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The 2017 Coral Snooker Shoot-Out was a professional ranking snooker tournament which took place at the Watford Colosseum in Watford from 23 to 26 February 2017. It was played under a variation of the standard rules of snooker. In 2017 it was extended from 64 to 128 players, and became a ranking tournament for the first time in its history. It was the 15th ranking event of the 2016/2017 season.

Coral Snooker Shoot-Out
Tournament information
Dates23–26 February 2017
VenueWatford Colosseum
CityWatford
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£146,000
Winner's share£32,000
Highest breakScotland Graeme Dott (96)
Final
ChampionScotland Anthony McGill
Runner-upChina Xiao Guodong
Score1–0 (67–19)
2016
2018

Robin Hull was the defending champion, but he lost 18–25 to Fergal O'Brien in the second round.[1]

Anthony McGill won his second ranking title, beating Xiao Guodong 67–19 in the final.[2]

This was the first time that no century break was made in the competition. The highest break was 96 from Graeme Dott.

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below.[3]

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £15,000.

Format and rulesEdit

2017 rules.[4]

DrawEdit

Matches and session times are listed below.[5][6] Matches began within approximately ten minutes intervals. Random draws were conducted prior to each round.

Round 1Edit

Thursday, 23 February – 12:00

Thursday, 23 February – 19:00

Friday, 24 February – 12:00

Round 2Edit

Friday, 24 February – 19:00

Saturday, 25 February – 19:00

Round 3Edit

Sunday, 26 February – 12:00

Round 4Edit

Sunday, 26 February – 18:00

Quarter-finalsEdit

Sunday, 26 February – 20:00

Semi-finalsEdit

Sunday, 26 February – 21:15

FinalEdit

Sunday, 26 February – 21:45

Century breaksEdit

  • No Century Breaks

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Coral Shoot Out Day Two Round Up - World Snooker". Worldsnooker.com. 24 February 2017. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Calendar 2017/2018 - World Snooker Live Scores". Livescores.worldsnookerdata.com. Archived from the original on 7 May 2017. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-11-04. Retrieved 2016-06-03.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Snooker Shoot Out 2017 : Competition Rules (Variations to the 'Rules of Snooker')" (PDF). Worldsnooker.com. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
  5. ^ "Calendar 2017/2018 - World Snooker Live Scores". livescores.worldsnookerdata.com. Archived from the original on 18 May 2017. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
  6. ^ "CORAL SHOOT OUT 2017 : Watford Colosseum, 23 – 26 February 2017" (PDF). Worldsnooker.com. Retrieved 21 October 2017.