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The 1999 Crucible Contest

The competition is over. A record total of 636 people entered. You can now view the final results. It's also possible to check out how things went in the 1998 edition of the competition.

[ Results | Winners | Match-by-match | Countries | Detailed list of entries ]


Winners

The contestants' favourites for the title

Pos Player # Picks
1. John Higgins (Scotland) 220
2. Stephen Hendry (Scotland) 134
3. Mark J Williams (Wales) 73
4. Ronnie O'Sullivan 64
5. Marco Fu (Hong Kong) 43
6. Jimmy White 41
7. Ken Doherty (Ireland) 18
8. Steve Davis 11
9. John Parrott 6
  James Wattana (Thailand) 6
11. Anthony Hamilton 5
12. Peter Ebdon 4
13. Alan McManus (Scotland) 3
  Matthew Stevens (Wales) 3
15. Stephen Lee 2
16. Gerard Greene (N.Ireland) 1
  Paul Hunter 1
  Ian McCulloch 1


Match-by-match

Number of picks for each player in each match. The eventual winners are marked with "*".

First round

 634 John Higgins (Scotland) *
   2 Gerard Greene (N.Ireland)

 333 Darren Morgan (Wales)
 303 Mark King *

 606 Stephen Lee *
  30 John Lardner (Scotland)

 400 Jimmy White
 236 Alan McManus (Scotland) *

 619 Mark J Williams (Wales) *
  17 Ian McCulloch

 330 Nick Walker *
 306 Alain Robidoux (Canada)

 323 Nigel Bond *
 313 Dominic Dale (Wales)

 610 Ken Doherty (Ireland) *
  26 Steve James

 624 Ronnie O'Sullivan *
  12 Leo Fernandez (Ireland)

 595 Steve Davis
  41 Joe Perry *

 497 Anthony Hamilton
 139 Chris Small (Scotland) *

 615 John Parrott *
  21 Terry Murphy (N.Ireland)

 360 Matthew Stevens (Wales) *
 276 Peter Ebdon

 358 Fergal O'Brien (Ireland)
 278 Tony Drago (Malta) *

 464 Marco Fu (Hong Kong)
 172 James Wattana (Thailand) *

 582 Stephen Hendry (Scotland) *
  54 Paul Hunter

Second round

 629 John Higgins (Scotland) *
   6 Darren Morgan (Wales)
   1 Gerard Greene (N.Ireland)

 274 Jimmy White
 211 Stephen Lee *
 148 Alan McManus (Scotland)
   3 John Lardner (Scotland)

 594 Mark J Williams (Wales) *
  25 Alain Robidoux (Canada)
  10 Ian McCulloch
   7 Nick Walker

 574 Ken Doherty (Ireland) *
  29 Nigel Bond
  22 Dominic Dale (Wales)
  11 Steve James

 542 Ronnie O'Sullivan *
  83 Steve Davis
   7 Leo Fernandez (Ireland)
   4 Joe Perry

 409 John Parrott *
 183 Anthony Hamilton
  35 Chris Small (Scotland)
   9 Terry Murphy (N.Ireland)

 286 Matthew Stevens (Wales) *
 200 Peter Ebdon
  94 Fergal O'Brien (Ireland)
  56 Tony Drago (Malta)

 463 Stephen Hendry (Scotland) *
 129 Marco Fu (Hong Kong)
  25 Paul Hunter
  19 James Wattana (Thailand)

Quarter-finals

 532 John Higgins (Scotland) *
  70 Jimmy White
  22 Stephen Lee
   8 Alan McManus (Scotland)
   3 Darren Morgan (Wales)
   1 Gerard Greene (N.Ireland)

 422 Mark J Williams (Wales) *
 195 Ken Doherty (Ireland)
   7 Nigel Bond
   4 Steve James
   3 Alain Robidoux (Canada)
   2 Dominic Dale (Wales)
   2 Ian McCulloch
   1 Nick Walker

 413 Ronnie O'Sullivan *
 112 John Parrott
  58 Anthony Hamilton
  44 Steve Davis
   6 Chris Small (Scotland)
   2 Joe Perry
   1 Leo Fernandez (Ireland)

 405 Stephen Hendry (Scotland) *
 100 Marco Fu (Hong Kong)
  62 Matthew Stevens (Wales)
  21 Peter Ebdon
  13 James Wattana (Thailand)
  13 Paul Hunter
  11 Fergal O'Brien (Ireland)
  11 Tony Drago (Malta)

Semi-finals

 393 John Higgins (Scotland)
 131 Mark J Williams (Wales) *
  56 Jimmy White
  40 Ken Doherty (Ireland)
   9 Stephen Lee
   3 Alan McManus (Scotland)
   1 Alain Robidoux (Canada)
   1 Darren Morgan (Wales)
   1 Gerard Greene (N.Ireland)
   1 Ian McCulloch

 282 Stephen Hendry (Scotland) *
 168 Ronnie O'Sullivan
  62 Marco Fu (Hong Kong)
  30 John Parrott
  28 Matthew Stevens (Wales)
  21 Anthony Hamilton
  16 Steve Davis
  10 James Wattana (Thailand)
   8 Peter Ebdon
   6 Paul Hunter
   3 Fergal O'Brien (Ireland)
   1 Chris Small (Scotland)
   1 Leo Fernandez (Ireland)

Final

 220 John Higgins (Scotland)
 134 Stephen Hendry (Scotland) *
  73 Mark J Williams (Wales)
  64 Ronnie O'Sullivan
  43 Marco Fu (Hong Kong)
  41 Jimmy White
  18 Ken Doherty (Ireland)
  11 Steve Davis
   6 James Wattana (Thailand)
   6 John Parrott
   5 Anthony Hamilton
   4 Peter Ebdon
   3 Alan McManus (Scotland)
   3 Matthew Stevens (Wales)
   2 Stephen Lee
   1 Gerard Greene (N.Ireland)
   1 Ian McCulloch
   1 Paul Hunter


Countries

Where the contestants come from

 125 England
  89 Netherlands
  56 Hong Kong
  50 Canada
  42 Ireland
  28 Belgium
  23 Thailand
  21 Finland
  21 Malaysia
  19 Germany
  19 United States
  16 China
  14 Australia
  12 Scotland
   9 Norway
   8 Brazil
   8 Wales
   7 Sweden
   6 Singapore
   5 India
   5 New Zealand
   5 Switzerland
   4 Denmark
   4 Japan
   4 Northern Ireland
   3 France
   3 Indonesia
   2 Austria
   2 Hungary
   2 Iceland
   2 Slovenia
   2 Taiwan
   2 United Arab Emirates
   1 Afghanistan
   1 Albania
   1 Argentina
   1 Bangladesh
   1 Greece
   1 Iraq
   1 Korea
   1 Macau
   1 Mauritius
   1 Mongolia
   1 Other
   1 Pakistan
   1 Portugal
   1 Russian Federation
   1 Solomon Islands
   1 South Africa
   1 Turkey
   1 Zambia

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