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European Tour Event Four Pencil

Date: 4-8 Nov 2015; Venue: Universiada Hall, Sofia, Bulgaria; Type: Players Tour Championship; Defending champion: Shaun Murphy; Twitter: @PTCBulgariaOpen / #BulgarianOpen; Notes: Also known as the Bulgarian Open; See also results (206)
Final Pencil
(Winner: £18,750; Runner-up: £9,000)
Northern Ireland Mark Allen [18] 4-0 Wales Ryan Day [14] Head to head Details  Pencil

65-1 (65), 94-2 (76), 71-52 (56), 68-46

Referee: Desislava Bozhilova

Day needed two snookers in frame three and got them, but Allen potted the pink to secure the frame.

This was Allen's fifth European Tour title from six finals.

Semifinals Pencil
(Losers receive £4,500)
Wales Ryan Day [14] 4-2 England Sam Baird Head to head Details  Pencil

60-56 (B 56), 0-78 (78), 69-33 (60)
1-130 (130), 118-1 (54, 55), 93-26

Northern Ireland Mark Allen [18] 4-0 Wales Mark J Williams [5] Head to head Details  Pencil

96-33 (74), 79-13 (62), 79-0 (79), 80-0 (80)

Allen had an incredible 97% pot success.

Quarterfinals Pencil
(Losers receive £3,000)
England Sam Baird 4-1 England Judd Trump [12] Head to head Details  Pencil
Wales Ryan Day [14] 4-0 England Mark Selby [20] Head to head Details  Pencil

This was the first time Selby suffered a whitewash since the Players Championship Grand Finals in March 2014.

Northern Ireland Mark Allen [18] 4-3 England Mike Dunn [10] Head to head Details  Pencil
Wales Mark J Williams [5] 4-3 England Shaun Murphy [2] Head to head Details  Pencil
Round 4 Pencil
(Last 16; Losers receive £1,725)
1 England Sam Baird 4-3 England Jimmy Robertson [31] Head to head   Pencil
2 England Judd Trump [12] 4-2 Ireland Fergal O'Brien [50] Head to head   Pencil
3 England Mark Selby [20] 4-2 Wales Dominic Dale [27] Head to head   Pencil
4 Wales Ryan Day [14] 4-3 England Mark Joyce Head to head   Pencil
5 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [18] 4-0 England Michael Holt [9] Head to head   Pencil
6 England Mike Dunn [10] 4-0 Wales Daniel Wells [49] Head to head   Pencil
7 Wales Mark J Williams [5] 4-0 Scotland John Higgins [58] Head to head   Pencil
8 England Shaun Murphy [2] 4-1 England Stuart Carrington [17] Head to head   Pencil
Round 3 Pencil
(Last 32; Losers receive £900)
1 England Sam Baird 4-0 England Chris Melling     Pencil
2 England Jimmy Robertson [31] 4-0 England Rod Lawler [45] Head to head   Pencil
3 England Judd Trump [12] 4-2 England Andrew Higginson [21] Head to head   Pencil
4 Ireland Fergal O'Brien [50] 4-3 England Mark King [7] Head to head   Pencil
5 Wales Dominic Dale [27] 4-0 Scotland Alan McManus [6] Head to head   Pencil
6 England Mark Selby [20] 4-2 Scotland Eden Sharav Head to head   Pencil
7 Wales Ryan Day [14] 4-3 England Kyren Wilson [28] Head to head   Pencil
8 England Mark Joyce 4-1 England Tom Ford [4] Head to head   Pencil
9 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [18] 4-1 England Nigel Bond Head to head   Pencil
10 England Michael Holt [9] 4-2 England Joe Perry [35] Head to head   Pencil
11 England Mike Dunn [10] 4-3 England Robert Milkins [40] Head to head   Pencil
12 Wales Daniel Wells [49] 4-1 England Gary Wilson [52] Head to head   Pencil
13 Wales Mark J Williams [5] 4-1 England Oliver Lines [33] Head to head   Pencil
14 Scotland John Higgins [58] 4-1 China Zhou Yuelong Head to head   Pencil
15 England Stuart Carrington [17] 4-2 England Ricky Walden [57] Head to head   Pencil
16 England Shaun Murphy [2] 4-2 England Hammad Miah (a) [39] Head to head   Pencil
Round 2 Pencil
(Last 64; Losers receive £525)
1 England Sam Baird 4-0 China Zhang Anda [61] Head to head   Pencil
2 England Chris Melling 4-0 England Ian Burns [23]     Pencil
3 England Jimmy Robertson [31] 4-3 Scotland Michael Leslie [59] Head to head   Pencil
4 England Rod Lawler [45] 4-3 England Matthew Selt [13] Head to head   Pencil
5 England Judd Trump [12] 4-1 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene [47] Head to head   Pencil
6 England Andrew Higginson [21] 4-1 Scotland Rhys Clark Head to head   Pencil
7 Ireland Fergal O'Brien [50] 4-2 England Peter Ebdon [22] Head to head   Pencil
8 England Mark King [7] 4-3 Scotland Anthony McGill [38] Head to head   Pencil
9 Scotland Alan McManus [6] 4-0 England Jack Lisowski [44] Head to head   Pencil
10 Wales Dominic Dale [27] 4-2 England Mitchell Mann [48] Head to head   Pencil
11 England Mark Selby [20] 4-2 England Alfie Burden [34] Head to head   Pencil
12 Scotland Eden Sharav 4-1 Belgium Luca Brecel [16]     Pencil
13 Wales Ryan Day [14] 4-0 England Joel Walker [51] Head to head   Pencil
14 England Kyren Wilson [28] 4-2 Norway Kurt Maflin [46] Head to head   Pencil
15 England Mark Joyce 4-1 England Martin O'Donnell [37]     Pencil
16 England Tom Ford [4] 4-0 England Zak Surety     Pencil
17 England Nigel Bond 4-0 Poland Marcin Nitschke (a)     Pencil
18 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [18] 4-3 England Stuart Bingham [63] Head to head   Pencil
19 England Joe Perry [35] 4-1 England Sean O'Sullivan [19] Head to head   Pencil
20 England Michael Holt [9] 4-3 England Martin Gould [60] Head to head   Pencil
21 England Mike Dunn [10] 4-1 India Aditya Mehta [36] Head to head   Pencil
22 England Robert Milkins [40] 4-3 China Liang Wenbo [15] Head to head   Pencil
23 England Gary Wilson [52] 4-0 Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong [24] Head to head   Pencil
24 Wales Daniel Wells [49] 4-3 China Xiao Guodong Head to head   Pencil
25 Wales Mark J Williams [5] 4-1 Wales Jamie Jones [43] Head to head   Pencil
26 England Oliver Lines [33] 4-0 Ireland Ken Doherty [41] Head to head   Pencil
27 China Zhou Yuelong 4-0 England Joe Roberts (a)     Pencil
28 Scotland John Higgins [58] 4-3 England David B Gilbert [11] Head to head   Pencil
29 England Stuart Carrington [17] 4-1 England George Pragnall (a)     Pencil
30 England Ricky Walden [57] 4-3 Wales Michael White [25] Head to head   Pencil
31 England Hammad Miah (a) [39] 4-2 Isle of Man Darryl Hill     Pencil
32 England Shaun Murphy [2] 4-0 England Jason Weston [54]     Pencil
Round 1 Pencil
(Last 128; Losers receive £0)
1 England Sam Baird 4-0 England Rory McLeod [1] Head to head   Pencil
2 China Zhang Anda [61] 4-2 England Oliver Brown (a)     Pencil
3 England Chris Melling 4-3 England Chris Wakelin [42]     Pencil
4 England Ian Burns [23] 4-3 England Paul S Davison     Pencil
5 England Jimmy Robertson [31] 4-1 England Allan Taylor     Pencil
6 Scotland Michael Leslie [59] 4-3 Belgium Tomasz Skalski (a)     Pencil
7 England Rod Lawler [45] 4-1 England Liam Highfield Head to head   Pencil
8 England Matthew Selt [13] 4-2 Pakistan Hamza Akbar Head to head   Pencil
9 England Judd Trump [12] 4-0 Germany Felix Frede (a)     Pencil
10 Northern Ireland Gerard Greene [47] 4-2 Wales Gareth Allen Head to head   Pencil
11 Scotland Rhys Clark 4-2 England Lewis Gillen (a)     Pencil
12 England Andrew Higginson [21] 4-2 England Craig Steadman Head to head   Pencil
13 England Peter Ebdon [22] 4-2 Ireland Brendan O'Donoghue (a)     Pencil
14 Ireland Fergal O'Brien [50] 4-2 Cyprus Michael Georgiou Head to head   Pencil
15 Scotland Anthony McGill [38] 4-3 England Barry Pinches Head to head   Pencil
16 England Mark King [7] 4-2 Belgium Jurian Heusdens (a)     Pencil
17 Scotland Alan McManus [6] 4-1 Austria Andreas Ploner (a)     Pencil
18 England Jack Lisowski [44] 4-1 Poland Mateusz Baranowski (a)     Pencil
19 England Mitchell Mann [48] 4-0 Malta Tony Drago [64] Head to head   Pencil
20 Wales Dominic Dale [27] 4-1 England Peter Devlin (a)     Pencil

138 by Dale the highest break in the tournament

21 England Mark Selby [20] 4-0 England Sydney Wilson Head to head   Pencil
22 England Alfie Burden [34] 4-3 England Anthony Hamilton     Pencil
23 Scotland Eden Sharav 4-3 England Jamie Cope [30] Head to head   Pencil
24 Belgium Luca Brecel [16] 4-1 China Lu Ning Head to head   Pencil
25 Wales Ryan Day [14] 4-0 England Ashley Hugill (a)     Pencil
26 England Joel Walker [51] 4-0 Egypt Hatem Yassin     Pencil
27 Norway Kurt Maflin [46] 4-2 England Steven Hallworth Head to head   Pencil
28 England Kyren Wilson [28] 4-0 England Phil O'Kane (a) Head to head   Pencil
29 England Mark Joyce 4-2 Scotland Scott Donaldson [32]     Pencil
30 England Martin O'Donnell [37] 4-3 England Joe O'Connor (a)     Pencil
31 England Zak Surety 4-0 England James Cahill [53] Head to head   Pencil
32 England Tom Ford [4] 4-3 England Michael Wasley     Pencil
33 Poland Marcin Nitschke (a) w/o China Tian Pengfei [3]     Pencil
34 England Nigel Bond 4-3 England Sanderson Lam [55] Head to head   Pencil
35 England Stuart Bingham [63] 4-0 Ireland Josh Boileau (a)     Pencil
36 Northern Ireland Mark Allen [18] 4-0 Scotland Ross Muir Head to head   Pencil
37 England Sean O'Sullivan [19] 4-1 Northern Ireland Joe Swail Head to head   Pencil
38 England Joe Perry [35] 4-0 Scotland Mark Owens (a)     Pencil
39 England Martin Gould [60] 4-0 England Elliot Slessor (a)     Pencil
40 England Michael Holt [9] 4-2 England Michael Williams (a)     Pencil
41 England Mike Dunn [10] 4-0 Wales Jamie Rhys Clarke (a) Head to head   Pencil
42 India Aditya Mehta [36] 4-3 England Adam Duffy (a) Head to head   Pencil
43 England Robert Milkins [40] 4-1 Bulgaria Bratislav Krustev (a)     Pencil
44 China Liang Wenbo [15] 4-1 Thailand Thepchaiya Un-Nooh Head to head   Pencil
45 Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong [24] 4-1 England Adam King (a)     Pencil
46 England Gary Wilson [52] 4-1 England David Grace     Pencil
47 Wales Daniel Wells [49] 4-0 England Ian Glover Head to head   Pencil
48 China Xiao Guodong 4-1 England Ben Woollaston [8] Head to head   Pencil
49 Wales Mark J Williams [5] 4-0 England Sam Craigie (a)     Pencil
50 Wales Jamie Jones [43] 4-3 Thailand Noppon Saengkham Head to head   Pencil
51 Ireland Ken Doherty [41] w/o England Jimmy White Head to head   Pencil
52 England Oliver Lines [33] 4-1 Germany Simon Lichtenberg (a)     Pencil
53 England Joe Roberts (a) 4-3 Wales Lee Walker [29]     Pencil
54 China Zhou Yuelong 4-1 China Lü Chenwei     Pencil
55 Scotland John Higgins [58] 4-1 England Richard Beckham (a)     Pencil
56 England David B Gilbert [11] w/o Scotland Jamie Burnett Head to head   Pencil
57 England Stuart Carrington [17] 4-2 England Nico Elton (a)     Pencil
58 England George Pragnall (a) 4-3 Thailand Dechawat Poomjaeng [62]     Pencil
59 England Ricky Walden [57] 4-1 Scotland Fraser Patrick     Pencil
60 Wales Michael White [25] 4-0 England John Parkin (a)     Pencil
61 England Hammad Miah (a) [39] w/o England Robbie Williams [26] Head to head   Pencil

Williams didn't show up because he was witness to an assault. Source @cardinalsin147

62 Isle of Man Darryl Hill 4-0 England Peter Lines [56]     Pencil
63 England Jason Weston [54] 4-2 England Ryan Causton (a)     Pencil
64 England Shaun Murphy [2] 4-1 England Christopher Keogan (a) Head to head   Pencil
Qual Round 2 Pencil
(Last 159; Losers receive £0)
1 England Oliver Brown (a) 4-0 Wales Alex Taubman (a)    Pencil
2 Belgium Tomasz Skalski (a) 4-3 England Adam Edge (a)    Pencil
3 Germany Felix Frede (a) 4-0 Bulgaria Julian Petrov (a)    Pencil
4 England Lewis Gillen (a) 4-3 England Brandon Sargeant (a)    Pencil
5 Ireland Brendan O'Donoghue (a) 4-1 Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher (a)    Pencil
6 Belgium Jurian Heusdens (a) 4-0 Bulgaria Viktor Gaidov (a)    Pencil
7 Austria Andreas Ploner (a) 4-1 Germany Daniel Schneider (a)    Pencil
8 Poland Mateusz Baranowski (a) 4-0 England Joe Steele (a)    Pencil
9 England Peter Devlin (a) 4-2 Wales Thomas Rees (a)    Pencil
10 England Ashley Hugill (a) 4-0 England Robbie Purdham (a)    Pencil
11 England Phil O'Kane (a) 4-3 Romania Radu Vilau (a)    Pencil
12 England Joe O'Connor (a) 4-0 England Sam Betts (a)    Pencil
13 Poland Marcin Nitschke (a) 4-0 England Nicholas Roberts (a)    Pencil
14 Ireland Josh Boileau (a) 4-1 England Chris Jones (a)    Pencil
15 Scotland Mark Owens (a) 4-0 Bulgaria Nikola Kemilev (a)    Pencil
16 England Elliot Slessor (a) 4-0 Bulgaria Georgi Georgiev (a)    Pencil
17 England Michael Williams (a) 4-2 England Sam Thistlewhite (a)    Pencil
18 Wales Jamie Rhys Clarke (a) 4-0 Gibraltar Chris Mason (a)    Pencil
19 England Adam Duffy (a) 4-1 Scotland Ross Higgins (a) Head to head  Pencil
20 Bulgaria Bratislav Krustev (a) 4-0 Bulgaria David Davidkov (a)    Pencil
21 England Adam King (a) 4-0 Ireland Dessie Sheehan (a)    Pencil
22 England Sam Craigie (a) 4-1 Romania Rares Sinca (a)    Pencil
23 Germany Simon Lichtenberg (a) 4-1 Belgium Jeff Jacobs (a)    Pencil
24 England Joe Roberts (a) 4-1 Germany Lukas Kleckers (a)    Pencil
25 England Richard Beckham (a) 4-0 Bulgaria Hristo Sirakov (a)    Pencil
26 England Nico Elton (a) 4-0 Germany Robin Otto (a)    Pencil
27 England George Pragnall (a) 4-0 Bulgaria Spasian Spasov (a)    Pencil
28 England John Parkin (a) 4-1 Bulgaria Teodor Chomovski (a)    Pencil
29 England Hammad Miah (a) [39] 4-1 England Joshua Cooper (a)    Pencil
30 England Ryan Causton (a) 4-1 Bulgaria Stefan Simeonovski (a)    Pencil
31 England Christopher Keogan (a) 4-2 Scotland Marc J Davis (a) Head to head  Pencil
Qual Round 1 Pencil
(Last 207; Losers receive £0)
1 England Oliver Brown (a) 4-2 England Ashley Carty (a) Head to head  Pencil
2 Wales Alex Taubman (a) 4-0 Canada Terence Davidson (a)    Pencil
3 England Adam Edge (a) 4-2 England Jin Foulger (a)    Pencil
4 Belgium Tomasz Skalski (a) 4-1 England Freddie Blunden (a)    Pencil
5 Germany Felix Frede (a) 4-1 Romania Mihai Vladu (a)    Pencil
6 England Brandon Sargeant (a) 4-0 Israel Dana Amir (af)    Pencil
7 England Lewis Gillen (a) 4-1 Bulgaria Viktor Iliev (a)    Pencil
8 Switzerland Alexander Ursenbacher (a) 4-1 England Damian Wilks (a)    Pencil
9 Ireland Brendan O'Donoghue (a) 4-1 England Jeremy Lee (a)    Pencil
10 Belgium Jurian Heusdens (a) 4-1 Bulgaria Krasimir Kameshev (a)    Pencil
11 Austria Andreas Ploner (a) 4-0 Bulgaria Daniel Mladenov (a)    Pencil
12 England Joe Steele (a) 4-1 England Adam Longley (a)    Pencil
13 Poland Mateusz Baranowski (a) 4-3 Wales Ben Jones (a)    Pencil
14 England Peter Devlin (a) 4-0 Romania Razvan Sdrobits (a)    Pencil
15 England Robbie Purdham (a) 4-3 Bangladesh Ferdous Bhuyian (a)    Pencil
16 England Ashley Hugill (a) 4-1 England Jake Nicholson (a)    Pencil
17 England Phil O'Kane (a) 4-1 Cyprus Kyriacos Kyriacou (a)    Pencil
18 England Sam Betts (a) 4-0 Bulgaria Nikolai Vlashev (a)    Pencil
19 England Joe O'Connor (a) w/o England Louis Heathcote (a)    Pencil
20 Poland Marcin Nitschke (a) w/o Northern Ireland Conor McCormack (a)    Pencil
21 England Nicholas Roberts (a) 4-0 Bulgaria Veselin Lazarov (a)    Pencil
22 Ireland Josh Boileau (a) 4-1 Romania Andrei Orzan (a)    Pencil
23 Bulgaria Nikola Kemilev (a) 4-1 Latvia Rodion Judin (a)    Pencil
24 Scotland Mark Owens (a) 4-3 Wales Kishan Hirani (a)    Pencil
25 England Elliot Slessor (a) 4-0 Cyprus Anastasis Ioannou (a)    Pencil
26 England Sam Thistlewhite (a) 4-1 Bulgaria Sashko Dimitrov (a)    Pencil
27 England Michael Williams (a) 4-0 Romania Corina Maracine (af)    Pencil
28 Wales Jamie Rhys Clarke (a) 4-0 Romania Paul Croitoru (a)    Pencil
29 England Adam Duffy (a) 4-1 Bulgaria Nikolai Hristov (a)    Pencil
30 Bulgaria Bratislav Krustev (a) 4-1 Bulgaria Salim Otti (a)    Pencil
31 Bulgaria David Davidkov (a) 4-0 Cyprus Alkinoos Triantos (a)    Pencil
32 Ireland Dessie Sheehan (a) 4-2 Ireland Daniel O'Regan (a)    Pencil
33 England Adam King (a) w/o Russia Aleksandr Kurgankov (a)    Pencil
34 England Sam Craigie (a) 4-0 Malta Alex Borg (a)    Pencil
35 Belgium Jeff Jacobs (a) 4-3 Poland Kacper Filipiak (a)    Pencil
36 Germany Simon Lichtenberg (a) 4-1 England Jonathan Mabey (a)    Pencil
37 England Joe Roberts (a) 4-2 Poland Adam Stefanow (a)    Pencil
38 Germany Lukas Kleckers (a) 4-2 Scotland Michael Collumb (a) Head to head  Pencil
39 England Richard Beckham (a) 4-2 England Charlie Walters (a)    Pencil
40 Germany Robin Otto (a) 4-0 Bulgaria Dimitar Mehandjiiski (a)    Pencil
41 England Nico Elton (a) 4-1 England Matthew Glasby (a)    Pencil
42 Bulgaria Spasian Spasov (a) 4-0 Romania Gheorghe Margarit (a)    Pencil
43 Bulgaria Teodor Chomovski (a) 4-0 Romania Monica Manolache (af)    Pencil
44 England Joshua Cooper (a) 4-0 Bulgaria Ivan Kupov (a)    Pencil
45 England Hammad Miah (a) [39] w/o Serbia Marko Vukovic (a)    Pencil
46 England Ryan Causton (a) 4-1 Malta Brian Cini (a)    Pencil
47 Scotland Marc J Davis (a) 4-2 England Patrick Whelan (a)    Pencil
48 England Christopher Keogan (a) 4-1 Belgium Hans Blanckaert (a)    Pencil

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