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Hossein Vafaei

Nationality: Iran (Iran); Male; Born: 14 Oct 1994 (28 years)
Status: Professional; First season as pro: 2012; Ranking wins: 1; Maximums: 1;
Ranking: 17;
Twitter: @hvafaei147; Other sources: CueTracker ; World Snooker
Shoot Out (25-28 Jan 2023)
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei v England Shaun Murphy  
English Open (12-18 Dec 2022)
Rd 1 China Pang Junxu [54] 4-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [18] Head to head Details 
Scottish Open (28 Nov - 4 Dec 2022)
Rd 3 England Gary Wilson [31] 4-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [18] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [18] 4-3 China Yan Bingtao [15] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [18] 4-0 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [33] Head to head Details 
German Masters Qual (21-26 Nov 2022)
Q Rd 3 China Xiao Guodong [34] 5-4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [20] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [20] 5-4 Ireland Aaron Hill [90]   Details 
UK Championship (12-20 Nov 2022)
Rd 2 England Jack Lisowski [12] 6-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [20] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [20] 6-4 England Mark Selby [5] Head to head Details 
UK Championship Qual (5-10 Nov 2022)
Q Rd 4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [20] 6-4 England Robbie Williams [52] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [20] 6-4 Pakistan Asjad Iqbal [128]   Details 
Champion of Champions (31 Oct - 6 Nov 2022)
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [5] 4-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head Details 
English Open Qual (25-30 Oct 2022)
Q Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [18] 4-2 China Zhang Jiankang [76] Head to head Details 
Northern Ireland Open (16-23 Oct 2022)
Rd 2 China Xiao Guodong [36] 4-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [17] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [17] 4-1 England Craig Steadman [81]   Details 
Scottish Open Qual (9-14 Oct 2022)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [18] 4-3 England Ian Burns [81]   Details 

Vafaei won the sixth frame after having needed a snooker

Northern Ireland Open Qual (23-28 Aug 2022)
Q Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [17] 4-0 England Mark Davis [54] Head to head Details 
European Masters (16-21 Aug 2022)
Rd 1 China Xiao Guodong [36] w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [17] Head to head  
Vafaei didn't travel to Germany due to visa issues.
British Open Qual (9-14 Aug 2022)
Q Rd 1 England Joe Perry [25] 4-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [16] Head to head Details 
Championship League Stage Two Group F (25 Jul 2022)
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei [14] 2-2 England Jimmy Robertson [22]  
Grp China Lyu Haotian [38] 3-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [14] Head to head Details 
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei [14] 3-0 Ireland Michael Judge [79]   Details 
Championship League Stage One Group 14 (18 Jul 2022)
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei [14] 2-2 China Tian Pengfei [56] Head to head
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei [14] 3-0 Hong Kong Ng On Yee (f) [83] Head to head Details 
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei [14] 3-0 Australia Ryan Thomerson [103]   Details 
European Masters Qual (15-24 Jul 2022)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [17] 5-1 Hong Kong Ng On Yee (f) [88] Head to head Details 

147 by Vafaei in frame 6. The second in the tournament and his first and the 178th in pro snooker. Watch on YouTube.

World Championship (16 Apr - 2 May 2022)
Rd 1 England Judd Trump [4] 10-4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [18] Head to head Details 
World Championship Qual (4-13 Apr 2022)
Q Rd 4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [18] 10-9 China Lei Peifan [111]   Details 
Decided on the final black
Q Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [18] 6-0 Germany Simon Lichtenberg [80] Head to head Details 
Gibraltar Open (24-26 Mar 2022)
Rd 1 Wales Jak Jones [44] w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [17] Head to head  
Vafaei had to withdraw because of flight issues.
Turkish Masters (7-13 Mar 2022)
Rd 2 Wales Jak Jones [55] 5-4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [23] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [23] 5-3 England Ben Woollaston [43] Head to head Details 
Welsh Open (28 Feb - 6 Mar 2022)
SF England Judd Trump [4] 6-5 Iran Hossein Vafaei [24] Head to head Details 
re-rack in frames 10 and 11

0-95 (94), 70-1 (70), 13-101 (85), 19-66
86-8 (51), 68-58, 53-79, 0-80
86-1 (66), 121-0 (121), 71-29

QF Iran Hossein Vafaei [24] 5-4 China Zhang Anda [104] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [24] 4-3 Wales Ryan Day [25] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [24] 4-0 Wales Jak Jones [51] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [24] 4-3 England Robbie Williams [63] Head to head Details 
European Masters (21-27 Feb 2022)
Rd 1 Scotland Anthony McGill [15] 5-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [59] Head to head Details 
McGill made his 200th career century
Welsh Open Qual (15-20 Feb 2022)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [24] 4-3 England Andrew Higginson [62] Head to head Details 

Decided on the last black.

Players Championship (7-13 Feb 2022)
Rd 1 Scotland John Higgins [7] 6-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [10] Head to head Details 
Turkish Masters Qual (2-6 Feb 2022)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [23] 5-0 Turkey Enes Bakirci (a)   Details 
Shoot Out (20-23 Jan 2022)
Final Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] 71-0 Wales Mark J Williams [4] Head to head Details 

Break 71.

This was Vafaei's first ranking title and the first for Iran. Williams played only the break-off shot in the frame.

Referee: Tatiana Woollaston

SF Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] 92-48 China Liang Wenbo [28]   Details 

Break 54

QF Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] 71-3 England Daniel Womersley (a) Head to head Details 

Womersley reached the quarterfinals of a ranking event for the first time. His previous best was last 32.

Rd 4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] 50-17 Cyprus Michael Georgiou (a)   Details 
Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] 63-1 England Allan Taylor [67] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] 90-36 England Barry Pinches [95] Head to head Details 

Break 83

Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] 124-7 England Peter Devlin [75] Head to head Details 

Break 123

World Grand Prix (13-19 Dec 2021)
Rd 2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan [7] 4-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [23] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [23] 4-1 England Gary Wilson [10] Head to head Details 
Scottish Open (6-12 Dec 2021)
Rd 2 China Li Hang [39] 4-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [40]   Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [40] 4-3 China Wu Yize [107]   Details 
UK Championship (23 Nov - 5 Dec 2021)
Rd 4 England Jack Lisowski [15] 6-4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [64] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [64] 6-2 China Xiao Guodong [31] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [64] 6-2 England Mark Selby [2] Head to head Details 

Selby's foul on the final black lead to a respotted black in frame 8, and Vafaei eventually fluked it.

Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [64] 6-4 China Pang Junxu [66] Head to head Details 
English Open (1-7 Nov 2021)
Rd 1 Scotland Fraser Patrick [117] 4-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [40] Head to head Details 
European Masters Qual (27-31 Oct 2021)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [59] 5-0 England Peter Devlin [81] Head to head Details 
German Masters Qual (18-26 Oct 2021)
Q Rd 2 England Andrew Higginson [62] 5-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [40] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [40] 5-0 England Ronnie O'Sullivan [3] Head to head Details 
Scottish Open Qual (24-29 Sep 2021)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [40] 4-2 China Fan Zhengyi [88]   Details 
Fan lost frame 1 because he turned up late. He made his first professional century, a 133, in the fourth frame. Earlier he had multiple times ended breaks on purpose before reaching a century.
English Open Qual (17-22 Sep 2021)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [40] 4-1 Norway Kurt Maflin [26] Head to head Details 
Northern Ireland Open Qual (23-27 Aug 2021)
Q Rd 1 China Yan Bingtao [14] 4-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [41] Head to head Details 
British Open (16-22 Aug 2021)
Rd 4 England Gary Wilson [30] 3-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [38] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [38] 3-2 Wales Jak Jones [62] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [38] 3-2 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [9] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [38] 3-1 Wales Jamie Jones [52] Head to head Details 
Championship League Stage One Group 22 (30 Jul 2021)
Grp Wales Ryan Day [22] 2-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [33] Head to head
Grp Wales Jackson Page [93] 3-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [33]   Details 
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei [33] 2-2 England Barry Pinches [80] Head to head
World Championship Qual (5-14 Apr 2021)
Q Rd 3 England Sam Craigie [58] 6-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39]   Details 
WST Pro Series First Phase Group O (16 Mar 2021)
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei [29] 2-0 England Judd Trump [2] Head to head Details 
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei [29] 2-0 England Sean Maddocks [115]   Details 
Grp Wales Ryan Day [42] 2-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [29] Head to head Details 
Grp Wales Jamie Jones [64] 2-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [29] Head to head Details 
Grp England Barry Pinches [77] 2-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [29] Head to head Details 
Grp England Jimmy White [81] 2-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [29] Head to head Details 
Grp England Steven Hallworth [104] 2-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [29] Head to head Details 
the decider went down to the final black Vafaei potted the black but went in off handing the frame to Hallworth
Gibraltar Open (1-7 Mar 2021)
Rd 3 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [9] 4-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] 4-1 England Allan Taylor [98] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] 4-1 Jamaica Rory McLeod [106] Head to head Details 
Welsh Open (15-21 Feb 2021)
Rd 4 Wales Mark J Williams [14] 4-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [34] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [34] 4-2 England Judd Trump [3] Head to head Details 

Trump's run of wins in best-of-seven matches ends at 28

Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [34] 4-3 China Zhao Xintong [30] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [34] 4-2 England Peter Lines [94]   Details 
Shoot Out (4-7 Feb 2021)
Rd 2 Wales Mark J Williams [8] 41-16 Iran Hossein Vafaei [20] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [20] 52-39 Pakistan Farakh Ajaib [89] Head to head Details 
World Grand Prix (14-20 Dec 2020)
QF England Mark Selby [3] 5-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [27] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [27] 4-1 China Ding Junhui [11] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [27] 4-3 China Zhou Yuelong [6]   Details 
Scottish Open (7-13 Dec 2020)
Rd 2 England Jamie O'Neill [83] 4-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [36]   Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [36] 4-2 England Mitchell Mann [71] Head to head Details 
UK Championship (23 Nov - 6 Dec 2020)
Rd 3 England Mark Selby [5] 6-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [37] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [37] 6-4 England Michael Holt [28] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [37] 6-3 England Billy Castle [92]   Details 

Vafaei made a 146 in the first frame

Northern Ireland Open (16-22 Nov 2020)
Rd 1 England Allan Taylor [99] 4-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [37] Head to head Details 
German Masters Qual (10-14 Nov 2020)
Q Rd 1 England Barry Hawkins [20] 5-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [36]   Details 
English Open (12-18 Oct 2020)
Rd 4 England Mark Selby [1] 4-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] 4-2 Wales Jamie Clarke [99]   Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] 4-3 England Joe Perry [16] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] 4-0 Germany Lukas Kleckers [106] Head to head Details 
European Masters (21-27 Sep 2020)
Rd 2 China Ding Junhui [12] 5-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [41] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [41] 5-0 England Brandon Sargeant [89]   Details 
Championship League Stage One Group 18 (18 Sep 2020)
Grp China Xiao Guodong [30] 3-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [40] Head to head Details 
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei [40] 3-1 Pakistan Farakh Ajaib [103] Head to head Details 
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei [40] 3-1 Wales Jak Jones [100] Head to head Details 
World Championship Qual (21-28 Jul 2020)
Q Rd 3 Northern Ireland Jordan Brown [65] 6-5 Iran Hossein Vafaei [32]   Details 
Gibraltar Open (11-15 Mar 2020)
Rd 2 England Jack Lisowski [11] 4-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] w/o Norway Kurt Maflin [38] Head to head  
Shoot-Out (20-23 Feb 2020)
Rd 1 Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher [76] 61-41 Iran Hossein Vafaei [31]   Details 
Welsh Open (10-16 Feb 2020)
Rd 1 Brazil Igor Figueiredo [110] 4-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [40]   Details 
German Masters Qual (20-22 Dec 2019)
Q Rd 1 China Xu Si [103] 5-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [37]   Details 
European Masters Qual (17-19 Dec 2019)
Q Rd 1 England Jack Lisowski [14] 5-4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [37] Head to head Details 
Scottish Open (9-15 Dec 2019)
Rd 1 England Kyren Wilson [8] 4-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [32] Head to head Details 
UK Championship (26 Nov - 8 Dec 2019)
Rd 1 England Louis Heathcote [95] 6-5 Iran Hossein Vafaei [34]   Details 
Vafaei lost from 5-2 up
Northern Ireland Open (11-17 Nov 2019)
Rd 1 China Si Jiahui [98] 4-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [32]   Details 
World Open (28 Oct - 3 Nov 2019)
Rd 2 England Kyren Wilson [7] 5-4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] 5-1 China Lyu Haotian [26] Head to head Details 
English Open (14-20 Oct 2019)
Rd 3 England Ronnie O'Sullivan [3] 4-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [30] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [30] 4-2 China Chen Feilong [88]   Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [30] 4-3 Germany Simon Lichtenberg [100] Head to head Details 
World Open Qual (2-5 Oct 2019)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] 5-1 England Mitchell Mann [112] Head to head Details 
China Championship (23-29 Sep 2019)
SF Wales Mark J Williams [3] 6-5 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] Head to head Details 

69-59 (54 HV), 76-18, 73-28 (61), 29-70, 63-21
0-144 (134), 80-48, 6-84 (54), 45-63, 48-72
97-20 (91)

QF Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] 5-3 England Joe Perry [18] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] 5-4 Scotland Anthony McGill [23] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] 5-3 England Kyren Wilson [7] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] 5-1 England Tom Ford [26] Head to head Details 
China Championship Qual (15-18 Aug 2019)
Q Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] 5-4 England Jimmy White [108] Head to head Details 
International Championship (4-11 Aug 2019)
Rd 1 England Tom Ford [26] w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] Head to head  
Vafaei had to withdraw because his passport was lost.
Riga Masters (26-28 Jul 2019)
Rd 1 England Mark Selby [3] w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] Head to head  
International Championship Qual (14-17 Jun 2019)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] 6-5 Wales Dominic Dale Head to head Details 
Riga Masters Qual (10-13 Jun 2019)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [35] w/o China Zhang Jiankang [74] Head to head Details 
World Championship Qual (10-17 Apr 2019)
Q Rd 2 Wales Daniel Wells [61] 10-6 Iran Hossein Vafaei [36]   Details 
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [36] 10-4 China Zhang Anda [85] Head to head Details 
China Open (1-7 Apr 2019)
Rd 3 Belgium Luca Brecel [13] 6-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [36] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [36] 6-3 England Joe O'Connor [100]   Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [36] 6-2 England Robert Milkins [29] Head to head Details 
Indian Open (27 Feb - 3 Mar 2019)
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [1] 4-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [32] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [32] 4-3 Wales Dominic Dale [33] Head to head Details 
Shoot-Out (21-24 Feb 2019)
Rd 2 England Allan Taylor [61] 47-34 Iran Hossein Vafaei [26] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [26] 65-0 England Stuart Carrington [28]   Details 
China Open Qual (18-20 Feb 2019)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [36] 6-4 England Hammad Miah [115]   Details 

146 by Vafaei in frame 3 was the highest break of the qualifiers

Welsh Open (11-17 Feb 2019)
SF Australia Neil Robertson [10] 6-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [38] Head to head Details 

103-0 (103), 92-25, 89-25 (61), 140-4 (140)
66-0, 101-1 (83)

QF Iran Hossein Vafaei [38] 5-1 Scotland Scott Donaldson [48] Head to head Details 
Rd 4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [38] 4-3 England Mark Selby [3] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [38] 4-2 Germany Lukas Kleckers [107] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [38] 4-3 Scotland Ross Muir [89]   Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [38] 4-3 England Ashley Hugill [97] Head to head Details 
German Masters Qual (18-21 Dec 2018)
Q Rd 1 Wales Jak Jones [83] 5-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [37] Head to head Details 
Scottish Open (10-16 Dec 2018)
Rd 1 Israel Eden Sharav [64] w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [36] Head to head Details 
Vafaei didn't show up
UK Championship (27 Nov - 9 Dec 2018)
Rd 3 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [7] 6-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] 6-4 England Martin Gould [26] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [39] 6-5 England Ashley Hugill [90] Head to head Details 
Northern Ireland Open (12-18 Nov 2018)
Rd 1 England Jack Lisowski [20] 4-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [38] Head to head Details 
International Championship (28 Oct - 4 Nov 2018)
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [10] 6-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [42] Head to head Details 

146 by Allen in frame 7 was the highest break of the event

Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [42] 6-3 Scotland Graeme Dott [23]   Details 
Dott's 129 in frame 7 was his 200th career century
English Open (15-21 Oct 2018)
Rd 2 England Stuart Bingham [14] 4-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [38] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [38] 4-3 Wales Michael White [30] Head to head Details 
International Championship Qual (9-12 Oct 2018)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [42] 6-3 China Niu Zhuang [80] Head to head Details 
European Masters (1-7 Oct 2018)
Rd 1 Israel Eden Sharav [83] w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [46] Head to head Details 
China Championship (24-30 Sep 2018)
Rd 3 England Mark Selby [3] 5-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [46] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [46] 5-3 Wales Ryan Day [14] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [46] 5-3 England David Gilbert [19] Head to head Details 
China Championship Qual (19-22 Aug 2018)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [46] 5-2 China Chen Zifan [78]   Details 
European Masters Qual (17-18 Aug 2018)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [46] 4-2 England Rod Lawler [87] Head to head Details 
Indian Open Qual (15-16 Aug 2018)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [32] 4-1 England Sanderson Lam [77] Head to head Details 
World Championship Qual (11-18 Apr 2018)
Q Rd 3 Scotland Stephen Maguire [18] 10-7 Iran Hossein Vafaei [47] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [47] 10-5 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [50] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [47] 10-8 England Jamie Cope (a)   Details 
Welsh Open (26 Feb - 4 Mar 2018)
Rd 1 Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh [52] 4-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [44]   Details 
China Open Qual (27-30 Jan 2018)
Q Rd 2 Pakistan Hamza Akbar [101] w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [36]   Details 

No Show from Hossein Vafaei

German Masters Qual (19-22 Dec 2017)
Q Rd 1 England Liam Highfield [65] 5-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [40]   Details 
Scottish Open (11-17 Dec 2017)
Rd 1 England Mitchell Mann [76] 4-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [48] Head to head Details 
UK Championship (28 Nov - 10 Dec 2017)
Rd 3 England Martin Gould [18] 6-4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [50] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [50] 6-5 Scotland Anthony McGill [15] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [50] 6-4 Thailand James Wattana [79] Head to head Details 
Northern Ireland Open (20-26 Nov 2017)
Rd 2 Scotland John Higgins [3] 4-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [47] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [47] 4-2 England Anthony Hamilton [22] Head to head Details 
Shanghai Masters (13-18 Nov 2017)
Rd 1 Hong Kong Marco Fu [6] 5-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [61] Head to head Details 
International Championship (29 Oct - 5 Nov 2017)
Rd 1 Thailand Sunny Akani [101] w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [58]   Details 

Match was rescheduled because of Vafaei's visa problems. He eventually got a visa but then his flight was late.

English Open (16-22 Oct 2017)
QF England Kyren Wilson [15] 5-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [63] Head to head Details 
Rd 4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [63] 4-1 England Andrew Higginson [53] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [63] 4-3 England Stuart Bingham [10] Head to head Details 
Decided on the final black

Watch the match from the beginning of the fourth frame on YouTube.

Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [63] 4-2 China Zhao Xintong [75] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [63] 4-2 China Niu Zhuang [120] Head to head Details 
Shanghai Masters Qual (11-13 Oct 2017)
Q Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [61] 5-4 England Elliot Slessor [73] Head to head Details 
European Masters (2-8 Oct 2017)
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [8] 4-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [55] Head to head Details 

Allen's 145 in frame 5 was the highest break in the event

International Championship Qual (26-29 Sep 2017)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [58] 6-4 Wales Duane Jones [99]   Details 
World Open (18-24 Sep 2017)
Rd 1 England Kyren Wilson [11] w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [54] Head to head Details 
Indian Open (12-16 Sep 2017)
Rd 3 Scotland Anthony McGill [1] 4-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [49] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [49] 4-2 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene [90] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [49] 4-1 England Anthony Hamilton [16] Head to head Details 
China Championship (16-22 Aug 2017)
Rd 1 Hong Kong Marco Fu [6] 5-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [59] Head to head Details 
World Open Qual (6-9 Aug 2017)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [54] 5-4 England Ashley Hugill Head to head Details 
European Masters Qual (3-4 Aug 2017)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [55] 4-3 England Gary Wilson [53] Head to head Details 
Indian Open Qual (1-2 Aug 2017)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [49] 4-3 England Sanderson Lam Head to head Details 
Riga Masters (23-25 Jun 2017)
Rd 2 England Paul S Davison 4-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [52]   Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [52] w/o England Mark King [13] Head to head Details 
China Championship Qual (3-6 Jun 2017)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [59] 5-0 Iran Soheil Vahedi   Details 
Riga Masters Qual (31 May - 2 Jun 2017)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [52] 4-3 England Anthony Hamilton [18] Head to head Details 
World Championship Qual (5-12 Apr 2017)
Q Rd 3 England Tom Ford [32] 10-8 Iran Hossein Vafaei [64] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [64] 10-6 England Matthew Selt [33]   Details 
Re-rack in frame 14
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [64] 10-1 Egypt Hatem Yassin   Details 
China Open (27 Mar - 2 Apr 2017)
SF Wales Mark J Williams [13] 6-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [76] Head to head Details 
Vafaei played in his first semi finals

77-48, 63-6, 70-56 (62, 56), 103-0 (103)
76-26 (52), 11-98 (98), 69-1 (69)

QF Iran Hossein Vafaei [76] 5-3 England Judd Trump [1] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [76] 5-3 Jamaica Rory McLeod [56] Head to head Details 
Re-rack in frame 7
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [76] 5-4 England Ben Woollaston [25] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [76] 5-2 England Joe Perry [8] Head to head Details 
Gibraltar Open (1-5 Mar 2017)
Rd 1 England David Gilbert [15] 4-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [64] Head to head Details 
Shoot-Out (23-26 Feb 2017)
Rd 2 Wales Dominic Dale [26] 78-24 Iran Hossein Vafaei [67] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [67] 56-19 China Yan Bingtao [58] Head to head Details 
Welsh Open (13-19 Feb 2017)
Rd 4 England Judd Trump [5] 4-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [80] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [80] 4-1 England Ali Carter [12]   Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [80] 4-2 England Christopher Keogan [119]   Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [80] 4-3 England Sanderson Lam [98] Head to head Details 
China Open Qual (24-27 Jan 2017)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [76] 5-4 Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng [57]   Details 
Scottish Open (12-18 Dec 2016)
Rd 2 England Joe Perry [6] 4-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei [75] Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [75] 4-1 England Jack Lisowski [48] Head to head Details 
UK Championship (22 Nov - 4 Dec 2016)
Rd 1 England Andrew Higginson [49] 6-4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [80] Head to head Details 
Northern Ireland Open (14-20 Nov 2016)
QF England Mark King [31] 5-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [75] Head to head Details 
Ayouri had never been beyond the last 32 before. Re-rack in frame five.
Rd 4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [75] 4-2 Scotland Scott Donaldson [76] Head to head Details 
Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [75] 4-1 England Sanderson Lam [86] Head to head Details 
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [75] 4-2 England Zak Surety (a) Head to head Details 
Respotted black in frame 1 (61-61)
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [75] 4-3 England Rod Lawler [51] Head to head Details 
International Championship Qual (29 Sep - 1 Oct 2016)
Q Rd 1 England Judd Trump [5] 6-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [72] Head to head Details 
European Masters Qual (26-28 Sep 2016)
Q Rd 1 England Daniel Womersley (a) w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [71] Head to head Details 
Paul Hunter Classic (24-28 Aug 2016)
Rd 1 Wales Lee Walker w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [57] Head to head Details 
Ayouri didn't show up
Riga Masters (22-24 Jun 2016)
Rd 1 Wales Matthew Stevens [37] w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [66] Head to head Details 
Visa problems for Ayouri
Riga Masters Qual (3-4 Jun 2016)
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [66] 4-1 England Elliot Slessor Head to head Details 
World Open Qual (31 May - 2 Jun 2016)
Q Rd 1 England Joe Perry [9] 5-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [71] Head to head Details 
Indian Open Qual (28-30 May 2016)
Q Rd 1 England Steven Hallworth (a) 4-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [63] Head to head Details 
World Championship Qual (6-13 Apr 2016)
Q Rd 2 Ireland Ken Doherty [52] 10-7 Iran Hossein Vafaei [96]   Details 
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [96] 10-7 China Tian Pengfei [45] Head to head Details 
Euro Tour 6 (23-28 Feb 2016)
Rd 1 England David Gilbert [20] w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head  
Welsh Open (15-21 Feb 2016)
Rd 1 Finland Robin Hull [56] 4-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [92]   Details 
China Open Qual (9-11 Feb 2016)
Q Rd 1 Australia Neil Robertson 5-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [76] Head to head Details 
German Masters Qual (17-20 Dec 2015)
Q Rd 1 Ireland Fergal O'Brien [34] 5-4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [89] Head to head Details 
O'Brien won the decider on the last black
Euro Tour 5 (9-13 Dec 2015)
Rd 2 Wales Ryan Day [3] 4-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei w/o Northern Ireland Gerard Greene [52] Head to head Details 
UK Championship (24 Nov - 6 Dec 2015)
Rd 1 Belgium Luca Brecel [39] 6-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [90] Head to head Details 
Euro Tour 3 (7-11 Oct 2015)
Rd 1 England Mitchell Mann w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head Details 
International Championship Qual (30 Sep - 3 Oct 2015)
Q Rd 1 England Jack Lisowski [52] 6-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [85] Head to head Details 
Euro Tour 2 (26-30 Aug 2015)
Rd 1 England Joel Walker [36] w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei   Details 
Shanghai Masters Qual (5-9 Aug 2015)
Q Rd 3 Northern Ireland Joe Swail [58] 5-4 Iran Hossein Vafaei [85]   Details 
Q Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei [85] 5-2 England Anthony Hamilton [61] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei [85] 5-1 England Alfie Burden   Details 
Euro Tour 1 (29 Jul - 2 Aug 2015)
Rd 1 England Andrew Higginson [42] w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [72] Head to head Details 
Australian Open (29 Jun - 5 Jul 2015)
Rd 1 Wales Michael White [13] 5-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head Details 
Australian Open Qual (1-5 Jun 2015)
Q Rd 4 Iran Hossein Vafaei 5-3 Wales Dominic Dale [23] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 3 Iran Hossein Vafaei 5-4 Wales Lee Walker [63] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei 5-3 England Zak Surety [62] Head to head Details 
Q Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei 5-3 England Charlie Walters (a)   Details 
World Championship Qual (8-15 Apr 2015)
Q Rd 1 Scotland Anthony McGill [32] 10-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head Details 
6 Red World Championship (1-6 Sep 2014)
QF Wales Dominic Dale 7-4 Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head
Rd 2 Iran Hossein Vafaei 6-3 Iran Ehsan Heydari Nezhad (a)  
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei 6-4 Pakistan Muhammad Asif (a)  
6 Red, B (1-3 Sep 2014)
Grp Thailand Noppon Saengkham 5-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei 5-1 England Michael Holt Head to head
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei 5-4 Wales Andrew Pagett  
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei 5-3 Wales Michael White Head to head
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei 5-1 Taiwan Hung Chung Ming (a)  
Q School 2 (16-21 May 2014)
Rd 2 Wales Callum Lloyd (a) w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei    

Vafaei Ayouri is playing in the IBSF U-21 World Championship.

Q School 1 (10-15 May 2014)
Rd 2 England Oliver Brown (a) w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei    

Vafaei Ayouri is playing in the IBSF U-21 World Championship.

6 Red, D (2-4 Sep 2013)
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei 5-3 India Laxman Rawat (a)  
Grp England Judd Trump [4] 5-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head

Vafei Ayouri was docked one frame for arriving late.

Grp England Robert Milkins [13] 5-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head
Grp Ireland Robert Murphy (a) 5-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei  

Vafei Ayouri was docked one frame for arriving late.

Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei 5-4 Thailand Passakorn Suwannawat  
World Games (26-30 Jul 2013)
Rd 1 China Lyu Haotian 3-0 Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head
Asian Tour 1 (11-15 Jun 2013)
Rd 1 China Hu Hao (a) w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [46]    
UK Championship Qual (20-23 Nov 2012)
Q Rd 1 England Michael Wasley [80] w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei [93]    
APTC2 (23-27 Sep 2012)
Rd 2 China Li Yuan (a) 4-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei  
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei 4-2 China Chen Bo (a)  
ET 1 (23-26 Aug 2012)
Rd 1 England Judd Trump w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head  
ET 2 Stage 1 (16-18 Aug 2012)
Rd 1 England Allan Taylor (a) w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head  
UK PTC 2 (8-12 Aug 2012)
Rd 1 Wales Matthew Stevens w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head  
Shanghai Masters Qual (24-27 Jul 2012)
Q Rd 1 Thailand T Tirapongpaiboon w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei    
6 Red World Championship (2-7 Jul 2012)
Rd 2 England Judd Trump 6-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head
Rd 1 Iran Hossein Vafaei 6-2 England Andrew Higginson Head to head
6 Red, D (2-4 Jul 2012)
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei 5-3 Thailand James Wattana Head to head
Grp Wales Darren Morgan (a) 5-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei  
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei 5-3 England Mark Davis Head to head
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei 5-1 Egypt Mohamed Ibrahim (a)  
Grp Iran Hossein Vafaei 5-0 Scotland Stephen Maguire Head to head
Australian Open Qual (12-15 Jun 2012)
Q Rd 1 England Mitchell Mann (a) w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head  
Wuxi Classic Qual (5-8 Jun 2012)
Q Rd 1 Scotland Fraser Patrick (a) w/o Iran Hossein Vafaei Head to head  
World Open (27 Feb - 4 Mar 2012)
Wild Card England Mark King [30] 5-2 Iran Hossein Vafaei (a) Head to head Details 
Shanghai Masters (5-11 Sep 2011)
Wild Card Ireland Fergal O'Brien [37] 5-1 Iran Hossein Vafaei (a) Head to head Details