Northern Ireland Open – Top Stars Scheduled
Snooker kings including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump and home favourite Mark Allen have had their first round matches scheduled at next month’s Northern Ireland Open in Belfast.
The tournament runs from November 14 to 20 at the Titanic Exhibition Centre and it’s the second of the new Home Nations series of events, after this week’s Coral English Open.
The following star players have already been scheduled into the format:
Monday November 14
Judd Trump – new European Masters champion
John Higgins – snooker legend
Shaun Murphy – former World Champion
Ronnie O’Sullivan – five time World Champion
Joe Perry – former Players Championship winner
Tuesday November 15
Ding Junhui – 12 time ranking event winner
Mark Allen – current Players Champion and Northern Ireland’s finest
The remainder of the draw and format will be released after the International Championship which finishes on October 30.
Televised by European and Quest, the Northern Ireland Open will be contested by 128 players, all battling for the £70,000 top prize and the new Alex Higgins Trophy. It will be the first professional snooker tournament in Northern Ireland since 2008.
Any player winning all four Home Nations events will win a massive £1 million bonus.
Tickets for the tournament are ON SALE NOW and fans must BOOK QUICKLY because certain sessions could be sold out soon. Tickets start at just £10, and with eight tables in the arena in the early stages, it’s an incredible chance for fans to see many of the world’s top players and live sport at the highest level.
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