1998 Scottish Open (snooker)

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Scottish Open
Tournament information
Dates 12–22 February 1998
Venue AECC
City Aberdeen
Country Scotland
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £350,000
Winner's share £60,000
Highest break Malta Tony Drago (140)
Final
Champion England Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-up Scotland John Higgins
Score 9–5
1997
1999

The 1998 Regal Scottish Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held in February 1998 at the AECC, Aberdeen, Scotland.[1]

Ronnie O'Sullivan won the tournament by defeating John Higgins nine frames to five in the final. The defending champion, Stephen Hendry, was defeated in the last 16 by Marcus Campbell.[2]

Main draw[edit]

[3][4]

Last 64
Best of 9 frames
Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
                  
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England Leigh Griffin 4
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England Gary Wilkinson 3
England Gary Wilkinson 5
England Matthew Couch 4
Scotland Stephen Hendry 4
Scotland Marcus Campbell 5
Scotland Alan McManus 3
Scotland Marcus Campbell 5
Scotland Marcus Campbell 5
England Andy Hicks 3
England Andy Hicks 5
England Dean Reynolds 4
Scotland Marcus Campbell 1
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
England Anthony Hamilton 4
Scotland Drew Henry 5
Scotland Drew Henry 3
England Jimmy White 5
England Jimmy White 5
Scotland Graeme Dott 4
England Jimmy White 3
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
England Karl Payne 4
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
England Brian Morgan 4
England Brian Morgan 5
England David Gray 1
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
England Stephen Lee 2
England John Parrott 5
Scotland Jamie Burnett 1
England John Parrott 0
England Paul Hunter 5
England Mick Price 4
England Paul Hunter 5
England Paul Hunter 4
England Stephen Lee 5
England Stephen Lee 5
Republic of Ireland Michael Judge 1
England Stephen Lee 5
England Neal Foulds 2
England Neal Foulds 5
England Dave Finbow 2
England Stephen Lee 5
England Chris Scanlon 0
Malta Tony Drago 4
Wales Mark Bennett 5
Wales Mark Bennett 5
Wales Dominic Dale 2
England Dave Harold 3
Wales Dominic Dale 5
Wales Mark Bennett 0
England Chris Scanlon 5
Wales Mark Williams 3
England Peter Lines 5
England Peter Lines 0
England Chris Scanlon 5
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 4
England Chris Scanlon 5
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 9
Scotland John Higgins 5
Scotland John Higgins 5
Wales Tony Chappel 1
Scotland John Higgins 5
England Stuart Pettman 0
England Mark King 3
England Stuart Pettman 5
Scotland John Higgins 5
England Martin Clark 1
Thailand James Wattana 5
Pakistan Shokat Ali 1
Thailand James Wattana 0
England Martin Clark 5
England Martin Clark 5
England Jason Ferguson 2
Scotland John Higgins 5
Scotland Euan Henderson 4
Canada Alain Robidoux 3
England David Roe 5
England David Roe 4
Scotland Euan Henderson 5
Scotland Chris Small 3
Scotland Euan Henderson 5
Scotland Euan Henderson 5
England Nigel Bond 2
England Nigel Bond 5
New Zealand Dene O'Kane 4
England Nigel Bond 5
Northern Ireland Terry Murphy 1
Northern Ireland Terry Murphy 5
England Nick Pearce 4
Scotland John Higgins 6
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 2
England Peter Ebdon 5
England Steve Judd 0
England Peter Ebdon 5
England Paul Wykes 0
England Rod Lawler 4
England Paul Wykes 5
England Peter Ebdon 3
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
Wales Darren Morgan 2
England Joe Perry 5
England Joe Perry 3
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
England Peter McCullagh 2
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
England Steve Davis 5
England John Read 0
England Steve Davis 5
England Troy Shaw 1
England Steve James 2
England Troy Shaw 5
England Steve Davis 2
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
England Sean Storey 1
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 1
Scotland Billy Snaddon 1
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 5

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames.
AECC, Aberdeen, Scotland. 22 February 1998.[3]
Ronnie O'Sullivan
 England
9–5 John Higgins
 Scotland
Afternoon: 91–0, 59–69, 23–70 (57), 79–37 (78), 23–72, 51–44, 93–0 (62), 94–0 (81)
Evening: 94–9 (80), 24–69 (62), 0–88 (88), 77–22, 75–7, 98–5 (97)
97 Highest break 88
0 Century breaks 0
5 50+ breaks 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Layton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 173. 
  2. ^ "Scottish Open". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 16 January 2018. 
  3. ^ a b "Regal Scottish Open 1998". snooker.org. Retrieved 16 January 2018. 
  4. ^ "Scottish Open". Snooker Scene. Retrieved 16 January 2018.