snooker.org Frontpage
Home: Tournaments: 2017/2018: What's new | Live | Results | Upcoming | Finals | Diary | Main Tour players | All players | H2H | Match stats
Twitter

Dafabet Northern Ireland Open Pencil

Date: 20-26 Nov 2017; Venue: Waterfront Hall, Belfast, N.Ireland; Type: Ranking; Defending champion: Mark King; Twitter: #NorthernIrelandOpen; Notes: See also results (127)
Final Pencil
(Winner: £70,000; Runner-up: £30,000)
Wales Mark J Williams [15] 9-8 China Yan Bingtao [33] Head to head Details  Pencil

Session 1:
43-79, 0-71 (51), 67-19, 32-74
104-0 (104), 29-94 (63), 63-3, 12-66

Session 2:
0-137 (137), 82-33 (62), 90-5 (90), 89-36 (58)
23-73 (59), 63-18, 45-75 (60), 75-26, 77-28

Referee: Marcel Eckardt

This was Williams' 19th ranking title but first since the 2011 German Masters.

Yan is the youngest player ever to have reached the final of a ranking event.

Semifinals Pencil
(Losers receive £20,000)
China Yan Bingtao [33] 6-2 China Lü Haotian [101]   Details 
Lü Haotian reached the semifinals for the first time.
 Pencil

67-40, 42-69, 44-84, 121-17 (73)
73-14, 75-0 (75), 80-29, 119-0 (112)

Wales Mark J Williams [15] 6-2 England Elliot Slessor [78] Head to head Details 
Slessor reached the semifinals for the first time.
 Pencil

78-46, 142-0 (127), 25-71 (70), 62-0 (61)
18-54, 69-13 (68), 58-42, 67-44 (54)

Quarterfinals Pencil
(Losers receive £10,000)
China Yan Bingtao [33] 5-4 England Robert Milkins [30]   Details  Pencil
China Lü Haotian [101] 5-4 China Tian Pengfei [58] Head to head Details 
Tian Pengfei reached the quarterfinals for the first time
 Pencil
England Elliot Slessor [78] 5-4 China Li Yuan [97]   Details 
Li Yuan reached the quarterfinals for the first time. Before the event he hadn't made it beyond the last 64.
 Pencil
Wales Mark J Williams [15] 5-1 England Mike Dunn [42] Head to head Details  Pencil
Round 4 Pencil
(Last 16; Losers receive £6,000)
1 China Yan Bingtao [33] 4-3 Wales Ryan Day [16]   Details  Pencil
2 England Robert Milkins [30] 4-2 England Ricky Walden [18] Head to head Details  Pencil
3 China Tian Pengfei [58] 4-1 England Chris Wakelin [59]   Details  Pencil
4 China Lü Haotian [101] 4-2 England Liam Highfield [66]   Details  Pencil
5 China Li Yuan [97] 4-1 England Gary Wilson [53] Head to head Details  Pencil
6 England Elliot Slessor [78] 4-1 England Sam Craigie [77]   Details 
Craigie reached the last 16 for the first time.
 Pencil
7 England Mike Dunn [42] 4-1 England Joe Perry [19] Head to head Details  Pencil
8 Wales Mark J Williams [15] 4-2 England David B Gilbert [21] Head to head Details  Pencil
Round 3 Pencil
(Last 32; Losers receive £3,500)
1 China Yan Bingtao [33] 4-1 England Mark King [1]   Details  Pencil
2 Wales Ryan Day [16] 4-3 Finland Robin Hull [98] Head to head Details  Pencil
3 England Ricky Walden [18] 4-3 England Jimmy Robertson [34] Head to head Details  Pencil
4 England Robert Milkins [30] 4-3 Australia Neil Robertson [8] Head to head Details  Pencil
5 China Tian Pengfei [58] 4-2 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [60] Head to head Details  Pencil
6 England Chris Wakelin [59] 4-0 England Jimmy White [112]   Details  Pencil
7 England Liam Highfield [66] 4-3 Ireland Ken Doherty [70] Head to head Details  Pencil
8 China Lü Haotian [101] 4-2 Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh [45]   Details  Pencil
9 England Gary Wilson [53] 4-3 Scotland John Higgins [3] Head to head Details  Pencil

142 by Higgins in the second frame was the highest break of the event

10 China Li Yuan [97] 4-3 Scotland Anthony McGill [14]   Details  Pencil
11 England Sam Craigie [77] 4-2 China Mei Xiwen [67]   Details  Pencil
12 England Elliot Slessor [78] 4-1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan [6]   Details  Pencil
13 England Mike Dunn [42] 4-1 England Michael Holt [20]   Details  Pencil
14 England Joe Perry [19] 4-1 China Xiao Guodong [31] Head to head Details  Pencil
15 Wales Mark J Williams [15] 4-1 Thailand Akani Songsermsawad [84]   Details  Pencil
16 England David B Gilbert [21] 4-3 Scotland Ross Muir [100]   Details  Pencil
Round 2 Pencil
(Last 64; Losers receive £2,500)
1 England Mark King [1] 4-1 England Ashley Hugill [111]   Details  Pencil
2 China Yan Bingtao [33] 4-0 England Jamie Curtis-Barrett [109]   Details  Pencil
3 Wales Ryan Day [16] 4-2 China Li Hang [29] Head to head Details  Pencil
4 Finland Robin Hull [98] 4-1 China Zhou Yuelong [24] Head to head Details  Pencil
5 England Ricky Walden [18] 4-2 England Jack Lisowski [40] Head to head Details  Pencil
6 England Jimmy Robertson [34] 4-3 China Zhao Xintong [69]   Details 
Decided on the last black
 Pencil
7 England Robert Milkins [30] 4-1 England Oliver Lines [56] Head to head Details  Pencil
8 Australia Neil Robertson [8] 4-0 England Billy Joe Castle [104] Head to head Details  Pencil
9 China Tian Pengfei [58] 4-3 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [5] Head to head Details  Pencil
10 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [60] 4-3 China Yu Delu [50] Head to head Details  Pencil
11 England Chris Wakelin [59] 4-1 China Fang Xiongman [81] Head to head Details  Pencil
12 England Jimmy White [112] 4-0 Wales Jak Jones [80] Head to head Details  Pencil
13 Ireland Ken Doherty [70] 4-1 China Niu Zhuang [105]   Details  Pencil
14 England Liam Highfield [66] 4-1 China Liang Wenbo [13] Head to head Details  Pencil
15 China Lü Haotian [101] 4-1 China Yuan Sijun [108]   Details  Pencil
16 Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh [45] 4-3 China Chen Zifan [93]   Details 
105 (missed maximum) by Un-Nooh in the last frame
 Pencil
17 Scotland John Higgins [3] 4-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [47]   Details  Pencil
18 England Gary Wilson [53] 4-0 Scotland Stephen Maguire [17] Head to head Details  Pencil
19 Scotland Anthony McGill [14] 4-1 England Adam Duffy [91] Head to head Details  Pencil
20 China Li Yuan [97] 4-0 China Zhang Yong [90] Head to head Details  Pencil
21 China Mei Xiwen [67] 4-1 Malta Alex Borg [89]   Details  Pencil
22 England Sam Craigie [77] 4-2 England Ben Woollaston [26] Head to head Details  Pencil
23 England Elliot Slessor [78] 4-2 Norway Kurt Maflin [51] Head to head Details  Pencil
24 England Ronnie O'Sullivan [6] 4-0 Wales Duane Jones [103]   Details  Pencil
25 England Mike Dunn [42] 4-0 Wales Matthew Stevens [52] Head to head Details  Pencil
26 England Michael Holt [20] 4-2 Cyprus Michael Georgiou [68]   Details  Pencil
27 China Xiao Guodong [31] 4-1 England Allister Carter [10] Head to head Details  Pencil
28 England Joe Perry [19] 4-0 England Matthew Selt [36] Head to head Details 
129 (missed maximum) by Perry in the first frame
 Pencil
29 Thailand Akani Songsermsawad [84] 4-3 China Wang Yuchen [83]   Details  Pencil
30 Wales Mark J Williams [15] 4-0 England Tom Ford [28] Head to head Details 
The 113 break by Williams in frame three was the 400th century of his career
 Pencil
31 England David B Gilbert [21] 4-2 England Paul S Davison [110] Head to head Details  Pencil
32 Scotland Ross Muir [100] 4-2 England Stuart Carrington [48] Head to head Details  Pencil
Round 1 Pencil
(Last 128; Losers receive £0)
1 England Mark King [1] 4-1 Australia Matthew Bolton Head to head Details  Pencil
2 England Ashley Hugill [111] 4-2 Ireland Josh Boileau [96]   Details  Pencil
3 England Jamie Curtis-Barrett [109] 4-1 Wales Ian Preece [74]   Details  Pencil
4 China Yan Bingtao [33] 4-0 England Robbie Williams [44] Head to head Details  Pencil
5 Wales Ryan Day [16] 4-3 England John Astley [62] Head to head Details  Pencil
6 China Li Hang [29] 4-3 China Cao Yupeng [65] Head to head Details 
Li was 3-0 down
 Pencil
7 China Zhou Yuelong [24] 4-3 Scotland Graeme Dott [27] Head to head Details  Pencil
8 Finland Robin Hull [98] 4-3 Scotland Eden Sharav [95] Head to head Details  Pencil
9 England Ricky Walden [18] 4-0 England Hammad Miah [71] Head to head Details  Pencil
10 England Jack Lisowski [40] 4-0 England Sean O'Sullivan [113] Head to head Details  Pencil
11 England Jimmy Robertson [34] 4-2 Wales Michael White [23] Head to head Details  Pencil
12 China Zhao Xintong [69] 4-3 England Barry Hawkins [9] Head to head Details  Pencil
13 England Robert Milkins [30] 4-3 England Alfie Burden [55] Head to head Details  Pencil
14 England Oliver Lines [56] 4-3 China Xu Si [88]   Details  Pencil
15 England Billy Joe Castle [104] 4-2 Northern Ireland Declan Brennan (a)   Details  Pencil
16 Australia Neil Robertson [8] 4-1 Wales Jamie Jones [41] Head to head Details  Pencil
17 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [5] 4-2 England Sanderson Lam [114] Head to head Details  Pencil
18 China Tian Pengfei [58] 4-2 Iran Soheil Vahedi [115]   Details  Pencil
19 China Yu Delu [50] 4-1 England Craig Steadman [82] Head to head Details  Pencil
20 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [60] 4-3 Pakistan Hamza Akbar   Details 
Saengkham needed multiple snookers in the deciding frame. He was 43 points behind with 35 on the table.
 Pencil
21 China Fang Xiongman [81] w/o Belgium Luca Brecel [12] Head to head Details  Pencil
22 England Chris Wakelin [59] 4-0 Scotland Chris Totten   Details  Pencil
23 England Jimmy White [112] 4-3 Wales Dominic Dale [32] Head to head Details  Pencil
24 Wales Jak Jones [80] 4-3 Wales Lee Walker [64]   Details  Pencil
25 China Niu Zhuang [105] 4-3 England Ian Burns [87]   Details  Pencil
26 Ireland Ken Doherty [70] 4-2 England Peter Lines [99] Head to head Details  Pencil
27 England Liam Highfield [66] 4-3 England Mark Davis [35] Head to head Details  Pencil
28 China Liang Wenbo [13] 4-1 Wales Jackson Page (a)   Details  Pencil
29 China Yuan Sijun [108] 4-1 Scotland Alan McManus [25] Head to head Details  Pencil
30 China Lü Haotian [101] 4-3 Northern Ireland Joe Swail [107]   Details  Pencil
31 Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh [45] 4-2 England Allan Taylor [86] Head to head Details  Pencil
32 China Chen Zifan [93] 4-1 England Shaun Murphy [4]   Details  Pencil
33 Scotland John Higgins [3] 4-2 England Nigel Bond [117] Head to head Details  Pencil
34 Iran Hossein Vafaei [47] 4-2 England Anthony Hamilton [22] Head to head Details  Pencil
35 Scotland Stephen Maguire [17] 4-0 Egypt Basem Eltahhan   Details  Pencil
36 England Gary Wilson [53] 4-1 Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher [72] Head to head Details  Pencil
37 Scotland Anthony McGill [14] w/o Thailand Boonyarit Kaettikun [106] Head to head Details  Pencil
38 England Adam Duffy [91] 4-2 England Rory McLeod [54] Head to head Details  Pencil
39 China Zhang Yong [90] 4-3 England Sam Baird [49]   Details  Pencil
40 China Li Yuan [97] 4-0 India Aditya Mehta [73]   Details  Pencil
41 China Mei Xiwen [67] 4-0 Northern Ireland Jordan Brown (a)   Details  Pencil
42 Malta Alex Borg [89] 4-3 England Peter Ebdon [37] Head to head Details  Pencil
43 England Ben Woollaston [26] 4-3 England Mark Joyce [38] Head to head Details  Pencil
44 England Sam Craigie [77] 4-1 England Kyren Wilson [11] Head to head Details  Pencil
45 England Elliot Slessor [78] 4-0 Australia Kurt Dunham [116]   Details  Pencil
46 Norway Kurt Maflin [51] 4-1 England Andrew Higginson [46] Head to head Details  Pencil
47 Wales Duane Jones [103] 4-1 England Mitchell Mann [75] Head to head Details  Pencil
48 England Ronnie O'Sullivan [6] 4-2 Germany Lukas Kleckers [120]   Details  Pencil
49 England Mike Dunn [42] 4-2 Wales Jamie Rhys Clarke (a) Head to head Details 
Clarke replaced Marco Fu who withdrew.
 Pencil
50 Wales Matthew Stevens [52] 4-0 Ireland Leo Fernandez   Details  Pencil
51 Cyprus Michael Georgiou [68] 4-0 England David Grace [43]   Details  Pencil
52 England Michael Holt [20] w/o England Martin O'Donnell [79] Head to head Details  Pencil
53 England Allister Carter [10] 4-0 China Chen Zhe [92] Head to head Details  Pencil
54 China Xiao Guodong [31] 4-2 England Christopher Keogan [102] Head to head Details  Pencil
55 England Matthew Selt [36] 4-0 Scotland Rhys Clark [119] Head to head Details  Pencil
56 England Joe Perry [19] 4-3 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene [94] Head to head Details 
The match was supposed to be streamed but isn't.
 Pencil
57 Thailand Akani Songsermsawad [84] 4-2 China Zhang Anda [63]   Details  Pencil
58 China Wang Yuchen [83] 4-2 Scotland Scott Donaldson [61] Head to head Details  Pencil
59 England Tom Ford [28] 4-2 Ireland Fergal O'Brien [39] Head to head Details  Pencil
60 Wales Mark J Williams [15] 4-0 Thailand James Wattana [76] Head to head Details  Pencil
61 England David B Gilbert [21] 4-0 Wales Daniel Wells [57]   Details  Pencil
62 England Paul S Davison [110] 4-0 England Rod Lawler [118] Head to head Details  Pencil
63 Scotland Ross Muir [100] 4-3 Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong [85]   Details  Pencil
64 England Stuart Carrington [48] 4-2 England Judd Trump [2] Head to head Details  Pencil

Contact » | Search » | A – Z » | credits » | About » | RSS | |