Snooker.org Frontpage
Make your picks in the Welsh Open Prediction Contest. Deadline: 26 Feb, 2pm CET.

The Crucible Contest: 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017

The 1996 Crucible Contest

[ Results | Stats ]

Results

This competition was held before the 1996 World Championship. The target was to nail as many correct matchwinners as possible

... and the winner is:

Ruud Brekelmans from the Netherlands!

... but it was a close call. Y.Y. Chook (England), Wim Haan (The Netherlands) and Nidhi Yingwatanakuhl (Thailand - is it Wattana himself I wonder :)) in second place were all just one point adrift.

Ruud guessed right on the winner, the runner-up, three of the four semifinalists (minus Bond), six of the eight quarterfinalists (minus Harold and Morgan) and 14 of the 16 first-round winners (minus Lawler and Drago). This earned him 70 of the 80 points maximum. Well done!

Pos. Name Country Pts
1 Ruud Brekelmans The Netherlands 70
2 Y.Y. Chook England 69
Wim Haan The Netherlands 69
Nidhi Yingwatanakul Thailand 69
5 Gerard Barclay UK 67
Salim Jamal Canada 67
Nick Trogh Belgium 67
8 Amro Hassanin UK 66
Habeeb Marouf UK 66
10 Daniel Bezdecka Germany 64
Patrick McWilliams N. Ireland 64
Ronnie Swinkels The Netherlands 64
13 Keith E. Locke Canada 63
14 Mark Agar England 62
Udo Kleinkop Germany 62
Paul O'Reilly Ireland 62
Bram van den Hout The Netherlands 62
18 Jim Caldwell Canada 61
Dan Cowham England 61
Tony Levene USA 61
Robert Maaskant The Netherlands 61
22 Marco Bartolozzi The Netherlands 60
Ricky Golz Germany 60
Michael Heeger Germany 60
Johan Krols Belgium 60
Ché McKenna Ireland 60
Greggory Milton Holmes Canada 60
Wouter Teensma The Netherlands 60
Sipke Visser The Netherlands 60
30 Mario Buteau Canada 58
Kevin Chapman UK 58
Francois Doyon Canada 58
Holly Durrant UK 58
Isto J. Helin Finland 58
David Jackson England 58
Jorg Jansen The Netherlands 58
Neil Margossian England 58
38 Maarten Botterman The Netherlands 57
Richard Eijmberts The Netherlands 57
Rein Halbersma Holland 57
Jack Nordby Norway 57
Chong Wai Yew England 57
43 Joe Bloggs Canada 56
Gregory Mulcair Canada 56
Alain de Cock Belgium 56
46 Donald Alexander N. Ireland 55
Bart Bohms The Netherlands 55
Nick Falcione Australia 55
Eric John Rodrigues Canada 55
Longhow Lam The Netherlands 55
Steven Ludbrook UK 55
Ian Michael Jowitt England 55
53 Rob Fitzpatrick Canada 54
Stephen Hayes Australia 54
Sam Pachoud New Zealand 54
Paul Pearson England 54
Chavanant Svetanant Thailand 54
Frédéric de Feyter Belgium 54
C. van Dusschoten The Netherlands 54
60 Steve Canniford England 53
Liang Chen Canada 53
Michael Fox Canada 53
Paul Rushton England 53
Dick van de Bunt Holland 53
65 Mark Green Canada 52
Bob Hesford Australia 52
Eric Madsen Canada 52
George Poltorak USA 52
69 Graeme Kendall Australia 51
Marc Koeslag The Netherlands 51
William O'Brien Canada 51
Mohamed Samir Hammam Egypt 51
Jacky Wong UK 51


* Outside competition
74 * Hermund Årdalen Norway 50
Shona Cockburn Scotland 50
Kirk Singleton Canada 50
Frits Verhoeven Holland 50
Erik Wistum Norway 50
79 Patrick Blanchet Quebec, Canada 49
Po Ching Chui Hong Kong 49
Erwan Drezen France 49
Stephen Glenton Australia 49
Jeff Martin Canada 49
Shawn McCrory Canada 49
Kevin Yeomans England 49
86 Nicolas Aubut Canada 48
J. Don Blair Canada 48
Bjørn Engh Norway 48
Hannu Eronen Finland 48
A. Hadi Hasan Ali Ahmed Bahrain 48
Quinlivan Peter Australia 48
Tore Skagestein Norway 48
Charles Turner USA 48
94 Terry Chapman Australia 47
Paul Malizia Canada 47
Hiwa Mayi Norway 47
Leslie Reginald Brittan Canada 47
98 Darren Hadden Canada 46
Paul Rushton England 46
Steve Smith Scotland 46
Ben Song USA 46
Brendan Taylor Australia 46
Bas Veenendaal The Netherlands 46
John-Paul Walley Canada 46
105 Terry Stone England 45
106 Gerard Boudreault Canada 44
Mark Carter England 44
Garret O'Donaghue Ireland 44
Tanya Prokhorova Belarus 44
Kees de Vroege The Netherlands 44
111 Alan Murphy Canada 43
112 Sammy Malaysia 42
William H. Lee Canada 42
Tony Hickmore New Zealand 42
115 James Barry Pounder England 41
John Holland UK 41
Tony Mikkola Finland 41
Simon Peter Mason UK 41
119 Simon Barnard UK 40
Nicolas Bonamy France 40
Rolf Enger Norway 40
Chris Nicholson England 40
Mike Yallits Canada 40
124 Stephen Wassell England 39
125 Heikki Juhani Silvonen Finland 38
Aljosa Koltak Slovenia 38
Mr Sang Phone Australia 38
Duangkaew Sawamiphakdi Thailand 38
Aaron Yip Canada 38
130 Daniel Keith Campbell Canada 37
Dominic Leung Hong Kong 37
Martin O'Connor Australia 37
Risto Väyrynen Finland 37
134 Greg Boyko Canada 36
Simon Firth Bermuda 36
Robin Johnson England 36
Ville Kotiaho Finland 36
Ian Marc de Vaz Singapore 36
Ray Wilcher Australia 36
Martin van Leeuwen The Netherlands 36
141 Tomi Ikonen Finland 35
Janne Lehtovirta Finland 35
Peter Pace Malta 35
H.W. Smith Canada 35
Paul van Kampen Ireland 35
146 Manon Melief The Netherlands 34
Brian Moulton Canada 34
Alexandra Wagener The Netherlands 34
Nicolas de Biolley Belgium 34
150 Jonas Ödman Sweden 33
Homero Osvaldo Magajewski Brasil 33
Ivan Paul Purcell USA 33
Tom Phillips England 33
154 Colin Begg Scotland 32
Susi Reffert Switzerland 32
C.H. Sand Finland 32
157 Kenneth Lee Chin Heng Singapore 31
158 Mokhammad Abrori Indonesia 30
David Ian Janson England 30
Pål Isnes Norway 30
Rick Leon Canada 30
Kees Meijer The Netherlands 30
Tian Sin Eng Malaysia 30
164 Jean-Yves Blais Canada 28
Chavin Chaivatcharaporn Thailand 28
Niall Fitzgerald Ireland 28
167 Thomas Beil Germany 27
168 Kittisak Kulvichit Thailand 26
Sunny Ma Hong Kong 26
Detlef Schinkoeth Germany 26
Jörg Wartenberg Germany 26
172 Jamorn Rattanakulwattana Thailand 25
173 Alan Chan Canada 24
174 Owen Fitzpatrick Ireland 23
Csaba Markus Hungary 23
Amit Seth USA 23
177 John & Frank Couture Canada 22
Matthew John Milewski Ireland 22
179 Dan Colegrove USA 21
180 Steve "Curly" Holdway England 20
Daniel Beier Germany 20
Gudjon Broddi Backman Iceland 20
183 Jukka Lassila Finland 16
184 Veikko Saaranen Finland 15
185 Mel & Jas USA 12
186 Anne-Cecile Faure France 7
Riivo Reinvart Estonia 7
line

Stats

Here are some stats from the entries. The number shows how many picked each player as winner in each round. The actual winners are marked with "*".

The biggest surprises judging from this list must be Ebdon's runner-up position, Harold's quarter-final appearance and Lawler's first-round win over John Parrott. Only 24 of the entrants guessed Ebdon in the final, 12 had Lawler in the quarters and just 10 picked Lawler to beat Parrott.


Final

----------------------- 102 Hendry * 31 White 18 Higgins 8 Ebdon 7 Davis 5 O'Sullivan 3 Doherty 3 Parrott 3 Wattana 2 Lawler 1 Drago 1 Ferguson 1 Robidoux 1 Thorne 1 Wilkinson -----------------------

Semi-finals

----------------------- 154 Hendry * 11 Doherty 9 Parrott 6 Wattana 2 Lawler 2 Morgan 1 Bond 1 Ferguson 1 Wilkinson ----------------------- 60 Higgins 43 White 27 O'Sullivan 24 Ebdon * 17 Davis 10 McManus 3 Robidoux 1 Drago 1 James 1 Thorne -----------------------

Quarter-finals

----------------------- 167 Hendry * 13 Doherty 2 Ferguson 2 Henry 2 Morgan 1 Wilkinson ----------------------- 100 Parrott 40 Bond * 33 Wattana 6 Harold 4 Lawler 2 Foulds 2 Hamilton ----------------------- 92 Higgins 55 O'Sullivan * 28 McManus 6 Robidoux 2 Drago 2 James 1 Clark 1 Price ----------------------- 69 White 62 Ebdon * 51 Davis 3 O'Kane 1 Burnett 1 Thorne -----------------------

Second round

----------------------- 183 Hendry * 3 Ferguson 1 Wilkinson ----------------------- 137 Doherty 37 Morgan * 8 Henry 5 Terry ----------------------- 103 Bond * 71 Wattana 10 Hamilton 3 Michie ----------------------- 165 Parrott 12 Harold * 6 Lawler 4 Foulds ----------------------- 149 O'Sullivan * 23 Robidoux 9 James 6 Drago ----------------------- 129 Higgins * 54 McManus 3 Price 1 Clark ----------------------- 98 White 83 Ebdon * 6 O'Kane ----------------------- 171 Davis * 6 Thorne 5 Burnett 5 Griffiths -----------------------

First round

----------------------- 183 Hendry * 4 Ferguson ----------------------- 145 Wilkinson * 42 Roe ----------------------- 172 Doherty * 15 Terry ----------------------- 152 Morgan * 35 Henry ----------------------- 168 Wattana * 19 Michie ----------------------- 169 Bond * 18 Hamilton ----------------------- 98 Foulds 89 Harold * ----------------------- 177 Parrott 10 Lawler * ----------------------- 157 O'Sullivan * 30 Robidoux ----------------------- 101 James 86 Drago * ----------------------- 183 Higgins * 4 Clark ----------------------- 181 McManus * 6 Price ----------------------- 185 White * 2 Henderson ----------------------- 170 Ebdon * 17 O'Kane ----------------------- 111 Griffiths * 76 Burnett ----------------------- 177 Davis * 10 Thorne -----------------------
Contact » | Search » | A – Z » | credits » | About » | RSS | |
Previous Comments Last Modified: Friday April 20 2012 Home Next