The 2020 Snooker England Open ended in Milton Keynes, and the finals competed for the world number one Trump against Robertson. After falling behind 4-7, Trump staged a reversal and finally defeated Robertson 9-8 to win the championship. He won his 18th ranking championship and tied Robertson and Selby for the first place in the post-80s. A player who won three local series championships. In the past 10 ranked finals, Trump kept winning.
In the semifinals, Robertson beat defending champion Selby 6-5 and reached the final of the rankings for the 30th time. Trump's semi-finals 6-4 Lik Higgins, making it to the ranking finals for the 27th time and reaching the finals of the local series for the fifth time. Prior to this, Robertson and Trump both won homeland series titles twice, and both strive to become the first players to win three homeland series titles.
Since the 2006 Grand Prix, Robertson and Trump have played against each other 29 times. Trump has won 17 of them and Robertson has won 12. The two sides played against each other three times last season. Robertson won 10-9 in the final of the championship. Trump won 9-6 in the final of the German Masters. Trump won the championship 3-0.
In the final, Trump took the lead, winning 68-10 in the first game several times. After Robertson scored 80-0 in the second game, Trump scored 59 points in a single stroke in the third game and won 76-0. In the fourth game, he won 72-26 again, taking a 3-1 lead and entering the intermission. . Since then, Robertson has gradually improved his hand. In the fifth game, he won with 75 points on a single stroke. In the sixth game, he broke 100 points and scored 128 points to catch up to 3-3. In the seventh game, Robertson scored 61 points in one stroke, winning 75-11 and winning three consecutive cities to achieve a 4-3 lead. In the eighth inning, Trump scored 51 points on a single stroke, winning 61-15 and chasing 4-4 in the first stage.
In the second stage, Robertson was on full fire again. In the ninth inning, he won 66-4 with 56 points in one stroke. In the tenth inning, Trump completed the reversal with 75 points in a stroke after 52 points in a single stroke. In the 11th game, Robertson made persistent efforts, scoring 114 points in one stroke, winning 115-9 and getting the match point 7-4. In the 12th inning, Trump scored 76 points and zero seals on a single stroke, catching up to one game and entering the intermission.
In the 13th inning, Trump played several times, winning 64-5 and chasing another game. In the 14th inning, Trump returned to 7-7 with a 70-65 reversal after Robertson had 65 points in a single stroke. In the 15th game, Trump scored 55 points in a single stroke, won 74-13 in a row and won four games in a row, 8-7 overtaking to get the match point. In the 16th inning, Robertson withstood the pressure and scored 125 points with a shot. In the deciding game, Trump responded with a one-shot break, scoring 114 points and zero seals, with a total score of 9-8 against Robertson.
In this way, Trump won his 18th ranked championship in his career, won a championship bonus of 70,000 pounds, and became the first player to win three local series championships. In the past ten ranked finals, Trump won all of them, just one game away from Hendry's record of winning 11 consecutive rankings.