Thanks to Sonny I can now use the Shotmaster, and show you the diagrams.
Ebdon was in play 24 ahead of Liang needing only the yellow to leave Liang needing a snooker. ås you can see, professionals would normally pot this type of ball and roll back for the green, however Ebdon smashed the ball very hard and missed by eight to ten inches.
The yellow was not pottable to the middle pocket but it was still a very simple snookering opportunity. All it needed was a fullish stun shot to leave Liang snookered. However, Ebdon played the Yellow thin, leaving the Yellow over the middle pocket.
Liang went on to pot Yellow, Green and Brown, but left Ebdon a simple blue. Chamberlain believed Ebdon would pot it 99 times out of 100. However, he cut it far too thin.
The obvious shot here was to strike the blue three-quarter ball and double the blue over the blue and pink spots and leave it near the black spot. However, Ebdon doubled it gently towards the corner pocket leaving an easy potting chance for Liang.
Liang potted the blue, but Peter could still win the frame by potting Pink or Black. Ebdon was left with a thin cut to to the middle pocket, thin but still expected to get it. Ebdon played it too thick and slowly, leaving him between the middle pockets. He could of hit it harder so to make sure the white went safe towards the black spot and position on the black was irrelevent. Liang potted Pink and Black and won 5-0.
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