Two top-16 ranked players were defeated in first round; Mark Williams lost to Jak Jones and Barry Hawkins to Daniel Wells both 62. Ding Junhui defeated three fellow Chinese players in the first three rounds, overcoming Zhao Xintong, Xiao Guodong and Liang Wenbo to reach the quarter-finals. Defending champion Mark Allen conceded just four frames to draw Ding, having defeated Sam Craigie, Mark Davis (both 61) and Ali Carter (62). Allen defeated Ding 63 to reach the semi-finals.
Mei received a wildcard entry in to the 2010 Shanghai Masters and beat Mike Dunn 51, before losing 52 to Mark Selby.
Snooker China Open 2019Fixtures & Results
The championship began on 4 August 2019, with the first round alongside heldover qualifier matches. Two matches in the heldover qualifier rounds were decided on a deciding frame.
Dott won the first three frames of the match, but Selby won the final four to progress. In the round of 16, Selby lost to Stuart Carrington. Three-time world champion Mark Williams defeated James Cahill 43, but Williams did not realise he could score a century break, after turning down the final black ball.Mark Selby received two byes before facing Graeme Dott in the second round.
In the first frame, Yan required a snooker and fluked the cue ball behind the black, forcing Joyce to hit the blue ball instead of the brown, awarding Yan enough penalty points to be able to win the frame. Yan cleared the table to win the first frame. The final between Yan and Joyce was played at 7 p.m. Yan won the second frame to lead 20, but Joyce won the third with a century break. Yan won three of the next four frames, with breaks of higher than 50. GMT and refereed by Tatiana Woollaston. It was Joyce's first final, and neither player had previously won a ranking event.
The final was played as a best-of-19-frames match held over two sessions on 11 August 2019, refereed by Lyu Xilin. Trump won the first five frames of the match making a century break in frame three.
Yan Bingtao defeated Mark Joyce 52 in the final, winning the event and earning his first career ranking title. No players from the top 20 in the world reached the quarter-finals. Qualifying for the event was held between 10 and 13 June 2019 at the Ponds Forge International Sports Centre in Sheffield, England. Yan became the first player born after 2000 to win a ranking event, as well as the first teenager to win a ranking event in 13 years since Ding Junhui won the 2006 Northern Ireland Trophy aged 19. The event had a total prize fund of 278,000 with the winner receiving 50,000. Lisowski scored the highest break of the tournament, a 145.
Graeme Dott qualified to play Shaun Murphy in the second quarter-final. Dott defeated Michael White before defeating two world champions in Stuart Bingham and John Higgins to reach the quarter-final. Murphy, who had reached only the Scottish Open final in the previous season defeated Yuan Sijun 65 and Riga Masters champion Yan Bingtao 64 before drawing a rematch of the second round match at the 2019 World Championships against Neil Robertson.
Allen won the next two frames to push the match into the interval. Murphy won frame 13 to need just one more frame for victory. Murphy won the first five frames of the match, with Allen not scoring a single point until frame four. Allen fought back to trail 36 after the first session. Murphy won the first frame of the second session, before Allen won the next two. The second semi-final was a rematch of the 2019 Scottish Masters final between Murphy and Allen.