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Hong Kong Masters

  • Location

    Hong Kong
  • Venue

    Queen Elizabeth Stadium
  • Start Date

    20 Jul 2017
  • Finish Date

    23 Jul 2017
  • Total Prize Money

    £315,000
  • Format

    Invitation Event
  • Winner Prize Money

    £100,000
  • Current Champion(s)

    Neil Robertson

The Hong Kong Masters invitation event took place in July 2017, with Neil Robertson beating Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-3 in the final.

The event featured an elite field of eight players, as well as exhibitions starring Stephen Hendry, Jimmy White and Ng On Yee.

Organised by the Hong Kong Billiard Sports Control Council Co. Ltd. (HKBSCC), subvented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) and sanctioned by World Snooker Limited (WSL), the Hong Kong Masters 2017 was staged at Hong Kong’s Queen Elizabeth Stadium from July 20 – 23, 2017.

The Hong Kong Masters 2017 was one of the events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and also one of the most significant snooker events in Hong Kong in decades.

In addition to celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, this event is also aimed at promoting Sport-for-All, equipping Hong Kong to host more international snooker events, and rewarding all snooker fans in Hong Kong, as so many of them have grown up with the sport in past decades.

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Mr. Danny Mak, the Chairman of HKBSCC, said: “Hong Kong’s very own snooker players have achieved global success over the years. We wish to raise the profile of snooker in Hong Kong and give an opportunity to our local athletes, referees, and our community to get involved in the sport at the highest level.”

Founded in December 1993, Hong Kong Billiard Sports Control Council is a non-profit organisation, which is devoted to enhance and promote the development of billiard sports. In 2000, Hong Kong Billiard Sports Control Council was officially registered as Hong Kong Billiard Sports Control Council Company Limited (HKBSCC) with the aim of extending the development of billiard sports. HKBSCC is one of the members of the Sports Federation & Olympic Committee of Hong Kong (SF&OC), the International Billiards & Snooker Federation (IBSF), Asian Pocket Billiard Union (APBU) and Asian Confederation of Billiard Sports (ACBS).