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The 2015 Betway Snooker Shoot-Out was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 4–6 March 2015 at the Circus Arena in Blackpool, England.[1] This was the first time that Betway sponsored the event.[2] It was played under a variation of the standard rules of snooker.

Betway Snooker Shoot-Out
Snooker Shoot-Out 2015 Logo.png
Tournament information
Dates4–6 March 2015
VenueCircus Arena
CityBlackpool
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Total prize fund£130,000
Winner's share£32,000
Highest breakEngland Martin Gould (116)
Final
ChampionWales Michael White
Runner-upChina Xiao Guodong
Score1–0 (54–48)
2014
2016

Dominic Dale was the defending champion,[3] but he lost 20–65 against Luca Brecel in round one.[4]

Michael White won his first professional title by defeating Xiao Guodong 1-0 (54–48) in the final.[5][6]

Contents

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[7][8]

  • Winner: £32,000
  • Runner-up: £16,000
  • Semi-final: £8,000
  • Quarter-final: £4,000
  • Last 16: £2,000
  • Last 32: £1,000
  • Last 64: £500
  • Highest break: £2,000
  • Total: £130,000

DrawEdit

The draw for round one was made on 12 February 2015 and was broadcast live by Talksport.[9] All times are UTC.[7][10] There were two century breaks during the tournament. Martin Gould made a 116 break in round two, and Shaun Murphy made a 105 break in round three.[11]

Round 1Edit

Round 2Edit

Round 3Edit

Quarter-finalsEdit

Semi-finalsEdit

FinalEdit

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2014/2015". Snooker.org. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Betway To Sponsor Shoot-Out And Seniors". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 25 February 2015. Archived from the original on 27 February 2015. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Dale shoots down title rivals". sportinglife.com. Sky. 26 January 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Shoot-Out Blackpool: Brecel in sneltempo voorbij Dale". Sportwereld (in Dutch). Corelio. 4 March 2015. Retrieved 5 March 2015.
  5. ^ "The White Stuff". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 6 March 2015. Archived from the original on 13 April 2015. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
  6. ^ "Michael White beat Xiao Guodong with just six seconds remaining in their Snooker Shoot-Out match". Sky Sports. 6 March 2015. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
  7. ^ a b "Betway Snooker Shoot-Out (2015)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  8. ^ Shaw, Jamie (4 March 2015). "Snooker Shoot-Out 2015 live scores and tournament schedule of play". snooker-news.com. Retrieved 17 March 2015.
  9. ^ World Snooker [@WorldSnooker1] (12 February 2015). "Balls: Draw for the Shoot-Out coming up soon on @talksport" (Tweet). Retrieved 3 March 2015 – via Twitter.
  10. ^ "Snooker Shoot Out 2015 playing schedule" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
  11. ^ "Shoot Out: century breaks". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 6 March 2015. Retrieved 6 March 2015.
  12. ^ http://cuetracker.net/tournaments/snooker-shootout/2015/1087