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1998 Crucible Contest Results

Congratulations to Martin Schamaun from Switzerland!

He scored an amazing 76 points from the maximum 80 and thereby won the 1998 Crucible Contest. It's also a new all-time high as he broke the record of 70 points set in 1996.

Iivo Vehviläinen from Finland grabbed second place with a total of 74 points. Marco Slikker (Netherlands) came third with 71. Scores for all the 354 contestants can be found below.

Thanks for taking part, and I hope to see you all again next year!


Top 100 | The rest | Stats | Point system explained

Top 100

Pos Name Country Score
1. Martin Schamaun Switzerland 76
2. Iivo Vehviläinen Finland 74
3. Marco Slikker Netherlands 71
4. Gregory Udvari Ireland 70
5. Stephen Glenton Australia 69

Wim Haan Netherlands 69
7. Kees van Meer Netherlands 68
8. Ivo Beuken Netherlands 67

Martti Mäki-Torkko Finland 67
10. Niall Fitzgerald Ireland 66

Chris Godfred-Spenning Australia 66

Kees de Vroege Netherlands 66
13. A Powell England 65
14. Panu Chaichanavong Thailand 64

Bernhard H Heidemann England 64
16. Anne van der Stoel Netherlands 63
17. Markku Utti Finland 62
18. Peter Flynn England 61
19. Tinnakorn C. Thailand 60

Burendei Gaadamba Mongolia 60

Son Thanh Tran Denmark 60
22. Eric Lee Hong Kong 59

Virgin Net Sport England 59
24. Andreas Beinsen Germany 58

Bill Purdon England 58
26. Sajed Khaliq England 57
27. Jorg Jansen Netherlands 56
28. Bhaven Patel England 54

Jos Vermeulen Netherlands 54
30. Dominic Leung Hong Kong 53
31. Tim Davis England 52
32. Salvatore Amico England 51

Paul Arnold Ireland 51

Andrew Robert Batchelder England 51

Akapon Ua-arak Thailand 51

Tjeerd van der Zee Netherlands 51
37. Lieven Bauters Belgium 50

Patrick Van den Bemt Belgium 50

Kristel Huysegems Belgium 50
40. Ruud Brekelmans Netherlands 49

Ricardo Castanha Portugal 49

Frederic Hebert Canada 49

Lutz Koch Germany 49

Francois Montmayeur France 49

Tore Skagestein Norway 49

Sally Smith England 49

Ronny van Wissen Netherlands 49
48. Ubuto Gorge Algeria 48

Thomas Hulshof Netherlands 48

Darren Joseph Kelly Ireland 48

Vesa Kuula Finland 48

Paul O'Sullivan Ireland 48

Tim Sandle England 48
54. Khwaja Hasan Bilal Pakistan 47

Matthew Downes England 47

Peter Gallimore England 47

Walter Markus Netherlands 47

Martin Reuvers Netherlands 47

Yura Alexander Sevcenco United States 47

Björn Ström Sweden 47
61. Erza Anas Malaysia 46

Nicolas de Biolley Belgium 46

John Day England 46

Rozalie Jumaludin Singapore 46

Kent Ng Say Kiat Singapore 46

James Power Canada 46

Rob van Stee Netherlands 46

Riissanen Tony Finland 46

Paul Wilsoncroft England 46
70. Thomas Beil Germany 45

Benjamin Cooke England 45

Damian Cullen Ireland 45

Michael McNamara Canada 45

Carl Whearity United States 45

Danielle Wijnen Netherlands 45

Jonas Ödman Sweden 45
77. Holger Brehm Germany 44

Jonathan Dillon Ireland 44

Nicolas Dury Belgium 44

Hannu Eronen Finland 44

Richard Goodchild England 44

Thomas Goranson Sweden 44

Klas Lindblom Sweden 44

Francois Mikael Belgium 44

Tommy Olsen Norway 44
86. Joseph Barnard England 43

Riva Barnard England 43

Wan-Chun Chen Taiwan 43

Paul van Kampen Ireland 43

Jukka Lassila Finland 43

Homero Osvaldo Magajewski Brazil 43

Kees Meijer Netherlands 43

Mr.Robert Murphy Ireland 43
94. Katie Brook England 42

Vanessa Cheung England 42

Charles Cowan Scotland 42

Rob Fitzpatrick Canada 42

Kayasidh Kasyapanun Thailand 42

Qamar Khaliq England 42

Stu Knight Wales 42

Tunay Mehmet England 42

Maire Rodgers Afghanistan 42

Amit Seth United States 42

Fozia Tabassam England 42

Petri Antero Vihelä Finland 42

Matt Walter France 42

Lixun Wang China 42


No. 108 -


Pos Name Country Score
108. Dave Brocatus Belgium 41

Wei-chuan Cheng Thailand 41

Rick Chong Canada 41

Dirk Coppens Belgium 41

Mrs Surbjit Dass England 41

Mike Goetz England 41

J. Helander Finland 41

Mohammad Husain Kuwait 41

David Jackson Australia 41

Henning Kelch Germany 41

Altaf Moledina England 41

Jon O'Rourke England 41

Dan Paquette Canada 41

Phil Staples England 41

John Tsang Hong Kong 41

Rogier Wachters Netherlands 41

Miro Wahlberg Finland 41

Aaron Yip Canada 41
126. Martin Bell Ireland 40

Rene Chevalier Canada 40

Yasir Chowdhury England 40

Carl W. Deem Canada 40

Pepijn Dekker Netherlands 40

Mathias Fetting Germany 40

Richard Fountain England 40

Ryan Ip Netherlands 40

Jussi Jalkanen Finland 40

Jose Lourtie England 40

Christopher Mann England 40

Dieter Rogiers Belgium 40

André Seiler Switzerland 40

Maximilian T. H. Suchy Austria 40

Phongpat Vanichjakvong Thailand 40

Hans de Vetten Netherlands 40

Sipke Visser Netherlands 40
143. Fintan Aylward Ireland 39

Matt Braithwaite England 39

Youssef Bricha Morocco 39

Tom Bruinink Netherlands 39

Sarah Churchill England 39

Lesley A Cole England 39

Isto Helin Finland 39

Craig Hirst England 39

Thomas Josepeit Germany 39

Spyros Katsoufris Greece 39

Eetus Keuriahcnroma Thailand 39

Michael Lui Hong Kong 39

Tony Mikkola Finland 39

Kenneth Murphy Ireland 39

Bart Neyens Belgium 39

Evonne Chiebonam Ngozika Okafor England 39

Glenn Rhodes England 39

Robson Schmidt Brazil 39

Lennaert Speijker Netherlands 39

Darren Stevens Wales 39

Chang Tongwa China 39
164. Max Breaker Canada 38

Eugene Clermonts Netherlands 38

Paul Fallon Ireland 38

Donald Graff United States 38

James Kong Singapore 38

Johan Krols Belgium 38

John McBride Ireland 38

Adriaan Mulder Netherlands 38

W.T. Oosterveld Netherlands 38

Nicolas Sterckx Belgium 38

Andrew Richard Tallon England 38

Fred Wagner Belgium 38

Andrew Waring England 38

Martin Weenink Netherlands 38

Gert Zaat Netherlands 38
179. Michael Bingmert Sweden 37

Kenneth Brufladt Norway 37

Håkon Hjelstuen Norway 37

Robin Johnson England 37

Joaquim Manuel Nicolau Macau 37

John van Rutten Netherlands 37

Pekka Saila Finland 37

SatJew SutChao Thailand 37

Vesa Vanninen Finland 37

Arnt Veenstra Netherlands 37
189. Arne Bakker Netherlands 36

Gerard Barclay England 36

David Boreham United States 36

Peter Bouw Netherlands 36

Iain Broxup England 36

Terence Lee, Cheuk-Yin Canada 36

Joost Halenbeek Netherlands 36

Gordon Halnon Ireland 36

Carin Houwing Netherlands 36

Magnus Johansson Sweden 36

Ashley Jones Wales 36

Primoz Kosi Slovenia 36

Colin Macleod Canada 36

Wellington Mubatanhema Zimbabwe 36

Rosie Patten England 36

Peter Quinlivan Australia 36

Lars Bernhard Schoene Germany 36

Eng Tian Sin Malaysia 36

Stijn Vervaet Belgium 36

Wei Wang United States 36

Tjerk Afghanistan 36


No. 210 -


Pos Name Country Score
210. Kaye Adams England 35

Rudy Bertels Belgium 35

Joevane Cheung Canada 35

Floris Dogterom Netherlands 35

Raymond Farley England 35

Vanessa Joy Kingwell England 35

Dr. Edward Koo United States 35

Robert Levins Ireland 35

Robert Maaskant Netherlands 35

Wing Man Hong Kong 35

Charles Brian Alexander Musselwhite England 35

Graham Parker Australia 35

Greg Pietrykiewicz Canada 35

George Scerri Malta 35

Mike Vandoren Belgium 35

Frederik De Vos Belgium 35

Dave Williams Canada 35

W.G.E.R. Woodham Netherlands 35

Anthony Wu Hong Kong 35
229. Greg Boyko Canada 34

Alvin Cook Canada 34

Mervin Crawford Ireland 34

Igor Curlin Yugoslavia 34

Patrick Eleveld Netherlands 34

Dirk Paul Flach Netherlands 34

Bruno Fleurackers Belgium 34

John Gray Canada 34

Bob Hargrove Canada 34

Kittisak Kulvichit Thailand 34

Brian Moulton Canada 34

Andy Quah Australia 34

Clive Rose Canada 34

Detlef Schinköth Germany 34

Haydar Shah Belgium 34

Mr. Prasert Suwanjitaree Thailand 34

Satit Tayati Thailand 34

Stephan Wong Netherlands 34

Maarten van Zuidam Netherlands 34
248. Jeremy Andrew United States 33

Tom Aspinall England 33

Victor Baker England 33

Peter Chan Australia 33

Bart Groenendijk Netherlands 33

Darren Hoy England 33

Ville Kotiaho Finland 33

Rolands Kumpins Latvia 33

Frank Kupich Germany 33

Martin O Australia 33

Sam Pachoud New Zealand 33

Ronald Schuurmans Netherlands 33

Philip Thoms England 33

Hans Tielens Netherlands 33

Sami Viitanen Finland 33

Sofie De Vos Belgium 33

Christoph Woittequand France 33

* Hermund Årdalen Norway 33

Sarah Wales 33
267. Teemu Antti-Poika Finland 32

Thomas Fischer Switzerland 32

Gareth Mc Ginley Ireland 32

Andreas Kuebarth Germany 32

Paul Sharp England 32

Bill Wareing United States 32
273. Ahmed Alhilali United Arab Emirates 31

Mario J.S. Di Carlo England 31

Ruth McAvinia Ireland 31

Eddie Pang Hong Kong 31

Alex Render Australia 31

Tessa Slingerland Netherlands 31
279. Rory Thomas Fowler England 30

Elisa Grandi Italy 30

Allan Hiah Singapore 30

Prashant Kalidindi United States 30

Neil Martin Hong Kong 30

Ian York England 30
285. Mr. Tragoolchitr Chittasaiyapan Thailand 29

Bjørn Engh Norway 29

Andrew Hamelink Netherlands 29

Dong Hao China 29

Ken Harries Canada 29

Birgitta Lindahl Sweden 29

Yong Chee Meng Singapore 29

Steve Ricketts Other 29

Lao San China 29

Sandy Ward Canada 29

Bouk de Water Netherlands 29

Wacharin Wichiramala Thailand 29

Nick Woodruff England 29

Amirzah Singapore 29
299. Walter E. Ackland Canada 28

Mario Buteau Canada 28

Natalie Olivia Darby Wales 28

Norbert Erkeland Netherlands 28

Jacky Lau Malaysia 28

Ben Song United States 28

John Westensee Denmark 28


No. 306 -


Pos Name Country Score
306. Philip S Miller Australia 27

Sompong Putivisutisak Thailand 27

Peter Schollbach Germany 27

Lai Xi China 27
310. Guðjón Broddi Backman Iceland 26

Lionel Sunil D'Souza India 26

Willem Heylen Belgium 26

Bas Kammenga Netherlands 26

Markku Lahti Finland 26

Wang Liren Canada 26

Csaba Márkus Hungary 26

Amnart Rumpoeypong Thailand 26

Tioe Hak Yong Malaysia 26
319. Molly Cooke England 25

Paul Harris England 25

Pierre Paquette Canada 25

Alex Richtsfeld Austria 25

Mr. Krailast Vongsurakrai Thailand 25
324. Laszlo Stefan Barath Sweden 24

Norma Darby Wales 24

Fritz Herrmann Switzerland 24

J. van Rijswijk Netherlands 24

Kevin Seetoh Singapore 24
329. Ivar Bekker Netherlands 23

Patrick De Jonck Belgium 23

Fred Neil Canada 23
332. Chou Bao China 22

Wang Haijun China 22

Derek Johnston Scotland 22

Andy Orange England 22
336. Donald Cowper Canada 21

Mikey Goh Singapore 21

Harry de Groot Netherlands 21

Juliet Harrison England 21

Amit Nissim England 21

Paul Yaworski Canada 21
342. James Andrew Storey England 20
343. J.P. Hectors Netherlands 19
344. Sabine de Bosscher Belgium 18

Derek Melnychuk United States 18
346. Greg Robinson Canada 17
347. Fan Kok Hong Malaysia 16

Tom Phillips England 16
349. Jose Tarcisio Csta Brazil 15

Nick Hammond England 15
351. Trung Lam Canada 14

Veikko Saaranen Finland 14
353. Lloyd Spencer Clark England 7
354. William 'Whirlwind' Jenkins Malta 3


* Outside the competition (snooker.org webmaster)




Stats

Points:13512
Players:354
Average:38.169




Point System Explained

In the Crucible Contest points are awarded for correct matchwinners. The point score for each "hit" starts at one point in the first round and increases throughout the tournament. You can get a maximum of 16 points in each round and 80 for the whole competition.

Points for correct matchwinners in each round:

Round Points
Round 1 1
Round 2 2
Quarter-finals 4
Semi-finals 8
Final 16


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