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World Open Snooker 2018 Live Scores and Tournament Schedule

Defending champion Ding Junhui in action (credit: Naomi Baker/Getty Images)

The second ranking event of the season sees the stars of the sport head to Yushan for the 2018 World Open, and you can follow all the latest results and fixtures here.

The £700,000 tournament features 64 of the world's top players in action as they vie for the first major silverware of the season in China.

The vast majority of the field sealed their place in the lucrative main event via the qualifying round in Preston last month, while eight matches have been held over to the venue.

Ding Junhui is the defending champion after he defeated Kyren Wilson 10-3 in last year's final to claim his first ranking title since the Shanghai Masters a year earlier.

Ding leads a long list of Chinese hopefuls aiming to thrive on home soil, including Liang Wenbo, Xiao Guodong, Lyu Haotian and Zhou Yuelong. 
 
Neil Robertson is looking to press on from his triumph in the Riga Masters last month, while World Champion Mark Williams is out to get his season up and running.

World number one Mark Selby warmed up for this event in style by winning the Haining Open over the weekend and will look to sustain that form, while Judd Trump, Barry Hawkins and former champion Mark Allen are among the other key contenders.

The tournament runs from August 6-12 in Yushan, China. All matches up to and including the Quarter-Finals are contested over the best of nine frames, with Semi-Finals best of 11 and the final best of 19.


World Open 2018 Tournament Schedule


All times BST (Local time seven hours ahead)

Monday August 6

Round One (H/O = Heldover match)

2.30am
3 Neil Robertson 5-0 He Guoqiang (H/O)
4 Yan Bingtao 5-3 Ashley Carty (H/O)
5 Mike Dunn 5-0 Luo Zetao (H/O)
6 Ben Woollaston 5-1 Bai Langning (H/O)
7 Jimmy Robertson 4-5 Chang Bingyu (H/O)
10 Robert Milkins 5-4 David Lilley
13 Matthew Stevens 0-w/o David Gilbert
19 Lee Walker 4-5 Matthew Selt

7.30am
2 Liang Wenbo 1-5 James Cahill (H/O)
8 Mark Williams 5-4 Lukas Kleckers (H/O)
11 Marco Fu 5-4 Peter Ebdon
15 Dominic Dale 3-5 Ricky Walden
21 Fergal O'Brien 5-4 Zhao Xintong
26 Zhou Yuelong 2-5 Jamie Jones
28 Rod Lawler 3-5 Noppon Saengkham
38 Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 4-5 Stephen Maguire

12.30pm
1 Ding Junhui 5-4 James Wattana (H/O)
14 Rory McLeod 0-5 Ali Carter
17 Barry Hawkins 5-2 Akani Songsermsawad
22 Scott Donaldson 4-5 Luca Brecel
23 Gary Wilson 5-3 Tom Ford
27 Ryan Day 5-2 Robbie Williams
30 Jak Jones 5-3 Zhang Anda
36 Jack Lisowski 5-0 Chris Wakelin

Tuesday August 7

Round One 

7.30am
12 James Cahill 4-5 Andrew Higginson
25 Mark Selby 5-3 Elliot Slessor
29 Michael Georgiou 1-5 Xiao Guodong
31 Mark Joyce 2-5 Anthony Hamilton
32 Simon Lichtenberg 2-5 Mei Xi Wen
33 Kyren Wilson 5-1 Paul S Davison
34 Harvey Chandler 5-4 Kurt Maflin
35 Mark Allen 5-1 Lyu Haotian

12.30pm
9 Ding Junhui 5-3 Yuan SiJun
16 Andy Lee 1-5 Neil Robertson
18 Michael Holt 5-3 Mark Davis
20 Yan Bingtao 5-0 Stuart Carrington
24 Martin O'Donnell 1-5 Judd Trump
37 Mike Dunn 4-5 Joe Perry
39 Ben Woollaston 5-1 Chang Bingyu
40 Alexander Ursenbacher 1-5 Mark Williams

Wednesday August 8

Second Round

7.30am
43 David Gilbert 5-3 Ali Carter
47 Fergal O'Brien 5-4 Luca Brecel
49 Mark Selby 5-2 Jamie Jones
50 Ryan Day 2-5 Noppon Saengkham
51 Xiao Guodong 5-0 Jak Jones
52 Anthony Hamilton 5-4 Mei Xi Wen
53 Kyren Wilson 5-3 Harvey Chandler
56 Ben Woollaston 2-5 Mark Williams

12.30pm
41 Ding Junhui 4-5 Robert Milkins
42 Marco Fu 5-4 Andrew Higginson
44 Ricky Walden 5-3 Neil Robertson
45 Barry Hawkins 5-2 Michael Holt
46 Matthew Selt 5-3 Yan Bingtao
48 Gary Wilson 5-3 Judd Trump
54 Mark Allen 1-5 Jack Lisowski
55 Joe Perry 5-4 Stephen Maguire

Thursday August 9

Last 16

7.30am
61 Mark Selby 4-5 Noppon Saengkham
62 Xiao Guodong 5-3 Anthony Hamilton
63 Kyren Wilson 4-5 Jack Lisowski
64 Joe Perry 1-5 Mark Williams

12.30pm
57 Robert Milkins 2-5 Marco Fu
58 David Gilbert 5-3 Ricky Walden
59 Barry Hawkins 5-4 Matthew Selt
60 Fergal O'Brien 2-5 Gary Wilson

Friday August 10

Quarter-Finals

7.30am
65 Marco Fu 3-5 David Gilbert
66 Barry Hawkins 5-3 Gary Wilson

12.30pm
67 Noppon Saengkham 5-1 Xiao Guodong
68 Jack Lisowski 3-5 Mark Williams

Saturday August 11

Semi-Finals

7am
David Gilbert 6-4 Barry Hawkins

12.30pm
Mark Williams 6-5 Noppon Saengkham

Sunday August 12

Final

7am & 12.30pm
Mark Williams 10-9 David Gilbert

Prize Fund
Winner: £150,000
Runner-up: £75,000
Semi-Final losers: £32,500
Quarter-Final losers: £20,000
Last 16 losers: £13,000
Last 32 losers: £8,000
Last 64 losers: £4,000


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