Kurt Brown wins the 2012 Matchroom Open defeating Peter Kitchener 4-1 in the final. In the 3rd frame Kurt knocked in a 117 break to eclipse Steve Burford's 103 made in the earlier rounds. Matchroom Open Snooker No 2 seed Daniell Haenga lost to Tony Cheng 2 frames to 3 whilst Steve Burford continued his good form to beat 2nd seed Harry Haenga.
Although Harry was eliminated a good crowd saw some magical play by the New Zealand legend and all appreciated him coming to play in the Matchroom Open. Q/Finals start from 9am Sunday morning. Detailed results below: Tony Cheng had to play well to defeat the Glove in five frames and drew Daniell Haenga in the last 16. Regan Williams lucky to clear the table in the 5th frame after leading 2 – 0 against KevinLi. Paul Williams defeated suprisingly 3 – 0 after Paul Maytum was potting stongly in his previous games. Steve Burford closed out Bruce Johnson in the 3rd frame with 103 break – tournament highest break! John Hudson defeated Calvin Shek 3 – 1 to advance. Nik Kusumawidjaja continues to win his games – last night 3 – 2 victory over Angelo Halatchev and this morning after being 2 – 0 up potted a long pink to win the 5th frame over Mark Jackson. Kevin Li advanced after defeating promising Jessica Woods 3 – 1 and Paul Maytum is in fine form winning through at the expense of Ron Shephard. Nik Kusumawidjaja had to play tough snooker to defeat Brett Guthenberg and advance into the main draw. Updated results are available on link below. New Zealand legend and father of ‘OUR’ Daniell will be playing in the Matchroom Open Snooker Tournament commencing on Thursday 9th February 2012.Draw is now available on link below. Just a reminder to those who need to pay their QBSA 2012 Membership fees to bring an extra $30 cash or you canpay online at the Matchroom. Draw available by clicking on: Matchroom Open Snooker
Matchroom Open Snooker has been postponed to Thursday 9th, Friday night 10th, Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th February to enable Mr Lee to recloth the tables. The tournament will be formatted with the a staggered draw with each round winners being randomly drawn to play in the next round of eight games. Entry remains at $60 and prize money will be $2,600