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The 2016 Coral English Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 10 and 16 October 2016 at the EventCity in Manchester, England.[1] It was the seventh ranking event of the 2016/2017 season.[2]

English Open
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Tournament information
Dates10–16 October 2016
VenueEventCity
CityManchester
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£366,000[1]
Winner's share£70,000
Highest breakEngland Alfie Burden (147)
Final
ChampionChina Liang Wenbo
Runner-upEngland Judd Trump
Score9–6
2017

This was the inaugural English Open event, being held as part of a new Home Nations Series introduced in the 2016/2017 season with the existing Welsh Open and new Irish Open and Scottish Open tournaments.[3][4] The winner of the English Open is awarded the Davis Trophy which is named in honour of six-time World Champion Steve Davis.[5]

Alfie Burden made the 122nd official maximum break in the sixth frame of his first round match against Daniel Wells. It was Burden's first professional maximum break.[6]

Liang Wenbo captured his first ranking title by beating Judd Trump 9–6 in the final.[7] As a result, he qualified for the Champion of Champions in November.[8]

Contents

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[9]

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £10,000.

Main drawEdit

[10][11][12][13]

Top halfEdit

Section 1Edit

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
  Mark Selby4
 
 
 
  Gary Wilson0
 
  Mark Selby3
 
 
 
  Liam Highfield4
 
  Sam Craigiew/d
 
 
 
  Liam Highfieldw/o
 
  Liam Highfield1
 
 
 
  Ryan Day4
 
  Gareth Allen3
 
 
 
  Stephen Maguire4
 
  Stephen Maguire3
 
 
 
  Ryan Day4
 
  Ryan Day4
 
 
 
  Kurt Maflin1
 
  Ryan Day1
 
 
 
  Barry Hawkins4
 
  Barry Hawkins4
 
 
 
  Jack Lisowski3
 
  Barry Hawkins4
 
 
 
  Mark Davis2
 
  Mark Davis4
 
 
 
  Tian Pengfei1
 
  Barry Hawkins4
 
 
 
  David Grace1
 
  Dominic Dale2
 
 
 
  David Grace4
 
  David Grace4
 
 
 
  Andrew Higginson3
 
  Andrew Higginson4
 
 
  Nigel Bond1
 

Section 2Edit

 
Last 128
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Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
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Last 16
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  Michael White4
 
 
 
  Jason Weston0
 
  Michael White1
 
 
 
  Kritsanut Lertsattayathorn4
 
  Boonyarit Keattikun3
 
 
 
  Kritsanut Lertsattayathorn4
 
  Kritsanut Lertsattayathorn3
 
 
 
  Ricky Walden4
 
  Alex Borg0
 
 
 
  Li Hang4
 
  Li Hang3
 
 
 
  Ricky Walden4
 
  Ricky Walden4
 
 
 
  Robin Hull1
 
  Ricky Walden4
 
 
 
  Yan Bingtao1
 
  Dechawat Poomjaeng2
 
 
 
  John Astley4
 
  John Astley0
 
 
 
  Yan Bingtao4
 
  Yan Bingtao4
 
 
 
  Sanderson Lam2
 
  Yan Bingtao4
 
 
 
  Mark Allen3
 
  Sean O'Sullivan2
 
 
 
  Scott Donaldson4
 
  Scott Donaldson1
 
 
 
  Mark Allen4
 
  Mark Allen4
 
 
  Jamie Curtis-Barrett1
 

Section 3Edit

 
Last 128
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Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
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  John Higgins4
 
 
 
  Michael Wild2
 
  John Higgins4
 
 
 
  Mark King1
 
  Mark King4
 
 
 
  Rory Thor3
 
  John Higgins4
 
 
 
  Fraser Patrick3
 
  Fraser Patrick4
 
 
 
  Zak Surety1
 
  Fraser Patrick4
 
 
 
  James Wattana2
 
  Eden Sharav1
 
 
 
  James Wattana4
 
  John Higgins4
 
 
 
  Tom Ford1
 
  Marco Fu4
 
 
 
  Martin O'Donnell3
 
  Marco Fu2
 
 
 
  Tom Ford4
 
  Rory McLeod2
 
 
 
  Tom Ford4
 
  Tom Ford4
 
 
 
  Joe Swail2
 
  Itaro Santos1
 
 
 
  Joe Swail4
 
  Joe Swail4
 
 
 
  James Cahill1
 
  James Cahill4
 
 
  Adam Stefanow3
 

Section 4Edit

 
Last 128
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  Oliver Lines1
 
 
 
  Ian Preece4
 
  Ian Preece4
 
 
 
  Craig Steadman1
 
  Mark Joyce3
 
 
 
  Craig Steadman4
 
  Ian Preece1
 
 
 
  Mark Williams4
 
  Ian Burns4
 
 
 
  Christopher Keogan2
 
  Ian Burns1
 
 
 
  Mark Williams4
 
  Mark Williams4
 
 
 
  David John2
 
  Mark Williams0
 
 
 
  Judd Trump4
 
  Martin Gould4
 
 
 
  Sydney Wilson1
 
  Martin Gould4
 
 
 
  Zhou Yuelong2
 
  Zhou Yuelong4
 
 
 
  Jimmy White3
 
  Martin Gould1
 
 
 
  Judd Trump4
 
  Matthew Stevens1
 
 
 
  Jamie Bodle4
 
  Jamie Bodle3
 
 
 
  Judd Trump4
 
  Judd Trump4
 
 
  Ken Doherty1
 

Bottom halfEdit

Section 5Edit

 
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
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  Shaun Murphy4
 
 
 
  Chen Zhe0
 
  Shaun Murphy3
 
 
 
  Liang Wenbo4
 
  Liang Wenbo4
 
 
 
  Graeme Dott0
 
  Liang Wenbo4
 
 
 
  Fergal O'Brien2
 
  Robbie Williams0
 
 
 
  Fergal O'Brien4
 
  Fergal O'Brien4
 
 
 
  Ross Muir2
 
  Ross Muir4
 
 
 
  Zhang Yong3
 
  Liang Wenbo4
 
 
 
  Ben Woollaston3
 
  Ali Carter4
 
 
 
  Luca Brecel3
 
  Ali Carter4
 
 
 
  Sunny Akani3
 
  Sunny Akani4
 
 
 
  Kurt Dunham0
 
  Ali Carter2
 
 
 
  Ben Woollaston4
 
  Ben Woollaston4
 
 
 
  Cao Yupeng1
 
  Ben Woollaston4
 
 
 
  Zhang Anda3
 
  Josh Boileau2
 
 
  Zhang Anda4
 

Section 6Edit

 
Last 128
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Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
 
              
 
 
 
 
  Yu Delu1
 
 
 
  Rod Lawler4
 
  Rod Lawler3
 
 
 
  Stuart Carrington4
 
  Peter Ebdon1
 
 
 
  Stuart Carrington4
 
  Stuart Carrington1
 
 
 
  Anthony Hamilton4
 
  Adam Duffy1
 
 
 
  Anthony Hamilton4
 
  Anthony Hamilton4
 
 
 
  Matthew Selt2
 
  Joe Perry2
 
 
 
  Matthew Selt4
 
  Anthony Hamilton4
 
 
 
  Jak Jones3
 
  Sam Baird3
 
 
 
  Elliot Slessor4
 
  Elliot Slessor3
 
 
 
  Jak Jones4
 
  Jak Jones4
 
 
 
  Brandon Sargeant0
 
  Jak Jones4
 
 
 
  Ding Junhui2
 
  Darryl Hill1
 
 
 
  Mei Xiwen4
 
  Mei Xiwen0
 
 
 
  Ding Junhui4
 
  Ding Junhui4
 
 
  Mitchell Mann0
 

Section 7Edit

 
Last 128
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  Neil Robertson4
 
 
 
  Hamza Akbar1
 
  Neil Robertson4
 
 
 
  Duane Jones1
 
  Mike Dunn0
 
 
 
  Duane Jones4
 
  Neil Robertson3
 
 
 
  Xiao Guodong4
 
  Noppon Saengkham4
 
 
 
  Michael Georgiou1
 
  Noppon Saengkham0
 
 
 
  Xiao Guodong4
 
  Michael Holt1
 
 
 
  Xiao Guodong4
 
  Xiao Guodong3
 
 
 
  Chris Wakelin4
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan4
 
 
 
  Jimmy Robertson0
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan4
 
 
 
  Zhao Xintong3
 
  Zhao Xintong4
 
 
 
  Wang Yuchen0
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan3
 
 
 
  Chris Wakelin4
 
  Anthony McGill4
 
 
 
  Jamie Cope2
 
  Anthony McGill1
 
 
 
  Chris Wakelin4
 
  Chris Wakelin4
 
 
  Allan Taylor3
 

Section 8Edit

 
Last 128
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  Aditya Mehta3
 
 
 
  Lee Walker4
 
  Lee Walker2
 
 
 
  Rhys Clark4
 
  Jamie Jones w/d
 
 
 
  Rhys Clarkw/o
 
  Rhys Clark4
 
 
 
  Kyren Wilson3
 
  Alfie Burden3
 
 
 
  Daniel Wells4
 
  Daniel Wells1
 
 
 
  Kyren Wilson4
 
  Kyren Wilson4
 
 
 
  Wayne Townsend0
 
  Rhys Clark1
 
 
 
  Stuart Bingham4
 
  Hammad Miah1
 
 
 
  David Gilbert4
 
  David Gilbert4
 
 
 
  Peter Lines0
 
  Peter Lines4
 
 
 
  Paul Davison1
 
  David Gilbert0
 
 
 
  Stuart Bingham4
 
  Alan McManus4
 
 
 
  Thepchaiya Un-Nooh1
 
  Alan McManus2
 
 
 
  Stuart Bingham4
 
  Stuart Bingham4
 
 
  Robert Milkins3
 

FinalsEdit

 
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
 
          
 
 
 
 
  Barry Hawkins5
 
 
 
  Ricky Walden2
 
  Barry Hawkins2
 
 
 
  Judd Trump6
 
  John Higgins1
 
 
 
  Judd Trump5
 
  Judd Trump6
 
 
 
  Liang Wenbo9
 
  Liang Wenbo5
 
 
 
  Anthony Hamilton2
 
  Liang Wenbo6
 
 
 
  Stuart Bingham5
 
  Chris Wakelin0
 
 
  Stuart Bingham5
 

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee:   Greg Coniglio.[14]
EventCity, Manchester, England, 16 October 2016.[11][12][13]
Judd Trump
  England
6–9 Liang Wenbo
  China
Afternoon: 9–126 (95), 0–95 (95), 63–2, 76–45 (54), 0–88 (76), 0–96 (92), 62–69 (Trump 51), 67–13 (52)
Evening: 132–0 (132), 0–84 (84), 0–115 (98), 69–31 (51), 69–0 (50), 41–69 (62), 51–75
132 Highest break 98
1 Century breaks 0
6 50+ breaks 7

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Calendar 2016/2017". Snooker.org. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  3. ^ "World Championship: Snooker tour to be revamped in 2016". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Hearn Announces New Five Year Plan". World Snooker. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  5. ^ "English Open snooker: Trophy named after Steve Davis". BBC Sport. 25 September 2016. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Burden Makes First 147". World Snooker. Archived from the original on 18 October 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  7. ^ "Liang Wenbo wins first ranking title by beating Judd Trump in English Open". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Liang Claims Maiden Ranking Title". World Snooker. Retrieved 17 October 2016.
  9. ^ "Indicative prize money rankings schedule 2016/2017 season" (PDF). World Snooker. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 November 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  10. ^ "English Open Draw" (PDF). World Snooker. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  11. ^ a b "English Open Format" (PDF). World Snooker. Retrieved 2 October 2016.
  12. ^ a b "English Open Results". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 October 2016.
  13. ^ a b "English Open Matches". World Snooker. Archived from the original on 17 October 2016. Retrieved 17 October 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  14. ^ "Progress For Refs Greng And Malgorzata". World Snooker. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  15. ^ "English Open Centuries". World Snooker. Archived from the original on 17 October 2016. Retrieved 17 October 2016.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)