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Six Red World Championship Draw

The Six Red World Championship in Pathum Thani near Bangkok gets underway on Monday and runs until Saturday.

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Click here for the rules on the group stages and knockout draws

Format of Play
The first round will be eight groups of four players.
The round robin stage will be conducted in the first round with the best of nine frames format.
The winner of each match will receive one point while the loser gets no points.
The top two players after the completion of the round robin stage will advance to the knock out stage
The format of play for the last 16 to the quarter-finals will be the best of 11 frames.
The format of play for the semi-final will be the best of 13 frames and the final will be the best of 15 frames.

The line-up is packed with stars such as World Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump, Mark Williams, John Higgins, Ding Junhui, Stuart Bingham and defending champion Stephen Maguire. O’Sullivan’s group draw includes an intriguing meeting with WSF Junior Champion Stan Moody.

The event runs from March 6 to 11 with total prize money of 11 million Thai Baht. Details of how to watch the event will be available soon.

This invitation tournament uses six reds instead of the traditional 15. Maguire lifted the trophy for the second time in 2019, beating John Higgins 8-6 in the final.