Kerslake hits ton on way to Bulwell victory

Kerslake hits ton on way to Bulwell victory

Tom Kerslake (Long Eaton) defeated Nav Hussain (Nottingham) 2-0 in the final of the Spot On Bulwell Snooker Tournament to take home the winners trophy and £80 cash. Kerslake was in great form all day, as demonstrated when he made a terrific 111 break.

Eleven year old Harry Farrell (Leicester) beat Jamie Sampson (Nottingham) 2-1 in the final of the plate competition. This was Farrell’s first tournament victory and he took home £20 after a great day’s snooker.

All players were graded 1, 2 or 3. Grade 1 players played off scratch. Grade 2 players received 14 start from grade 1 players and gave 14 start to grade 3 players. Grade 3 players received 28 start from grade 1 players and 14 start from grade 2 players.

The competition produced some outstanding snooker, the highlights being century breaks from three different players and a career best of 70 by Jordan Parnham which earned him £10.

GROUP STAGE

Grade 1 Break Board

Sean Hopkin 116
Bash Maqsood 84,62,56
Tom Kerslake 74,71,60,52,48,36
Nav Hussain 67,54,51,41,40,38
Troy Brett 48,38,32
Hanzla Zahid 47,40

Grade 2 Break Board

Jordan Parnham 70
Harry Farrell 40
Shaun Parkinson 33
Hugo Tomas 30

Grade 3 Break Board

Martin Caulton 30
Paul Slack 24,18

KNOCKOUT STAGE

MAIN COMPETITION

Quarter-finals
Tom Kerslake (1)     2-0     Martin Caulton (3)
Nav Hussain (1)     2-1     Hanzla Zahid (1)
Dave Jobling (1)     2-0     Troy Brett (1)
Bash Maqsood (1)     1-2     Sean Hopkin (1)

Semi-finals
Tom Kerslake (1)     2-1     Dave Jobling (1)
Nav Hussain (1)     2-1     Sean Hopkin (1)

Final
Tom Kerslake (1)     2-0     Nav Hussain (1)

PLATE COMPETITION

Preliminary round
Jorge Tomas (3)     2-1     Shaun Parkinson (2)
Jamie Sampson (1)     2-1     Hugo Tomas (2)
Sean Croft (2)     2-0     Mark Sheppard (3)
Dave McCullough (3)     –     BYE

Quarter-finals
Jorge Tomas (3)     2-0     Toby Bowley (2)
Jamie Sampson (1)     2-0     Jordan Parnham (2)
Sean Croft (2)     0-2     Harry Farrell (2)
Dave McCullough (3)     0-2     Paul Slack (3)

Semi-finals
Jorge Tomas (3)     0-2     Harry Farrell (2)
Jamie Sampson (1)     2-0     Paul Slack (3)

Final
Harry Farrell (2)     2-1     Jamie Sampson (1)

Knockout Stage Break Board

Dave Jobling (1) 113,48
Tom Kerslake (1) 111,40,40
Sean Hopkin (1) 61,36,32
Bash Maqsood (1) 44,35
Harry Farrell (2) 43
Paul Slack (3) 31

PRIZE MONEY BREAKDOWN

Winner £80
Runner-up £40
Losing Semis £10
Winner Plate £20
Group Stage grade 1 high break £10
Group Stage grade 2 high break £10
Group Stage grade 3 high break £10
Knockout Stage high break £10
Total payout £200

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