2017 Warld Snooker Championship

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2017 Betfred Warld Snooker Championship
File:Warld Snooker Championship 2015 Logo.png
Tournament information
Dates15 April – 1 May 2017
VenueCrucible Theatre
CitySheffield
KintraEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA / Warld Snooker
FormatRankin event
Total prize fund£1,750,000
Winner's share£375,000
Highest break Ronnie O'Sullivan (ENG) (146)
Final
Champion Mark Selby (ENG)
Runner-up John Higgins (SCO)
Score18–15
2016
2018

The 2017 Warld Snooker Championship wis a professional snooker toornament tha teuk place frae 15 Apryle tae 1 May 2017 a the Crucible Theatre i Sheffield, England. It wis the 19t an feenal rankin event o the 2016–17 saison, followin the Cheenae Open. It wis the 41st consecutive year that the Warld Snooker Championship haed been held at the Crucible.

The winner o the title wis defendin champion and warld nummer ane Mark Selby, who defeatit John Higgins 18–15 in the feenal despite haein fallen 4–10 behind in the seicont session o the match. Selby defeatit Ding Junhui 17–15 in the semi-feenals, whilst Higgins defeatit Barry Hawkins 17–8 tae reach the feenal. This wis Selby's third Warld Championship win; he haed an aw won the title in the 2014 and 2016 tournaments.

The tot prize fund for the championship wis £1,750,000, wi the winner receivin the tap prize o £375,000. Thare war 74 century braks i the main stage o the championship, wi a faur 84 in qualifyin. Englishman Ronnie O'Sullivan compiled a break o 146 in the quarter-feenals, the heichest brak o the toornament. Gary Wilson scored a maximum brak o 147 in qualifyin durin his first roond win ower Josh Boileau. The tournament wis broadcast in Europe bi the BBC and Eurosport, an internationally bi Warld Snooker on Facebook.

Prize fund[eedit | eedit soorce]

The tot prize money for the event wis raised tae £1,750,000 frae the previous year's prize fund o £1,500,100.[1][2] The winner o the event won £375,000. A breakdoun o prize money for the 2017 Warld Snooker Championship is shawn ablo.

  • Winner: £375,000
  • Runner-up: £160,000
  • Semi-final: £75,000
  • Quarter-final: £37,500
  • Last 16: £25,000
  • Last 32: £16,000
  • Last 48: £12,000
  • Last 80: £8,000
  • Tot: £1,750,000

Main draw[eedit | eedit soorce]

The nummers in parentheses beside some o the players are thair seeding ranks. Match winners are shawn in bold.[3]

First round Second round Quarter-feenals Semi-feenals
Best of 19 frames Best of 25 frames Best of 25 frames Best of 33 frames
                           
15 April            
  Mark Selby (ENG) (1)  10
22, 23 & 24 April
  Fergal O'Brien (IRL)  2  
 Ingland Mark Selby (1)  13
19 April
   Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Xiao Guodong  6  
  Ryan Day (WAL) (16)  4
25 & 26 April
  Xiao Guodong (CHN)  10  
 Ingland Mark Selby (1)  13
19 & 20 April
   Hong Kong Marco Fu (8)  3  
  Neil Robertson (AUS) (9)  10
23 & 24 April
  Noppon Saengkham (THA)  4  
 Australie Neil Robertson (9)  11
16 & 17 April
   Hong Kong Marco Fu (8)  13  
  Marco Fu (HKG) (8)  10
27, 28 & 29 April
  Luca Brecel (BEL)  9  
 Ingland Mark Selby (1)  17
16 & 17 April
   Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Ding Junhui (4)  15
  Shaun Murphy (ENG) (5)  10
20, 21 & 22 April
  Yan Bingtao (CHN)  8  
 Ingland Shaun Murphy (5)  7
15 & 16 April
   Ingland Ronnie O'Sullivan (12)  13  
  Ronnie O'Sullivan (ENG) (12)  10
25 & 26 April
  Gary Wilson (ENG)  7  
 Ingland Ronnie O'Sullivan (12)  10
18 April
   Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Ding Junhui (4)  13  
  Liang Wenbo (CHN) (13)  10
21 & 22 April
  Stuart Carrington (ENG)  7  
 Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Liang Wenbo (13)  12
17 & 18 April
   Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Ding Junhui (4)  13  
  Ding Junhui (CHN) (4)  10
  Zhou Yuelong (CHN)  5  
16 & 17 April            
  Stuart Bingham (ENG) (3)  10
20 & 21 April
  Peter Ebdon (ENG)  5  
 Ingland Stuart Bingham (3)  10
15 & 16 April
   Ingland Kyren Wilson (14)  13  
  Kyren Wilson (ENG) (14)  10
25 & 26 April
  David Grace (ENG)  6  
 Ingland Kyren Wilson (14)  6
16 & 17 April
   Scotland John Higgins (6)  13  
  Mark Allen (NIR) (11)  10
21 & 22 April
  Jimmy Robertson (ENG)  8  
 Northren Ireland Mark Allen (11)  9
17 & 18 April
   Scotland John Higgins (6)  13  
  John Higgins (SCO) (6)  10
27, 28 & 29 April
  Martin Gould (ENG)  6  
 Scotland John Higgins (6)  17
19 & 20 April
   Ingland Barry Hawkins (7)  8
  Barry Hawkins (ENG) (7)  10
23 & 24 April
  Tom Ford (ENG)  3  
 Ingland Barry Hawkins (7)  13
18 & 19 April
   Scotland Graeme Dott  6  
  Ali Carter (ENG) (10)  7
25 & 26 April
  Graeme Dott (SCO)  10  
 Ingland Barry Hawkins (7)  13
15 April
   Scotland Stephen Maguire  9  
  Anthony McGill (SCO) (15)  2
22 & 23 April
  Stephen Maguire (SCO)  10  
 Scotland Stephen Maguire  13
18 & 19 April
   Ingland Rory McLeod  3  
  Judd Trump (ENG) (2)  8
  Rory McLeod (ENG)  10  
Feenal (Best of 35 frames) Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, 30 April & 1 May. Referee: Netherlands Jan Verhaas
Mark Selby (1)
 Ingland
18–15 John Higgins (6)
 Scotland
76–34 (76), 7–50, 121–8 (62, 58), 0–141 (141), 40–99 (63), 1–126 (95), 54–59 (58), 33–68 Session 1
Session score: (2–6), Match score: 2–6
76–34 (76), 7–50, 121–8 (62, 58), 0–141 (141), 40–99 (63), 1–126 (95), 54–59 (58), 33–68
86–0 (86), 8–60, 44–74, 69–22, 1–68, 0–76 (76), 81–9 (81), 121–12 (121), 96–17 Session 2
Session score: (5–4), Match score: 7–10
86–0 (86), 8–60, 44–74, 69–22, 1–68, 0–76 (76), 81–9 (81), 121–12 (121), 96–17
76–1, 53–2, 29–107 (78), 63–40, 68–19 (67), 82–0 (58), 72–0 (72) Session 3
Session score: (6–1), Match score 13–11
76–1, 53–2, 29–107 (78), 63–40, 68–19 (67), 82–0 (58), 72–0 (72)
72–22, 36–74, 76–1 (71), 134–4 (54, 70), 34–88 (88), 0–119 (111), 47–74, 132–0 (131), 80–19 (75) Session 4
Session score: (5–4), Match score 18–15
72–22, 36–74, 76–1 (71), 134–4 (54, 70), 34–88 (88), 0–119 (111), 47–74, 132–0 (131), 80–19 (75)
131 Highest break 141
2 Century breaks 2
14 50+ breaks 8
Ingland Mark Selby wins the 2017 Betfred Warld Snooker Championship.

Century breaks[eedit | eedit soorce]

Thare war 74 century breaks made bi 23 players in the main stage o the 2017 Warld Snooker Championship. The heichest break o the tournament, a 146, wis compiled bi Ronnie O'Sullivan in his quarter-final loss tae Ding Junhui.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Indicative Prize Money rankins Schedule 2016/2017 Season" (PDF). Warld Snooker. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 4 November 2016. Retrieved 10 January 2017.
  2. "Indicative Prize Money rankins Schedule 2015/2016 Season" (PDF). Warld Snooker. Archived (PDF) frae the oreeginal on 17 September 2015. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  3. Ardalen, Hermund. "Results (2017 Warld Snooker Championship)". snooker.org (in Norse). Retrieved 4 Julie 2020.
  4. "Betfred Warld Championship – Centuries". Warld Snooker. Archived frae the oreeginal on 14 May 2017. Retrieved 2 May 2017.

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