Indian Open (snooker)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Indian Open
2013 Indian Open logo.png
Tournament information
Location Mumbai
Country India
Established 2013
Organisation(s) World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £300,000[1]
Current champion(s) China Ding Junhui

The Indian Open is a professional ranking snooker tournament. Ding Junhui is the reigning champion.

History[edit]

The event was introduced in the 2013/2014 season and it's the first ever ranking event to be held in India.[2] The inaugural event was held between 14–18 October 2013 at the Le Meridian Hotel in New Delhi. The Billiards and Snooker Federation of India has signed a three-year contract for the tournament.[3]

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Runner-up Final score Season
2013[4] China Ding Junhui India Aditya Mehta 5–0 2013/14
2014[5] 2014/15

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prize Money Breakdowns 2013/14". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 1 May 2013. Archived from the original on 12 October 2013. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  2. ^ "New Ranking Event In India". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 23 July 2013. Retrieved 28 July 2013. 
  3. ^ "Best players of world snooker for Indian Open". The Times of India. Retrieved 1 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "Indian Open (2013)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 9 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "Indian Open (2014)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 16 May 2014.