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China Open

  • Location

    China
  • Venue

    Beijing
  • Start Date

    02 Apr 2018
  • Finish Date

    08 Apr 2018
  • Total Prize Money

    TBC
  • Format

    Ranking event
  • Winner Prize Money

    £85,000
  • Current Champion(s)

    Mark Selby
  • Qualifier Location

    Barnsley
  • Qualifier Venue

    Metrodome
  • Qualifier Start Date

    26 Jan 2018
  • Qualifier Finish Date

    29 Jan 2018

The 2018 China Open will run from April 2-8

The China Open is the longest running of the current world ranking events staged in China, dating back to 2005. In that year it was won by Ding Junhui, aged just 18 at the time, who beat Stephen Hendry in the final. That victory for the young Chinese ace proved the catalyst for a vast explosion of interest in snooker, which has made it one one of the country’s most popular sports today. The tournament is staged in Beijing and brings 64 players to the Chinese capital to compete for the iconic golden trophy. The 2017 event was won by Mark Selby, beating Mark Williams 10-8 in the final.

 

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