Scottish Open 2016 – Draw and Format

Worldsnooker has just published the draw and format for the Scottish Open 2016

Tuesday 6 Dec 2016 11:29AM

The draw and format for the new Coral Scottish Open is now available. The tournament runs from December 12 to 18 at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. Tickets are still available for all sessions, for details CLICK HERE

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Ronnie’s first round match will be against Matthew Selt, and it’s fair to say that this is one of the most tricky opening matches he could possibly get. John Higgins will face Alan McManus who defeated him at the Crucible last April. Certainly a good match-up to attract audience … someone had a lucky hand at Worldsnooker when making the draw.

This, published by Worldsnooker last week, is a shortcut as to when some of the biggest names will be in action. Mark Selby gave it a miss …

Friday 2 Dec 2016 09:08PM

Snooker’s top stars head to Glasgow later this month for the Coral Scottish Open, and opening matches for some of the green baize kings have already been scheduled.

The Coral Home Nations tournament runs from December 12 to 18 at the Emirates Arena, with 128 players competing for the £70,000 top prize and the Stephen Hendry Trophy.

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Tickets are available now and start at just £10 – for details click here

Local favourite John Higgins will start his campaign to win the title on home soil on Monday December 12th at 1pm.

World number two Stuart Bingham will also be in action on the same afternoon.

On the Monday evening at 7pm, Judd Trump will be among the line up.

On Tuesday December 13th at 1pm, Rocket Ronnie O’Sullivan will play his first round match. He will be followed in the same session by Shaun Murphy. And another former World Champion, Neil Robertson, will take the stage that evening at 7pm.

The remainder of the schedule will be announced next week.

Make sure you book tickets fast to see live sport at its best!

The event will be televised by Eurosport and Quest.