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The 2015 888.com World Grand Prix was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 16 and 22 March 2015 at the Venue Cymru in Llandudno, Wales.[1][2]

888.com World Grand Prix
Tournament information
Dates16–22 March 2015
VenueVenue Cymru
CityLlandudno
CountryWales
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Total prize fund£300,000
Winner's share£100,000
Highest breakEngland Judd Trump (142)
Final
ChampionEngland Judd Trump
Runner-upEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
Score10–7
2016

Judd Trump won the inaugural event by defeating Ronnie O'Sullivan 10–7 in the final.[3][4]

Contents

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[5][6]

Seeding listEdit

The top 32 players on a one-year ranking system running from the 2014 World Snooker Championship to the 2015 Gdynia Open qualified for the tournament.[7][8][9]

Rank Player Total Points
01   Mark Selby 429,166
02   Ronnie O'Sullivan 305,250
03   Neil Robertson 217,360
04   Judd Trump 191,916
05   Ricky Walden 188,227
06   Stuart Bingham 176,545
07   Mark Allen 163,500
08   Shaun Murphy 150,083
09   Stephen Maguire 115,700
10   John Higgins 103,450
11   Barry Hawkins 102,000
12   Mark Williams 99,400
13   Joe Perry 94,833
14   Marco Fu 85,266
15   Robert Milkins 79,444
16   Martin Gould 76,834
17   Alan McManus 70,001
18   Michael White 63,333
19   Mark Davis 61,127
20   Ben Woollaston 60,699
21   Ryan Day 59,582
22   Matthew Selt 55,900
23   Graeme Dott 55,033
24   Xiao Guodong 52,295
25   Peter Ebdon 51,917
26   Liang Wenbo 51 251
27   Anthony McGill 49,167
28   Ding Junhui 48,500
29   Dominic Dale 47,583
30   Luca Brecel 45,332
31   Rod Lawler 42,499
32   Michael Holt 42,083

(Top 32 players out of 560)

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Olivier Marteel.
Venue Cymru, Llandudno, Wales, 22 March 2015.[12][13]
Judd Trump (4)
  England
10–7 Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)
  England
Afternoon: 67–54, 14–90 (90), 60–80, 47–83 (56), 1–105 (105), 86–22 (50), 82–1, 76–8 (50), 9–115 (89)
Evening: 0–100 (96), 20–63 (59), 80–29 (57), 72–0, 142–0 (142), 67–35, 62–53, 65–9
142 Highest break 105
1 Century breaks 1
4 50+ breaks 6

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2014/2015". Snooker.org. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  2. ^ "888.com To Sponsor World Grand Prix". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 11 March 2015. Archived from the original on 15 March 2015. Retrieved 27 April 2016.
  3. ^ Goulding, Neil (22 March 2015). "Trump leaves Rocket struggling on fumes to take Grand Prix". Herald Scotland. Newsquest. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  4. ^ Hendon, Dave (22 March 2015). "Trump outlasts O'Sullivan to triumph at World Grand Prix". Inside Snooker. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  5. ^ Kalb, Rolf (10 March 2015). "World Grand Prix – Turnier-Info: World Grand Prix" (in German). Eurosport Deutschland. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 11 March 2015.
  6. ^ Welton, Blake (1 March 2015). "World Grand Prix Snooker: What are the prizes on offer for the North Wales event?". Daily Post. Trinity Mirror. Retrieved 16 March 2015.
  7. ^ "Top Class Snooker Heading To Llandudno". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 25 June 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  8. ^ "Llandudno Line-up Set In Gdynia". wpbsa.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 1 March 2015. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  9. ^ "World Grand Prix Rankings (2015)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  10. ^ "World Grand Prix Draw" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 2 March 2015. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  11. ^ "World Grand Prix 2015 Provisional Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  12. ^ a b "888.com World Grand Prix (2015)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  13. ^ "2015 World Grand Prix". CueTracker – Snooker Database. Retrieved 23 March 2015.
  14. ^ "World Grand Prix: century breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  15. ^ "2015 World Grand Prix – Centuries". CueTracker – Snooker Database. Retrieved 23 March 2015.