2013 UK Championship snooker tournament

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Tournament information
Dates26 November – 8 December 2013
VenueBarbican Centre
CityYork
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£755,000
Winner's share£150,000
Highest breakEngland Mark Selby (147)
Final
ChampionAustralia Neil Robertson
Runner-upEngland Mark Selby
Score10–7
2012
2014

The 2013 williamhill.com UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 26 November–8 December 2013 at the Barbican Centre in York, England. It was the sixth ranking event of the 2013/2014 season.[1]

Mark Selby made the 100th official maximum break during his semi-final match against Ricky Walden. This was Selby's second official 147 break and the third maximum break in the 2013/2014 season.[2]

Neil Robertson won his ninth ranking title by defeating defending champion Selby 10–7 in the final,[3] despite trailing 1–5 and 3–6 during the match.[4] Robertson became the eighth player to win all Triple Crown events at least once,[5] and the first overseas player to achieve this feat.[6] Selby became the first defending champion to reach the final of the UK Championship since Mark Williams in 2000.[7]

Prize fund

The total prize money of the event was raised to £700,000 from the previous year's £625,000. The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[8]

Main draw

[10][11][12][13]

Top half

Section 1
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
1 England Mark Selby 6
England Shane Castle 4
1 England Mark Selby 6
64 China Tian Pengfei 3
64 China Tian Pengfei 6
65 India Pankaj Advani 1
1 England Mark Selby 6
96 England Stuart Carrington 0
32 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
97 England John Astley 6
97 England John Astley 1
96 England Stuart Carrington 6
33 England Ben Woollaston 2
96 England Stuart Carrington 6
1 England Mark Selby 6
16 Scotland Graeme Dott 2
16 Scotland Graeme Dott 6
113 Scotland Fraser Patrick 2
16 Scotland Graeme Dott 6
49 England Nigel Bond 5
49 England Nigel Bond 6
80 England Craig Steadman 3
16 Scotland Graeme Dott 6
17 England Ali Carter 3
17 England Ali Carter 6
112 Thailand Ratchayothin Yotharuck 1
17 England Ali Carter 6
48 England Jimmy Robertson 0
48 England Jimmy Robertson 6
81 China Li Yan 3
Section 2
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
41 Wales Jamie Jones 0
88 England Gary Wilson 6
88 England Gary Wilson 6
105 Australia Vinnie Calabrese 3
24 Wales Dominic Dale 5
105 Australia Vinnie Calabrese 6
88 England Gary Wilson 4
9 England Barry Hawkins 6
56 China Cao Yupeng 3
73 China Zhang Anda 6
73 China Zhang Anda 3
9 England Barry Hawkins 6
9 England Barry Hawkins 6
120 Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher 0
9 England Barry Hawkins 6
8 England Shaun Murphy 5
40 England Anthony Hamilton 4
89 England Sean O'Sullivan 6
89 England Sean O'Sullivan 4
104 Thailand Noppon Saengkham 6
25 England Tom Ford 2
104 Thailand Noppon Saengkham 6
104 Thailand Noppon Saengkham 2
8 England Shaun Murphy 6
57 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 4
72 England Paul Davison 6
72 England Paul Davison 3
8 England Shaun Murphy 6
8 England Shaun Murphy w/o
121 England Lee Spick w/d
Section 3
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
5 England Judd Trump 6
England Gareth Green 2
5 England Judd Trump 6
60 Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 0
60 Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 6
69 Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5
5 England Judd Trump 6
28 China Xiao Guodong 2
28 China Xiao Guodong 6
101 Wales Andrew Pagett 1
28 China Xiao Guodong 6
92 England Jamie O'Neill 2
37 England Mark Joyce 2
92 England Jamie O'Neill 6
5 England Judd Trump 4
12 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 6
12 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 6
117 Wales Jak Jones 1
12 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 6
53 England Dave Harold 3
53 England Dave Harold 6
76 China Chen Zhe 1
12 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 6
21 England Michael Holt 5
21 England Michael Holt 6
108 England Lee Page 1
21 England Michael Holt 6
44 Scotland Alan McManus 4
44 Scotland Alan McManus 6
85 England Joel Walker 5
Section 4
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
45 England Rory McLeod 6
84 England Martin O'Donnell 3
45 England Rory McLeod 3
20 Wales Mark Williams 6
20 Wales Mark Williams 6
109 England Allan Taylor 2
20 Wales Mark Williams 5
13 England Ricky Walden 6
52 England Peter Lines 6
77 England Sam Baird 2
52 England Peter Lines 2
13 England Ricky Walden 6
13 England Ricky Walden 6
116 China Cao Xinlong 0
13 England Ricky Walden 6
4 China Ding Junhui 4
36 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 6
93 England Alex Davies 2
36 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 6
29 England Mark King 3
29 England Mark King 6
100 Scotland Ross Muir 1
36 Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 1
4 China Ding Junhui 6
61 Thailand James Wattana 6
68 England Ian Burns 2
61 Thailand James Wattana 1
4 China Ding Junhui 6
4 China Ding Junhui 6
England Antony Parsons 3

Bottom half

Section 5
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
3 Australia Neil Robertson 6
England Dylan Mitchell 0
3 Australia Neil Robertson 6
67 England Robbie Williams 1
62 India Aditya Mehta 2
67 England Robbie Williams 6
3 Australia Neil Robertson 6
94 China Li Hang 3
30 England Andrew Higginson 6
99 England Hammad Miah 2
30 England Andrew Higginson 4
94 China Li Hang 6
35 England David Gilbert 4
94 China Li Hang 6
3 Australia Neil Robertson 6
19 England Joe Perry 1
14 England Mark Davis 6
115 Finland Robin Hull 2
14 England Mark Davis 5
78 Scotland Scott Donaldson 6
51 England Matthew Selt 4
78 Scotland Scott Donaldson 6
78 Scotland Scott Donaldson 3
19 England Joe Perry 6
19 England Joe Perry 6
110 England James Cahill 3
19 England Joe Perry 6
83 Wales Daniel Wells 3
46 England Alfie Burden 4
83 Wales Daniel Wells 6
Section 6
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
43 Scotland Jamie Burnett 6
86 England Simon Bedford 4
43 Scotland Jamie Burnett 6
107 England Chris Wakelin 5
22 Wales Ryan Day 5
107 England Chris Wakelin 6
43 Scotland Jamie Burnett 4
11 Scotland John Higgins 6
54 England Rod Lawler 6
75 Thailand Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 3
54 England Rod Lawler 1
11 Scotland John Higgins 6
11 Scotland John Higgins 6
118 Malta Alex Borg 2
11 Scotland John Higgins 3
6 Scotland Stephen Maguire 6
38 England Jack Lisowski 4
91 Scotland Michael Leslie 6
91 Scotland Michael Leslie 3
27 China Liang Wenbo 6
27 China Liang Wenbo 6
102 England Elliot Slessor 2
27 China Liang Wenbo 5
6 Scotland Stephen Maguire 6
59 England Mike Dunn 4
70 Belgium Luca Brecel 6
70 Belgium Luca Brecel 5
6 Scotland Stephen Maguire 6
6 Scotland Stephen Maguire 6
England Sanderson Lam 2
Section 7
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
7 Hong Kong Marco Fu 5
England Mitchell Travis 6
England Mitchell Travis 6
58 Norway Kurt Maflin 4
58 Norway Kurt Maflin 6
71 England Liam Highfield 4
England Mitchell Travis 1
90 Republic of Ireland David Morris 6
26 England Peter Ebdon 6
103 England Andrew Norman 1
26 England Peter Ebdon 1
90 Republic of Ireland David Morris 6
39 England Jamie Cope 4
90 Republic of Ireland David Morris 6
90 Republic of Ireland David Morris 1
10 England Stuart Bingham 6
10 England Stuart Bingham 6
119 Qatar Ahmed Saif 0
10 England Stuart Bingham 6
55 England Jimmy White 2
55 England Jimmy White 6
74 England Michael Wasley 4
10 England Stuart Bingham 6
42 Scotland Anthony McGill 2
23 England Martin Gould 3
106 England Chris Norbury 6
106 England Chris Norbury 0
42 Scotland Anthony McGill 6
42 Scotland Anthony McGill 6
87 England Kyren Wilson 5
Section 8
Last 128
Best of 11 frames
Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
            
47 China Yu Delu 6
82 England David Grace 3
47 China Yu Delu 5
18 Wales Matthew Stevens 6
18 Wales Matthew Stevens 6
111 England Ryan Clark 4
18 Wales Matthew Stevens 2
15 England Robert Milkins 6
50 China Liu Chuang 6
79 Malta Tony Drago 1
50 China Liu Chuang 5
15 England Robert Milkins 6
15 England Robert Milkins 6
114 Germany Patrick Einsle 3
15 England Robert Milkins 0
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
34 Wales Michael White 6
95 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 0
34 Wales Michael White 4
31 Scotland Marcus Campbell 6
31 Scotland Marcus Campbell 6
98 China Lyu Haotian 5
31 Scotland Marcus Campbell 2
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
63 England Adam Duffy 6
66 England Barry Pinches 5
63 England Adam Duffy 3
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
Scotland Rhys Clark 0

Finals

Quarter-finals
Best of 11 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
         
1 England Mark Selby 6
9 England Barry Hawkins 5
1 England Mark Selby 9
13 England Ricky Walden 5
12 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 2
13 England Ricky Walden 6
1 England Mark Selby 7
3 Australia Neil Robertson 10
3 Australia Neil Robertson 6
6 Scotland Stephen Maguire 2
3 Australia Neil Robertson 9
10 England Stuart Bingham 8
10 England Stuart Bingham 6
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4

Final

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: England Brendan Moore.
Barbican Centre, York, England, 8 December 2013.[13][14]
Mark Selby (1)
 England
7–10 Neil Robertson (3)
 Australia
Afternoon: 130–1 (130), 0–76 (63), 75–10, 89–0, 68–22 (57), 68–39, 21–65 (54), 0–123 (123)
Evening: 70–22, 0–101 (56), 0–122 (122), 0–132 (132), 26–71, 28–61, 116–0 (74), 47–59, 36–82 (57)
130 Highest break 132
1 Century breaks 3
3 50+ breaks 7

Century breaks

[15]

References

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