The 2015 General Cup was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 16 and 21 November 2015 at the General Snooker Club in Hong Kong.[1][2]

General Cup
Tournament information
Dates16–21 November 2015
VenueGeneral Snooker Club
CountryHong Kong
FormatNon-ranking event
Winner's share$120,000
Highest breakHong Kong Marco Fu (136)
England Martin Gould (136)
Final
ChampionHong Kong Marco Fu
Runner-upWales Mark Williams
Score7–3
2014
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Ali Carter was the defending champion but he withdrew from the tournament. Kyren Wilson withdrew as well and they were replaced by Michael Holt and Mark Davis.

Zhang Anda won the General Cup Qualifying Event. Anda beat Cao Yupeng 5-4 in the final. This was an invitational event with the winner receiving the final place in the General Cup.

Marco Fu beat Mark Williams 7–3 in the final, making 3 centuries while doing so.

Prize fundEdit

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

  • Winner: $120,000
  • Runner-up: $60,000
  • Semi-final: $40,000
  • Third in group: $25,000
  • Fourth in group: $20,000
  • Per century break: $2,000
  • Highest break: $20,000

Round robin stageEdit

The top two players from both groups will qualify for the knock-out stage. All group matches being held between 16 and 19 November 2015 and is the best of 7 frames.

Group AEdit

Group BEdit

Knock-out stageEdit

Semi-finals (Best of 11 frames)
20 November
Final (Best of 13 frames)
21 November
      
  Michael White 1
  Mark Williams 6
  Mark Williams 3
  Marco Fu 7
  Marco Fu 6
  Zhang Anda 3
Final: Best of 13 frames. Referee: Stanley Cheung.
General Snooker Club, Hong Kong, 21 November 2015.
Mark Williams
  Wales
3–7 Marco Fu
  Hong Kong
3–60, 55–74, 102–17 (72), 0–140 (136), 8–119 (119), 23–77, 86–0 (62), 62–63, 88–25 (82), 0–124 (124)
82 Highest break 136
0 Century breaks 3
3 50+ breaks 3

Century breaksEdit

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Calendar 2015/2016". Snooker.org. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  2. ^ "General Cup". Snooker.org. Retrieved 3 November 2015.