The draw for the 2023 BetVictor European Masters is now available, as well as the match schedule for next week’s qualifying rounds.
CLICK HERE FOR THE DRAW
CLICK HERE FOR THE QUALIFIERS FORMAT
The qualifiers run from Tuesday July 25 to Saturday July 29 in Leicester* followed by the final stages in Nuremberg, Germany from August 22-27.
Tickets for the final stages at the KIA Metropol Arena are on sale now – for details click here.
Matches involving the top eight seeds have been held over to Germany. They are:
Kyren Wilson begins the defence of his title against Dean Young
Shaun Murphy faces a battle of two former World Champions against Graeme Dott
How will Brecel fare this season? He gets underway in Germany.
Masters champion Judd Trump takes on 2022 African Champion Mohamed Ibrahim
Player of the 2022/23 season Mark Allen faces Anton Kazakov
World number one Ronnie O’Sullivan meets Andy Hicks
Four-time Crucible king Mark Selby plays tour debutant Manasawin Phetmalaikul
Neil Robertson is up against Wu Yize
Luca Brecel plays his first match as World Champion against Jackson Page
The match schedule for the final stages will be announced soon.
In the qualifying rounds, matches to look out for include:
Crucible semi-finalist Si Jiahui against Shoot Out runner-up Julien Leclercq
John Higgins v Martin Gould
Aaron Hill v Jimmy White
Mark Williams v Zhang Anda
Details of how to watch the qualifying rounds will be announced soon.
*Please note that there is no access to fans for this qualifying event. To see which qualifying event fans will be welcome at this season, click here.