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Regal Scottish Open 1999

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, Scotland (Tel: +44 (0) 1224 824824)
Feb 15-21 (BSkyB Feb 15-21)
WPBSA ranking tournament (#5 of 9)
£370,000 purse

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Stephen Hendry won his 30th ranking event and 68th major title by trouncing fellow Scot Graeme Dott 9-1 in the final.

The win lifts Stephen from third to second in the provisional rankings. Dott jumps 10 places, to No.21.

Hendry received £60.000 for the win and Dott pocketed £32,000 for the runner-up position. Rod Lawler won the £5,000 high-break prize with a 142 break.

Results

(Players are English unless stated)

Final

Stephen Hendry (Scotland) 9-1 Graeme Dott (Scotland)

68-32 79-0 75-44 (74) 61-35 (60) 50-35 69-49
70-60 (70 Hendry, 60 Dott) 73-4 (71) 0-68 90-20

Semi-finals

Graeme Dott (Scotland) 6-5 Ken Doherty (Ireland)

56-35 43-70 (66) 86-42 0-61 21-69
61-33 36-72 53-52 8-107 (102) 72-57 (52) 63-51

Stephen Hendry (Scotland) 6-5 John Higgins (Scotland)

11-98 (94) 53-71 80-1 0-98 (98) 0-88 (88) 81-35 107-0 (106)
25-69 81-0 (81) 76-19 (76) 75-65 (68 Hendry, 59 Higgins)

Quarter-finals

Graeme Dott (Scotland) 5-4 Paul Hunter

61-47 1-68 44-54 6-74 60-3 52-57 68-24 76-67 65-37 (60)

Ken Doherty (Ireland) 5-0 Mark J Williams (Wales)

81-34 129-0 (104) 70-14 (70) 137-0 (137) 63-30 (61)

Stephen Hendry (Scotland) 5-1 Alan McManus (Scotland)

67-55 76-8 90-29 68-66 (50 McManus) 53-66 90-0 (90)

John Higgins (Scotland) 5-4 Stephen Lee

61-26 81-33 (74) 15-107 (107) 40-71 (58)
82-18 25-81 (50) 30-73 (55) 81-14 (50) 82-13 (81)

Third round

Paul Hunter                      5-4 Jamie Burnett (Scotland)
Graeme Dott (Scotland)           5-4 John Parrott
Mark J Williams (Wales)          5-4 Matthew Stevens (Wales)
Ken Doherty (Ireland)            5-3 Fergal O'Brien (Ireland)
Stephen Hendry (Scotland)        5-3 Brian Morgan
Alan McManus (Scotland)          5-0 Chris Small (Scotland)
Stephen Lee                      5-0 Peter Ebdon
John Higgins (Scotland)          5-1 Dave Harold

Second round

Paul Hunter                      5-3 Ronnie O'Sullivan
Jamie Burnett (Scotland)         5-4 Anthony Hamilton
Graeme Dott (Scotland)           5-2 Quinten Hann (Australia)
John Parrott                     5-2 Leo Fernandez (Ireland)
Mark J Williams (Wales)          5-1 Dominic Dale (Wales)
Matthew Stevens (Wales)          5-4 Karl Broughton
Fergal O'Brien (Ireland)         5-4 Tony Drago (Malta)
Ken Doherty (Ireland)            5-1 Marcus Campbell (Scotland)
Stephen Hendry (Scotland)        5-2 Nick Pearce
Brian Morgan                     5-3 Drew Henry (Scotland)
Chris Small (Scotland)           5-1 Darren Clarke
Alan McManus (Scotland)          5-3 Willie Thorne
Peter Ebdon                      5-3 Jimmy White
Stephen Lee                      5-2 Paul Davies (Wales)
Dave Harold                      5-1 Nigel Bond
John Higgins (Scotland)          5-0 Stuart Pettman

First round

Ronnie O'Sullivan                w/o Jonathan Birch
Paul Hunter                      5-3 John Lardner (Scotland)
Anthony Hamilton                 5-3 Steve James
Jamie Burnett (Scotland)         5-2 David Roe
Quinten Hann (Australia)         5-2 Mark King
Graeme Dott (Scotland)           5-4 Jimmy Michie
John Parrott                     5-3 Dave Finbow
Leo Fernandez (Ireland)          5-4 Martin Clark
Mark J Williams (Wales)          5-4 Peter Lines
Dominic Dale (Wales)             5-3 Joe Johnson
Karl Broughton                   5-2 James Wattana (Thailand)
Matthew Stevens (Wales)          5-2 Stefan Mazrocis
Tony Drago (Malta)               5-0 Matt Wilson
Fergal O'Brien (Ireland)         5-2 Alfie Burden
Ken Doherty (Ireland)            5-2 Joe Swail (N.Ireland)
Marcus Campbell (Scotland)       5-1 Gary Wilkinson
Stephen Hendry (Scotland)        5-0 Lee Richardson
Nick Pearce                      5-4 Darren Morgan (Wales)
Drew Henry (Scotland)            5-2 Alain Robidoux (Canada)
Brian Morgan                     5-3 Rod Lawler
Darren Clarke                    5-1 Steve Davis
Chris Small (Scotland)           5-1 Barry Mapstone
Alan McManus (Scotland)          5-2 David McLellan (Scotland)
Willie Thorne                    5-0 Andy Hicks
Peter Ebdon                      5-4 Ian McCulloch
Jimmy White                      5-2 Lee Walker (Wales)
Stephen Lee                      5-1 Nick Walker
Paul Davies (Wales)              5-3 Terry Murphy (N.Ireland)
Nigel Bond                       5-1 Euan Henderson (Scotland)
Dave Harold                      w/o Karl Payne
John Higgins (Scotland)          5-3 Leigh Griffin
Stuart Pettman                   5-2 Billy Snaddon (Scotland)

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Qualifying Rounds

Norbreck Castle Hotel, Blackpool, England (Tel: +44 (0) 1253 352341)
Jan 4-11, 1999
Results and reports provided by Janie Watkins (janiew@lineone.net)
Also posted on alt.sport.snooker

(Players are English unless stated)

Round 5

(Monday 11th January)

Jonathan Birch                   5-2 Jason Weston
John Lardner (Scotland)          5-4 Tony Jones
Steve James                      5-2 Simon Bedford
David Roe                        5-0 Karl Burrows
Quinten Hann (Australia)         5-3 Martin Dziewialtowski (Scotland)
Jimmy Michie                     5-4 Jason Prince (N.Ireland)
Dave Finbow                      5-3 Dennis Taylor (N.Ireland)
Leo Fernandez (Ireland)          5-2 Bradley Jones
Peter Lines                      5-1 Marco Fu (Hong Kong)
Joe Johnson                      5-2 Craig MacGillivray (Scotland)
Karl Broughton                   5-3 Phaitoon Phonbun (Thailand)
Stefan Mazrocis                  5-2 Paul Wykes
Matt Wilson                      5-2 Shokat Ali (Pakistan)
Alfie Burden                     5-3 Mick Price
Joe Swail (N.Ireland)            5-1 Robin Hull (Finland)
Marcus Campbell (Scotland)       5-4 Dene O'Kane (New Zealand)
Lee Richardson                   5-4 Michael Judge (Ireland)
Nick Pearce                      5-2 Adrian Gunnell
Drew Henry (Scotland)            5-1 Gary Ponting
Rod Lawler                       5-2 Wayne Brown
Darren Clarke                    5-1 David Gray
Barry Mapstone                   5-3 Jason Ferguson
David McLellan (Scotland)        5-0 Dean Reynolds
Willie Thorne                    5-1 Colm Gilcreest (Ireland)
Ian McCulloch                    5-0 Sean Storey
Lee Walker (Wales)               5-4 Hugh Abernethy (Scotland)
Nick Walker                      5-1 Gerard Greene (N.Ireland)
Paul Davies (Wales)              5-4 Steve Judd
Euan Henderson (Scotland)        5-1 Anthony Davies (Wales)
Karl Payne                       5-0 Mark Davis
Leigh Griffin                    5-4 Neal Foulds
Stuart Pettman                   5-4 Tony Chappel (Wales)

16 out of 32 seeded players perished in their opening sortie of the New Year as new faces take their places in the line up at the venue in February.

Highlight of the day was a 140 total clearance from Preston's Ian McCulloch as he breezed past Sean Storey 5-0. McCulloch also added breaks of 97, 53, and 54 for good measure. He will now play Peter Ebdon in Scotland.

Willie Thorne turned back the clock, notched yet another century - 106 as he won 5-1 against Colm Gilcreest. Thorne has set up a match against Andy Hicks, another player who has struggled to find his form this season so far.

Swansea's Tony Chappel clawed his way back from the brink of defeat at 0-4, but having gallantly levelled at 4-4 he could not sustain his recovery as a grateful Stuart Pettman won the final frame 106-0 to go forward to meet Billy Snaddon on his home turf. Joe Swail's win sets up an all Irish battle as he plays Ken Doherty.

Quinten Hann's solid 5-3 win over Martin Dziewialtowski now matches him against Mark King in an intruiging encounter.

Jonathan Birch posted the highest break of the event so far - 125 on his way to a 5-2 win over Jason Weston - and the mouthwatering draw against last year's champion Ronnie O'Sullivan.

Matt Wilson joins the ton club, as his 103 helps him to a shock win over Pakistan's Lancastrian Shokat Ali.

Veteran Dennis Taylor, in his final professional season, bids farewell to the British Open as he bows out 5-3 to Worcester's Dave Finbow. Runs of 58 and 69 helped Finbow an a 4-0 lead, before the obdurate Taylor won 3 frames to cut the deficit, before Finbow edged the next for his win.

Fellow veteran, 1986 World Champion Joe Johnson fared better, prevailing 5-2 over Craig MacGillivray.

Many players dread drawing Marco Fu these days, but no problems for Leeds' Peter Lines as he ran in breaks of 87, 65, 77 and 69 for an emphatic 5-1 win.

Alfie Burden used his scoring power to good effect to dispose of his stablemate Mick Price, runs of 66, 55 and 65 giving him a 5-3 win.

Marcus Campbell, Scotland's man of the moment compiling a gritty 64 in a nerve tingling final frame shoot out against New Zealand's Dene O'Kane, who has yet to see the inside of a venue this season.

Century breaks so far
Jonathan Birch  125
Ian Brumby      123
Tony Knowles    123
Lee Richardson  122
Chris Shade     122
Joe Grech       121
Nick Terry      121
Tony Knowles    113
Leigh Griffin   111
Alfie Burden    105
Nick Terry      103
Matt Wilson     103
Darren Clarke   101
Stuart Pettman  101
Mick Price      101
Nigel Gilbert   100

Round 4

(Sunday 10th January)

Marco Fu (Hong Kong)             5-3 Stuart Bingham
Phaitoon Phonbun (Thailand)      5-4 Joe Delaney (Ireland)
Matt Wilson                      5-0 Richard Somauroo (Mauritius)
Robin Hull (Finland)             5-0 Mario Geudens (Belgium)
Adrian Gunnell                   5-2 Shawn Budd (Australia)
Colm Gilcreest (Ireland)         5-0 Tom Finstad (Canada)

Hong Kong's Marco Fu opened the second half of the season in bright enough style today in Blackpool. Pitted against former English Amateur Champion, Stuart Bingham, both players produced a match of high quality and solid scoring, but having fallen 3-2 behind, it was Fu who stepped up another gear to run in frame and match winning breaks of 67, 63 and 95 to go forward.

Frame Scores:Fu first (breaks in brackets:) 63-22; 52-69 (51);
70 (70)-2; 3-76 (76); 0-80 (80); 84 (67)-35; 73 (63)-39; 124 (95)-0.
Thailand's Pahitoon Phonbun survived a thriller to progress at the hands of giant killer Joe Delaney, having clinched a 30 minute decider. Phonbun produced breaks of 85 and 93.

The other four overseas qualifiers only put two frames on the board between them, once again calling into question the current system for overseas qualifying - Aussie Shawn Budd managed the two frames against Adrian Gunnell, but Richard Somauroo, Mario Geudens and Tom Finstad all failed to trouble the scores.

Robin Hull of Finland clattered in breaks of 82, 66 and 52 in frames 1-3 of his demolition of Mario Geudens.

Round 3

(Wednesday 6th January)

Jason Weston                     5-4 Ian Brumby
John Lardner (Scotland)          5-4 Allister Carter
Simon Bedford                    5-3 Troy Shaw
Karl Burrows                     5-4 Ian Sargeant (Wales)
Martin Dziewialtowski (Scotland) 5-1 Chris Shade (Scotland)
Jimmy Michie                     5-3 Michael Holt
Dave Finbow                      5-0 Alan Burnett (Scotland)
Leo Fernandez (Ireland)          5-4 Stephen O'Connor (Ireland)
Stuart Bingham                   5-3 Peter McCullagh
Craig MacGillivray (Scotland)    5-1 Wayne Saidler
Joe Delaney (Ireland)            5-4 Mark Bennett (Wales)
Stefan Mazrocis                  5-1 Craig Harrison
Matt Wilson                      5-0 Chris Scanlon
Alfie Burden                     5-1 Tony Knowles                     
Robin Hull (Finland)             5-4 Matthew Couch (Scotland)
Marcus Campbell (Scotland)       5-3 Bob Chaperon (Canada)            
Lee Richardson                   5-1 Nick Terry                       
Adrian Gunnell                   5-1 Mark Gray
Gary Ponting                     5-1 Paul McPhillips (Scotland)
Wayne Brown                      5-1 Steve Newbury (Wales)            
Darren Clarke                    5-1 Mike Dunn                        
Barry Mapstone                   5-3 Wayne Jones (Wales)
David McLellan (Scotland)        5-4 Graham Horne (Scotland)
Colm Gilcreest (Ireland)         5-4 John Read
Sean Storey                      5-4 Darryn Walker                    
Hugh Abernethy (Scotland)        5-4 Joe Perry
Nick Walker                      5-1 Mehmet Husnu (Cyprus)            
Steve Judd                       5-4 Antony Bolsover                  
Anthony Davies (Wales)           5-0 Nigel Gilbert                    
Karl Payne                       5-4 Joe Grech (Malta)                
Leigh Griffin                    5-2 Tai Pichit (Thailand)            
Stuart Pettman                   5-4 Simon Parker                     

Disappointment today for the Newsgroup's own pro Simon Parker, as he loses out in a tantilising deciding frame to Stuart Pettman, his fellow Lancastrian. Pettmann opened the match with a run of 101, added 51 in the second and 57 in frame 7, but it was a match clinching 74 that saw him over the line in the decider.

Wales' Ian Sargeant threw away a 4-0 lead to give Karl Burrows a 5-4 win; while his countryman Mark Bennett also lost the clincher, as outsider Joe Delaney compiled a vital 52 in the decider.

Alfie Burden showed scant respect for his opponent's illustrious past, as he breezed past Tony Knowles 5-1. Knowles opened with a run of 60, but Burden responded with 5 frame on the spin and breaks of 105 and 66.

Canadian Bob Chaperon gave Scotland's latest hero Marcus Campbell plenty to think about. Chaperon nicked frame two with a break of 70, in response to a run of 69 from Campbell. "Frechnie" added a run of 81 in the 4th to keep the scores level and took a 3-2 lead, before Campbell dug deep to run out the match in some close fought and long frames.

Shock of the day was the early demise of Matthew Couch, who lost the final frame of his match with Finland's Robin Hull. A quality game saw breaks of 56, 59, and 54 from Couch, but Hull responded with 80, 62 and decisively 56 in the final frame.

Worcester's Dave Finbow administered heavy punishment to young Scottish hopeful Alan Burnett, runs of 52 and 67 getting him off to the ideal start, as he ran out an easy 5-0 winner.

Snooker's "rap" boy Lee Richardson went on a scoring spree in a 5-1 demolition of Nick Terry. Lee hammered home breaks of 83, 94, 122 and 64, and Terry compiled 121 in the only frame he won. Wayne Brown wasn't far behind in the scoring stakes as he put away scores of 66, 77, 98 and 80 in a 5-1 win over Neath's Steve Newbury.

The lowest 6 seeded winning players from this round go forward to play the 6 overseas qualifiers in round 4. The winners go through in the seeded players place in the draw.

Round 2

(Tuesday 5th January)

Jason Weston                     5-3 Stuart Reardon
Allister Carter                  5-1 Philip Williams (Wales)
Simon Bedford                    5-1 Les Dodd                 
Ian Sargeant (Wales)             5-4 Patrick Wallace (N.Ireland)
Chris Shade (Scotland)           5-1 David McDonnell          
Michael Holt                     5-2 Kristjan Helgason (Iceland)
Alan Burnett (Scotland)          5-4 Geoff Dunn (Scotland)    
Leo Fernandez (Ireland)          5-3 Paul Cavney              
Stuart Bingham                   5-1 James Reynolds (Wales)
Wayne Saidler                    5-0 Oliver King
Joe Delaney (Ireland)            5-3 Eddie Manning
Craig Harrison                   5-4 Mark Johnston-Allen      
Matt Wilson                      5-2 Micky Roughan 
Tony Knowles                     5-2 Johl Younger (Australia) 
Robin Hull (Finland)             5-3 Robert Milkins
Bob Chaperon (Canada)            5-2 Munraj Pal 
Nick Terry                       5-2 Gary Lees                
Adrian Gunnell                   5-4 Paul Sweeny
Paul McPhillips (Scotland)       5-3 Alex Borg (Malta)        
Steve Newbury (Wales)            5-1 Leigh Robinson           
Mike Dunn                        5-2 Stephen Murphy (Ireland)
Barry Mapstone                   5-1 John Whitty              
David McLellan (Scotland)        5-4 Sam Chong (Malaysia)     
Colm Gilcreest (Ireland)         5-3 Mark Fenton (Wales)
Darryn Walker                    5-1 Eddie Barker             
Hugh Abernethy (Scotland)        5-1 Patrick Delsemme (Belgium)
Mehmet Husnu (Cyprus)            5-1 Adrian Rosa
Antony Bolsover                  5-1 Barry Pinches            
Nigel Gilbert                    5-4 Sean Lanigan             
Joe Grech (Malta)                5-2 Mario Wehrmann (Netherlands)
Tai Pichit (Thailand)            5-2 Jason Wallace
Simon Parker                     5-2 Paul S Davison

The Old Brigade show the kids a thing or two today:

Tony Knowles and Steve Newbury struck a blow for the Over 40s as they both stormed to welcome victories in the second round of the Scottish Open at Blackpool. 43 year old Knowles knocked in two centuries - 113 and 123 on his way to a 5-2 win over Australia's young hopeful Johl Younger. This has set up a mouth-watering match against Alfie Burden on Wednesday. Steve Newbury, who endured a miserable early season in Plymouth bounced back with a 5-1 drubbing of Leigh Robinson. WPBSA Coach Newbury is part of a snooker dynasty back in Neath, which includes his father, 16 year old son Paul and sister Sian, who has been a Welsh International for more than ten years.

Elsewhere 14 of the seeds failed to negotiate their opening matches today as the giant killers rolled them over. Plymouth's 147 hero Adrian Gunnell edged out Paul Sweeny in a last frame thriller. Sweeny knocked in breaks of 68, 62 & 63 but Gunnell stepped in with 81 and the match winning 89 in the decider.

Ireland's Colm Gilcreest put paid to Welshman Mark Fenton, helped by runs of 53 and 68, which negated offerings of 67 and 81 from Fenton. Gilcreest held a 3-0 lead before Fenton levelled, but he couldn't sustain his recovery as Gilcreest took the next two frames for his 5-3 victory.

The tons started roling in today, led by Tony Knowles with 123 and 113, Malta's favourite Joe Grech added 121 in a 5-2 win over Mario Wehrmann, while 100 helped Nigel Gilbert to his 5-4 victory against Sean Lanigan. Nick Terry saved his 103 for the match winning break against Gary Lees and Chris Shade contributed 122 in a 5-2 win over David McDonnell.

There were more good wins for the overseas contingent, led by veteran Canadian Bob Chaperon, who notched a 5-2 win over Munraj Pal, while The flying Finn Robin Hull progressed 5-3 against Robert Milkins, with breaks of 83 and 59. Thailand's Tai Pichit ran in breaks of 85, 75 and 69 in a 5-2 win over Jason Wallace.

Round 1

(Monday 4th January)

Stuart Reardon                   5-3 Steve Mifsud (Australia)
Allister Carter                  5-1 Brian Rowswell
Les Dodd                         w/o Li Jian-Bing (China)
Ian Sargeant (Wales)             w/o Anan Terananon (Thailand)
David McDonnell                  5-2 Wael Talaat (Egypt)
Kristjan Helgason (Iceland)      5-1 Björn Haneveer (Belgium)
Geoff Dunn (Scotland)            5-0 Neil Robertson (New Zealand)
Paul Cavney                      5-3 Gary Natale (Canada)
Stuart Bingham                   5-1 Jeff Cundy
Wayne Saidler                    w/o Kirk Stevens (Canada)
Joe Delaney (Ireland)            5-1 Mario Cutajar (Malta)
Mark Johnston-Allen              5-3 Darren Hackeson
Matt Wilson                      5-2 Hitesh Naran (South Africa)
Johl Younger (Australia)         5-3 Surinder Gill
Robin Hull (Finland)             5-0 Matthew Bray
Bob Chaperon (Canada)            w/o Dylan Leary (N.Ireland)
Gary Lees                        w/o Chatchawan Rutphae (Thailand)
Adrian Gunnell                   w/o Alastair Fleming (Scotland)
Alex Borg (Malta)                w/o Keith E (Singapore)
Leigh Robinson                   5-4 Ben Reicker (Canada)
Mike Dunn                        w/o Saleh Muhammad (Pakistan)
John Whitty                      w/o Farhan Mirza (Pakistan)
Sam Chong (Malaysia)             5-1 John Giles
Colm Gilcreest (Ireland)         5-1 Dermot McGlinchey (N.Ireland)
Eddie Barker                     5-4 Shaun Murphy
Patrick Delsemme (Belgium)       5-4 Mark Miller
Mehmet Husnu (Cyprus)            5-2 David Coles
Barry Pinches                    5-0 Mike Henson (Germany)
Sean Lanigan                     w/o Hasimu Tuerxun (China)
Mario Wehrmann (Netherlands)     5-3 Mike Hallett
Tai Pichit (Thailand)            5-0 Darren Limburg
Simon Parker                     5-2 Guo Hua (China)
Morning session

The first round hopefuls set out on the long road to the Granite City - Aberdeen - their starting point first round matches in Blackpool this morning.

Four players failed to even make it to the starting line - as Li Jian-Bing, Anan Terananon, Dylan Leary and Kirk Stevens all failed to show for their matches. The lucky beneficiaries were England's Les Dodd, Wales' Ian Sargeant, Canada's Bob Chaperon and England's Wayne Saidler.

Mixed fortunes for the Overseas players - Robin Hull of Finland posted the first whitewash of the morning, a break of 63 his only sizeable contribution in beating Matthew Bray 5-0.

Australia lost two players as Steve Mifsud lost 5-3 to Stuart Reardon of England and Neil Robertson didn't trouble the scorers as Scotland's Geoff Dunn won 5-0. Reardon notched up runs of 61 and 83 in his win, while Dunn recorded back to back breaks of 54 and 65.

Australia's youngest player, Johl Younger kept the flag flying with a 5-3 win over Surinder Gill. Gill's break of 61 in the second frame was the only notable break as he held a 2-0 lead before Younger found his form. Younger's win has earned him an intriguing encounter against the veteran Tony Knowles in Round Two.

Canada recorded one walkover, one loss and one no show, as Bob Chaperon's opponent Dylan Leary was scratched; Gary Natale lost out 5-3 to England's Paul Cavney and Kirk Stevens failed to report for his opening match.

Iceland beat Belgium comfortably as Kristjan Helgason picked up where he left off in Plymouth last summer, recording a 5-1 victory over Bjorn Haneveer. Haneveer notched 73 in the second, but runs of 71 in the third, and 59 and 54 in the fifth and sixth saw Helgason safely over the line.

Evening session

Six more "no-shows" tonight, but Global Snooker Centre's own pro Simon Parker, recovers from a 2-0 deficit to beat China's Guo Hua 5-2.

Malaysia's Sam Chong shows his class with a 5-1 hammering of John Giles.

Colm Gilcreest wins an all-Irish battle against Dermot McGlinchey. Runs of 71 and 67 in Frames 5 & 6 sealing his victory.

Snooker's youngest pro Shaun Murphy loses out in a decider to Eddie Barker.

Belgium's Patrick Delsemme notches a win for the Continent as he sneaks a decider against Mark Miller. Another continental win - for Mario Wehrmann against Mike Hallett, a run of 82 the highlight for Wehrmann, who now faces Malta's Joe Grech.

Thailand's former monk Tai Pichit breezes through 5-0, his victim Darren Limburg. Pichit will now play Plymouth's hero Patrick Wallace of Northern Ireland. Wallace's exploits last summer saw him through to two venues and he notched a memorable win against Nigel Bond in the UK Championship.

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Prize Money

£
Winner 1 * 60,000   60,000
Runner Up 1 * 32,000   32,000
Losing Semi-finalist 2 * 16,000   32,000
Losing Quarter-finalist 4 * 9,100   36,400
Last 16 8 * 4,600   36,800
Last 32 16 * 2,600   41,600
Last 64 32 * 2,225   71,200
Last 96 32 * 1,250   40,000
Overseas Play-off Round 6 * 1,250 ¤ 7,500
¤ Not payable to overseas qualifiers who lose their first match
Last 134 32 * 200   6,400
High TV Break 1 * 5,000   5,000
High Pre TV Break 1 * 1,100   1,100

Total 370,000

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Points

Here is an overview of the points system used in the 1999 Scottish Open.

The points are awarded to the losing players in each round.

Round Points
Last 198 200
Last 166 270
(seeds 97-128) 200
Last 134 360
(seeds 65-96) 270
Last 102 480
(overseas seeds) 360
Last 96 480
(seeds 33-64) 360
Last 64 640
(seeds 1-32) 480
Last 32 855
Last 16 1,140
Q-F 1,520
S-F 2,025
R-up 3,040
Winner 4,560

See the Points System page in the Rankings section for more on ranking points.

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