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Players Tour Championship 2010/2011

The Players Tour Championship 2010/2011 started on 24 June 2010 and ended on 20 March 2011 with events held in Sheffield and Europe. The televised finals took place between the top 24 Order of Merit players, who have played at least 6 events (3 PTC and 3 EPTC).[1]

ScheduleEdit

Date[n 1] Tournament Name Venue City Winner Runner–up Score[2] References
06–24 06–27   ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 1 World Snooker Academy Sheffield   Mark Williams   Stephen Maguire 4–0 [3]
07–08 07–11   ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 2 World Snooker Academy Sheffield   Mark Selby   Barry Pinches 4–3 [4]
08–06 08–08   ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 3 World Snooker Academy Sheffield   Tom Ford   Jack Lisowski 4–0 [5]
08–14 08–16   ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 4 World Snooker Academy Sheffield   Barry Pinches   Ronnie O'Sullivan 4–3 [6]
08–26 08–29   GER Euro Players Tour Championship – Event 1[n 2] Stadthalle Fürth   Judd Trump   Anthony Hamilton 4–3 [7]
09–30 10–03   BEL Euro Players Tour Championship – Event 2[n 3] Boudewijn Seapark Bruges   Shaun Murphy   Matthew Couch 4–2 [8]
10–07 10–10   ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 5 World Snooker Academy Sheffield   Ding Junhui   Jamie Jones 4–1 [9]
10–14 10–17   ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 6 World Snooker Academy Sheffield   Dominic Dale   Martin Gould 4–3 [10]
10–22 10–24   GER Euro Players Tour Championship – Event 3[n 4] Walter Kobel Sporthalle Rüsselsheim   Marcus Campbell   Liang Wenbo 4–0 [11]
10–28 10–31   ENG Euro Players Tour Championship – Event 4[n 5] South West Snooker Academy Gloucester   Stephen Lee   Stephen Maguire 4–2 [12]
11–12 11–14   GER Euro Players Tour Championship – Event 5[n 6] Sparkassen Arena Hamm   John Higgins   Shaun Murphy 4–2 [13]
11–19 11–21   CZE Euro Players Tour Championship – Event 6[n 7] Aréna Sparta Podvinný Mlýn Prague   Michael Holt   John Higgins 4–3 [14]
03–17 03–20   IRL Players Tour Championship – Finals[n 8] The Helix Dublin   Shaun Murphy   Martin Gould 4–0 [15]

Order of MeritEdit

Players not eligible for the Finals

After 12 out of 12 events:[16][17][18]

Rank Player Total Points Events Played
PTC EPTC Total
1.   Shaun Murphy 23,200 6 6 12
2.   Mark Selby 21,300 6 6 12
3.   Barry Pinches 19,100 6 6 12
4.   Marcus Campbell 17,700 6 6 12
5.   Judd Trump 17,600 6 6 12
6.   Mark Williams 17,100 5 4 9
7.   Dominic Dale 16,800 6 6 12
8.   Stephen Lee 16,200 6 6 12
9.   Tom Ford 15,000 6 6 12
10.   John Higgins 15,000 0 2 2
11.   Stephen Maguire 14,400 6 4 10
12.   Ding Junhui 11,800 2 3 5
13.   Michael Holt 10,900 6 6 12
14.   Liang Wenbo 10,700 4 4 8
15.   Martin Gould 10,600 6 6 12
16.   Marco Fu 10,100 5 4 9
17.   Ricky Walden 10,100 6 6 12
18.   Anthony Hamilton 9,900 6 5 11
19.   Stuart Bingham 9,800 6 6 12
20.   Jack Lisowski 9,600 6 6 12
21.   Jamie Jones 9,400 6 6 12
22.   Andrew Higginson 8,700 6 6 12
23.   Mark Davis 8,300 6 6 12
24.   Matthew Stevens 8,300 6 6 12
25.   Gerard Greene 7,700 6 6 12
26.   Joe Jogia 7,500 6 5 11

(Top 26 players out of 407)

FinalsEdit

The Finals of the Players Tour Championship 2010/2011 took place between 17–20 March 2011 at The Helix in Dublin, Ireland. It was contested by the top 24 players of the Order of Merit, who have played in at least 6 events (3 PTC and 3 EPTC).

Final: Best of 7 frames
The Helix, Dublin, Ireland, 20 March 2011.[19]
Shaun Murphy
  England
4–0 Martin Gould
  England
70–18, 66–46, 59–44 (53), 51–34
53 Highest break 45
0 Century breaks 0
1 50+ breaks 0

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format
  2. ^ Event also known as the 2010 Paul Hunter Classic.
  3. ^ Event also known as the 2010 Brugge Open.
  4. ^ Event also known as the 2010 Rhein-Main Masters and the 2010 Rüsselsheim Cup.
  5. ^ Event also known as the 2010 MIUS Cup.
  6. ^ Event also known as the 2010 Ruhr Championship.
  7. ^ Event also known as the 2010 Prague Classic.
  8. ^ Event also known as the 2011 Players Tour Championship Grand Finals.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PTC helps form Snooker's 'brave new world'". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 21 May 2010. Archived from the original on 27 May 2010. Retrieved 22 May 2010.
  2. ^ Turner, Chris. "Players Tour Championship". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2010.
  3. ^ "Star Xing Pai PTC 1 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  4. ^ "Star Xing Pai PTC 2 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  5. ^ "Star Xing Pai PTC 3 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  6. ^ "Star Xing Pai PTC 4 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  7. ^ "Euro PTC1 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  8. ^ "Euro PTC 2 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  9. ^ "Star Xing Pai PTC 5 (2010)". Snooker.org. 10 October 2010.
  10. ^ "Star Xing Pai PTC 6 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  11. ^ "Euro PTC 3 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  12. ^ "Euro PTC 4 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  13. ^ "Euro PTC 5 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
  14. ^ "Euro PTC 6 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 19 November 2010.
  15. ^ "PTC Finals (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 22 December 2010.
  16. ^ "Order of Merit". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 22 November 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 January 2013. Retrieved 22 November 2010.
  17. ^ "Order of Merit". Global Snooker. 17 July 2010. Retrieved 17 July 2010.
  18. ^ "Order of Merit". Snooker.org. 17 October 2010. Retrieved 17 October 2010.
  19. ^ "PTC Finals". Snooker.org. Retrieved 22 December 2010.