 
Lu Ning4
 
 
 
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh (15)1
 
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh (15)4
 
 
 
Michael Collumb3
 
Robbie Williams1
 
 
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)4
 
Chris Wakelin4
 
 
 
Fraser Patrick0
 
Chris Wakelin1
 
 
 
Tian Pengfei4
 
Martin Gould (31)1
 
 
 
Tian Pengfei4
 
Tian Pengfei3
 
 
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)4
 
Ken Doherty1
 
 
 
Chang Bingyu4
 
Chang Bingyu1
 
 
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)4
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)4
 
 
Allan Taylor2
 

Finals

 
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
 
          
 
 
 
 
Mark Selby (1)5
 
 
 
Ricky Walden4
 
Mark Selby (1)6
 
 
 
Jamie Jones1
 
Kyren Wilson (5)1
 
 
 
Jamie Jones5
 
Mark Selby (1)9
 
 
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)3
 
Judd Trump (3)4
 
 
 
Li Hang5
 
Li Hang4
 
 
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)6
 
Ding Junhui (10)4
 
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)5
 

Final

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Leo Scullion
Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes, England, 13 December 2020.
Mark Selby (1)
 England
9–3 Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)
 England
Afternoon: 104–21 (56), 5–72 (72), 137–4 (102), 82–25, 62–76 (Selby 62, O'Sullivan 58), 97–17 (50), 119–0 (77), 90–37
Evening: 129–0 (78, 51), 40–96 (62), 83–48 (61), 76–64 (76, 64)
102 Highest break 72
1 Century breaks 0
9 50+ breaks 4

Century breaks


A total of 86 century breaks were made by 45 players during the tournament.[6]

References


  1. "2020/2021 Calendar | December". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 10 August 2020. Retrieved 6 December 2020.
  2. "Scottish Open snooker: Mark Selby beats Jack Lisowski 9-6 in Glasgow final". Sporting Life. 16 December 2019. Retrieved 6 December 2020.
  3. "Zhou Makes MK Maximum". WST. 7 December 2020. Retrieved 7 December 2020.
  4. "Selby Storms to Scottish Open Title". World Snooker. 13 December 2020.
  5. "Matchroom.Live Scottish Open". wst.tv. Retrieved 6 December 2020.
  6. "Scottish Open 2020 | Centuries". livescores.worldsnookerdata.com. World Snooker. 7–13 December 2020.