UK Championship final as it happened
Relive how Ding Junhui beat Stephen Maguire to win the UK Championship title for a third time.
- Watch live on Eurosport and the Eurosport Player
- Highlights: Ding and Maguire dominate to set up final
- Maguire whitewashes Allen to set up Ding clash in final
UK Championship final - Ding wins third title
The moment Ding Junhui became champion in York:
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21:35 - Ding wins the UK Championship 10-6
Maguire misses a tough pink and Ding makes no mistake. Another century and he takes the UK Championship for the third time! His first major title in eight years!
21:15 - Maguire 6-9 Ding
Ding with a century of his own - a marvellous break of 131! He goes within one!
20:58 - Maguire 6-8 Ding
Comeback on the cards? Again, Ding misses an easy red and leaves an open table for Maguire to sweep up. Another century too!
20:44 - Maguire 5-8 Ding
Maguire gets the crowd going as Ding hands him the frame after missing an easy black. Maguire responds with his second century of the evening.
20:13 - Maguire 4-8 Ding
Ding takes the mini-session 3-1! Maguire looked like taking this one at the start, producing some wonderful snooker. But a missed red let's Ding back to the table and he produces a wonderful break of 67 that gives him a four frame lead.
19:51 - Maguire 4-7 Ding
A big fat fluke saves Maguire and he's home sailing from then, producing a big century. Well worth a watch this fluke. Crucial frame coming up.
19:37 - Maguire 3-7 Ding
19:20 - Maguire 3-6 Ding
Maguire nails an excellent long pot coming off the break, but misses a more routine red to open up the frame for Ding who only needs one visit to the table to extend his lead, hitting a break of 83.
18:45 - ...and we're back...
This is it. Two weeks have boiled down to this: the final session of the UK Championship. Got your snacks? Banked some sleep? Good. We’re here with frame-by-frame coverage until the bitter end.
Who will win: Ding Junhui or Stephen Maguire? We're about to find out...
17:00 - We'll be back at 18:45!
Get some snacks, have a quick nap, we go again with the second session from 18:45 GMT on Eurosport 1 and Eurosport Player!
16:55 - 'Maguire has had a miracle'
16:40 - Maguire 3-5 Ding
Maguire takes a two frame cushion heading into the evening session as he halts Maguire's charge. Second session coming up at 7pm GMT!
16:30 - Maguire 3-4 Ding
Maguire is pulling off some fightback here! Ding has taken his foot off the gas and now Maguire is only one frame off levelling.
16:00 - Maguire 2-4 Ding
Maguire really had to grind it out but he has reduced the deficit with a break of 67. Two frames left in this first session.
15:40 - Maguire 1-4 Ding
Maguire pulls a frame back and it was the longest one in the match. He's on the board.
15:30 - Not Maguire's day... so far.
15:04 - The Masters 2020 draw
Neil Robertson v Stephen Maguire/Ding Junhui
Judd Trump v Shaun Murphy
Mark Williams v Stuart Bingham
Mark Allen v David Gilbert
Kyren Wilson v Jack Lisowski
John Higgins v Barry Hawkins
Stephen Maguire/Ding Junhui v Joe Perry
Mark Selby v Ali Carter
14:47 - Maguire 0-4 Ding
Ding is on fire! He registers back-to-back centuries to go four up heading into the interval.
14:42 - Ding dominant so far
14:32 - How Ding extended his lead
14:26 - Maguire 0-3 Ding
Ding is off to a flyer! He records his seventh century of the championship - a break of 105 - and will take some stopping now.
14:08 - Maguire 0-2 Ding
Ding is off to a fine start but he was made to work for the second frame by Maguire.
Ding leads 2-0 with a 56 break proving to be the cornerstone of the frame.
13:40 - Maguire 0-1 Ding
Ding takes the opening frame 95-38 in 28 minutes in what has been a cagey start to the final - nerves on show perhaps.
13:20 - Maguire 0-0 Ding
A cautious but wonderfully tactical start to this with both players beginning brightly despite no reds knocked in yet.
13:12 - We are underway!
Ding wins the toss and will break...
13:07 - O'Sullivan in the Eurosport studio
12:58 - Maguire ready to go
12:56 - Maguire whitewashed Allen in the semis
Maguire thrashed Mark Allen to reach the final of the UK Championship for the first time since 2007.
Maguire won the title back in 2004, beating David Gray 6-1 in the final, but he produced an even more dominant performance in the 2019 semi-final against Allen.
12:52 - Semi-final highlights
12:50 - Here we go!
It's the final at the Barbican in York, Stephen Maguire takes on Ding Junhui in the best-of-19 final!