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BAIC Motor China Open Pencil

Date: 28 Mar - 3 Apr 2016; Venue: Beijing University Students Gymnasium, Beijing, China; Type: Ranking; Defending champion: Mark Selby; Twitter: #SnookerChinaOpen; Notes: See also results (131)
Final Pencil
(Winner: £85,000; Runner-up: £35,000)
England Judd Trump [5] 10-4 England Ricky Walden [10] Head to head Details  Pencil

First session:
25-75 (71), 53-63, 65-33, 0-108 (108)
96-4 (90), 60-22, 72-60, 67-28 (59)

Second session:
67-40, 68-36, 65-35, 91-35 (69)
8-97 (64), 75-6 (59)

Referee: Jan Verhaas

This was Trump's second China Open trophy and fifth major ranking title.

Walden was also runner-up in last week's Players Championship Grand Final.

Semifinals Pencil
(Losers receive £21,000)
England Judd Trump [5] 6-0 Scotland Stephen Maguire [17] Head to head Details  Pencil

100-0 (100), 73-38 , 63-45, 90-0 (90), 70-65 (Maguire 61), 77-35

England Ricky Walden [10] 6-5 Scotland John Higgins [6] Head to head Details 
Higgins won the 10th frame as Walden went in-off on the black
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13-71, 82-5 (82), 90-24 (66), 14-80 (64)
113-0 (113), 48-72, 67-14, 105-9 (96), 7-99 (99), 57-67 (JH 52), 131-0 (131)

Quarterfinals Pencil
(Losers receive £12,500)
Scotland Stephen Maguire [17] 5-1 England Alfie Burden [89] Head to head Details  Pencil

With this win Maguire moves into the top 16. This means Ding Junhui needs to win three matches to qualify for the World Championship.

England Judd Trump [5] 5-3 England Mark King [36] Head to head Details  Pencil
Scotland John Higgins [6] 5-3 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [96] Head to head Details  Pencil
England Ricky Walden [10] 5-1 England Stuart Bingham [2] Head to head Details  Pencil
Round 3 Pencil
(Last 16; Losers receive £8,000)
1 Scotland Stephen Maguire [17] 5-1 Wales Dominic Dale [33] Head to head   Pencil
2 England Alfie Burden [89] 5-1 England Rory McLeod [57] Head to head   Pencil
3 England Judd Trump [5] 5-1 Hong Kong Marco Fu [12] Head to head   Pencil
4 England Mark King [36] 5-0 England Martin O'Donnell [87]     Pencil
5 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [96] 5-1 Scotland Graeme Dott [19] Head to head   Pencil
6 Scotland John Higgins [6] 5-3 England David B Gilbert [22] Head to head   Pencil
7 England Ricky Walden [10] 5-4 China Tian Pengfei [58] Head to head   Pencil
8 England Stuart Bingham [2] 5-2 England Rod Lawler [50] Head to head   Pencil
Round 2 Pencil
(Last 32; Losers receive £6,500)
1 Wales Dominic Dale [33] 5-3 Isle of Man Darryl Hill [93]     Pencil
2 Scotland Stephen Maguire [17] 5-2 England Jack Lisowski [49] Head to head   Pencil
3 England Alfie Burden [89] 5-4 Scotland Rhys Clark [101]     Pencil
4 England Rory McLeod [57] 5-2 England Mike Dunn [40] Head to head   Pencil
5 England Judd Trump [5] 5-1 England Jimmy Robertson [37] Head to head   Pencil
6 Hong Kong Marco Fu [12] 5-0 England Robert Milkins [21] Head to head   Pencil
7 England Martin O'Donnell [87] 5-1 England Matthew Selt [20] Head to head   Pencil
8 England Mark King [36] 5-3 England Shaun Murphy [4] Head to head   Pencil
9 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [96] 5-4 England Ben Woollaston [30]     Pencil
10 Scotland Graeme Dott [19] 5-2 China Yuan Sijun (a)     Pencil
11 England David B Gilbert [22] 5-1 Wales Lee Walker [75] Head to head   Pencil
12 Scotland John Higgins [6] 5-1 England Mark Joyce [38] Head to head   Pencil
13 China Tian Pengfei [58] 5-2 England Michael Holt [26] Head to head   Pencil
14 England Ricky Walden [10] 5-3 Wales Ryan Day [23] Head to head   Pencil
15 England Rod Lawler [50] 5-1 England Kyren Wilson [18] Head to head   Pencil
16 England Stuart Bingham [2] 5-3 England Ian Burns [68] Head to head   Pencil
Round 1 Pencil
(Last 64; Losers receive £4,000)
1 Isle of Man Darryl Hill [93] 5-3 Thailand James Wattana [109]     Pencil
2 Wales Dominic Dale [33] 5-1 Wales Jamie Jones [32] Head to head   Pencil
3 England Jack Lisowski [49] 5-1 Wales Michael White [16]     Pencil
4 Scotland Stephen Maguire [17] 5-3 England Gary Wilson [48] Head to head   Pencil
5 Scotland Rhys Clark [101] 5-4 England Mark Davis [24] Head to head   Pencil
6 England Alfie Burden [89] 5-0 England Joe Perry [9]     Pencil
7 England Mike Dunn [40] 5-4 Scotland Alan McManus [25] Head to head   Pencil
8 England Rory McLeod [57] 5-0 England Mitchell Mann [74] Head to head   Pencil
9 England Judd Trump [5] w/o England Stuart Carrington [60] Head to head  
Carrington withdrew due to illness
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10 England Jimmy Robertson [37] 5-3 Scotland Anthony McGill [28] Head to head   Pencil
11 Hong Kong Marco Fu [12] 5-2 China Yu Delu [53] Head to head   Pencil
12 England Robert Milkins [21] 5-4 Scotland Ross Muir [86]     Pencil
13 England Matthew Selt [20] 5-4 England Chris Wakelin [85] Head to head  
The match had a re-rack with only pink and black remaining. Joe Swail: "Black was on the knuckle of the pocket and the pink was getting tampered into it but the black wouldn't budge at all".
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14 England Martin O'Donnell [87] 5-2 Northern Ireland Joe Swail [52] Head to head   Pencil
15 England Mark King [36] 5-2 England Allister Carter [29] Head to head   Pencil
16 England Shaun Murphy [4] 5-3 England David Grace [61] Head to head   Pencil
17 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [96] 5-3 Australia Neil Robertson [3] Head to head   Pencil
18 England Ben Woollaston [30] w/o England Adam Duffy (a) Head to head   Pencil
19 China Yuan Sijun (a) 5-0 England Martin Gould [14] Head to head   Pencil
20 Scotland Graeme Dott [19] 5-1 Wales Matthew Stevens [46] Head to head   Pencil
21 England David B Gilbert [22] 5-1 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene [43] Head to head   Pencil
22 Wales Lee Walker [75] 5-3 China Li Hang [54] Head to head   Pencil
23 England Mark Joyce [38] 5-2 Belgium Luca Brecel [27] Head to head   Pencil
24 Scotland John Higgins [6] 5-2 China Zhou Yuelong [59] Head to head   Pencil
25 China Tian Pengfei [58] 5-4 England Barry Hawkins [7] Head to head   Pencil
26 England Michael Holt [26] 5-2 England Nigel Bond [94] Head to head   Pencil
27 England Ricky Walden [10] w/o Finland Robin Hull [55] Head to head  
Hull withdrew for health reasons
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28 Wales Ryan Day [23] 5-4 Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng [42] Head to head   Pencil
29 England Kyren Wilson [18] 5-3 England Tom Ford [47] Head to head   Pencil
30 England Rod Lawler [50] 5-1 England Peter Lines [69] Head to head   Pencil
31 England Ian Burns [68] 5-0 England Peter Ebdon [31] Head to head   Pencil
32 England Stuart Bingham [2] 5-3 England Sam Baird [63] Head to head   Pencil

143 by Bingham was the highest break of the event.

Bingham scored 547 points without reply. This is a new record for ranking events. John Higgins had the previous best with 494 in the 2005 Grand Prix final.

Wild Card Round Pencil
(Last 68; Losers receive £4,000)
1 England Martin O'Donnell [87] 5-0 China Wang Yuchen (a)     Pencil
2 China Yuan Sijun (a) 5-3 England Andrew Higginson [51]     Pencil
3 China Tian Pengfei [58] 5-1 China Niu Zhuang (a)     Pencil
4 England Ian Burns [68] 5-3 China Guan Zhen (a)     Pencil

China Open Qualifiers Pencil

Date: 9-11 Feb 2016; Venue: Barnsley Metrodome, Barnsley, England; View on separate page; Twitter: #SnookerChinaOpen; Notes: See also results (64)
Qual Round 1 Pencil
(Last 128; Losers receive £0)
1 Isle of Man Darryl Hill [96] w/o England Mark Selby [2]    
Selby pulled out for personal reasons. Match was originally planned to be held over to main venue.
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2 Thailand James Wattana 5-3 Ireland David Morris     Pencil
3 Wales Jamie Jones [32] 5-0 China Lü Chenwei     Pencil
4 Wales Dominic Dale [33] 5-0 Egypt Hatem Yassin    
Dale won the first four frames without the loss of a point. The total points score was 508-13.
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5 Wales Michael White [21] 5-4 England Craig Steadman [108] Head to head   Pencil
6 England Jack Lisowski [50] 5-1 China Zhang Yong [87]     Pencil
7 Scotland Stephen Maguire [23] 5-3 England Andy Hicks (a)     Pencil
8 England Gary Wilson [37] 5-1 England Paul S Davison [85] Head to head   Pencil
9 Scotland Rhys Clark [73] 5-0 Ireland Ken Doherty [60]     Pencil
10 England Mark Davis [29] 5-0 England Steven Hallworth     Pencil
11 England Alfie Burden [63] 5-2 England Robbie Williams [48] Head to head   Pencil
12 England Joe Perry [8] 5-2 Scotland Fraser Patrick [99] Head to head   Pencil
13 England Mike Dunn [41] 5-3 England Ashley Hugill (a)     Pencil
14 Scotland Alan McManus [26] 5-4 England Sydney Wilson [100] Head to head   Pencil
15 England Rory McLeod [56] 5-4 England James Cahill [95]     Pencil
16 England Mitchell Mann [83] 5-2 Northern Ireland Mark Allen Head to head   Pencil
17 England Judd Trump [1] 5-0 England Joel Walker Head to head   Pencil
18 England Stuart Carrington [53] 5-1 China Lu Ning     Pencil
19 Scotland Anthony McGill [16] 5-1 England Jake Nicholson (a)     Pencil
20 England Jimmy Robertson [34] 5-0 Brazil Itaro Santos     Pencil
21 Hong Kong Marco Fu [7] 5-2 Wales Gareth Allen [105]     Pencil
22 China Yu Delu [44] 5-2 Australia Vinnie Calabrese     Pencil
23 England Robert Milkins [30] 5-2 Wales Daniel Wells [65] Head to head   Pencil
24 Scotland Ross Muir [66] 5-0 Scotland Jamie Burnett Head to head   Pencil
25 England Chris Wakelin [62] 5-3 Norway Kurt Maflin [40]     Pencil
26 England Matthew Selt [27] 5-2 England Jamie Cope [71]     Pencil
27 Northern Ireland Joe Swail [59] 5-3 England Ian Glover     Pencil
28 England Martin O'Donnell [72] 5-3 Wales Mark J Williams [13] Head to head   Pencil
29 England Mark King [19] 5-2 Pakistan Hamza Akbar [98] Head to head   Pencil
30 England Allister Carter [12] 5-1 Wales Alex Taubman (a)     Pencil
31 England David Grace [46] 5-1 England Jason Weston [117]     Pencil
32 England Shaun Murphy [5] 5-1 England Zak Surety Head to head   Pencil
33 Australia Neil Robertson 5-3 Iran Hossein Vafaei [76]     Pencil
34 Thailand Noppon Saengkham [69] 5-4 England Oliver Lines [52] Head to head   Pencil
35 England Ben Woollaston [25] 5-1 China Zhao Xintong (a) [82] Head to head   Pencil
36 England Adam Duffy (a) [104] 5-3 Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh [31] Head to head   Pencil
37 England Martin Gould [17] 5-1 Scotland Scott Donaldson [74] Head to head   Pencil
38 England Andrew Higginson [47] 5-3 England Liam Highfield [77] Head to head   Pencil
39 Scotland Graeme Dott [28] 5-4 England Jimmy White [97]     Pencil
40 Wales Matthew Stevens [39] 5-1 England Chris Melling Head to head   Pencil
41 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 5-4 England Oliver Brown (a)     Pencil
42 England David B Gilbert [18] 5-4 Wales Duane Jones [84] Head to head   Pencil
43 China Li Hang [55] 5-4 Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong [102]     Pencil
44 Wales Lee Walker [88] 5-1 China Ding Junhui [6] Head to head  
Match held over to main venue
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45 England Mark Joyce [43] 5-3 England Sean O'Sullivan [81] Head to head   Pencil
46 Belgium Luca Brecel [24] 5-1 China Zhang Anda [70] Head to head   Pencil
47 China Zhou Yuelong [38] 5-1 Northern Ireland Jordan Brown (a)     Pencil
48 Scotland John Higgins [4] 5-2 England Michael Wasley Head to head   Pencil
49 England Barry Hawkins [10] 5-0 England Sanderson Lam [92] Head to head   Pencil
50 China Tian Pengfei [49] 5-3 Ireland Leo Fernandez (a) Head to head   Pencil
51 England Michael Holt [20] 5-1 England Matthew Day (a)     Pencil
52 England Nigel Bond [68] 5-2 China Xiao Guodong [51]     Pencil
53 England Ricky Walden [15] 5-4 England Barry Pinches Head to head   Pencil
54 Finland Robin Hull [54] 5-1 Scotland Eden Sharav [94]     Pencil
55 Wales Ryan Day [22] 5-1 England Brett Miller (a)     Pencil

142 by Day was the highest break of the qualifiers.

56 Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng [57] 5-4 Scotland Michael Leslie Head to head   Pencil
57 England Tom Ford [35] 5-2 England Michael Wild [106]     Pencil
58 England Kyren Wilson [14] 5-3 England Anthony Hamilton [64]     Pencil

Record-breaking six consecutive centuries

59 England Rod Lawler [58] 5-4 England Hammad Miah (a) [90] Head to head  
Re-spotted black in the deciding frame
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60 England Peter Lines 5-2 China Liang Wenbo [9]    
Match held over to main venue
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61 England Ian Burns [61] 5-4 Ireland Fergal O'Brien [42] Head to head   Pencil
62 England Peter Ebdon [36] 5-4 Cyprus Michael Georgiou [80] Head to head   Pencil
63 England Sam Baird [45] 5-3 England Allan Taylor [89] Head to head   Pencil
64 England Stuart Bingham [3] 5-0 China Cao Yupeng [112] Head to head  
Match held over to main venue
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