THE Cazoo World Grand Prix begins tonight as the top 32 players from Snooker’s one-year ranking list battle for glory at the Coventry Building Society Arena.
A host of top names including the likes of defending champion Judd Trump, Ronnie O’Sullivan, Mark Selby and Neil Robertson will be in action at the event which runs from December 13 to 19.
The field consists of 32 players and has been confirmed along with the match schedule with Zhao Xintong, Mark Williams and Kyren Wilson all in action tonight.
Joining the names already mentioned at the event are: Luca Brecel, Mark Allen, John Higgins, David Gilbert, Gary Wilson, Ricky Walden, Barry Hawkins, Anthony McGill, Jimmy Robertson, Yan Bingtao, Mark King, Matthew Selt, Stephen Maguire, Ben Woollaston, Stuart Bingham, Hossein Vafaei, Anthony Hamilton, Noppon Saengkham, Andy Hicks, Ali Carter, Cao Yupeng, Tom Ford, Jack Lisowski, Jordan Brown and Martin Gould.
Zhao Xintong (1) v Martin Gould (32), Mark King (17) v Yan Bingtao (16), Kyren Wilson (9) v Anthony Hamilton (24) and Noppon Saengkham (25) v Neil Robertson (8).
Cao Yupeng (28) v Mark Allen (5), Mark Selby (21) v Barry Hawkins (12), Judd Trump (13) v Ben Woollaston (20) and John Higgins (4) v Tom Ford (29).
Mark Williams (3) v Jack Lisowski (30), Anthony McGill (14) v Stephen Maguire (19), Stuart Bingham (22) v Ricky Walden (11) and David Gilbert (6) v Ali Carter (27).
Ronnie O’Sullivan (7) v Andy Hicks (26), Hossein Vafaei (23) v Gary Wilson (10), Matt Selt (18) v Jimmy Robertson (15) and Jordan Brown (31) v Luca Brecel (2).
Monday December 13, 7pm
Zhao Xintong v Martin Gould, Yan Bingtao v Mark King followed by Mark Williams v Jack Lisowski and Kyren Wilson v Anthony Hamilton.
Tuesday December 14, 1pm
Mark Selby v Barry Hawkins, Ricky Walden v Stuart Bingham followed by John Higgins v Tom Ford and David Gilbert v Ali Carter.
Tuesday December 14, 7pm
Judd Trump v Ben Woollaston, Anthony McGill v Stephen Maguire followed by Neil Robertson v Noppon Saengkham and Mark Allen v Cao Yupeng.
Wednesday December 15, 1pm
Ronnie O’Sullivan v Andy Hicks, Gary Wilson v Hossein Vafaei followed by Luca Brecel v Jordan Brown and Jimmy Robertson v Matthew Selt.
Wednesday December 15, 7pm
Top half of draw – second round
Thursday December 16, 1pm
Bottom half of draw – second round
Thursday December 16, 7pm
Top half of draw – quarter-finals
Friday December 17, 1pm
Bottom half of draw – quarter-finals
Friday December 17, 7pm
Saturday December 18, 7pm
Sunday December 19, 1pm and 7pm