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. It was the seventh ranking event of the 2016/2017 season.

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. The winner of the English Open is awarded the Davis Trophy which is named in honour of six-time World Champion Steve Davis.

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.

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

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

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £10,000.

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