2016 English Open (snooker)

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The 2016 Coral English Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 10 and 16 October 2016 at the EventCity in Manchester, England.[1] It was the seventh ranking event of the 2016/2017 season.[2]

This was the inaugural English Open event, being held as part of a new Home Nations Series introduced in the 2016/2017 season with the existing Welsh Open and new Irish Open and Scottish Open tournaments.[3][4] The winner of the English Open is awarded the Davis Trophy which is named in honour of six-time World Champion Steve Davis.[5]

Alfie Burden made the 122nd official maximum break in the sixth frame of his first round match against Daniel Wells. It was Burden's first professional maximum break.[6]

Liang Wenbo captured his first ranking title by beating Judd Trump 9–6 in the final.[7] As a result, he qualified for the Champion of Champions in November.[8]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[9]

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