English Open (snooker)

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English Open
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Tournament information
Venue Metrodome
Location Barnsley
Country England
Established 2016
Organisation(s) World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
Format Ranking event
Current champion(s) England Ronnie O'Sullivan

The English Open is a professional ranking snooker tournament.

History[edit]

On 29 April 2015 World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn announced that the event called English Open will be held for the first time in 2016 in Manchester, England, as part of a new Home Nations Series with the existing Welsh Open and new Northern Ireland Open and Scottish Open tournaments.[1][2] The winner of the English Open is awarded the Davis Trophy which is named in honour of former World Champion Steve Davis.[3]

The inaugural event took place between 10 and 16 October 2016,[4] and was won by China's Liang Wenbo.[5]

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Runner-up Final score Sponsor Venue Season
English Open (ranking)
2016 China Liang Wenbo England Judd Trump 9–6 Coral England Manchester 2016/17
2017 England Ronnie O'Sullivan England Kyren Wilson 9–2 Dafabet England Barnsley 2017/18
2018 9– ? England Crawley 2018/19

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