A brand new snooker tournament will be starting from 1st November at the Evergrande China Championships, Guangzhou. This event is an invitational event and will feature 16 of the best snooker players in the world, except Ronnie O’Sullivan who decided to pull out last month.
A win here would see them booking a place in the Champion of Champions which is set to take place next week back here in the UK.
This event has the biggest prize fun outside of the UK with a total of £650,000 with the winner receiving a massive £200,000.
The first round matches are as of follows:
Mark Selby v Anthony McGill
Mark Allen v Ricky Walden
John Higgins v Mark Williams
Judd Trump v Ali Carter
Shaun Murphy v Joe Perry
Ding Junhui v Marco Fu
Neil Robertson v Michael Holt
Stuart Bingham v Liang Wenbo
All first round matches will be best of 11 frames and best of 19 frames at the final.