European Tour 2015/2016 – Event 2

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European Tour 2015/2016
Event 2
Tournament information
Dates 26–30 August 2015
Venue Stadthalle
City Fürth
Country Germany
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Minor-ranking event
Total prize fund 125,000
Winner's share €25,000
Highest break Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng (142)
Final
Champion England Ali Carter
Runner-up England Shaun Murphy
Score 4–3

The European Tour 2015/2016 – Event 2 (also known as the 2015 Paul Hunter Classic) was a professional minor-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 26–30 August 2015 in Fürth, Germany.[1]

Mark Allen was the defending champion,[2] but he lost 3–4 to Sanderson Lam in the round of 128.

Ali Carter won his seventh professional title, beating Shaun Murphy 4–3 in the final.[3]

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money of the event is shown below:[4]

Prize fund
Winner 25,000
Runner-up €12,000
Semi-finalist €6,000
Quarter-finalist €4,000
Last 16 €2,300
Last 32 €1,200
Last 64 €700
Total €125,000

Main draw[edit]

[5][6][7]

Preliminary rounds[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Best of 7 frames

Round 2[edit]

Best of 7 frames

Round 3[edit]

Best of 7 frames

Main rounds[edit]

Top half[edit]

Section 1[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
England Barry Hawkins 4  
China Zhang Yong 2     England Barry Hawkins 3  
England Kyren Wilson 4     England Kyren Wilson 4  
Wales Ben Jones 0       England Kyren Wilson 4  
England Gary Wilson 3       Scotland John Higgins 1  
England Anthony Hamilton 4     England Anthony Hamilton 0  
England Stuart Bingham 3     Scotland John Higgins 4  
Scotland John Higgins 4       England Kyren Wilson 1
England Mark King 4       England Mark King 4
Malta Brian Cini 0     England Mark King 4  
Wales Jamie Jones 4     Wales Jamie Jones 0  
England Sam Thistlewhite 1       England Mark King 4  
Wales Lee Walker 4       Wales Lee Walker 0  
England Sydney Wilson 3     Wales Lee Walker 4      
England Rory McLeod 3     Norway Kurt Maflin 3      
Norway Kurt Maflin 4  
Section 2[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Northern Ireland Mark Allen 3  
England Sanderson Lam 4     England Sanderson Lam 0  
England Ian Burns 4     England Ian Burns 4  
England Ryan Causton 3       England Ian Burns 4  
Wales Duane Jones 4       England Martin O'Donnell 2  
England Steven Hallworth 3     Wales Duane Jones 3  
England Martin O'Donnell 4     England Martin O'Donnell 4  
Thailand Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon 2       England Ian Burns 4
England Peter Lines 1       Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong 3
England Rod Lawler 4     England Rod Lawler 4  
England Jack Lisowski 4     England Jack Lisowski 3  
China Lü Chenwei 1       England Rod Lawler 1  
Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong 4       Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong 4  
England Christopher Keogan 1     Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong 4      
China Liang Wenbo 4     China Liang Wenbo 0      
Thailand Noppon Saengkham 1  
Section 3[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Scotland Alan McManus 4  
England Joshua Cooper 0     Scotland Alan McManus 2  
England Mark Davis 4     England Mark Davis 4  
England Paul Davison 3       England Mark Davis 4  
Scotland Eden Sharav 2       England David Gilbert 2  
England Mitchell Mann 4     England Mitchell Mann 1  
England David Gilbert 4     England David Gilbert 4  
Poland Kacper Filipiak 0       England Mark Davis 3
England Mike Dunn 4       England Stuart Carrington 4
Scotland Ross Muir 1     England Mike Dunn 2  
Malta Tony Drago 2     England Stuart Carrington 4  
England Stuart Carrington 4       England Stuart Carrington 4  
Wales Matthew Stevens 4       Wales Matthew Stevens 1  
Germany Patrick Einsle 1     Wales Matthew Stevens 4      
Wales Michael White w/o     Wales Michael White 1      
England Chris Melling w/d  
Section 4[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
England Shaun Murphy 4  
England Barry Pinches 0     England Shaun Murphy 4  
England Zak Surety 4     England Zak Surety 0  
China Zhang Anda 0       England Shaun Murphy 4  
England Craig Steadman 2       Belgium Luca Brecel 2  
Scotland Fraser Patrick 4     Scotland Fraser Patrick 1  
Belgium Luca Brecel 4     Belgium Luca Brecel 4  
Wales Gareth Allen 3       England Shaun Murphy 4
England Peter Ebdon 4       England Robbie Williams 1
Scotland Rhys Clark 0     England Peter Ebdon 2  
England Alfie Burden 4     England Alfie Burden 4  
Wales Alex Taubman 0       England Alfie Burden 2  
England Robbie Williams 4       England Robbie Williams 4  
England Sam Craigie 0     England Robbie Williams 4      
England Ben Woollaston 3     Scotland Jamie Burnett 3      
Scotland Jamie Burnett 4  

Bottom half[edit]

Section 5[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Scotland Graeme Dott w/o  
Australia Vinnie Calabrese w/d     Scotland Graeme Dott 4  
Wales Dominic Dale 4     Wales Dominic Dale 0  
China Yu Delu 1       Scotland Graeme Dott 3  
England Jamie Cope 4       England Jamie Cope 4  
England Ashley Carty 3     England Jamie Cope 4  
England Robert Milkins 2     England Nico Elton 2  
England Nico Elton 4       England Jamie Cope 3
Scotland Anthony McGill 0       England Judd Trump 4
Wales Daniel Wells 4     Wales Daniel Wells 4  
Republic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien 0     China Xiao Guodong 0  
China Xiao Guodong 4       Wales Daniel Wells 1  
England Joe Perry 4       England Judd Trump 4  
England Michael Wasley 0     England Joe Perry 2      
England Judd Trump 4     England Judd Trump 4      
Scotland Marc J Davis 2  
Section 6[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 3  
China Tian Pengfei 4     China Tian Pengfei 4  
England Michael Georgiou 2     China Zhou Yuelong 3  
China Zhou Yuelong 4       China Tian Pengfei 2  
Scotland Michael Leslie 1       England Sean O'Sullivan 4  
Northern Ireland Joe Swail 4     Northern Ireland Joe Swail 0  
England Sean O'Sullivan 4     England Sean O'Sullivan 4  
England Allan Taylor 0       England Sean O'Sullivan 0
England Michael Holt 4       England Michael Holt 4
England Richard Beckham 0     England Michael Holt 4  
Finland Robin Hull w/d     Poland Mateusz Baranowski 1  
Poland Mateusz Baranowski w/o       England Michael Holt 4  
England Andrew Higginson 4       England Andrew Higginson 2  
England Sam Baird 2     England Andrew Higginson 4      
England Matthew Selt 4     England Matthew Selt 1      
China Lu Ning 3  
Section 7[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Wales Ryan Day 4  
England Liam Highfield 2     Wales Ryan Day 2  
Republic of Ireland David Morris 1     Hong Kong Marco Fu 4  
Hong Kong Marco Fu 4       Hong Kong Marco Fu 2  
Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 0       England Jimmy Robertson 4  
England Jimmy Robertson 4     England Jimmy Robertson 4  
Scotland Stephen Maguire 4     Scotland Stephen Maguire 3  
France Stephane Ochoiski 1       England Jimmy Robertson 2
England Ali Carter 4       England Ali Carter 4
England Elliot Slessor 0     England Ali Carter 4  
India Aditya Mehta 4     India Aditya Mehta 1  
England Ian Glover 2       England Ali Carter 4  
England Jason Weston w/d       China Li Hang 0  
China Cao Yupeng w/o     China Cao Yupeng 0      
England Oliver Lines 1     China Li Hang 4      
China Li Hang 4  
Section 8[edit]
Last 128
Best of 7 frames
Last 64
Best of 7 frames
Last 32
Best of 7 frames
Last 16
Best of 7 frames
Wales Mark Williams 4  
Wales Thomas Rees 0     Wales Mark Williams 4  
England Chris Wakelin 4     England Chris Wakelin 2  
England David Grace 1       Wales Mark Williams 4  
England Joel Walker w/o       Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 2  
Iran Hossein Vafaei w/d     England Joel Walker 1  
England Ricky Walden 3     Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 4  
Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng 4       Wales Mark Williams 4
England Mark Selby 4       Scotland Scott Donaldson 1
England Jake Nicholson 1     England Mark Selby 2  
Scotland Scott Donaldson 4     Scotland Scott Donaldson 4  
England Ashley Hugill 1       Scotland Scott Donaldson 4  
Isle of Man Darryl Hill 0       England Martin Gould 2  
England Martin Gould 4     England Martin Gould 4      
England Tom Ford 2     England James Cahill 1      
England James Cahill 4  

Finals[edit]

Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 7 frames
Final
Best of 7 frames
England Mark King 4  
England Ian Burns 0     England Mark King 3  
England Stuart Carrington 2     England Shaun Murphy 4  
England Shaun Murphy 4       England Shaun Murphy 3
England Judd Trump 1       England Ali Carter 4
England Michael Holt 4     England Michael Holt 2
England Ali Carter 4     England Ali Carter 4    
Wales Mark Williams 2  

Century breaks[edit]

[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tournament Calendar 2015/2016". Snooker.org. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Allen beats Trump to win Paul Hunter Classic". Eurosport UK. 24 August 2014. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Carter wins Paul Hunter Classic". World Snooker. 30 August 2015. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "European Tour 2014/2015 Entry Pack for Paul Hunter Classic 2015 – Furth, Germany (ET2)" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 2 July 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 September 2015. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  5. ^ "Paul Hunter Classic 2015 (ET2) Draw & Results" (PDF). World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 30 August 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 September 2015. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "ET2 – The Paul Hunter Classic 2015 Format" (PDF). worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original (PDF) on 7 September 2015. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  7. ^ "European Tour Event Two (2015)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  8. ^ "Paul Hunter Classic 2015 (ET2): century breaks". World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 8 September 2015. Retrieved 8 September 2015.