World Grand Prix (snooker)


The World Grand Prix is a professional ranking snooker tournament restricted to the top 32 players on the one-year ranking list. The inaugural edition was played in 2015 at the Venue Cymru in Llandudno, Wales.[1] The reigning champion is Judd Trump.

World Grand Prix
Tournament information
VenueRicoh Arena
LocationCoventry
CountryEngland
Established2015
Organisation(s)World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£380,000
Current champion(s) Judd Trump (ENG)

History


The World Grand Prix was held as a non-ranking event in March 2015 in Llandudno, Wales, for the top 32 players on the World Grand Prix list. The list was based on a one-year ranking system.

From 2016, the World Grand Prix has been held as a ranking event.

In 2019, the tournament was included in the newly created Coral Cup series, and branded as "Coral World Grand Prix".

Winners


Year Winner Runner-up Final score Venue Season
World Grand Prix (non-ranking)
2015  Judd Trump (ENG)  Ronnie O'Sullivan (ENG) 10–7 Llandudno 2014–15
World Grand Prix (ranking)
2016  Shaun Murphy (ENG)  Stuart Bingham (ENG) 10–9 Llandudno 2015–16
2017  Barry Hawkins (ENG)  Ryan Day (WAL) 10–7 Preston 2016–17
2018  Ronnie O'Sullivan (ENG)  Ding Junhui (CHN) 10–3 Preston 2017–18
2019  Judd Trump (ENG)  Ali Carter (ENG) 10–6 Cheltenham 2018–19
2020 (1)  Neil Robertson (AUS)  Graeme Dott (SCO) 10–8 Cheltenham 2019–20
2020 (2)  Judd Trump (ENG)  Jack Lisowski (ENG) 10–7 Milton Keynes 2020–21
2021 Coventry 2021–22

References