Players Tour Championship 2010/2011

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The Players Tour Championship 2010/2011 started on 24 June 2010 and ended on 20 March 2011 with events held in Sheffield and Europe. The televised finals took place between the top 24 Order of Merit players, who have played at least 6 events (3 PTC and 3 EPTC).[1]

Schedule[edit]

Date[n 1] Tournament Name Venue City Winner Runner–up Score[2] References
06–24 06–27  ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 1 World Snooker Academy Sheffield Wales Mark Williams Scotland Stephen Maguire 4–0 [3]
07–08 07–11  ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 2 World Snooker Academy Sheffield England Mark Selby England Barry Pinches 4–3 [4]
08–06 08–08  ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 3 World Snooker Academy Sheffield England Tom Ford England Jack Lisowski 4–0 [5]
08–14 08–16  ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 4 World Snooker Academy Sheffield England Barry Pinches England Ronnie O'Sullivan 4–3 [6]
08–26 08–29  GER Euro Players Tour Championship – Event 1[n 2] Stadthalle Fürth England Judd Trump England Anthony Hamilton 4–3 [7]
09–30 10–03  BEL Euro Players Tour Championship – Event 2[n 3] Boudewijn Seapark Bruges England Shaun Murphy England Matthew Couch 4–2 [8]
10–07 10–10  ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 5 World Snooker Academy Sheffield China Ding Junhui Wales Jamie Jones 4–1 [9]
10–14 10–17  ENG Players Tour Championship – Event 6 World Snooker Academy Sheffield Wales Dominic Dale England Martin Gould 4–3 [10]
10–22 10–24  GER Euro Players Tour Championship – Event 3[n 4] Walter Kobel Sporthalle Rüsselsheim Scotland Marcus Campbell China Liang Wenbo 4–0 [11]
10–28 10–31  ENG Euro Players Tour Championship – Event 4[n 5] South West Snooker Academy Gloucester England Stephen Lee Scotland Stephen Maguire 4–2 [12]
11–12 11–14  GER Euro Players Tour Championship – Event 5[n 6] Sparkassen Arena Hamm Scotland John Higgins England Shaun Murphy 4–2 [13]
11–19 11–21  CZE Euro Players Tour Championship – Event 6[n 7] Aréna Sparta Podvinný Mlýn Prague England Michael Holt Scotland John Higgins 4–3 [14]
03–17 03–20  IRL Players Tour Championship – Finals[n 8] The Helix Dublin England Shaun Murphy England Martin Gould 4–0 [15]

Order of Merit[edit]

Players not eligible for the Finals

After 12 out of 12 events:[16][17][18]

Rank Player Total Points Events Played
PTC EPTC Total
1. England Shaun Murphy 23,200 6 6 12
2. England Mark Selby 21,300 6 6 12
3. England Barry Pinches 19,100 6 6 12
4. Scotland Marcus Campbell 17,700 6 6 12
5. England Judd Trump 17,600 6 6 12
6. Wales Mark Williams 17,100 5 4 9
7. Wales Dominic Dale 16,800 6 6 12
8. England Stephen Lee 16,200 6 6 12
9. England Tom Ford 15,000 6 6 12
10. Scotland John Higgins 15,000 0 2 2
11. Scotland Stephen Maguire 14,400 6 4 10
12. China Ding Junhui 11,800 2 3 5
13. England Michael Holt 10,900 6 6 12
14. China Liang Wenbo 10,700 4 4 8
15. England Martin Gould 10,600 6 6 12
16. Hong Kong Marco Fu 10,100 5 4 9
17. England Ricky Walden 10,100 6 6 12
18. England Anthony Hamilton 9,900 6 5 11
19. England Stuart Bingham 9,800 6 6 12
20. England Jack Lisowski 9,600 6 6 12
21. Wales Jamie Jones 9,400 6 6 12
22. England Andrew Higginson 8,700 6 6 12
23. England Mark Davis 8,300 6 6 12
24. Wales Matthew Stevens 8,300 6 6 12
25. Northern Ireland Gerard Greene 7,700 6 6 12
26. England Joe Jogia 7,500 6 5 11

(Top 26 players out of 407)

Finals[edit]

The Finals of the Players Tour Championship 2010/2011 took place between 17–20 March 2011 at The Helix in Dublin, Ireland. It was contested by the top 24 players of the Order of Merit, who have played in at least 6 events (3 PTC and 3 EPTC).

Final: Best of 7 frames
The Helix, Dublin, Ireland, 20 March 2011.[19]
Shaun Murphy
 England
4–0 Martin Gould
 England
70–18, 66–46, 59–44 (53), 51–34
53 Highest break 45
0 Century breaks 0
1 50+ breaks 0

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format
  2. ^ Event also known as the 2010 Paul Hunter Classic.
  3. ^ Event also known as the 2010 Brugge Open.
  4. ^ Event also known as the 2010 Rhein-Main Masters and the 2010 Rüsselsheim Cup.
  5. ^ Event also known as the 2010 MIUS Cup.
  6. ^ Event also known as the 2010 Ruhr Championship.
  7. ^ Event also known as the 2010 Prague Classic.
  8. ^ Event also known as the 2011 Players Tour Championship Grand Finals.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PTC helps form Snooker's 'brave new world'". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 21 May 2010. Archived from the original on 27 May 2010. Retrieved 22 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Turner, Chris. "Players Tour Championship". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "Star Xing Pai PTC 1 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011. 
  4. ^ "Star Xing Pai PTC 2 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011. 
  5. ^ "Star Xing Pai PTC 3 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011. 
  6. ^ "Star Xing Pai PTC 4 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011. 
  7. ^ "Euro PTC1 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011. 
  8. ^ "Euro PTC 2 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011. 
  9. ^ "Star Xing Pai PTC 5 (2010)". Snooker.org. 10 October 2010. 
  10. ^ "Star Xing Pai PTC 6 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011. 
  11. ^ "Euro PTC 3 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011. 
  12. ^ "Euro PTC 4 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011. 
  13. ^ "Euro PTC 5 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 20 November 2010. 
  14. ^ "Euro PTC 6 (2010)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 19 November 2010. 
  15. ^ "PTC Finals (2011)". Snooker.org. Retrieved 22 December 2010. 
  16. ^ "Order of Merit". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. 22 November 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 January 2013. Retrieved 22 November 2010. 
  17. ^ "Order of Merit". Global Snooker. 17 July 2010. Retrieved 17 July 2010. 
  18. ^ "Order of Merit". Snooker.org. 17 October 2010. Retrieved 17 October 2010. 
  19. ^ "PTC Finals". Snooker.org. Retrieved 22 December 2010.