2006 Pot Black

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Pot Black
Tournament information
Dates 2 September 2006
Venue Royal Automobile Club
City London
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Non-ranking event
Total prize fund £40,000
Winner's share £10,000
Highest break 119 – Mark Williams
Final
Champion Wales Mark Williams
Runner-up Scotland John Higgins
Score 119–13
2005
2007

The 2006 Pot Black was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that was held on 2 September 2006 at the Royal Automobile Club in London, England. All matches were played over one frame.[1] Matthew Stevens was the defending champion, but lost in the first round 64–70 against John Higgins.

Mark Williams won in the final 119–13 against John Higgins. During the final Williams compiled a 119 break, the highest in the tournament's history.[2]

Prize found[edit]

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

  • Winner: £10,000
  • Runner-up: £6,000
  • Semi-final: £4,000
  • Quarter-final: £3,500
  • Highest break: £2,000
  • Total:£40,000

Main draw[edit]

[3]

Quarter-finals   Semi-finals   Final
Wales  Matthew Stevens 64  
Scotland  John Higgins 70     Scotland  John Higgins 81  
Scotland  Graeme Dott 20   England  Peter Ebdon 0  
England  Peter Ebdon 61       Scotland  John Higgins 13
England  Shaun Murphy 46       Wales  Mark Williams 119
Wales  Mark Williams 60     Wales  Mark Williams 72
Scotland  Stephen Hendry 1   Republic of Ireland  Ken Doherty 50  
Republic of Ireland  Ken Doherty 88  

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pot Black, Junior Pot Black". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Williams claims Pot Black prize". BBC Sport. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "2006 Pot Black Cup". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 27 June 2007.