Welsh Open Snooker 2016

The tournament will be held at Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff in Wales and considered to be top ranking snooker tournament events of the year 2016. Began in the year 1992, winner of the year 1992 Snooker Welsh Open is Stephen Hendry. John higgins has won Welsh Open title 4 times in the year 2015, 2011, 2010 and 2000. The Welsh Open Snooker tournament 2016 starts from Monday 15th February and ends on Sunday 21st February 2016 for a total Welsh Open prize money £324,000 and winner’s prize of £60,000.

2016 Welsh Open Prize Money Breakdown

Prize Fund 2016 2015 2014
Total £300,000 £300,000 £310,000
Winner £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
Runner-up   £30,000 £30,000
Semi-finals   £20,000 £20,000
Quarter-finals   £10,000 £10,000
Last 16   £5,000 £5,000
Last 32   £2,500 £2,500
Last 64   £1,500 £1,500
Highest break   £2,000 £2,000
Maximum break   £5,000 £10,000

Welsh Open Snooker Winners

Year Total Prize Money Winner Winner Prize Money Final scores Runner-up
2015 £300,000.00 John Higgins  £60,000.00 9–3  Ben Woollaston
2014 £310,000.00 Ronnie O'Sullivan  £60,000.00 9–3  Ding Junhui 
2013 £244,000.00 Stephen Maguire  £50,000.00 9–8  Stuart Bingham 
2012 £201,500.00 Ding Junhui  £30,000.00 9–6  Mark Selby 
2011 £201,500.00 John Higgins  £30,000.00 9–6  Stephen Maguire 
2010 £222,200.00 John Higgins  £35,000.00 9–4  Ali Carter 
2009 £225,500.00 Ali Carter  £35,000.00 9–5  Joe Swail 
2008 £225,500.00 Mark Selby  £35,000.00 9–8  Ronnie O'Sullivan 
2007 £245,500.00 Neil Robertson  £35,000.00 9–8  Andrew Higginson 
2006 £223,275.00 Stephen Lee  £35,000.00 9–4  Shaun Murphy 
2005 £225,000.00 Ronnie O'Sullivan  £35,000.00 9–8  Stephen Hendry 
2004 £446,100.00 Ronnie O'Sullivan  £52,000.00 9–8  Steve Davis 
2003 £597,200.00 Stephen Hendry  £82,500.00 9–5  Mark Williams 
2002 £597,200.00 Paul Hunter  £82,500.00 9–7  Ken Doherty 
2001 £440,200.00 Ken Doherty  £62,000.00 9–2  Paul Hunter 
2000 £401,250.00 John Higgins  £62,000.00 9–8  Stephen Lee 
1999 £382,900.00 Mark Williams  £60,000.00 9–8  Stephen Hendry 
1998 £347,600.00 Paul Hunter  £60,000.00 9–5  John Higgins 
1997 £215,080.00 Stephen Hendry  £37,500.00 9–2  Mark King 
1996 £205,000.00 Mark Williams  £36,000.00 9–3  John Parrott 
1995 £196,400.00 Steve Davis  £32,500.00 9–3  John Higgins 
1994 £138,285.00 Steve Davis  £27,000.00 9–6  Alan McManus 
1993 £140,000.00 Ken Doherty  £27,500.00 9–7  Alan McManus 
1992 £120,000.00 Stephen Hendry  £25,000.00 9–3  Darren Morgan 

2016 Finals Schedule

Quarter-Finals
Best of 9 frames


Michael White 0
Mark Allen 5



Ding Junhui 2
Neil Robertson 5




Mark Selby 1
Ronnie O'Sullivan 5



Joe Perry 5
Ben Woollaston 1

 

 

 


 

 

 


Semi-Finals
Best of 11 frames

 

 

Mark Allen
Neil Robertson 6

 

 

 

 

 

Ronnie O'Sullivan  6
Joe Perry  3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finals
Best of 17 frames

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Neil Robertson
 Ronnie O'Sullivan

2016 Main Draw Schedule

First Quarter

 
First Round
Best of 7 frames
  Second Round
Best of 7 frames
  Third Round
Best of 7 frames
  Fourth Round
Best of 7 frames
  Quarter Final
Best of 9 frames
 
                                   
 
                       
 
 
John Higgins 4
 
 
 
Andy Hicks 0  
 
John Higgins 4
 
 
 
  Sam Baird 0  
 
Sam Baird 4
 
   
 
Thor Chuan Leong 2  
 
John Higgins 4
 
 
 
  Michael Georgiou 1  
 
Peter Ebdon 4
 
   
 
Zhang Anda 0  
 
Peter Ebdon 2
 
 
 
  Michael Georgiou 4  
 
Jamie Jones 0
 
   
 
Michael Georgiou 4  
 
John Higgins  1
 
 
 
  Michael White  4  
 
Liang Wenbo 4
 
   
 
Hatem Yassen 0  
 
Liang Wenbo 4
 
 
 
  Gary Wilson 1  
 
Gary Wilson 4
 
   
 
Jimmy White 1  
 
Liang Wenbo 1
 
 
 
  Michael White 4  
 
Michael White 4
 
   
 
Joe O'Connor 2  
 
Michael White 4
 
 
 
  Tom Ford 3  
 
Tom Ford 4
 
   
 
Jason Weston 1  
 
Michael White 0
 
 
 
  Mark Allen 5
 
Mike Dunn 4
 
   
 
Chris Wakelin 3  
 
Mike Dunn 3
 
 
 
  Ryan Day 4  
 
Ryan Day 4
 
   
 
Vinnie Calabrese 0  
 
Ryan Day 1
 
 
 
  Mark Allen 4  
 
Robin Hull 4
 
   
 
Hossein Vafaei 2  
 
Robin Hull 3
 
 
 
  Mark Allen 4  
 
Mark Allen 4
 
   
 
Sam Craigie 0  
 
Mark Allen 4
 
 
 
  Barry Hawkins 3  
 
Xiao Guodong 1
 
   
 
James Cahill 4  
 
James Cahill 1
 
 
 
  Mark Davis 4  
 
Mark Davis 4
 
   
 
Zhao Xintong 2  
 
Mark Davis 2
 
 
 
  Barry Hawkins 4  
 
Robbie Williams 4
 
   
 
Luke Simmonds 3  
 
Robbie Williams 3
 
 
 
  Barry Hawkins 4  
 
Barry Hawkins 4
 
 
 
Lee Walker 2  
 

Second Quarter

 
First Round
Best of 7 frames
  Second Round
Best of 7 frames
  Third Round
Best of 7 frames
  Fourth Round
Best of 7 frames
  Quarter Final
Best of 9 frames
 
                                   
 
                       
 
 
Shaun Murphy 4
 
 
 
Itaro Santos 1  
 
Shaun Murphy 4
 
 
 
  Mitchell Mann 3  
 
Zhou Yuelong 2
 
   
 
Mitchell Mann 4  
 
Shaun Murphy 2
 
 
 
  Luca Brecel 4  
 
Luca Brecel 4
 
   
 
Ian Burns 3  
 
Luca Brecel 4
 
 
 
  Mark King 3  
 
Mark King 4
 
   
 
Scott Donaldson 0  
 
Luca Brecel 2
 
 
 
  Ding Junhui 4  
 
Ding Junhui 4
 
   
 
Steven Hallworth 1  
 
Ding Junhui 4
 
 
 
  Joe Swail 3  
 
Joe Swail 4
 
   
 
Zak Surety 1  
 
Ding Junhui 4
 
 
 
  Matthew Selt 3  
 
Matthew Selt 4
 
   
 
Nigel Bond 0  
 
Matthew Selt 4
 
 
 
  Sydney Wilson 1  
 
Gerard Greene 3
 
   
 
Sydney Wilson 4  
 
Ding Junhui 2
 
 
 
  Neil Robertson 5
 
Jamie Burnett w/d
 
   
 
Ross Muir w/o  
 
Ross Muir 3
 
 
 
  Graeme Dott 4  
 
Graeme Dott 4
 
   
 
Darryl Hill 1  
 
Graeme Dott 2
 
 
 
  Marco Fu 4  
 
Andrew Higginson 2
 
   
 
Daniel Wells 4  
 
Daniel Wells 1
 
 
 
  Marco Fu 4  
 
Marco Fu 4
 
   
 
Joel Walker 0  
 
Marco Fu 2
 
 
 
  Neil Robertson 4  
 
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 4
 
   
 
Paul Davison 2  
 
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 1
 
 
 
  Anthony McGill 4  
 
Anthony McGill 4
 
   
 
Liam Highfield 3  
 
Anthony McGill 2
 
 
 
  Neil Robertson 4  
 
Stuart Carrington 4
 
   
 
Jordan Brown 0  
 
Stuart Carrington 1
 
 
 
  Neil Robertson 4  
 
Neil Robertson 4
 
 
 
Fraser Patrick 3  
 

Third Quarter

 
First Round
Best of 7 frames
  Second Round
Best of 7 frames
  Third Round
Best of 7 frames
  Fourth Round
Best of 7 frames
  Quarter Final
Best of 9 frames
 
                                   
 
                       
 
 
Mark Selby 4
 
 
 
Duane Jones 0  
 
Mark Selby 4
 
 
 
  Peter Lines 2  
 
David Grace 2
 
   
 
Peter Lines 4  
 
Mark Selby 4
 
 
 
  Fergal O'Brien 2  
 
Ali Carter 4
 
   
 
Cao Yupeng 1  
 
Ali Carter 3
 
 
 
  Fergal O'Brien 4  
 
Fergal O'Brien 4
 
   
 
Noppon Saengkham 3  
 
Mark Selby 4
 
 
 
  Mark Williams 2  
 
Mark Williams 4
 
   
 
Lu Chenwei 3  
 
Mark Williams 4
 
 
 
  Rod Lawler 2  
 
Rod Lawler 4
 
   
 
Sanderson Lam 3  
 
Mark Williams 4
 
 
 
  Kurt Maflin 2  
 
Kyren Wilson 3
 
   
 
Leo Fernandez 4  
 
Leo Fernandez 1
 
 
 
  Kurt Maflin 4  
 
Kurt Maflin 4
 
   
 
Hammad Miah 3  
 
Mark Selby 1
 
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
 
Dechawat Poomjaeng 4
 
   
 
Craig Steadman 1  
 
Dechawat Poomjaeng 4
 
 
 
  Robert Milkins 1  
 
Robert Milkins 4
 
   
 
Sean O'Sullivan 3  
 
Dechawat Poomjaeng 3
 
 
 
  Yu Delu 4  
 
Yu Delu 4
 
   
 
Ian Glover 3  
 
Yu Delu 4
 
 
 
  Ricky Walden 3  
 
Ricky Walden 4
 
   
 
James Wattana 3  
 
Yu Delu 1
 
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  
 
Jimmy Robertson 4
 
   
 
Michael Wild 3  
 
Jimmy Robertson 4
 
 
 
  Michael Holt 1  
 
Michael Holt 4
 
   
 
Hamza Akbar 3  
 
Jimmy Robertson 0
 
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  
 
Tian Pengfei 4
 
   
 
Ashley Hugill 2  
 
Tian Pengfei 0
 
 
 
  Ronnie O'Sullivan 4  
 
Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
 
 
 
Barry Pinches 1  
 

Fourth Quarter

 
First Round
Best of 7 frames
  Second Round
Best of 7 frames
  Third Round
Best of 7 frames
  Fourth Round
Best of 7 frames
  Quarter Final
Best of 9 frames
 
                                   
 
                       
 
 
Judd Trump 4
 
 
 
Michael Leslie 0  
 
Judd Trump 4
 
 
 
  Rory McLeod 1  
 
Rory McLeod 4
 
   
 
Michael Wasley 3  
 
Judd Trump 4
 
 
 
  Alan McManus 2  
 
Alan McManus 4
 
   
 
Rhys Clark 3  
 
Alan McManus 4
 
 
 
  Mark Joyce 1  
 
Mark Joyce 4
 
   
 
Gareth Allen 0  
 
Judd Trump 3
 
 
 
  Joe Perry 4  
 
Joe Perry 4
 
   
 
Tony Drago 0  
 
Joe Perry 4
 
 
 
  Li Hang 2  
 
Li Hang 4
 
   
 
Chris Melling 0  
 
Joe Perry 4
 
 
 
  Ken Doherty 2  
 
David Gilbert 4
 
   
 
Zhang Yong 0  
 
David Gilbert 3
 
 
 
  Ken Doherty 4  
 
Ken Doherty 4
 
   
 
Lu Ning 0  
 
Joe Perry 5
 
 
 
  Ben Woollaston 1
 
Matthew Stevens 4
 
   
 
David Morris 2  
 
Matthew Stevens 4
 
 
 
  Martin O'Donnell 2  
 
Stephen Maguire 3
 
   
 
Martin O'Donnell 4  
 
Matthew Stevens 3
 
 
 
  Martin Gould 4  
 
Jack Lisowski 4
 
   
 
Eden Sharav 2  
 
Jack Lisowski 3
 
 
 
  Martin Gould 4  
 
Martin Gould 4
 
   
 
Adam Duffy 1  
 
Martin Gould 1
 
 
 
  Ben Woollaston 4  
 
Dominic Dale 3
 
   
 
Alfie Burden 4  
 
Alfie Burden 1
 
 
 
  Ben Woollaston 4  
 
Ben Woollaston 4
 
   
 
Jamie Cope 0  
 
Ben Woollaston 4
 
 
 
  Anthony Hamilton 3  
 
Oliver Lines 1
 
   
 
Allan Taylor 4  
 
Allan Taylor 2
 
 
 
  Anthony Hamilton 4  
 
Stuart Bingham 1
 
 
 
Anthony Hamilton 4