Start Date10 Oct 2016
Finish Date16 Oct 2016
Total Prize Money£366,000
Winner Prize Money£70,000
Current Champion(s)Liang Wenbo
Snooker’s new Coral English Open took place at Event City in Manchester in October 2016.
China’s Liang Wenbo won the title, beating Judd Trump 9-6 in the final to win his first ranking event.
The world ranking event is part of the new Home Nations quartet of tournaments, alongside the Northern Ireland Open, Scottish Open and Welsh Open. Each event features 128 of the world’s leading green baize stars, in a flat draw with all players starting in the first round. All four tournaments are televised by Eurosport.
2016/17 Home Nations events
English Open – Event City, Manchester, October 10-16
Irish Open – Titanic Exhibition Centre Belfast, November 14-20
Scottish Open – Emirates Arena, December 12-18
Welsh Open – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, February 13-19