Open main menu

The 2006 Royal London Watches Grand Prix was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 21 and 29 October 2006 at the A.E.C.C. in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Royal London Watches Grand Prix
Royal London Watches Grand Prix logo.jpg
Tournament information
Dates21–29 October 2006
VenueA.E.C.C.
CityAberdeen
CountryScotland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£455,750
Winner's share£60,000
Highest breakEngland Jamie Cope (147)
Final
ChampionAustralia Neil Robertson
Runner-upEngland Jamie Cope
Score9–5
2005
2007

Neil Robertson won his first ranking title by defeating Jamie Cope 9–5 in the final.

Earlier on Jamie Cope compiled a 147 maximum break in his round robin win over Michael Holt.

Contents

Main drawEdit

[1][2][3]

Round-robin stageEdit

The first round used a round-robin format. The top 32 and the 16 qualifiers were placed in eight groups of six with the top two from each group qualifying for the knockout stage.

Group 2AEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Alan McManus 5 4 13 6 +7
  John Higgins 5 4 13 7 +6
  Issara Kachaiwong 5 4 13 8 +5
  Barry Hawkins 5 2 9 9 0
  Dominic Dale 5 1 8 12 -4
  James Wattana 5 0 1 15 -14

Group 2BEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Ryan Day 5 4 12 4 +8
  Mark King 5 3 11 8 +3
  Shaun Murphy 5 3 11 9 +2
  Ali Carter 5 3 10 9 +1
  Jamie Jones 5 2 9 13 -4
  Michael Judge 5 0 5 15 -10

Group 2CEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 5 5 15 4 +11
  Jamie Cope[n 1] 5 3 10 10 0
  Michael Holt[n 1] 5 3 10 8 +2
  Steve Davis 5 2 9 10 -1
  Marco Fu[n 1] 5 1 6 13 -7
  David Roe[n 1] 5 1 8 13 -5

Group 2DEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Neil Robertson[n 2] 5 4 14 7 +7
  Ken Doherty[n 2] 5 4 14 6 +8
  Joe Swail 5 3 10 10 0
  Nigel Bond 5 2 9 13 -4
  Judd Trump[n 2] 5 1 8 14 -6
  Paul Davison[n 2] 5 1 8 13 -5

Group 2EEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Matthew Stevens 5 4 12 5 +7
  Mark Selby 5 3 11 6 +5
  Fergal O'Brien 5 3 11 9 +2
  Liang Wenbo 5 3 10 9 +1
  Andy Hicks 5 1 6 15 -9
  Stephen Hendry 5 1 7 14 -7

Group 2FEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Stephen Lee 4 3 9 7 +2
  Ian McCulloch 4 3 10 5 +5
  Robin Hull 4 2 9 7 +2
  Gerard Greene 4 2 7 8 -1
  Stuart Bingham 4 0 4 12 -8
  Mark Williams[n 3]

Group 2GEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Robert Milkins 5 5 15 7 +8
  David Gray 5 4 13 6 +7
  Peter Ebdon 5 2 10 11 -1
  Tom Ford 5 2 10 12 -2
  Ben Woollaston 5 2 9 12 -3
  Anthony Hamilton 5 0 6 15 -9

Group 2HEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Joe Perry 5 4 14 4 +10
  Andrew Norman 5 4 12 9 +3
  Stephen Maguire 5 3 12 9 +3
  Ding Junhui 5 2 10 11 -1
  Graeme Dott 5 2 8 11 -3
  Mark Allen 5 0 3 15 -12

Knockout stageEdit

[4]

 
Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
              
 
26 October
 
 
  Alan McManus5
 
27 October
 
  Mark Selby1
 
  Alan McManus5
 
26 October
 
  Ian McCulloch3
 
  Ryan Day3
 
28 October
 
  Ian McCulloch5
 
  Alan McManus2
 
25 October
 
  Neil Robertson6
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan5
 
27 October
 
  David Gray2
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan1
 
25 October
 
  Neil Robertson5
 
  Neil Robertson5
 
29 October
 
  Andrew Norman3
 
  Neil Robertson9
 
26 October
 
  Jamie Cope5
 
  Matthew Stevens4
 
27 October
 
  John Higgins5
 
  John Higgins2
 
26 October
 
  Mark King5
 
  Stephen Lee3
 
28 October
 
  Mark King5
 
  Mark King3
 
25 October
 
  Jamie Cope6
 
  Robert Milkins0
 
27 October
 
  Jamie Cope5
 
  Jamie Cope5
 
25 October
 
  Joe Perry4
 
  Joe Perry5
 
 
  Ken Doherty0
 

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee:   Eirian Williams.
Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, Aberdeen, Scotland, 29 October 2006.
Neil Robertson
  Australia
9–5 Jamie Cope
  England
Afternoon: 40–67, 100–8 (100), 78–0 (78), 60–59 (59 Robertson), 61–2, 35–70 (55), 59–3
Evening: 63–38, 64–31, 98–9 (68), 0–105 (105), 42–69, 27–57, 70–1 (55)
100 Highest break 105
1 Century breaks 1
5 50+ breaks 2

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying was held between 30 September and 4 October 2006 at Pontin's Prestatyn using a round-robin format. The entries were placed into eight groups with the top 2 from each group qualifying for the finals in Aberdeen.[1]

Group 1AEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Issara Kachaiwong 7 6 18 9 +9
  Jamie Jones 7 5 18 11 +7
  Ricky Walden 7 5 18 9 +9
  Jimmy Michie 7 4 15 11 +4
  Matthew Couch 7 3 13 16 -3
  Marcus Campbell 7 2 14 19 -5
  Tian Pengfei 7 2 9 19 -10
  Joe Delaney 7 1 8 19 -11

Group 1BEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Michael Judge 7 5 18 13 +5
  Dominic Dale 7 4 17 12 +5
  Shokat Ali 7 4 17 12 +5
  Sean Storey 7 4 16 15 +1
  Andrew Higginson 7 4 15 16 -1
  James Leadbetter 7 3 14 16 -2
  Jamie Burnett 7 3 14 16 -2
  Roy Stolk 7 1 7 18 -11

Group 1CEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Jamie Cope 7 6 19 6 +13
  Paul Davison 7 4 16 11 +5
  Chris Melling 7 4 16 13 +3
  Rory McLeod 7 4 14 13 +1
  Tony Drago 7 4 16 16 0
  Rod Lawler 7 3 14 16 -2
  Mark Boyle 7 2 9 19 -10
  Passakorn Suwannawat 7 1 10 20 -10

Group 1DEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Judd Trump 7 6 19 6 +13
  David Roe 7 5 18 10 +8
  Ian Preece 7 4 15 11 +4
  John Parrott 7 4 15 13 +2
  Dermot McGlinchey 7 3 11 18 -7
  David Gilbert 7 3 13 13 0
  Drew Henry 7 2 11 18 -7
  Jeff Cundy 7 1 7 20 -13

Group 1EEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Liang Wenbo 7 5 18 9 +9
  Gerard Greene 7 4 16 12 +4
  David Morris 7 4 14 11 +3
  Peter Lines 7 4 14 13 +1
  Scott MacKenzie 7 4 14 15 -1
  Barry Pinches 7 3 12 16 -4
  Mike Dunn 7 2 12 16 -4
  Paul Wykes 7 2 9 17 -8

Group 1FEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Robin Hull 7 6 20 10 +10
  Fergal O'Brien 7 6 20 8 +12
  Adrian Gunnell 7 5 17 14 +3
  Chris Norbury 7 3 15 14 +1
  Mohammed Shehab 7 3 15 16 -1
  Stuart Pettman 7 2 9 17 -8
  Alex Borg 7 2 9 17 -8
  Liu Song 7 1 10 19 -9

Group 1GEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Ben Woollaston 7 7 21 7 +14
  Andrew Norman 7 5 17 12 +5
  Mark Davis 7 5 16 10 +6
  Dave Harold 7 4 14 11 +3
  Paul Davies 7 3 14 14 0
  Robert Stephen 7 2 9 15 -6
  Mark Joyce 7 2 10 17 -7
  Lee Page 7 0 6 21 -15

Group 1HEdit

Player MP MW FW FL FD
  Mark Allen 6 4 15 12 +3
  Tom Ford 6 4 14 12 +2
  Lee Spick 6 3 10 9 +1
  Jimmy White 6 3 12 12 0
  Alfie Burden 6 3 11 11 0
  Patrick Einsle 6 2 11 15 -4
  Joe Jogia 6 2 11 13 -2

Century breaksEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Jamie Cope 2nd due to win against Michael Holt, David Roe is 6th due to loss against Marco Fu.
  2. ^ a b c d Neil Robertson 1st due to win against Ken Doherty, Paul Davison 6th due to loss against Judd Trump.
  3. ^ Mark Williams withdrew due to wrist injury thus all his results are expunged.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "2006 Grand Prix". globalsnookercentre.co.uk. Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 3 September 2007.
  2. ^ "2006 Grand Prix Order of Play". globalsnookercentre.co.uk. Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 3 September 2007.
  3. ^ "2006 Grand Prix results". Sporting Life. Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
  4. ^ "Grand Prix". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 7 April 2013.