1996 European Open (snooker)

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European Open
Tournament information
Dates25 February–3 March 1996
VenueMediterranean Conference Centre
CityValletta
CountryMalta
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Winner's share£60,000
Final
ChampionEngland John Parrott
Runner-upEngland Peter Ebdon
Score9–7
1994
1997

The 1996 European Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 25 February to 3 March 1996 at the Mediterranean Conference Centre in Valletta, Malta.[1][2]

John Parrott won the tournament, defeating Peter Ebdon 9–7 in the final. The defending champion Stephen Hendry was eliminated by Joe Swail in the last 16 round.[3]

Wildcard round[edit]

[4]

Match Score
WC1 Scotland Marcus Campbell 5–2 Malta Simon Camilleri
WC2 Republic of Ireland Leo Fernandez 5–3 Malta Ray Demanuele
WC3 England Karl Payne 5–2 Malta Richard Webb
WC4 England Chris Scanlon 5–1 Malta Frans Mintoff

Main draw[edit]

[4]

Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
               
England John Parrott 5
England Chris Scanlon 3
England John Parrott 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 3
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
Scotland Marcus Campbell 3
England John Parrott 5
England Dave Harold 1
England Dave Harold 5
England Ian Brumby 2
England Dave Harold 5
Wales Darren Morgan 3
Wales Darren Morgan 5
England Karl Payne 3
England John Parrott 6
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5
England David Roe 3
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5
Scotland Stephen Hendry 3
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England Neal Foulds 1
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5
Wales Anthony Davies 3
Wales Anthony Davies 5
Thailand James Wattana 3
Wales Anthony Davies 5
England Joe Johnson 1
England Joe Johnson 5
Scotland John Higgins 0
England John Parrott 9
England Peter Ebdon 7
England Peter Ebdon 5
Republic of Ireland Leo Fernandez 1
England Peter Ebdon 5
England Dave Finbow 4
England Dave Finbow 5
England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4
England Peter Ebdon 5
Malta Tony Drago 2
Malta Tony Drago 5
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 2
Malta Tony Drago 5
England Steve James 2
England Steve James 5
England Jimmy White 2
England Peter Ebdon 6
England Andy Hicks 3
England Andy Hicks 5
England Steve Davis 1
England Andy Hicks 5
Wales Terry Griffiths 0
Wales Terry Griffiths 5
Wales Mark Williams 4
England Andy Hicks 5
Wales Tony Chappel 1
Wales Tony Chappel 5
Scotland Alan McManus 4
Wales Tony Chappel 5
England Stephen Lee 3
England Stephen Lee 5
England Nigel Bond 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "European Open, German Open, German Masters, Irish Open". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  2. ^ "European Open". Snooker Scene. Retrieved 29 January 2018.
  3. ^ Hayton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 168.
  4. ^ a b "European Open". snooker.org. Retrieved 29 January 2018.