World Grand Prix (snooker)

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World Grand Prix
Tournament information
Venue Preston Guild Hall
Location Preston
Country England
Established 2015
Organisation(s) World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £375,000
Current champion(s) England Ronnie O'Sullivan

The World Grand Prix is a professional ranking snooker tournament. The inaugural edition was played in 2015 at the Venue Cymru in Llandudno, Wales.[1][2][3][4][5] The reigning champion is Ronnie O'Sullivan.

History[edit]

The World Grand Prix was held as a non-ranking event in March 2015 in Llandudno, Wales, for the top 32 players on the World Grand Prix list, the list was based on a one-year ranking system.

In March 2016, the World Grand Prix was held as a ranking event, again using the World Grand Prix list.[6]

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Runner-up Final score Venue Season
World Grand Prix (non-ranking)
2015 England Judd Trump England Ronnie O'Sullivan 10–7 Wales Llandudno 2014/2015
World Grand Prix (ranking)
2016 England Shaun Murphy England Stuart Bingham 10–9 Wales Llandudno 2015/2016
2017 England Barry Hawkins Wales Ryan Day 10–7 England Preston 2016/2017
2018 England Ronnie O'Sullivan China Ding Junhui 10–3 England Preston 2017/2018

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