2013 Snooker Shoot-Out

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Betfair Snooker Shoot-Out
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Tournament information
Dates 25–27 January 2013
Venue Circus Arena
City Blackpool
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Non-ranking event
Total prize fund £130,000
Winner's share £32,000
Highest break England Mark Selby (125)
Final
Champion England Martin Gould
Runner-up Northern Ireland Mark Allen
Score 1–0 (104–0)
2012
2014

The 2013 Betfair Snooker Shoot-Out was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 25–27 January 2013 at the Circus Arena in Blackpool, England.[1] This was the first time that Betfair sponsored the event,[2] it was played under a variation of the standard rules of snooker.

Barry Hawkins was the defending champion,[3] but he lost 38–58 against Stephen Maguire in the quarter-finals.

Martin Gould won the final 1–0 (104–0) against Mark Allen.[4][5]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[6]

  • Winner: £32,000
  • Runner-up: £16,000
  • Semi-finals: £8,000
  • Quarter-finals: £4,000
  • Last 16: £2,000
  • Last 32: £1,000
  • Last 64: £500
  • Highest break: £2,000
  • Total: £130,000

Draw[edit]

The draw for round 1 was made on 9 November 2012 and was broadcast live by Talksport,[7] the draw for each round including the semi-finals was random, conducted live at the venue. The shot clock was reduced from 20 to 15 seconds per shot for the first 5 minutes and from 15 to 10 seconds for the last 5 minutes.[8][9] There has been only one century break in the tournament. Mark Selby compiled a 125 break against Ken Doherty in round 1.[10] All times are UTC.[11][12]

Round one[edit]

Round two[edit]

Round three[edit]

Quarter-finals[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Final[edit]

Century breaks[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2012/2013". Snooker.org. Retrieved 4 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Betfair Backing Shoot-Out". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 23 January 2013. Retrieved 5 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Hawkins wins Snooker Shoot-Out". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 29 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Gould beats Allen in shoot-out final". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 30 December 2013. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Gould is top gun in Shoot Out". Sporting Life. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "Prize Money". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "Betfair Shoot Out draw". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 5 December 2012. 
  8. ^ "Rules". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 9 June 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2011. 
  9. ^ "Rules". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 14 April 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  10. ^ "Betfair Shoot Out 2013: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 6 February 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 
  11. ^ "Betfair Shoot Out 2013 Playing Schedule". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 5 December 2012. 
  12. ^ "Betfair Snooker Shoot-Out (2013)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 5 December 2012. 
  13. ^ "Betfair Shoot Out Day One". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  14. ^ a b c "Betfair Shoot Out Day Two". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  15. ^ a b c d e f "Betfair Shoot Out Day Three". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 
  16. ^ http://cuetracker.net/tournaments/snooker-shootout/2013/594