Snooker World Cup 2016

Snooker World Cup is an invitational tournament representing three players from the country against such other teams. This was began in year 1979 and called as World Challenge Cup for the year 1979 to 1980. The name was then changed to World Team Classic from 1981 to 1983.

The tournament was called World Snooker Cup from 1985. Steve Davis has won most titles for the country England. The total Prize money for the Snooker World Cup is $700,000.

The tournament is a non ranking event organised under World Professional billiards and Snooker Association. The current 2015 championship is with China under Yan Bingtao and Zhou Yuelong.

Location : Wuxi, China

Venue : Wuxi Stadium

Start Date : 15 Jun 2015

Finish Date : 21 Jun 2015

Total Prize Money : £$800,000

Format : Invitation Event

Winner Prize Money : $200,000

Current Champion(s) : China

World Cup (Snooker) Tournament Informaion

Location Wuxi
Country China
Established 1979
Organisation(s) World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
Format Non-Ranking event
Total Prize Fund $700,000
Current Champion(s) China
Ding Junhui
Liang Wenbo

Playing Schedule

Date Session Time Match No
Monday

15th June

Group Stages

12.30pm Australia v Qatar Wales v Pakistan Poland v N Ireland
England v Thailand Rep of Ireland v China B UAE v Germany
7.30pm China A v India Norway v Singapore Malta v Austria
Hong Kong v Malaysia Scotland v Iran Brazil v Belgium
Tuesday

16th June

Group Stages

1.00pm China A v Singapore Norway v Malta India v Austria
Hong Kong v Iran Scotland v Brazil Malaysia v Belgium
7.30pm Australia v Pakistan Wales v Poland Qatar v N Ireland
England v China B Rep of Ireland v UAE Thailand v Germany
Wednesday

17th June

Group Stages

1.00pm Australia v N Ireland Wales v Qatar Pakistan v Poland
England v Germany China B v UAE Rep of Ireland v Thailand
7.30pm China A v Austria Norway v India Singapore v Malta
Hong Kong v Belgium Scotland v Malaysia Iran v Brazil
Thursday

18th June

Group Stages

1.00pm Australia v Poland Wales v N Ireland Pakistan v Qatar
England v UAE China B v Thailand Rep of Ireland v Germany
7.30pm Hong Kong v Scotland Malaysia v Brazil Iran v Belgium
China A v Norway India v Malta Singapore v Austria
Friday

19th June

Group Stages

1.00pm Hong Kong v Brazil Scotland v Belgium Iran v Malaysia
China A v Malta Norway v Austria Singapore v India
7.30pm Australia v Wales Pakistan v N Ireland Qatar v Poland
England v Re of Ireland China B v Germany Thailand v UAE
Saturday

20th June

1.00pm Scotland V China 1 India v Belgium  
7.30pm Wales v Thailand China 2 v Australia  
Sunday

21st June

1.00pm Scotland v India China 2 v Wales  
 
7.30pm China 2 v Scotland

Teams & Groups

Pos Group A Group B
1 China A Hong Kong
2 Norway Scotland
3 Singapore Iran
4 India Malaysia
5 Malta Brazil
6 Austria Belgium

 

Pos Group C Group D
1 Australia England
2 Wales Rep of Ireland
3 Pakistan China B
4 Qatar Thailand
5 Poland UAE
6 Northern Ireland Germany

2015 Results

Final Result

Sun 21 Jun 1:30pm CEST China 2 4 - 1 Scotland

2015 Semifinals

Sun 21 Jun 7am CEST Scotland 4 - 3 India
Sun 21 Jun 1:30pm CEST China 2 4 - 3 Wales

Quarterfinals

Sat 20 June Scotland 4 - 1 China 1
Sat 20 June India 4 - 1 Belgium
Sat 20 June, 1:30pm CEST Wales 4 - 1 Thailand
Sat 20 June, 1:30pm CEST China 2 4 - 2 Australia

Groupd Stage

Group A

Points Table

S.No. Player Matches Frames Pts
P W L P W L ±
1 China 1 5 5 0 25 21 4 17 21
2 India 5 4 1 25 19 6 13 19
3 Malta 5 2 3 25 16 9 7 16
4 Singapore 5 1 4 25 8 17 -9 8
5 Norway 5 2 3 25 7 18 -11 7
6 Austria 5 1 4 25 4 21 -17 4

Score

1 China 1 3 - 2 India
2 Norway 3 - 2 Singapore
3 Malta 5 - 0 Austria
4 China 1 4 - 0 Singapore
5 Norway 0 - 4 Malta
6 India 3 - 0 Austria
7 China 1 5 - 0 Austria
8 Norway 0 - 5 India
9 Singapore 3 - 2 Malta
10 China 1 5 - 0 Norway
11 India 3 - 2 Malta
12 Singapore 2 - 3 Austria
13 China 1 3 - 2 Malta
14 Norway 4 - 1 Austria
15 Singapore 1 - 4 India

Group B

Points Table

S.No. Player Matches Frames Pts
P W L P W L ±
1 Belgium 5 5 0 25 17 8 9 17
2 Scotland 5 3 2 25 16 9 7 16
3 Hong Kong 5 3 2 25 14 11 3 14
4 Brazil 5 3 2 25 13 12 1 13
5 Iran 5 1 4 25 10 15 -5 10
6 Malaysia 5 0 5 25 5 20 -15 5

Score

1 Hong Kong 3 - 2 Malaysia
2 Scotland 4 - 1 Iran
3 Belgium 3 - 2 Brazil
4 Hong Kong 3 - 2 Iran
5 Scotland 2 - 3 Brazil
6 Malaysia 0 - 5 Belgium
7 Hong Kong 2 - 3 Belgium
8 Scotland 4 - 1 Malaysia
9 Iran 1 - 4 Brazil
10 Hong Kong 1 - 4 Scotland
11 Malaysia 1 - 4 Brazil
12 Iran 3 - 3 Belgium
13 Hong Kong 5 - 0 Brazil
14 Scotland 2 - 3 Belgium
15 Iran 4 - 1 Malaysia

Group C

Points Table

S.No. Player Matches Frames Pts
P W L P W L ±
1 Wales 5 5 0 25 20 5 15 20
2 Australia 5 3 2 25 14 11 3 14
3 Northern Ireland 5 2 3 25 13 12 1 13
3 Pakistan 5 3 2 25 13 12 1 13
5 Qatar 5 1 4 25 8 17 -9 8
6 Poland 5 1 4 25 7 18 -11 7

Score

1 Australia 3 - 2 Qatar
2 Wales 5 - 0 Pakistan
3 Northern Ireland 5 - 0 Poland
4 Australia 2 - 3 Pakistan
5 Wales 4 - 1 Poland
6 Qatar 1 - 4 Northern Ireland
7 Australia 3 - 2 Northern Ireland
8 Wales 4 - 1 Qatar
9 Pakistan 2 - 3 Poland
10 Australia 4 - 1 Poland
11 Wales 4 - 1 Northern Ireland
12 Pakistan 4 - 1 Qatar
13 Australia 2 - 3 Wales
14 Pakistan 4 - 1 Northern Ireland
15 Qatar 3 - 2 Poland

Group D

Points Table

S.No. Player Matches Frames Pts
P W L P W L ±
1 China 2 5 4 1 25 19 6 13 19
2 Thailand 5 4 1 25 16 9 7 16
2 England 5 4 1 25 16 9 7 16
4 Ireland 5 2 3 25 14 11 3 14
5 Germany 5 1 4 25 7 18 -11 7
6 United Arab Emirates 5 0 5 25 3 22 -19 3

Score

1 Thailand 4 - 1 England
2 China 2 4 - 1 Ireland
3 Germany 3 - 2 United Arab Emirates
4 England 3 - 2 China
5 Ireland 5 - 0 United Arab Emirates
6 Thailand 3 - 2 Germany
7 England 4 - 1 Germany
8 China 2 5 - 0 United Arab Emirates
9 Ireland 3 - 2 Thailand
10 England 5 - 0 United Arab Emirates
11 China 2 3 - 2 Thailand
12 Ireland 4 - 1 Germany
13 England 3 - 2 Ireland
14 China 2 5 - 0 Germany
15 Thailand 4 - 1 United Arab Emirates

Snooker World Cup Past Winners

Past Champions By Yearwise

Year Winners Runners-up Final Score Season
Team Player Team Player
World Challenge Cup
1979 Wales Ray Reardon
Terry Griffiths
Doug Mountjoy
England Fred Davis
John Spencer
Graham Miles
14–3 1979/80
1980 Wales Ray Reardon
Terry Griffiths
Doug Mountjoy
Canada Cliff Thorburn
Kirk Stevens
Bill Werbeniuk
8–5 1980/81
World Team Classic
1981 England Steve Davis
John Spencer
David Taylor
Wales Ray Reardon
Terry Griffiths
Doug Mountjoy
4–3 1981/82
1982 Canada Cliff Thorburn
Kirk Stevens
Bill Werbeniuk
England Steve Davis
Tony Knowles
Jimmy White
4–2 1982/83
1983 England Steve Davis
Tony Knowles
Tony Meo
Wales Ray Reardon
Terry Griffiths
Doug Mountjoy
4–2 1983/84
World Cup
1985 Ireland Alex Higgins
Dennis Taylor
Eugene Hughes
England "A" Steve Davis
Tony Knowles
Tony Meo
9–7 1984/85
1986 Ireland A Alex Higgins
Dennis Taylor
Eugene Hughes
Canada Cliff Thorburn
Kirk Stevens
Bill Werbeniuk
9–7 1985/86
1987 Ireland A Alex Higgins
Dennis Taylor
Eugene Hughes
Canada Cliff Thorburn
Kirk Stevens
Bill Werbeniuk
9–2 1986/87
1988 England Steve Davis
Jimmy White
Neal Foulds
Australia Eddie Charlton
John Campbell
Warren King
9–7 1987/88
1989 England Steve Davis
Jimmy White
Neal Foulds
Rest of the World Silvino Francisco
Dene O'Kane
Tony Drago
9–8 1988/89
1990 Canada Cliff Thorburn
Alain Robidoux
Bob Chaperon
Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
Dennis Taylor
Tommy Murphy
9–5 1989/90
1996 Scotland Stephen Hendry
John Higgins
Alan McManus
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty
Fergal O'Brien
Stephen Murphy
10–7 1996/97
2011 China Ding Junhui
Liang Wenbo
Northern Ireland Mark Allen
Gerard Greene
4–2 2011/12
2015 China Yan Bingtao
Zhou Yuelong
Scotland John Higgins
Stephen Maguire
4-1 2015/16