Champion of Champions Snooker 2015

Champion of Champions Snooker is a professional game of snookers which to be considered as non-ranking snooker tournament. The tour regained its play from 2013, which began in the year 1978 and continued in 1980. Due to poor presence of audience and financially unsuccessful in the following year 1980 lead to cancellation of the tour. The Champion of Champions snooker is replaced for Premier League Snooker. The top 16 contestants of the snooker world are part of the tournament. The Champion of Champions Snooker is scheduled to take place from 10th November to 15th November. The Prize money for the tournament is set to 270,000 pounds with the winner's share of 100,000 pounds.

The play starts with four men in a group and winner from each group takes part in semi-finals. The Snooker Champion of Champions final are held on 15th October.

2015 Champion of Champions (Snooker)

Date : November 10 - 15, 2015
Venue : Ricoh Arena
City : Coventry
Country : England

Prize Fund 2016

PrizeMoney : £300,000
Winner's Share : £100,000
Runner-up: £50,000
Losing Semi-finalalist: £25,000
Group runner-up: £10,000
First round losers: £7,500

Main draw

  Group semi-finals ( Best of 7 frames)     Group finals ( Best of 11 frames)     Semi-finals ( Best of 11 frames)     Final ( Best of 19 frames)  
                                       
       
    John Higgins 4  
 
    Ali Carter 2  
      John Higgins 5  
  Group 1
      Joe Perry 6  
    Joe Perry 4  
   
    Michael White 2  
      Joe Perry 4  
   
      Neil Robertson 6  
    Shaun Murphy 2    
   
    Yan Bingtao 4  
      Yan Bingtao 3  
  Group 4
      Neil Robertson 6  
    Neil Robertson 4  
   
    Rory McLeod 0  
      Neil Robertson 10  
   
      Mark Allen 5  
    Stuart Bingham 3      
   
    Zhou Yuelong 4  
      Zhou Yuelong 3  
  Group 3
      Kyren Wilson 6  
    Judd Trump 2  
   
    Kyren Wilson 4  
      Kyren Wilson 3  
   
      Mark Allen 6  
    Barry Hawkins 2    
   
    Mark Allen 4  
      Mark Allen 6  
  Group 2
      Stephen Maguire 2  
    Mark Selby 1  
   
    Stephen Maguire 4  
 
 

Finals

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Paul Collier.
Ricoh Arena, Coventry, England, 15 November 2015.
Neil Robertson (4)
Australia
10–5 Mark Allen
England
Afternoon: 63–35, 20–107 (103), 97–6 (53), 133–0 (114), 69–20 (69), 45–5769–44 (54), 5–81 (60), 75–25 (71)
Evening: 86–0 (60), 76–35, 55–65 (Robertson 54), 0–112 (112), 46–38, 56–24
114 Highest break 112
1 Century breaks 2
7 50+ breaks 3

2014 Champion of Champions (Snooker)

Date : November 03 - 09, 2014
Venue : Ricoh Arena
City : Coventry
Country : England

Tournament Information
Dates 3–9 November 2014
Venue Ricoh Arena
City Coventry
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Non-ranking event
Total prize fund £270,000
Winner's share £100,000
2014 Final
Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan (England)
Runner-up Judd Trump (England)
Score 10–7

2014 Prize Money

  • Winner: £100,000
  • Runner-up: £50,000
  • Semi-finals: £20,000
  • Group runner-up: £10,000
  • Group semi-finals: £5,000
  • Total: £270,000

2014 Qualified Players

Seed Player Qualified as
1 Ronnie O'Sullivan winner of 2013 Champion of Champions, 2014 Masters and 2014 Welsh Open
2 Mark Selby winner of 2014 World Snooker Championship and 2014 Riga Open
3 Neil Robertson winner of 2013 UK Championship and 2014 Wuxi Classic
4 Ding Junhui winner of 2014 German Masters, 2014 China Open and 2014 Yixing Open
  Judd Trump winner of 2014 Championship League and 2014 Australian Goldfields Open
  Shaun Murphy winner of 2014 Gdynia Open, 2014 World Open and 2014 Bulgarian Open
  Barry Hawkins winner of 2014 Players Championship Grand Final
  Stuart Bingham winner of 2014 Dongguan Open, 2014 Shanghai Masters and 2014 Haining Open
  Mark Allen winner of 2014 Paul Hunter Classic
  Stephen Maguire winner of 2014 Six-red World Championship
  Dominic Dale winner of 2014 Snooker Shoot-Out
  Steve Davis winner of 2013 World Seniors Championship
  Marco Fu by his ranking of #9
  Ricky Walden will qualify either by winning the 2014 International Championship
  John Higgins by his ranking of #12
  TBD last place: 2014 International Championship winner

2014 Main Draw

Main draw

  Group semi-finals ( Best of 7 frames)
3–7 November
    Group finals ( Best of 11 frames)
3–7 November
    Semi-finals ( Best of 11 frames)
8 November
    Final ( Best of 19 frames)
9 November
 
                                       
       
    Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  
 
    Stuart Bingham 2  
      Ronnie O'Sullivan 6  
  Group 1
      Marco Fu 0  
    Shaun Murphy 1  
   
    Marco Fu 4  
      Ronnie O'Sullivan 6  
   
      Ding Junhui 4  
    Barry Hawkins 4    
   
    John Higgins 1  
      Barry Hawkins 5  
  Group 4
      Ding Junhui 6  
    Ding Junhui 4  
   
    Dominic Dale 2  
      Ronnie O'Sullivan 10  
   
      Judd Trump 7  
    Neil Robertson 4      
   
    Ali Carter 0  
      Neil Robertson 6  
  Group 3
      Ricky Walden 3  
    Ricky Walden 4  
   
    Mark Allen 0  
      Neil Robertson 4  
   
      Judd Trump 6  
    Judd Trump 4    
   
    Stephen Maguire 1  
      Judd Trump 6  
  Group 2
      Mark Selby 1  
    Mark Selby 4  
   
    Steve Davis 1  
 
 

2014 Final

Final: Best of 19 frames.
Ricoh Arena, Coventry, England, 9 November 2014.
Ronnie O'Sullivan
England
10-7 Judd Trump
England
Afternoon: 137–0 (137), 82–0 (78), 25–100, 63–73, 137–0 (50, 87), 80–0 (80), 34–89 (58), 139–0 (139), 134–0 (134)
Evening: 70–61 (RO 70, JT 56), 114–23 (70), 9–113 (102), 0–100 (100), 0–70 (69), 0–90 (90), 82–46 (63), 109–0 (109)
139 Highest break 102
4 Century breaks 2
11 50+ breaks 6

Facts:

Tournament Information
Dates 19 – 24 November 2013
Venue Ricoh Arena
City Coventry
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Non-ranking event
Total prize fund £270,000
Winner's share £100,000
Highest break 130 (x2)
Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-up Stuart Bingham
Score 10–8

2013 Prize Money

  • Winner: £100,000
  • Runner-up: £50,000
  • Semi-finals: £20,000
  • Group runner-up: £10,000
  • Group semi-finals: £5,000
  • Total: £270,000

Players

Seed Player Qualified as Turned pro Ranking victories
1 Ronnie O'Sullivan 2013 World Snooker Championship winner 1992 25
2 Mark Selby 2012 UK Championship and 2013 Masters winner 1999 3
3 Judd Trump 2012 International Championship winner 2005 3
4 Neil Robertson 2013 China Open winner 1998 8
5 Mark Allen 2013 World Open winner 2005 2
6 Ricky Walden 2012 Wuxi Classic winner 2000 2
7 John Higgins 2012 Shanghai Masters winner 1992 25
8 Ding Junhui 2013 Players Tour Championship Finals winner 2003 6
9 Barry Hawkins 2012 Australian Goldfields Open winner 1996 1
10 Stephen Maguire 2013 Welsh Open winner 1998 5
11 Stuart Bingham 2012 Premier League Snooker winner 1995 1
12 Ali Carter 2013 German Masters winner 1996 3
13 Martin Gould 2013 Championship League winner 1999 0
14 Marco Fu 2013 Australian Goldfields Open winner 1998 2
15 Shaun Murphy Highest ranked player after the 2013 Shanghai Masters 1998 4
16 Mark Davis Highest ranked player after the 2013 Indian Open 1991 0

Main Draw

Group Semi-finals
Best of 7 frames




O'Sullivan 4
Davis 0


Group 1

Junhui 4
Hawkins 2




Allen 3
Carter 4

Group 4


Robertson 4
Gould 3




Trump 4
Fu 1


Group 3


Walden 0
Bingham 4




Higgins 3
Maguire 4



Group 2

Selby 4
Murphy 2




























Group Finals
Best of 11 frames







O'Sullivan 6
Junhui 5











Carter 5
Robertson 6











Trump 2
Bingham 6











Maguire 3
Selby 6

 

























Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames














O'Sullivan 6
Robertson 5






















Bingham 6
Selby 4

 


















Final
Best of 19 frames


























O'Sullivan 10
Bingham 8

Finals

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Paul Collier.
Ricoh Arena, Coventry, England, 24 November 2013

Ronnie O'Sullivan (1)
England

10 – 8 Stuart Bingham (11)
England
Afternoon: 26–109 (109), 82–48 (66), 66–47 (55), 53–57, 1–72 (72), 1–66 (52), 76–4 (76), 0–133 (109), 130–0 (130)
Evening99–1 (93), 64–54 (Bingham 54), 37–64, 35–6591–8 (62), 96–34 (96), 38–74 (66), 65–29, 83–0
130 Highest break 109
1 Century breaks 2
7 50+ breaks 6

Century Breaks

  • 130, 130, 119, 103, 101 Ronnie O'Sullivan
  • 129, 125, 119, 113, 112, 105 Neil Robertson
  • 127, 112 Ali Carter
  • 125 Stephen Maguire
  • 117, 113, 103 Mark Selby
  • 111, 109, 109 Stuart Bingham
  • 104 Ding Junhui
  • 102 Martin Gould

Past Champions / Winners

Year Winner Runner-up Final score Season
1978 (Wales) Ray Reardon (Northern Ireland) Alex Higgins 11–9 1978/79
1980 (Wales) Doug Mountjoy (England) John Virgo 10–8 1980/81
2013 (England) Ronnie O'Sullivan (England) Stuart Bingham 10–8 2013/14
2014       2014/15