Baize Watch: Episode 4

World Open

  • Location

    China
  • Venue

    Yushan
  • Start Date

    06 Aug 2018
  • Finish Date

    12 Aug 2018
  • Total Prize Money

    TBC
  • Format

    Ranking event
  • Winner Prize Money

    TBC
  • Current Champion(s)

    Ding Junhui
  • Qualifier Location

    Preston
  • Qualifier Venue

    Guild Hall
  • Qualifier Start Date

    06 Jul 2018
  • Qualifier Finish Date

    09 Jul 2018

The 2018 World Open will run from August 6-12 in Yushan, China. It will be the second ranking event of the 2018/19 season.

The 2017 Yushan World Open ranking event took place in Yushan, China, from September 18-24 with total prize money of £700,000.

Home favourite Ding Junhui won the title by beating Kyren Wilson 10-3 in the final.

The tournament was promoted by Star Xing-Pai, who have worked with World Snooker for over ten years.

The 2016 Yushan World Open was won by Ali Carter, beating Joe Perry 10-8 in the final.

 

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