2006 Pot Black snooker tournament

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Pot Black
Tournament information
Dates2 September 2006
VenueRoyal Automobile Club
FormatNon-ranking event
Total prize fund£40,000
Winner's share£10,000
Highest break119 – Mark Williams
ChampionWales Mark Williams
Runner-upScotland John Higgins
Score1–0 (119–13)

The 2006 Pot Black was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that was held on 2 September 2006 at the Royal Automobile Club in London, England. All matches were played over one frame.[1] Matthew Stevens was the defending champion, but lost in the first round 0–1 (64–70) against John Higgins.

Mark Williams won the final 1–0 (119–13) against John Higgins. During the final Williams compiled a 119 break, the highest in the tournament's history.[2]

Prize fund

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[3]

  • Winner: £10,000
  • Runner-up: £6,000
  • Semi-final: £4,000
  • Quarter-final: £3,500
  • Highest break: £2,000
  • Total: £40,000

Main draw

Players highlighted in bold are the match winners.[3]

Best of 1 frame
Best of 1 frame
Best of 1 frame
Wales Matthew Stevens 64
Scotland John Higgins 70
Scotland John Higgins 81
England Peter Ebdon 0
Scotland Graeme Dott 20
England Peter Ebdon 61
Scotland John Higgins 13
Wales Mark Williams 119
England Shaun Murphy 46
Wales Mark Williams 60
Wales Mark Williams 72
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 50
Scotland Stephen Hendry 1
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 88


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  2. ^ "Williams claims Pot Black prize". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 March 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "2006 Pot Black Cup". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 27 June 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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