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Scottish Open Snooker 2017

2017 Scottish Open Tournament Facts

Tournament information
Dates 11–17 December 2017
Venue Emirates Arena
City Glasgow
Country Scotland
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £366,000
Winner’s share £70,000
Highest break Cao Yupeng (147)
Final
Champion Neil Robertson
Runner-up Cao Yupeng
Score 9–8

Prize Money

Schedule

MONDAY DECEMBER 11

Morning session (1000 GMT)
First round (Best of 7 frames)
Coverage: Eurosport Player

Afternoon session (1300-1630 GMT)
First round (Best of 7 frames)
Coverage: Eurosport Player

Evening session (1900-2000 GMT)
First round (Best of 7 frames)
Coverage: Eurosport Player

TUESDAY DECEMBER 12

Morning session (1000 GMT)
First round (Best of 7 frames)
Coverage: Eurosport Player

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 13

Morning session (1000 GMT)
Second round (Best of 7 frames)

Afternoon session (1300-1500 GMT)
Second round (Best of 7 frames) Evening session (1900-2000 GMT)
Second round (Best of 7 frames)

THURSDAY DECEMBER 14

Morning session (1000 GMT)
Third round (Best of 7 frames)

Afternoon session (1300-1500 GMT)
Third round (Best of 7 frames)

Evening session (1900-2000 GMT)
Fourth round (Best of 7 frames)

FRIDAY DECEMBER 15

Afternoon session (1200-1400 GMT)
Quarter-finals (Best of 9 frames)

SATURDAY DECEMBER 16

Afternoon session (1300 GMT)
Semi-finals (Best of 11 frames)

SUNDAY DECEMBER 17

Afternoon session (1300 GMT)
The final (Best of 19 frames)

Evening session (1900 GMT)
The final (Best of 19 frames)

Results

Finals

Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
Xiao Guodong 4
Neil Robertson 5
Neil Robertson 6
John Higgins 3
John Higgins 5
Ronnie O’Sullivan 0
Neil Robertson 9
Cao Yupeng 8
Ricky Walden 3
Cao Yupeng 5
Cao Yupeng 6
Judd Trump 4
Stephen Maguire 2
Judd Trump 5

Final

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Leo Scullion.
Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland, 17 December 2017.
Neil Robertson
Australia
9–8 Cao Yupeng
China
Afternoon: 21–118 (82), 72–62 (Robertson 61, Cao 62), 0–96 (72), 29–75 (74), 68–34, 7–119 (5366), 37–72 (67), 115–18 (6450)
Evening: 31–79 (72), 132–0 (132), 6–81 (81), 0–108 (66), 85–6 (85), 62–14, 73–30, 60–54, 77–16 (59)
132 Highest break 82
1 Century breaks 0
6 50+ breaks 10

Past Winners

Year Winner Runner-up Final score Venue Season
Scottish Open (ranking)
1998 Ronnie O’Sullivan John Higgins 9–5 Aberdeen 1997/98
1999 Stephen Hendry Graeme Dott 9–1 Aberdeen 1998/99
2000 Ronnie O’Sullivan Mark Williams 9–1 Aberdeen 1999/00
2001 Peter Ebdon Ken Doherty 9–7 Aberdeen 2000/01
2002 Stephen Lee David Gray 9–2 Aberdeen 2001/02
2003 David Gray Mark Selby 9–7 Edinburgh 2002/03
Players Championship (ranking)
2004  Jimmy White Paul Hunter 9–7 Glasgow 2003/04
Scottish Open (minor-ranking)
2012 Ding Junhui Anthony McGill 4–2 Ravenscraig 2012/13
Scottish Open (ranking)
2016 Marco Fu John Higgins 9–4 Glasgow 2016/17
2017 Neil Robertson Cao Yupeng 9–8 Glasgow 2017/18