Tickets for the new Hong Kong Masters sold out on the first day of sale, underlining the appetite for snooker among fans in the area.
Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee will play with Stephen Hendry and Jimmy White in exhibition matches, aside from the main tournament
The invitation tournament will run from July 20-23 featuring top stars such as Mark Selby, Ronnie O’Sullivan and local favourite Marco Fu – for more details click here
And the 10,000 tickets for the four-day event were snapped up rapidly, with all seats already sold (apart from areas for wheelchair users).
Fans in the region can watch on television on Now TV, who will provide live coverage as well as footage from behind-the-scenes. ViuTV will also televise certain parts of the tournament.
A spokesman for World Snooker said: “It’s fantastic to see that tickets have sold so fast. There is so much enthusiasm for snooker in Hong Kong and this tournament is going to be an incredible treat for the fans, with so many of the world’s best players in action.”