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The 2015 Bank of Communications OTO Shanghai Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 14–20 September 2015 at the Shanghai Grand Stage in Shanghai, China. It was the second ranking event of the 2015/2016 season.[1]

Bank of Communications OTO Shanghai Masters
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Tournament information
Dates14–20 September 2015
VenueShanghai Grand Stage
CityShanghai
CountryChina
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£465,200
Winner's share£85,000
Highest breakBelgium Luca Brecel (140)
Final
ChampionEngland Kyren Wilson
Runner-upEngland Judd Trump
Score10–9
2014
2016

Stuart Bingham was the defending champion,[2] but he lost 3–6 against Judd Trump in the semi-finals.[3]

Kyren Wilson won his first ranking title, defeating Trump 10–9 in the final.

Contents

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money from this year is shown below:[4]

Wildcard roundEdit

These matches were played in Shanghai on 14 and 15 September 2015.[5][6][7]

Match Score
WC1   Jamie Jones 1–5   Fang Xiongman
WC2   Mike Dunn 5–0   Niu Zhuang
WC3   Robert Milkins 5–0   Chen Zifan
WC4   Tom Ford 5–2   Han Bin
WC5   Jamie Cope 5–2   Lin Shuai
WC6   Alan McManus 5–2   Yao Pengcheng
WC7   Kyren Wilson 5–1   Wang Yuchen
WC8   Peter Ebdon 5–2   Yuan Sijun

Main drawEdit

[5][6][7]

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 19 frames
               
1   Stuart Bingham 5
  Fang Xiongman 2
1   Stuart Bingham 5
  Mike Dunn 1
12   Marco Fu 3
  Mike Dunn 5
1   Stuart Bingham 5
  Martin Gould 4
11   John Higgins 5
  Liang Wenbo 1
11   John Higgins 3
  Martin Gould 5
7   Barry Hawkins 1
  Martin Gould 5
1   Stuart Bingham 3
6   Judd Trump 6
6   Judd Trump 5
  Robert Milkins 0
6   Judd Trump 5
  Matthew Selt 4
9   Ricky Walden w/d
  Matthew Selt w/o
6   Judd Trump 5
13   Mark Williams 1
13   Mark Williams 5
  Tom Ford 1
13   Mark Williams 5
  Jamie Cope 3
4   Neil Robertson 4
  Jamie Cope 5
6   Judd Trump 9
  Kyren Wilson 10
3   Ding Junhui 5
  Alan McManus 1
3   Ding Junhui 5
  Ryan Day 4
16   Graeme Dott 3
  Ryan Day 5
3   Ding Junhui 4
  Kyren Wilson 5
14   Stephen Maguire 1
  Michael Holt 5
    Michael Holt 1
  Kyren Wilson 5
8   Joe Perry 2
  Kyren Wilson 5
  Kyren Wilson 6
12   Mark Allen 1
5   Shaun Murphy 5
  Peter Ebdon 4
5   Shaun Murphy 3
  Mark Davis 5
15   Michael White 1
  Mark Davis 5
  Mark Davis 1
12   Mark Allen 5
12   Mark Allen 5
  Luca Brecel 3
12   Mark Allen 5
  David Grace 1
2   Mark Selby w/d
  David Grace w/o
  • Ricky Walden withdrew to attend the birth of his son, which took place on 14 September.[8]
  • Mark Selby withdrew as his father-in-law died shortly before the tournament began.[9]

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee:   Brendan Moore.
Shanghai Grand Stage, Shanghai, China, 20 September 2015.[7]
Judd Trump (6)
  England
9–10 Kyren Wilson
  England
Afternoon: 1–62, 81–0 (81), 24–71, 74–0 (72), 42–68, 41–71 (71), 60–13, 22–76 (58), 40–78 (62)
Evening: 33–75, 121–0 (115), 46–83 (68), 86–7 (76), 58–45 (50), 70–29, 22–80, 90–0 (89), 79–40 (60), 0–78 (75)
115 Highest break 75
1 Century breaks 0
7 50+ breaks 5

QualifyingEdit

These matches were held between 5 and 9 August 2015 at the Barnsley Metrodome in Barnsley, England.[10][11][12]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
Round 2
Best of 9 frames
Round 3
Best of 9 frames
Round 4
Best of 9 frames
                                     
  Ian Burns 5     Mark Joyce 5
  Sean O'Sullivan 4     Ian Burns 3       Mark Joyce 4       Jamie Jones 5
  Zhou Yuelong 5     David Morris 5     David Morris 5       David Morris 3
  Hammad Miah 4     Zhou Yuelong 3
  Craig Steadman 5     Mike Dunn 5
  Kuldesh Johal 4     Craig Steadman 4       Mike Dunn 5       Xiao Guodong 4
  Oliver Lines 3     Jack Lisowski 5     Jack Lisowski 2       Mike Dunn 5
  Jimmy White 5     Jimmy White 0
  Michael Wasley 5     Andrew Higginson 5
  James Cahill 3     Michael Wasley 4       Andrew Higginson 5       Liang Wenbo 5
  Zhang Anda 5     Stuart Carrington 2     Zhang Anda 4       Andrew Higginson 4
  Andy Hicks 1     Zhang Anda 5
  Liam Highfield 5     Robin Hull 2
  Michael Wild 0     Liam Highfield 5       Liam Highfield 5       Martin Gould 5
  Chris Melling 5     Ken Doherty 5     Ken Doherty 0       Liam Highfield 2
  Daniel Wells 4     Chris Melling 0
  Tony Drago 1     Dechawat Poomjaeng 5
  Ross Muir 5     Ross Muir 3       Dechawat Poomjaeng 3       Robert Milkins 5
  Zak Surety 5     Gerard Greene 5     Gerard Greene 5       Gerard Greene 3
  Jason Weston 1     Zak Surety 0
  Hossein Vafaei 5     Anthony Hamilton 2
  Alfie Burden 1     Hossein Vafaei 5       Hossein Vafaei 4       Matthew Selt 5
  Rhys Clark 4     Joe Swail 5     Joe Swail 5       Joe Swail 3
  Paul S Davison 5     Paul S Davison 2
  Lü Chenwei 4     Sam Baird 4
  Leo Fernandez 5     Leo Fernandez 5       Leo Fernandez 3       Ben Woollaston 3
  Allan Taylor w/o     Tom Ford 5     Tom Ford 5       Tom Ford 5
  Hamza Akbar w/d     Allan Taylor 2
  Mitchell Mann 1     Jimmy Robertson 2
  Jamie Cope 5     Jamie Cope 5       Jamie Cope 5       Gary Wilson 4
  Martin O'Donnell 5     Robbie Williams 5     Robbie Williams 1       Jamie Cope 5
  Jake Nicholson 1     Martin O'Donnell 4
  Lu Ning 5     Kurt Maflin 4
  Sanderson Lam 2     Lu Ning 5       Lu Ning 1       Alan McManus 5
  Scott Donaldson 5     Rory McLeod 5     Rory McLeod 5       Rory McLeod 4
  Jordan Brown 2     Scott Donaldson 3
  Lee Walker 5     Dominic Dale 5
  Ashley Hugill 2     Lee Walker 4       Dominic Dale 5       Ryan Day 5
  Michael Leslie 5     Rod Lawler 5     Rod Lawler 2       Dominic Dale 1
  Luke Simmonds 1     Michael Leslie 1
  Barry Pinches 1     Aditya Mehta 1
  Gareth Allen 5     Gareth Allen 5       Gareth Allen 1       Michael Holt 5
  Michael Georgiou 3     Li Hang 5     Li Hang 5       Li Hang 3
  Alex Taubman 5     Alex Taubman 3
  Joel Walker 5     Mark King 5
  Adam Duffy 2     Joel Walker 1       Mark King 3       Anthony McGill 4
  Vinnie Calabrese 5     Kyren Wilson 5     Kyren Wilson 5       Kyren Wilson 5
  Thor Chuan Leong 1     Vinnie Calabrese 0
  Duane Jones 3     Peter Lines 5
  Sydney Wilson 5     Sydney Wilson 1       Peter Lines 3       Peter Ebdon 5
  Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 2     Jamie Burnett 5     Jamie Burnett 5       Jamie Burnett 1
  Eden Sharav 5     Eden Sharav 0
  Tian Pengfei 5     Yu Delu 1
  Noppon Saengkham 1     Tian Pengfei 5       Tian Pengfei 5       Mark Davis 5
  Fraser Patrick 5     Matthew Stevens 5     Matthew Stevens 0       Tian Pengfei 4
  Darryl Hill 3     Fraser Patrick 0
  Steven Hallworth 1     David Gilbert 5
  Zhang Yong 5     Zhang Yong 0       David Gilbert 3       Fergal O'Brien 4
  Chris Wakelin 0     Luca Brecel 5     Luca Brecel 5       Luca Brecel 5
  Nigel Bond 5     Nigel Bond 2
  David Grace 5     Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 2
  Joe O'Connor 3     David Grace 5       David Grace 5       Ali Carter 3
  Ian Glover 3     Cao Yupeng 5     Cao Yupeng 4       David Grace 5
  James Wattana 5     James Wattana 1

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2015/2016". Snooker.org. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Shanghai Masters: Stuart Bingham beats Mark Allen to claim title". BBC Sport. 14 September 2014. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Shanghai Masters: Judd Trump to face Kyren Wilson in final". BBC Sport. 19 September 2015. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Indicative Prize Money Rankings Schedule 2015/2016 Season" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 12 May 2014. Archived (PDF) from the original on 15 June 2015. Retrieved 27 July 2014.
  5. ^ a b "World Snooker Bank of Communication Shanghai Masters 2015 Provisional Format of Play" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived (PDF) from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  6. ^ a b "Shanghai Masters 2015: Schedule & results". BBC Sport. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  7. ^ a b c "Shanghai Masters (2015)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  8. ^ http://www.worldsnooker.com/walden-withdraws-from-shanghai-masters/
  9. ^ http://www.worldsnooker.com/selby-withdraws-due-to-family-bereavement/
  10. ^ "Shanghai Masters 2015 Qualifying Draw & Results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 17 September 2015. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  11. ^ "Shanghai Masters 2015 Qualifying Format". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 17 September 2015. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  12. ^ "Shanghai Masters Qualifiers (2015)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 17 September 2015.
  13. ^ "Shanghai Masters qualifiers: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 8 August 2015. Retrieved 17 September 2015.

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