Mark Allen loses to Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in Daqing

Mark Allen
Mark Allen is placed ninth in the world rankings

Northern Ireland's Mark Allen lost 6-5 to Thailand's Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in the quarter-finals of the International Championship in Daqing, China.

World number nine Allen had a break of 118 to take the match to a deciding frame but Un-Nooh, ranked 38 places below Antrim's Allen, took it 67-9 to set up a semi-final with England's Dave Gilbert.

World number one Mark Selby also advanced with a 6-4 win over Neil Robertson and will face John Higgins after the Scot beat Joe Perry 6-3.

Gilbert pinched the 11th and deciding frame by 71-69 to secure a 6-5 victory over Marco Fu and a first ranking tournament semi-final place.

See the full results and schedule for the 2015 International Championship

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