The 2023 Snooker UK Championship came to an end in the early hours of this morning. O'Sullivan and Ding Junhui staged a wonderful duel in the final, O'Sullivan scored 100, 74, and 129 points in a single stroke to win 3 games in a row, and finally O'Sullivan won the eight crowns of the British Championships, and Ding Junhui broke through the qualifying round for two consecutive years and won the runner-up. The Chinese snooker army broke out collectively, and while achieving good competitive results, it won a total of 260,000 pounds and became the biggest winner.
Ding Junhui won the runner-up
Zhou Yuelong reached the quarterfinals
Zhang Anda reached the quarterfinals
As one of the three major tournaments in the world, the British Championship has been drawing on the qualifying mode of the World Championships since last year, and the last 16 players who have advanced through two to four rounds of qualifying rounds will be matched against 16 seeded players during the main draw to compete for the final championship. A total of 22 Chinese players participated in the six-day qualifying tournament for the British Championship, with Ding Junhui (17) being the highest-ranked Chinese player and the lowest being Jiang Jun (111). Eight of them started in the first round, four in the second round and 10 in the third round. In the process of advancing to the main round of the qualifying round, 7 Chinese Legion players played, almost all of them won the main event, Ding Junhui, Fan Zhengyi, Yuan Sijun, Pang Junxu, Zhou Yuelong defeated their opponents one after another, Wu Yize, Lv Haotian was defeated, 5 people advanced to the main competition, plus Zhang Anda, the seeded player who directly relied on the ranking to enter the main competition, as many as 6 Chinese players entered the main competition, and the British Championship Qualifying Tournament ended successfully.
Fan Zhengyi reached the top 32
Yuan Sijun reached the top 32
Pang Junxu reached the top 32
Entering the main competition, the Chinese army ran all the way. Ding Junhui won the runner-up, Zhang Anda and Zhou Yuelong reached the top 8, and Fan Zhengyi, Yuan Sijun and Pang Junxu stopped in the first round. The overall results are satisfactory.
According to the prize money distribution of the 2023 Snooker British Championship, the champion is £250,000, the runner-up is £100,000, the semi-finals are £50,000, the quarterfinals are £25,000, the top 16 are £15,000, the top 32 are £10,000, the top 48 are £7,500, the top 80 are £5,000, the top 112 are £2,500, and the highest score in a single stroke is £15,000. The total prize fund is £1,205,000. The Chinese Legion is in
Xu Si qualifying single stroke 147
A total of £180,000 was awarded in the main event. Combined with the Chinese player Xu Si's single stroke 147 in the qualifying round with a maximum score of £15,000 and other players' qualifying earnings, it is conservatively estimated that the Chinese army earns about £260,000, totaling 2.35 million yuan, accounting for about 21% of the total prize money.
Ding Junhui staged the return of the king in this British Championship, re-carrying the banner of Chinese snooker, and the Chinese army broke out collectively, I believe that in the near future, Chinese snooker will usher in a gorgeous spring again!