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Jul 03 2011

General Cup International 2011: Starts Today

While Wednesday sees the start of the Wuxi Classic, before that comes the 2011 edition of the General Cup International, a tournament last staged in 2009 and won on that occasion by Ricky Walden. This year Ricky is back to defend his title along with players including Marco Fu and Stephen Lee…

The Players

There are six players competing in the competition who will be split into two groups as follows:

Group A: Stephen Lee, Tom Ford, Thepchaiya Un-Nooh

Group B: Ricky Walden, Marco Fu, Noppadol Sangnil

As far as the format is concerned I am not quite sure how it will work, though looking at the poster above (click to enlarge), it looks as though the final will be held on Thursday.

Prize Fund (appox)

Winner: £4,000
Runner-up: £2,000
2nd in Group: £1,200
3rd in Group: £600

Each Century break: £160

Highest break: £1,600 (over 100) or £800 (under 100)

Maximum break: £12,000

  • Chris Turner

    Any results available yet?

  • http://snooker.blog.nl Eric

    First match:
    Tom Ford bt Thapchaiya Un-nooh 5-3

  • ddrIII

    Marco Fu 5-1 Noppadol Sangnil, Stephen Lee 5-3 Thapchaiya Un-Nooh

  • Monique

    Ricky Walden games tomorrow will be streamed
    http://www.megalive.com/?v=fp1bvzpf
    They should be on at 7 am and 1 pm UK time.

    • Chris Turner

      Lee ve Ford is live now on that link.

      Lee is leading 3-0

  • matt2745

    Cheers for the updates all

  • Trevor

    Where can you view these results ?.i cant find a trace of then on the net ?.

    • matt2745

      I know that ddrIII is from Hong Kong so I’m not sure if there is something more local

  • Trevor

    Ok but i meant is there a website covering this event.even wikipedia covers all events including this event in 2009.just wondering is any site covering ?cheers.

  • ddrIII

    Last time (2009) GSC also have some coverage, but I think no any for this turn.

    I am busy at my work and cannot get to the venue to watch. Hope someone can take a few photos there and I will keep update to all.

  • ddrIII

    Ricky Walden 5-0 Noppadol Sangnil (Ricky 128 break)

    • Chris Turner

      Lee 4-0 Ford

      • Chris Turner

        Lee wins 5-0 and so he goes into the final to play Fu or Walden. Their match follows soon.

  • Trevor

    Any update from fu v walden ?. Cheers.

  • natalie wilton

    I believe Ricky is 3-0 up

  • Mignon

    Fu 1-3 Walden

  • Mignon

    Fu 2-3 Walden

  • Mignon

    3-3

  • Mignon

    Fu 4-3 up

  • Mignon

    4-4

  • Mignon

    Walden wins 5-4.

  • ddrIII

    Ricky Walden 5-4 Marco Fu (Ricky 100 break)

  • Leery gortini

    Thanks for the update ruberoyd

  • natalie

    thats ok leeroy :)