The last draw for the 2019 World Snooker Championship has been made with the 16 players coming through qualifying adjusts now drawn against the main 16 players on the planet.Play
World number one Ronnie O’Sullivan will offer for a 6th title. Ruling World Champion, Mark Williams will be searching for consecutive successes. Australian Neil Roberts will hope to duplicate his 2010 achievement and add a subsequent world title in his possession. Current world number two, Mark Selby, is a solid competitor for his third title while Masters champion Judd Trump will hope to lift the trophy just because.
Seven players will make their Crucible presentations including novice James Cahill who is the main ever beginner to arrive at the Crucible through the passing stages.
Cahill, 23, beat individual beginner Michael Judge 10-6 after the two novices had crushed experts to arrive at the last round of qualifying.
James Cahill will confront a considerable first-round adversary in Five-time best on the planet Ronnie O’Sullivan.
Imprint Davis has arrived at the Crucible through the passing rounds for a record tenth event. He is additionally the most established player in the current year’s opposition.
“I’ve been to the Crucible and felt under tension, different occasions I’ve appreciated it – however, these passing matches consistently pressure, all of them
Davis will confront four-time champion John Higgins in his initially round match.
Graeme Dott, the 2006 boss likewise endured the qualifiers and is one of five Scots in the last 32.
It is the fifth opportunity Dott has arrived through qualifying. However, the previous title holder has descended the rankings and realizes that many don’t understand he is as yet a normal contender.
“Ideally they’ll tune in to the BBC and see that I’m despite everything playing.”
Speck faces another previous title holder, Stuart Bingham, in his initially round match.
Renowned names like Marco Fu, Peter Ebdon, Alan McManus, Ken Doherty, Jimmy White, and Matthew Stevens were totally killed in the passing stages by decided resistance.
“The quality coming through on a worldwide scale is mind-boggling.”
A record six Chinese players will play in the current year’s title at the Crucible. Just England will have a bigger portrayal of 15 players.
Ding Junhui, as of now the world number 10 is a programmed qualifier for the Crucible. A recognizable face at the pot he was sprinter up in 2016. Junhui is a decent outside wagered to go one better this year and lift the trophy.
Zhao Xintong and Luo Honghao came through qualifying beating normal contenders Matt Selt and Tom Ford. Honghao is only 19 and in his first season as an expert.
More experienced Chinese players, Li Hang and Tian Pengfei, likewise made sure about their first time at the cauldron.
“Consistently, there are more youthful Chinese players and this year is extremely unique. We have had nine players in the last passing cycle, nine players searching for the Crucible.
“I figure we will see a Chinese titleholder in the following five or ten years.”
The first round starts on Saturday twentieth April with the current best on the planet Mark Williams taking on qualifier Martin Gould.
“The Crucible is the Wembley of snooker, it is the consecrated turf. As a child growing up you need to play here and get apprehensive just on the drive up.”
The 2019 World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theater in Sheffield will run for about fourteen days from Saturday, 20 April, with the last settled on Monday, 6 May.
Antrim’s Mark Allen will start his World Snooker Championship battle against Welshman Jamie Clarke.
The draw for the 2020 competition was made today, which additionally observes Northern Ireland’s Jordan Brown make his Crucible introduction.
The Championship gets in progress on Friday and runs until August 16.
Allen’s adversary Clarke got through the qualifiers, beating Joe Perry, Mitchell Mann, and Sunny Akani on the way to the first round.
Northern Ireland’s Allen is positioned four for the competition – a year ago he was taken out at the principal stage by Zhou Yuelong.Follow Us