2011 Snooker Shoot-Out snooker tournament

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Tournament information
Dates28–30 January 2011
VenueCircus Arena
CityBlackpool
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Total prize fund£130,000
Winner's share£32,000
Highest breakEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan (129)
Final
ChampionEngland Nigel Bond
Runner-upEngland Robert Milkins
Score1–0 (62–23)[1]
1990
2012

The 2011 CaesarsCasino.com Snooker Shoot Out was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 28–30 January 2011 at the Circus Arena in Blackpool, England. It was played under a variation of the standard rules of snooker.

The event was last held in 1990, where Darren Morgan defeated Mike Hallett 2–1 in the final.[2]

Nigel Bond won the final 1–0 (62–23) against Robert Milkins.[1][3][4]

Prize fund

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Winner: £32,000
Runner-up: £16,000
Semi-finals: £8,000
Quarter-finals: £4,000
Last 16: £2,000
Last 32: £1,000
Last 64: £500

Highest break: £2,000
Total: £130,000

Format and rules

It was a one frame shoot out with a random draw. 64 players contested the tournament, which was shown on Sky, the first time that Sky has shown a World Snooker event live since 2004.[6][7] Frames were subject to a 20-second shot clock in the first five minutes and to a 15-second shot clock in the last 5 minutes. Clock started when the player had taken the cue ball. Players had to hit a cushion (with the cue ball OR the object ball) or pot a ball on every shot. Players lagged for who breaks and the winner decided. All foul resulted in ball in hand. After 10 minutes, the player with the most points won. If the score was tied, then a blue ball shoot out decided.[8][9]

Draw

The draw for round 1 was made on 28 November 2010, just before the final of the Premier League. The draw for each round including the semi-finals was random, made just before the round began.[10][11] All times are GMT.

Round one

Round two

Round three

Quarter-finals

Semi-finals

Final

Century breaks

References

  1. ^ a b c Snooker Shoot-Out Final Robert Milkins V/s Nigel Bond HD on YouTube
  2. ^ Turner, Chris. "One Frame Shoot-Out". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 13 March 2012. Retrieved 31 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Caesarscasino.com To Sponsor Snooker Shoot-Out". Sky Sports. 30 January 2011. Retrieved 30 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Bond wins Snooker Shoot-Out". Eurosport UK. Retrieved 30 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Shoot-Out – Prize Money". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 18 January 2011. Retrieved 20 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Sky to televise World Snooker Shoot-Out". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 17 May 2010. Archived from the original on 20 May 2010. Retrieved 18 May 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Sky to televise World Seniors Championship". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 3 November 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Rules". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 9 June 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Shoot Out 2011". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 31 January 2011. Retrieved 20 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Caesarscasino.com World Snooker Shoot Out". WWW Snooker. Retrieved 20 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Match Schedule". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 18 January 2011. Retrieved 20 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Day One". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 30 January 2011. Retrieved 30 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Liang Withdraws". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 29 July 2014. Retrieved 18 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ a b c "Day Two". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 30 January 2011. Retrieved 30 January 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ a b c d e f "Day Three In Blackpool". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 1 February 2011. Archived from the original on 5 February 2011. Retrieved 3 February 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ Hall of Fame

External links

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