2017 Snooker Shoot-Out

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Coral Snooker Shoot-Out
Tournament information
Dates 23–26 February 2017
Venue Watford Colosseum
City Watford
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £146,000
Winner's share £32,000
Highest break Scotland Graeme Dott (96)
Final
Champion Scotland Anthony McGill
Runner-up China Xiao Guodong
Score 1–0 (67–19)
2016
2018

The 2017 Coral Snooker Shoot-Out was a professional ranking snooker tournament which took place at the Watford Colosseum in Watford from 23 to 26 February 2017. It was played under a variation of the standard rules of snooker. In 2017 it was extended from 64 to 128 players, and became a ranking tournament for the first time in its history. It was the 15th ranking event of the 2016/2017 season.

Robin Hull was the defending champion, but he lost 18–25 to Fergal O'Brien in the second round.[1]

Anthony McGill won his second ranking title, beating Xiao Guodong 67–19 in the final.[2]

This was the first time that no century break was made in the competition. The highest break was 96 from Graeme Dott.

Prize fund[edit]

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

The "rolling 147 prize" for a maximum break stood at £15,000.

Format and rules[edit]

2017 rules.[4]

Draw[edit]

Matches and session times are listed below.[5][6] Matches began within approximately ten minutes intervals. Random draws were conducted prior to each round.

Round 1[edit]

Thursday, 23 February – 12:00

Thursday, 23 February – 19:00

Friday, 24 February – 12:00

Round 2[edit]

Friday, 24 February – 19:00

Saturday, 25 February – 19:00

Round 3[edit]

Sunday, 26 February – 12:00

Round 4[edit]

Sunday, 26 February – 18:00

Quarter-finals[edit]

Sunday, 26 February – 20:00

Semi-finals[edit]

Sunday, 26 February – 21:15

Final[edit]

Sunday, 26 February – 21:45

Century breaks[edit]

  • No Century Breaks

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coral Shoot Out Day Two Round Up - World Snooker". Worldsnooker.com. 24 February 2017. Retrieved 21 October 2017. 
  2. ^ "Calendar 2017/2018 - World Snooker Live Scores". Livescores.worldsnookerdata.com. Retrieved 21 October 2017. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-11-04. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  4. ^ "Snooker Shoot Out 2017 : Competition Rules (Variations to the 'Rules of Snooker')" (PDF). Worldsnooker.com. Retrieved 21 October 2017. 
  5. ^ "Calendar 2017/2018 - World Snooker Live Scores". livescores.worldsnookerdata.com. Retrieved 21 October 2017. 
  6. ^ "CORAL SHOOT OUT 2017 : Watford Colosseum, 23 – 26 February 2017" (PDF). Worldsnooker.com. Retrieved 21 October 2017.