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The Haining Open is a non-ranking snooker tournament. It was a minor-ranking part of the Players Tour Championship until 2015.

Haining Open
Tournament information
LocationHaining
CountryChina
Established2014
Organisation(s)WPBSA (until 2015)
CBSA (since 2016)
FormatNon-ranking event
Current champion(s)Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh

HistoryEdit

The tournament started in 2014 and was staged at the Haining Sports Center in Haining, Zhejiang, China. The inaugural tournament was won by Stuart Bingham who defeated fellow countryman Oliver Lines 4–0 in the final.[1] In 2015, Ding Junhui won the tournament.[2]

Matthew Selt was the winner of the highly secretive 2016 Haining Open tournament, an event which half of the tour wasn't even aware was running again after the recent demise of the satellite Asian Tour.[3] Thepchaiya Un-Nooh is the 2019 Haining Open champion.

WinnersEdit

Year Winner Runner-up Final score Season
Haining Open (minor-ranking)
2014[4]   Stuart Bingham   Oliver Lines 4–0 2014/15
2015[5]   Ding Junhui   Ricky Walden 4–3 2015/16
Haining Open (non-ranking)
2016[6]   Matthew Selt   Li Hang 5–3 2016/17
2017   Mark Selby   Tom Ford 5–1 2017/18
2018   Mark Selby   Li Hang 5–4 2018/19
2019   Thepchaiya Un-Nooh   Li Hang 5–3 2019/20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lambert, Luke (24 October 2014). "Stuart Bingham eases to Haining Open title". The Echo. Essex. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Haining Open Winners". Retrieved 17 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Liang Wenbo and Ding Junhui Survive in Daqing". sportinglife.com. snookerhq.com. 26 October 2016. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Bingham Wins Haining Open". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 24 October 2014. Retrieved 24 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Ding delivers in China". sportinglife.com. SportingLife. 23 October 2015. Retrieved 23 October 2015.
  6. ^ Matt Selt is the 2016 Haining Open Champion after beating Li Hang 5-3 in the final