English Open (snooker)


The English Open is a professional ranking snooker tournament.

English Open
Tournament information
VenueMarshall Arena
LocationMilton Keynes
CountryEngland
Established2016
Organisation(s)World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£405,000
Current champion(s) Judd Trump

History


On 29 April 2015 World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn announced that the event called English Open will be held for the first time in 2016 in Manchester, England, as part of a new Home Nations Series with the existing Welsh Open and new Northern Ireland Open and Scottish Open tournaments.[1][2] The winner of the English Open is awarded the Davis Trophy which is named in honour of former World Champion Steve Davis.[3]

The inaugural event took place between 10 and 16 October 2016,[4] and was won by China's Liang Wenbo.[5]

Winners


Year Winner Runner-up Final score Sponsor Venue Season
English Open (ranking)
2016 Liang Wenbo Judd Trump 9–6 Coral EventCity, Manchester 2016–17
2017 Ronnie O'Sullivan Kyren Wilson 9–2 Dafabet Barnsley Metrodome, Barnsley 2017–18
2018 Stuart Bingham Mark Davis 9–7 BetVictor K2 Leisure Centre, Crawley 2018–19
2019 Mark Selby David Gilbert 9–1 19.com K2 Leisure Centre, Crawley 2019–20
2020 Judd Trump Neil Robertson 9–8 Matchroom.Live Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes 2020–21
2021 BetVictor 2021–22

References