2015 World Grand Prix snooker tournament

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888.com World Grand Prix
Tournament information
Dates16–22 March 2015
VenueVenue Cymru
CityLlandudno
CountryWales
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Total prize fund£300,000
Winner's share£100,000
Highest breakEngland Judd Trump (142)
Final
ChampionEngland Judd Trump
Runner-upEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
Score10–7
2016

The 2015 888.com World Grand Prix was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 16 and 22 March 2015 at the Venue Cymru in Llandudno, Wales.[1][2]

Judd Trump won the inaugural event by defeating Ronnie O'Sullivan 10–7 in the final.[3][4]

Prize fund

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[5][6]

Seeding list

The top 32 players on a one-year ranking system running from the 2014 World Snooker Championship to the 2015 Gdynia Open qualified for the tournament.[7][8][9]

Rank Player Total Points
01 England Mark Selby 429,166
02 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 305,250
03 Australia Neil Robertson 217,360
04 England Judd Trump 191,916
05 England Ricky Walden 188,227
06 England Stuart Bingham 176,545
07 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 163,500
08 England Shaun Murphy 150,083
09 Scotland Stephen Maguire 115,700
10 Scotland John Higgins 103,450
11 England Barry Hawkins 102,000
12 Wales Mark Williams 99,400
13 England Joe Perry 94,833
14 Hong Kong Marco Fu 85,266
15 England Robert Milkins 79,444
16 England Martin Gould 76,834
17 Scotland Alan McManus 70,001
18 Wales Michael White 63,333
19 England Mark Davis 61,127
20 England Ben Woollaston 60,699
21 Wales Ryan Day 59,582
22 England Matthew Selt 55,900
23 Scotland Graeme Dott 55,033
24 China Xiao Guodong 52,295
25 England Peter Ebdon 51,917
26 China Liang Wenbo 51 251
27 Scotland Anthony McGill 49,167
28 China Ding Junhui 48,500
29 Wales Dominic Dale 47,583
30 Belgium Luca Brecel 45,332
31 England Rod Lawler 42,499
32 England Michael Holt 42,083

(Top 32 players out of 560)

Main draw

[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 19 frames
               
1 England Mark Selby 4
32 England Michael Holt 1
1 England Mark Selby 2
16 England Martin Gould 4
16 England Martin Gould 4
17 Scotland Alan McManus 1
16 England Martin Gould 4
25 England Peter Ebdon 2
9 Scotland Stephen Maguire 4
24 China Xiao Guodong 1
9 Scotland Stephen Maguire 1
25 England Peter Ebdon 4
8 England Shaun Murphy 3
25 England Peter Ebdon 4
16 England Martin Gould 5
4 England Judd Trump 6
5 England Ricky Walden 4
28 China Ding Junhui 1
5 England Ricky Walden 3
12 Wales Mark Williams 4
12 Wales Mark Williams 4
21 Wales Ryan Day 3
12 Wales Mark Williams 3
4 England Judd Trump 4
13 England Joe Perry 4
20 England Ben Woollaston 0
13 England Joe Perry 2
4 England Judd Trump 4
4 England Judd Trump 4
29 Wales Dominic Dale 0
4 England Judd Trump 10
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 7
3 Australia Neil Robertson 4
30 Belgium Luca Brecel 0
3 Australia Neil Robertson 3
19 England Mark Davis 4
14 Hong Kong Marco Fu 1
19 England Mark Davis 4
19 England Mark Davis 0
6 England Stuart Bingham 4
11 England Barry Hawkins 0
22 England Matthew Selt 4
22 England Matthew Selt 2
6 England Stuart Bingham 4
6 England Stuart Bingham 4
27 Scotland Anthony McGill 3
6 England Stuart Bingham 0
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 6
7 Northern Ireland Mark Allen 3
26 China Liang Wenbo 4
26 China Liang Wenbo 3
23 Scotland Graeme Dott 4
10 Scotland John Higgins 3
23 Scotland Graeme Dott 4
23 Scotland Graeme Dott 1
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
15 England Robert Milkins 4
18 Wales Michael White 2
15 England Robert Milkins 0
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
2 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
31 England Rod Lawler 2

Final

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Olivier Marteel.
Venue Cymru, Llandudno, Wales, 22 March 2015.[12][13]
Judd Trump (4)
 England
10–7 Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)
 England
Afternoon: 67–54, 14–90 (90), 60–80, 47–83 (56), 1–105 (105), 86–22 (50), 82–1, 76–8 (50), 9–115 (89)
Evening: 0–100 (96), 20–63 (59), 80–29 (57), 72–0, 142–0 (142), 67–35, 62–53, 65–9
142 Highest break 105
1 Century breaks 1
4 50+ breaks 6

Century breaks

Total: 17[14][15]

References

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