Riga Masters (snooker) series of snooker tournaments

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Riga Masters
Tournament information
VenueArena Riga
LocationRiga
CountryLatvia
Established2014
Organisation(s)World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£278,000
Current champion(s)China Yan Bingtao

The Riga Masters or Riga Open until 2016 (also known as the Kaspersky Riga Masters for sponsorship reasons) is a ranking snooker tournament. The tournament started in 2014 as a part of the Players Tour Championship and was staged at the Arena Riga in Riga, Latvia. It was the opening ranking event of the season after becoming a ranking event in 2016, until 2019. Yan Bingtao is the reigning champion.

Winners

Year Winner Runner-up Final score Season
Riga Open (minor-ranking)
2014[1] England Mark Selby Northern Ireland Mark Allen 4–3 2014–15
2015[2] England Barry Hawkins England Tom Ford 4–1 2015–16
Riga Masters (ranking)
2016[3] Australia Neil Robertson England Michael Holt 5–2 2016–17
2017 Wales Ryan Day Scotland Stephen Maguire 5–2 2017–18
2018[4] Australia Neil Robertson England Jack Lisowski 5–2 2018–19
2019[5] China Yan Bingtao England Mark Joyce 5–2 2019–20

Stats

Finalists

Rank Name Nationality Winner Runner-up Finals
1 Neil Robertson  Australia 2 0 2
2 Mark Selby  England 1 0 1
2 Barry Hawkins  England 1 0 1
2 Ryan Day  Wales 1 0 1
2 Yan Bingtao  China 1 0 1
6 Michael Holt  England 0 1 1
6 Tom Ford  England 0 1 1
6 Mark Allen  Northern Ireland 0 1 1
6 Stephen Maguire  Scotland 0 1 1
6 Jack Lisowski  England 0 1 1
6 Mark Joyce  England 0 1 1

References

  1. ^ "Selby Takes Riga Title". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 10 August 2014. Retrieved 10 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Hawkins Rules in Riga". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 2 August 2015. Retrieved 10 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Robertson Rules in Riga". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Robertson Rules in Riga". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 29 July 2018. Retrieved 31 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Yan Beats Joyce In Riga Final". wst.tv. World Snooker Tour. 28 July 2019. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
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