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The 1996 Grand Prix was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 16–27 October 1996 at the Bournemouth International Centre in Bournemouth, England.[1] [2]

Grand Prix
Tournament information
Dates16–27 October 1996
VenueBournemouth International Centre
CityBournemouth
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£330,000
Winner's share£60,000
Highest breakWales Mark Williams (138)
Final
ChampionWales Mark Williams
Runner-upScotland Euan Henderson
Score9–5
1995
1997

Contents

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[1]

Main drawEdit

[1]

Last 64
Best of 9 frames
Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
                  
1   Stephen Hendry 1
67   Matthew Stevens 5
67   Matthew Stevens 0
39   Mark King 5
29   Jason Ferguson 0
39   Mark King 5
  Mark King 3
16   Mark Williams 5
24   Steve James 5
48   Wayne Jones 4
24   Steve James 2
16   Mark Williams 5
16   Mark Williams 5
  Mark Gray 3
16   Mark Williams 5
14   Alain Robidoux 3
14   Alain Robidoux 5
53   Paul Davies 1
14   Alain Robidoux 5
19   Gary Wilkinson 3
19   Gary Wilkinson 5
  Noppadon Noppachorn 1
14   Alain Robidoux 5
  Nick Pearce 0
28   Dave Finbow 3
  Nick Pearce 5
  Nick Pearce 5
8   Ronnie O'Sullivan 1
8   Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
  Gary Ponting 1
16   Mark Williams 6
4   John Parrott 1
5   Nigel Bond 1
  Oliver King 5
  Oliver King 3
35   Billy Snaddon 5
27   Dene O'Kane 4
35   Billy Snaddon 5
35   Billy Snaddon 2
12   James Wattana 5
12   James Wattana 5
58   Graeme Dott 4
12   James Wattana 5
  Paul McPhillips 2
18   Andy Hicks 3
  Paul McPhillips 5
12   James Wattana 3
4   John Parrott 5
9   Darren Morgan 5
57   Karl Broughton 1
9   Darren Morgan 5
32   Mick Price 3
32   Mick Price 5
56   Jason Prince 4
9   Darren Morgan 0
4   John Parrott 5
21   Neal Foulds 5
55   Mark Davis 2
21   Neal Foulds 1
4   John Parrott 5
4   John Parrott 5
47   Joe Johnson 4
16   Mark Williams 9
62   Euan Henderson 5
3   Peter Ebdon 3
43   Mark Bennett 5
43   Mark Bennett 5
30   Chris Small 0
30   Chris Small 5
  Paul Hunter 4
43   Mark Bennett 5
10   Steve Davis 3
25   Willie Thorne 2
  Gerard Greene 5
  Gerard Greene 0
10   Steve Davis 5
10   Steve Davis 5
  John Giles 2
43   Mark Bennett 5
15   Tony Drago 1
15   Tony Drago 5
  Andrew Cairns 1
15   Tony Drago 5
  Wayne Rendle 1
20   Rod Lawler 2
  Wayne Rendle 5
15   Tony Drago 5
7   Ken Doherty 3
33   Martin Clark 5
  Robin Hull 0
33   Martin Clark 2
7   Ken Doherty 5
7   Ken Doherty 5
  Wayne Brown 1
43   Mark Bennett 3
62   Euan Henderson 6
6   Alan McManus 2
64   Jonathan Birch 5
64   Jonathan Birch 3
62   Euan Henderson 5
17   Joe Swail 0
62   Euan Henderson 5
62   Euan Henderson 5
22   Anthony Hamilton 3
22   Anthony Hamilton 5
  Nick Walker 4
22   Anthony Hamilton 5
36   Fergal O'Brien 4
11   Dave Harold 4
36   Fergal O'Brien 5
62   Euan Henderson 5
63   Tony Jones 4
13   Jimmy White 1
63   Tony Jones 5
63   Tony Jones 5
  Sean Storey 1
26   Dennis Taylor 3
  Sean Storey 5
63   Tony Jones 5
2   John Higgins 3
31   Stephen Lee 5
  Steve Judd 3
31   Stephen Lee 3
2   John Higgins 5
2   John Higgins 5
54   Jamie Burnett 3

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee:   Colin Brinded.
Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth, England, 27 October 1996.[1]
Mark Williams (16)
  Wales
9–5 Euan Henderson (62)
  Scotland
Afternoon: 47–76, 57–22, 34–79 (54), 66–43, 75–55 (55 Higgins), 0–64 (58), 3–66, 10–69 (60)
Evening: 72–55, 20–98 (55), 56–63 (56 Higgins, 53 Hendry), 71–64 (51 Hendry), 8–100 (87), 0–117 (73)
56 Highest break 87
0 Century breaks 0
2 50+ breaks 8

Century breaksEdit

[1]

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

Televised stage centuriesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Grand Prix". snooker.org. Retrieved 11 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Grand Prix". cuetracker.net. Retrieved 14 March 2015.