The field of 16 players and the draw for the first round of the Coral Players Championship at the Waterfront in Southport are now available:
(1) Judd Trump vs Michael Holt (16) – Tuesday February 25 at 7pm
(8) John Higgins vs Graeme Dott (9) – Tuesday February 25 at 1pm
(5) Ding Junhui vs Stephen Maguire (12) – Monday February 24 at 7pm
(4) Mark Selby vs Mark Williams (13) – Monday February 24 at 7pm
(3) Neil Robertson vs Joe Perry (14) – Tuesday February 25 at 1pm
(6) Yan Bingtao vs Kyren Wilson (11) – Tuesday February 25 at 7pm
(7) Mark Allen vs Thepchaiya Un-Nooh (10) – Wednesday February 26 at 1pm
(2) Shaun Murphy vs David Gilbert (15) – Wednesday February 26 at 1pm
It’s a stellar field for the tournament which runs from February 24 to March 1 – the first world ranking event staged in Southport, Merseyside.
This week’s BetVictor Shoot Out was the last qualifying event, and Michael Holt won the title to take the 16th and last place, setting up a match with Judd Trump on Tuesday evening.
Televised by ITV4, the Coral Players Championship is the second event in the 2020 Coral Series.
Tickets start at just £15 and it’s a rare opportunity for fans in the area to see the very best players on the planet. Several sessions are already close to selling out and will sell fast now that the draw has been released. FOR DETAILS CLICK HERE or call 0 33 33 44 5000.
Total prize money in Southport will be £385,000 with the winner to receive £125,000. All matches will be best of 11 frames, until the final which is best of 19.