Netease Sports reported on September 27:
The 2020 Snooker European Masters will continue in Milton Keynes, England. Yan Bingtao will face Tom Ford in the quarter-finals, leading 4-3 and missing the match point and being reversed with 4-5, Ford 6-3 in the semifinals Eliminate Trump, ranked number one in the world. Defending champion Robertson lost 4-5 in quarter-finals
Yan Bingtao eliminated the 18-year-old Hill, who had beaten O'Sullivan 5-1 in the 1/8 final, and had previously played against Gould three times to maintain a full victory. In the first game, Gould was the first to find the touch, scoring 86 points in one stroke and won first. In the second game, Yan Bingtao stabilized the situation and tied the game several times with 70-36 wins. In the third game, Yan Bingtao seized the opportunity and scored 51 points in a single stroke to win 67-15 and overtake Gould 2-1. Gould scored 72 points in the fourth game, winning 80-38 and chasing to 2 draws.
In the fifth game of the second half, Yan Bingtao won 71-16 with 50 points on a single stroke, leading 3-2 again. In the sixth game, Gould scored 99-27 with 81 points, and in the seventh game, Yan Bingtao scored with 74 points, 4-3 to win the match point. In the eighth game, Gould played several times and caught up to the match point with a 64-16 victory. In the deciding game, Gould seized the opportunity to win 77-32, but Yan Bingtao regretted losing 4-5.
Trump faced Karen Wilson, who lost to his opponent 9-13 in the quarter-finals of the World Championships before failing to defend his title. The two European Masters fought again, Trump has a strong desire for revenge. The first four games have hit 55, 105, 76 and 81 points, leading 4-0 to get the match point. In the fifth inning, Wilson scored 58 points in one stroke, and in the sixth inning he made persistent efforts to win two consecutive sentences. In the seventh game, Trump did not give Wilson any more chances, scoring 100 points in one stroke, winning 5-2 with a total score.
Trump faced Gould in the semi-finals. In the first four innings, Jr. led twice and was chased to 2 draws. In the second and third innings, he scored 55 and 70 points. After Gould won the fifth game, Trump chased to 3 tie with 89 points in the sixth game. Since then, Gould fully grasped the initiative on the field, blasting out 60 and 102 points in a single shot one after another, and Trump lost 3-6 in total.
Defending champion Robertson, facing Murphy in the quarter-finals, started two straight games with Robertson 0-2 behind and scored 91 points in the third game. In the fifth and sixth innings of the second half, Murphy scored 69 and 94 points in a row, and Robertson was 2-4 behind. In the seventh inning, Robertson scored 50 points in a single stroke to catch up with a match point, and in the eighth inning, he scored a score of 84 points and scored another victory. After several twists and turns in the deciding game, Murphy won and knocked out Robertson 5-4.
Murphy played against Selby in the semifinals. Selby won three games in a row. The first two games scored 84 and 65 points. In the fourth game, Murphy caught up to one game, and Selby won with 78 points in the fifth game, and took the advantage of the sixth game to lead 5-1. Murphy scored 60 points in the seventh game, and in the eighth game, Selby reversed after 50 points in a single stroke, chasing two match points in a row. In the ninth game, Selby won the situation and eliminated Murphy with a total score of 6-3.
In this way, the final of the current European Masters will be held between Selby and Gould. The game will take a 17-round 9-win format, and the champion will reach a prize of 80,000 pounds.