Confirmed: All top 16 players will be in York next month

Worldsnooker has today confirmed that all top 16 players have entered the UK Championship 2016 and published their last 128 match schedule. 

Tuesday 25 Oct 2016 01:11PM

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The Betway UK Championship, one of snooker’s Triple Crown events, is just four weeks away and all players currently inside the world’s top 16 will be among the line-up at the York Barbican.

Entries for the tournament closed last week and it will be the strongest possible field in York, with 128 players contesting the £170,000 top prize and the famous trophy, including all of the sport’s leading stars.

Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump, John Higgins, Mark Selby, Shaun Murphy and defending champion Neil Robertson will be among the favourites for the title.

The tournament runs from November 22 to December 4 and several of the top players have already had their first round matches scheduled, giving fans the chance to book their seats to see their favourites. Players in action over the first three days will include:

Tuesday November 22

Ding Junhui,

Marco Fu

Barry Hawkins

Judd Trump

Kyren Wilson

Wednesday November 23

John Higgins

Liang Wenbo

Shaun Murphy

Ricky Walden

Ronnie O’Sullivan

Mark Allen

Thursday November 24

Mark Williams

Ali Carter

Mark Selby

Stuart Bingham

Neil Robertson

Joe Perry

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This is a fantastic chance for fans to see their heroes live, and with eight tables in the arena in the early stages, supporters can watch several matches for the price of a single ticket.

All-day tickets for the early stages start at just £11, incredible value to see live sport at the highest level.

For details call 0844 854 2757 or CLICK HERE