Matt Gilmore won the St Georges Open and earned the first ticket to the Champion of Champions. He beat reigning holder Scott Simpson after fighting back from 11-1 and 15-9 down to run out. In the Semi Finals he edged out Callum Wraight 19 while Scott was beating his Willenhall Nordley team mate Dan Bodley 13. Matt had beaten Larry Wells 14, Craig Barker 20, after Craig had thrashed Graeme Wilson 4, and then Danny Ferris 16 in the Quarter Finals. Scott had earlier beaten another team mate in Ant Bracken 19 in the Quarters, and had previously got past Darren Plenderleith 12 and Mark Taylor 10. Dan Bodley had impressed all day after defeating Steve Morrey 13, Wayne Ditchfield 12 and Simon Coupe 20.
Full scores are here, Paul Lamb had to withdraw because of a bad back.