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Snooker World Cup Draw and Format

The draw and format for the Beverly 2019 Snooker World Cup has been announced.

Click here for the draw.

Ding and Liang celebrate with fans after their 2017 victory

The tournament runs from June 24 to 30 in the city of Wuxi in China’s Jiangsu Province. The event will be televised on Eurosport.

China have won the last three World Cups, with Ding Junhui and Liang Wenbo lifting the trophy in both 2011 and 2017, while Yan Bingtao and Zhou Yuelong took the glory in 2015.

The 24 teams this time are:

China A
Wales
Scotland
Northern Ireland
England
Belgium
China B
Thailand
Iran
Cyprus
Norway
Republic of Ireland
Malaysia
Poland
Hong Kong
Germany
Israel
Australia
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Malta
India
Austria
United Arab Emirates

The teams will be split into four groups, each of six teams, for the round robin phase. The top two in each group will then go through to the quarter finals.

Click here for the competition rules.

Earlier this year,  it was announced that Wuxi will host the tournament every two years for the next decade. The total prize money this year will be $800,000.