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The 2006 Pot Black was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that was held on 2 September 2006 at the Royal Automobile Club in London, England. All matches were played over one frame.[1] Matthew Stevens was the defending champion, but lost in the first round 64–70 against John Higgins.

Pot Black
Tournament information
Dates2 September 2006
VenueRoyal Automobile Club
FormatNon-ranking event
Total prize fund£40,000
Winner's share£10,000
Highest break119 – Mark Williams
ChampionWales Mark Williams
Runner-upScotland John Higgins

Mark Williams won in the final 119–13 against John Higgins. During the final Williams compiled a 119 break, the highest in the tournament's history.[2]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[3]

  • Winner: £10,000
  • Runner-up: £6,000
  • Semi-final: £4,000
  • Quarter-final: £3,500
  • Highest break: £2,000
  • Total: £40,000

Main drawEdit


  1. ^ "Pot Black, Junior Pot Black". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2010.
  2. ^ "Williams claims Pot Black prize". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  3. ^ a b "2006 Pot Black Cup". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 27 June 2007.