2017 Snooker Shoot Out


The 2017 Coral Snooker Shoot Out was a professional ranking snooker tournament which took place at the Watford Colosseum in Watford from 23 to 26 February 2017. It was played under a variation of the standard rules of snooker. In 2017 it was extended from 64 to 128 players, and became a ranking tournament for the first time in its history. It was the 15th ranking event of the 2016/2017 season.

Coral Snooker Shoot Out
Tournament information
Dates23–26 February 2017
VenueWatford Colosseum
CityWatford
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£146,000
Winner's share£32,000
Highest break Graeme Dott (96)
Final
Champion Anthony McGill
Runner-up Xiao Guodong
Score1–0 (67–19)
2016
2018

Robin Hull was the defending champion, but he lost 18–25 to Fergal O'Brien in the second round.[1]

Anthony McGill won his second ranking title, beating Xiao Guodong 1–0 in the final (67–19).[2]

This was the first time that no century break was made in the competition. The highest break was a 96 from Graeme Dott.

Prize fund


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

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £15,000.

Format and rules


2017 rules.[4]

Draw


Matches and session times are listed below.[5][6] Matches began within approximately ten minutes intervals. Random draws were conducted prior to each round.

Round 1

Thursday, 23 February – 12:00

Thursday, 23 February – 19:00

Friday, 24 February – 12:00

Round 2

Friday, 24 February – 19:00

Saturday, 25 February – 19:00

Round 3

Sunday, 26 February – 12:00

Round 4

Sunday, 26 February – 18:00

Quarter-finals

Sunday, 26 February – 20:00

Semi-finals

Sunday, 26 February – 21:15

Final

Sunday, 26 February – 21:45

References


  1. "Coral Shoot Out Day Two Round Up - World Snooker". Worldsnooker.com. 24 February 2017. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
  2. "Calendar 2017/2018 - World Snooker Live Scores". Livescores.worldsnookerdata.com. Archived from the original on 7 May 2017. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
  3. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 November 2016. Retrieved 3 June 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Snooker Shoot Out 2017 : Competition Rules (Variations to the 'Rules of Snooker')" (PDF). Worldsnooker.com. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
  5. "Calendar 2017/2018 - World Snooker Live Scores". livescores.worldsnookerdata.com. Archived from the original on 18 May 2017. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
  6. "CORAL SHOOT OUT 2017 : Watford Colosseum, 23 – 26 February 2017" (PDF). Worldsnooker.com. Retrieved 21 October 2017.