The 2021 BetVictor Championship League gets underway on Sunday July 18th in Leicester.
Sydney Wilson has replaced Alfie Burden in Group 19 on Monday, July 19. Ben Fortey has replaced Lu Ning in Group 10 on Thursday, July 22.
Judd Trump, Shaun Murphy, Ronnie O’Sullivan, John Higgins, Mark Williams and defending champion Kyren Wilson will be among those battling for the trophy. For details of how to watch CLICK HERE
Alfie posted on his Facebook page that he had tested positive to covid-19 and that he was truly gutted to miss the first event of the season. Get well soon Alfie.
No reason was given for Lu Ning withdrawal but it’s likely either caused by travel restrictions/problems, or the result a decision to stay in China a bit longer after everything that happened last season and being away from home for so long.
It all starts tomorrow with “Willo” the highest ranked player in action.