The Ladbrokes Players Championship takes place in Llandudno next week and Ronnie O’Sullivan will headline the opening night.
The ITV4-televised event will run from March 6 to 12 with the top 16 players on this season’s one-year ranking list battle for the title and £125,000 top prize.
Five-time World Champion O’Sullivan is sure to draw a big crowd for the opening session of the tournament at the Venue Cymru in North Wales, at 7pm on Monday March 6th.
Recently crowned Welsh Open Champion Stuart Bingham will also be in action on Monday evening. Tuesday’s 1pm session sees world number one and World Champion Mark Selby kick off his campaign, with Judd Trump and Barry Hawkins featuring at 7pm.
The top players placed in the first round schedule already are:
Monday March 6
Ronnie O’Sullivan v opponent
Stuart Bingham v opponent
Tuesday March 7
Mark Selby v opponent
Judd Trump v opponent
Barry Hawkins v opponent
Wednesday March 8
Ding Junhui v opponent
Ali Carter v opponent
The full draw will be made available once the final line up has been confirmed following the conclusion of this week’s Jojobet.com Gibraltar Open
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