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.