2016 European Masters

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European Masters
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Tournament information
Dates 3–9 October 2016
Venue Globus Circus
City Bucharest
Country Romania
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund 350,000[1]
Winner's share €75,000
Highest break England Shaun Murphy (147)
Final
Champion England Judd Trump
Runner-up England Ronnie O'Sullivan
Score 9–8
2008
2017

The 2016 European Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 3–9 October 2016 at the Globus Circus in Bucharest, Romania.[1] It was the sixth ranking event of the 2016/2017 season.[2]

Shaun Murphy made the 121st official maximum break in the second frame of his round two qualifying match against Allan Taylor. It was Murphy's fifth professional maximum break.[3]

11 of the world's current top 16 players qualified for the main stages in Bucharest. Stuart Bingham, Mark Williams, Joe Perry and Kyren Wilson lost in the qualifying rounds in Preston, while new Shanghai Masters champion Ding Junhui withdrew.[4] Former professional Zak Surety and Daniel Womersley were the only two amateur players to qualify.

Judd Trump won the event by defeating Ronnie O'Sullivan 9–8 in the final. This was Trump's sixth ranking title.[5][6]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money from this year is shown below:[7]

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £5,000 for the televised stage and at £11,000 for the qualifiers.[8]

Main draw[edit]

[9][10][11][12]

 
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
 
                                   
 
 
 
 
England Mark Selby 4
 
 
 
Wales Dominic Dale 2
 
England Mark Selby 4
 
 
 
England Barry Hawkins 0
 
England Barry Hawkins 4
 
 
 
England Michael Wild 3
 
England Mark Selby 4
 
 
 
England Alfie Burden 0
 
England Alfie Burden 4
 
 
 
China Yu Delu 1
 
England Alfie Burden 4
 
 
 
England Ricky Walden 3
 
China Yan Bingtao 2
 
 
 
England Ricky Walden 4
 
England Mark Selby 2
 
 
 
England Judd Trump 6
 
Scotland John Higgins 4
 
 
 
England Michael Holt 0
 
Scotland John Higgins 4
 
 
 
England Tom Ford 3
 
Finland Robin Hull 1
 
 
 
England Tom Ford 4
 
Scotland John Higgins 0
 
 
 
England Judd Trump 4
 
England Andrew Higginson 4
 
 
 
Hong Kong Marco Fu 0
 
England Andrew Higginson 0
 
 
 
England Judd Trump 4
 
England Ben Woollaston 3
 
 
 
England Judd Trump 4
 
England Judd Trump 9
 
 
 
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 8
 
England Shaun Murphy 1
 
 
 
England Mark Davis 4
 
England Mark Davis 4
 
 
 
China Liang Wenbo 3
 
England Zak Surety 1
 
 
 
China Liang Wenbo 4
 
England Mark Davis 1
 
 
 
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
 
England David Gilbert 1
 
 
 
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
 
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 2
 
England Daniel Womersley 0
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4
 
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
 
 
 
Australia Neil Robertson 0
 
Australia Neil Robertson 4
 
 
 
Scotland Graeme Dott 2
 
Australia Neil Robertson 4
 
 
 
Scotland Rhys Clark 1
 
England David Grace 1
 
 
 
Scotland Rhys Clark 4
 
Australia Neil Robertson 4
 
 
 
Scotland Anthony McGill 2
 
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
 
 
 
England Ali Carter 3
 
Scotland Anthony McGill 4
 
 
 
Scotland Scott Donaldson 3
 
Belgium Luca Brecel 3
 
 
Scotland Scott Donaldson 4
 

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Germany Marcel Eckardt.
Globus Circus, Bucharest, Romania, 9 October 2016.[9][10][11][12]
Judd Trump
 England
9–8 Ronnie O'Sullivan
 England
Afternoon: 51–58, 74–0, 35–62 (53), 45–69 (62), 120–0 (120), 20–100 (59), 82–0 (82), 0–100 (55)
Evening: 83–4, 105–21 (105), 67–1 (67), 34–93 (93), 7–72 (72), 42–75, 113–5 (109), 82–6, 74–5 (74)
120 Highest break 93
3 Century breaks 0
6 50+ breaks 6

Gallery[edit]

Qualifying[edit]

These matches were held between 26 and 28 September 2016 at the Preston Guild Hall in Preston, England. All matches were best of 7 frames.[13][14][11][15]

Round 1[edit]

Round 2[edit]

  1. ^ a b Match was held over and played in Bucharest.

Century breaks[edit]

Qualifying stage centuries[edit]

[16]

Televised stage centuries[edit]

[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "European Masters 2016". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 9 October 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "Calendar 2016/2017". Snooker.org. Retrieved 7 September 2016. 
  3. ^ "Murphy Makes 147 In Preston". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 2 October 2016. Retrieved 28 September 2016. 
  4. ^ "THE OCTOBER TRIPLE CROWN - EURO MASTERS PREVIEW". thecueview.com. Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Judd Trump beats Ronnie O'Sullivan in European Masters final". BBC Sport. Retrieved 10 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Trump wins thrilling final". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 10 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Indicative prize money rankings schedule 2016/2017 season" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 November 2016. Retrieved 14 September 2016. 
  8. ^ "Rolling 147 Prizes". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 14 September 2016. Retrieved 14 September 2016. 
  9. ^ a b "European Masters Draw" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  10. ^ a b "European Masters Format" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  11. ^ a b c "European Masters Results". Snooker.org. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  12. ^ a b "European Masters Matches". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 9 October 2016. Retrieved 9 October 2016. 
  13. ^ "European Masters Qualifiers Draw" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  14. ^ "European Masters and International Championship Qualifiers Format" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 8 September 2016. 
  15. ^ "European Masters Qualifiers Matches". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 29 September 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  16. ^ "European Masters Qualifiers: Century Breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 29 September 2016. Retrieved 26 September 2016. 
  17. ^ "European Masters Century Breaks". worldsnookerdata.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 9 October 2016. Retrieved 3 October 2016.