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2012 – Event 8

 

2012 – Event 8

Players Tour Championship 2011/2012
Event 8
Tournament information
Dates 20–23 October 2011
Venue Killarney Convention Centre
City Killarney
Country Ireland
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Minor-ranking event
Total prize fund 50,000
Winner's share €10,000
Highest break 142
Final
Champion Neil Robertson
Runner-up Judd Trump
Score 4–1
PTC7
PTC9

The Players Tour Championship 2011/2012 – Event 8 (also known as the 2011 Alex Higgins International Trophy) was a professional minor-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 20–23 October 2011 at the Killarney Convention Centre in Killarney, Ireland.

Neil Robertson wins the ninth professional title of his career by defeating Judd Trump 4–1 in the final.[1]

Prize fund and ranking points

The breakdown of prize money and ranking points of the event is shown below:[2][3]
Prize fund Ranking points1
Winner 10,000 2,000
Runner-up €5,000 1,600
Semi-finalist €2,500 1,280
Quarter-finalist €1,500 1,000
Last 16 €1,000 760
Last 32 €600 560
Last 64 €200 360
Total €50,000
  • 1 Only professional players can earn ranking points.

Main draw

[4][5]

Preliminary rounds

[6]

Round 1

Best of 7 frames

Round 2

Best of 7 frames

Main rounds

[7]

Top half

Section 1
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  
  Aditya Mehta 0       Ronnie O'Sullivan 1  
  Xiao Guodong 4       Xiao Guodong 4  
  Peter Ebdon 3         Xiao Guodong 2  
  Sam Craigie 3         Gerard Greene 4  
  Gerard Greene 4       Gerard Greene 4  
  Fergal O'Brien 4       Fergal O'Brien 3  
  Daniel Wells 3         Gerard Greene 2
  Marcus Campbell 0         John Higgins 4
  Ashley Wright 4       Ashley Wright 4  
  Passakorn Suwannawat 4       Passakorn Suwannawat 1  
  Barry Pinches 3         Ashley Wright 2  
  John Higgins 4         John Higgins 4  
  Ian Burns 1       John Higgins 4       
  Nigel Bond w/o       Nigel Bond 2       
  Ian McCulloch w/d  
Section 2
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Ryan Day 4  
  John Torpey 2       Ryan Day 4  
  Simon Bedford 3       Liu Song 1  
  Liu Song 4         Ryan Day 4  
  James Wattana 4         Mark Joyce 0  
  Mark Williams 2       James Wattana 2  
  Mark Joyce 4       Mark Joyce 4  
  Michael Wasley 0         Ryan Day 3
  Mark Allen 4         Mark Allen 4
  Paul Davison 0       Mark Allen 4  
  Mike Dunn w/o       Mike Dunn 0  
  Anthony Hamilton w/d         Mark Allen 4  
  Peter Lines 3         David Gilbert 1  
  Philip Browne 4       Philip Browne 0       
  David Gilbert 4       David Gilbert 4       
  Keith Sheldrick 2  
Section 3
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Jamie Burnett 4  
  John Sutton 1       Jamie Burnett 2  
  Martin Gould 4       Martin Gould 4  
  Gareth Allen 1         Martin Gould 4  
  Matthew Stevens 4         Jamie Jones 0  
  Jamie Walker 0       Matthew Stevens 2  
  Jamie Jones 4       Jamie Jones 4  
  Robert Redmond 0         Martin Gould 0
  Tony Drago 4         Neil Robertson 4
  Clinton Franey 1       Tony Drago 1  
  Neil Robertson 4       Neil Robertson 4  
  Gary Wilson 1         Neil Robertson 4  
  Joe Perry 4         Joe Jogia 0  
  Anthony Cronin 0       Joe Perry 0       
  Joe Jogia 4       Joe Jogia 4       
  Joe Swail 1  
Section 4
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Dominic Dale 4  
  Cao Yupeng 3       Dominic Dale 2  
  Stephen Maguire 4       Stephen Maguire 4  
  Ryan Cronin 2         Stephen Maguire 2  
  Stephen Hendry 4         Dechawat Poomjaeng 4  
  Robbie Williams 2       Stephen Hendry 1  
  Dechawat Poomjaeng 4       Dechawat Poomjaeng 4  
  Jordan Brown 3         Dechawat Poomjaeng 1
  Tom Ford 4         Ben Woollaston 4
  Liu Chuang 3       Tom Ford 4  
  Jamie Cope 4       Jamie Cope 2  
  Mike Hallett 3         Tom Ford 3  
  Ben Woollaston 4         Ben Woollaston 4  
  Liang Wenbo 2       Ben Woollaston 4       
  Liam Highfield 4       Liam Highfield 3       
  Rod Lawler 1  

Bottom half

Section 5
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Judd Trump 4  
  Adam Wicheard 3       Judd Trump 4  
  Andrew Pagett 3       Andrew Norman 2  
  Andrew Norman 4         Judd Trump 4  
  Marco Fu 4         Marco Fu 0  
  Oliver Brown 0       Marco Fu 4  
  Michael White 4       Michael White 2  
  Matthew Couch 1         Judd Trump 4
  Luca Brecel 4         Stephen Lee 0
  Nick Jennings 1       Luca Brecel 4  
  Anthony McGill 4       Anthony McGill 2  
  Sean O'Sullivan 1         Luca Brecel 2  
  Stephen Lee 4         Stephen Lee 4  
  Zhang Anda 0       Stephen Lee 4       
  Sam Baird 4       Sam Baird 0       
  J.P. Kelly 0  
Section 6
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  David Morris 1  
  Sam Harvey 4       Sam Harvey 1  
  Steve Davis 2       Shaun Murphy 4  
  Shaun Murphy 4         Shaun Murphy 1  
  Alan McManus w/o         Alan McManus 4  
  Robin Hull w/d       Alan McManus 4  
  Dave Harold 4       Dave Harold 2  
  Alex Davies 0         Alan McManus 4
  Rory McLeod 4         Ken Doherty 1
  Kyren Wilson 2       Rory McLeod 4  
  Mark King 4       Mark King 3  
  Scott MacKenzie 3         Rory McLeod 3  
  Ken Doherty 4         Ken Doherty 4  
  Joe Meara 3       Ken Doherty 4       
  Ali Carter w/o       Ali Carter 3       
  Adrian Gunnell w/d  
Section 7
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Yu Delu 4  
  Jack Lisowski 0       Yu Delu 4  
  Andy Hicks 4       Andy Hicks 2  
  David Grace 2         Yu Delu 4  
  Adam Duffy 4         Adam Duffy 2  
  Robert Milkins 1       Adam Duffy 4  
  Li Yan 4       Li Yan 3  
  Jamie O' Neill 1         Yu Delu 1
  Ricky Walden 4         Stuart Bingham 4
  Julian Logue 1       Ricky Walden 4  
  Matthew Selt 4       Matthew Selt 2  
  Jonathan Williams 3         Ricky Walden 1  
  Jimmy White 4         Stuart Bingham 4  
  David Hogan 2       Jimmy White 1       
  Stuart Bingham 4       Stuart Bingham 4       
  Alex Taubman 0  
Section 8
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
  Barry Hawkins 4  
  Craig Steadman 1       Barry Hawkins 4  
  Kurt Maflin 4       Kurt Maflin 0  
  Stuart Carrington 2         Barry Hawkins 4  
  Michael Holt 1         Andrew Higginson 2  
  Stephen Craigie 4       Stephen Craigie 0  
  Andrew Higginson w/o       Andrew Higginson 4  
  Lucky Vatnani w/d         Barry Hawkins 1
  Mark Davis 4         Mark Selby 4
  Mitchell Mann 1       Mark Davis 2  
  Jimmy Robertson 4       Jimmy Robertson 4  
  Tian Pengfei 0         Jimmy Robertson 3  
  Graeme Dott 4         Mark Selby 4  
  Kacper Filipiak 0       Graeme Dott 0       
  Mark Selby 4       Mark Selby 4       
  Alfie Burden 1  

Finals

Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 7 frames
Final
Best of 7 frames
  John Higgins 3  
  Mark Allen 4       Mark Allen 3  
  Neil Robertson 4       Neil Robertson 4  
  Ben Woollaston 0         Neil Robertson 4
  Judd Trump 4         Judd Trump 1
  Alan McManus 2       Judd Trump 4
  Stuart Bingham 3       Mark Selby 1    
  Mark Selby 4  

Century breaks

Only from last 128 onwards.[8]

References

  1. ^ "Robertson triumphs in Killarney".  
  2. ^ "Players Tour Championship 2011/2012 Entry Pack for Events 5–9". worldsnooker.com.  
  3. ^ "The Tour Provisional Ranking Points Schedule 2011/2012 Season" (DOC). worldsnooker.com.  
  4. ^ "Players Tour Championship Event Eight (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 20 September 2011. 
  5. ^ "Robertson – I'm The Best I've Ever Been". worldsnooker.com.  
  6. ^ "Players Tour Championship 8 (The Alex Higgins International Trophy) Rounds 1 to 2". worldsnooker.com.  
  7. ^ "Players Tour Championship 8 (The Alex Higgins International Trophy) Round 3 to Final". worldsnooker.com.  
  8. ^ "Century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com.  

External links

  • Official website
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