2016 Six-red World Championship


The 2016 SangSom Six-red World Championship was a six-red snooker tournament held between 5 and 10 September 2016 at the Bangkok Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand.[1] It featured 48 players from 16 different nations.[2]

Six-red World Championship
Tournament information
Dates5–10 September 2016
VenueBangkok Convention Center
CityBangkok
CountryThailand
Organisation(s)WPBSA
Winner's share£45,000
Highest break75 (x3)
Final
Champion Ding Junhui
Runner-up Stuart Bingham
Score8–7
2015
2017

Thepchaiya Un-Nooh was the defending champion, but he lost 2–6 in the last 16 round to Stephen Maguire. Ding Junhui won the title by beating Stuart Bingham 8–7 in the final. Bingham won the first frame of the final, but Ding then built a 3–1 lead. The match then went to 4-4. Ding later led 7-5 but did not pot any balls in the next two frames as Bingham levelled the match at 7-7. In the last frame, Ding made a clearance of 29 to win the match on the final black.[2]

Prize money


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

  • Winner: 2,500,000 baht
  • Runner-up: 1,000,000 baht
  • Semi-finalists: 500,000 baht
  • Quarter-finalists: 250,000 baht
  • Last 16: 125,000 baht
  • Last 32: 62,500 baht
  • Group stage: 31,250 baht
  • Total: 8,000,000 baht

Round-robin stage


The top four players from each group qualified for the knock-out stage. All matches were best of 9 frames.

Group A

[3]

Group B

[4]

Group C

[5]

Group D

[6]

Group E

[7]

Group F

[8]

Group G

[9]

Group H

[10]

Knockout stage


[2]

Last 32
Best of 11 frames
Last 16
Best of 11 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 13 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 13 frames
Final
Best of 15 frames
               
Mark Davis 4
Ding Junhui 6
Ding Junhui 6
Ryan Day 3
Ryan Day 6
Suchakree Poomjang 3
Ding Junhui 7
Liang Wenbo 2
Noppon Saengkham 6
Matthew Selt 3
Noppon Saengkham 5
Liang Wenbo 6
Liang Wenbo 6
Ben Woollaston 4
Ding Junhui 7
Pankaj Advani 4
Pankaj Advani 6
Lukas Kleckers 0
Pankaj Advani 6
Yuan Sijun 4
Yuan Sijun 6
James Wattana 0
Pankaj Advani w/o
Michael Holt w/d
Michael White 6
Mark Selby 4
Michael White 1
Michael Holt 6
Michael Holt 6
David Gilbert 2
Ding Junhui 8
Stuart Bingham 7
Stuart Bingham 6
Mark Williams 5
Stuart Bingham 6
Dominic Dale 1
Dominic Dale 6
Ishpreet Singh Chadha 0
Stuart Bingham 7
Sunny Akani 4
Sunny Akani 6
Kritsanut Lertsattayathorn 3
Sunny Akani 6
Joe Perry 1
Joe Perry 6
Boonyarit Keattikun 5
Stuart Bingham 7
Stephen Maguire 1
Stephen Maguire 6
Darren Morgan 0
Stephen Maguire 6
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 2
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 6
Robert Milkins 2
Stephen Maguire 7
Luca Brecel 6
Ricky Walden 6
Martin Gould 2
Ricky Walden 5
Luca Brecel 6
Luca Brecel 6
Ivan Kakovsky 1

Final


Final: Best of 15 frames. Referee:
Bangkok Convention Center, Bangkok, Thailand, 10 September 2016.
Ding Junhui
 China
8–7 Stuart Bingham
 England
26–34, 57–14, 72–0 (72), 46–0, 0–70 (70), 67–0 (67), 25–35, 0–40, 56–0, 56–0, 0–65, 52–8, 0–39, 0–49, 33–29
72 Highest break 70
2 50+ breaks 1

Maximum breaks


(Note: A maximum break in six-red snooker is 75.)

References


  1. "Tournament Calendar 2016/2017". Snooker.org. Retrieved 7 September 2016.
  2. Hendon, David. "Ding clinches six reds title on the final black". Snooker Scene. No. October 2016. Everton's News Agency. p. 23.
  3. "SangSom 6 Red World Championship, Group A (2016)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  4. "SangSom 6 Red World Championship, Group B (2016)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  5. "SangSom 6 Red World Championship, Group C (2016)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  6. "SangSom 6 Red World Championship, Group D (2016)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  7. "SangSom 6 Red World Championship, Group E (2016)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  8. "SangSom 6 Red World Championship, Group F (2016)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  9. "SangSom 6 Red World Championship, Group G (2016)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  10. "SangSom 6 Red World Championship, Group H (2016)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 September 2016.