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BetVictor English Open Draw

The 2023/24 BetVictor Home Nations series gets underway with the BetVictor English Open, with the first round draw as well as the match schedule for the qualifying round now available.



The qualifying round runs from September 6-8 in Leicester*, followed by the final stages from October 2-8 at the Brentwood Centre in Essex.

Tickets for the final stages in Brentwood are ON SALE NOW, starting at just £11. All of the top 16 will be in action on the opening day, Monday October 2, and an all-day ticket is just £20, sensational value for the chance to see the all-time greats! For details CLICK HERE.

Matches involving the top 16 seeds will be held over to the final venue in Brentwood. These are:

Defending champion Mark Selby v Xing Zihao
Ryan Day v Ashley Hugill
John Higgins v Marco Fu
Kyren Wilson v Oliver Lines
Judd Trump v Sean O’Sullivan
Robert Milkins v Robbie Williams
Barry Hawkins v Anthony Hamilton
Mark Allen v Mostafa Dorgham
Ronnie O’Sullivan v Andrew Pagett
Jack Lisowski v Matthew Stevens
Ali Carter v Jamie Clarke
Neil Robertson v Sanderson Lam
Shaun Murphy v Liu Hongyu
Mark Williams v Ian Burns
Ding Junhui v Ma Hailong
Luca Brecel v Stan Moody

The two English amateur wild cards, Ryan Davies and Bradley Cowdroy, will also go head to head at the Essex venue, with the winner to face Elliot Slessor in the first round.

Notable matches in the qualifying round include Stephen Hendry v Fergal O’Brien, Jimmy White v Joe O’Connor, Gary Wilson v Pang Junxu, Ricky Walden v Jordan Brown, Ken Doherty v Jackson Page and Si Jiahui v Alexander Ursenbacher.

Details of how to watch the qualifying rounds will be announced soon.

*Please note that there will be no access for fans at the qualifying round for this event. To find out which qualifying events you can come to this season, click here.