2010 World Seniors Championship

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Wyldecrest Park Homes
World Seniors Championship
2010 World Seniors Championship logo.jpg
Tournament information
Dates 5–7 November 2010
Venue Cedar Court Hotel
City Bradford
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Non-ranking event
Total prize fund £50,000
Winner's share £20,000
Final
Champion England Jimmy White
Runner-up England Steve Davis
Score 4–1
1991
2011

The 2010 Wyldecrest Park Homes World Seniors Championship was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 5–7 November 2010 at the Cedar Court Hotel in Bradford, England. Sky Sports televised 7 one-hour highlights programmes over the Christmas period.[1]

The event was last held in 1991. Cliff Wilson won in the final 6–4 against Eddie Charlton, to become the inaugural champion.[2]

Jimmy White won in the final 4–1 against Steve Davis and claimed his 30th career title..[3]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[4]

Winner: £20,000
Runner-up: £10,000
Semi-finalist: £4,000
Quarter-finalist: £2,500
Pre-qualifier: £2,000

Total: £50,000

Main draw[edit]

The draw for the quarter-finals was made on the afternoon of 5 November 2010 at the venue of the event.[5] The draw for semi-finals was made on a random basis.[6]

All matches up to and including the quarter-finals were best of 3 frames, semi-finals were best of 5 frames and the final was the best of 7 frames. All times are GMT.[5][7][8][9]

Pre-qualifying[edit]

Quarter-finals[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Final[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

These matches took place between 29 and 30 May 2010 at the Cue Garden, Bradford, England. There was only one century break in qualifying - a 144 made by Peter Lines.[10][11][12][13]

Round 1
Best of 3 frames
Round 2
Best of 5 frames
Round 3
Best of 7 frames
England Peter Lines 2
England Mike Hallett 0 England Peter Lines 3
Malta Tony Drago 2 Malta Tony Drago 0
England Tony Knowles 0 England Peter Lines 3
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 2 England Nigel Bond 4
England David Taylor 0 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 2
England Nigel Bond 2 England Nigel Bond 3
England Dave Harold 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sky To Televise World Seniors Championship". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 3 November 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2010. 
  2. ^ Turner, Chris. "Masters / Seniors Snooker (Over 40s)". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 13 March 2012. Retrieved 3 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "White Crowned Senior Champion". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 5 August 2012. Retrieved 7 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 5 November 2010. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  5. ^ a b "Format". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 5 November 2010. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  6. ^ "Davis To Face Johnson In World Seniors". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  7. ^ "Results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 26 December 2010. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  8. ^ "White Finally Crowned World Champion". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 9 November 2010. Retrieved 7 November 2010. 
  9. ^ "Wyldecrest Park Homes World Seniors Championship". Snooker.org. Retrieved 7 November 2010. 
  10. ^ "Draw and Format". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 30 May 2010. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  11. ^ "Results (Qualifying)". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 30 May 2010. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  12. ^ "2010 World Seniors Championship". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 2 June 2010. Retrieved 7 November 2010. 
  13. ^ "World Seniors Championship Qualifiers". Snooker.org. Retrieved 7 November 2010.