Snooker’s all-time greats including new World Champion Luca Brecel, world number one Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump, Mark Selby, John Higgins, Mark Williams, defending champion Ryan Day and many more will all be in action on the opening day of the Cazoo British Open in Cheltenham next month.

The world ranking event will run from September 25 to October 1 in the Centaur Arena at Cheltenham Racecourse. Tickets are still available from just £15, incredible value for the chance to see the biggest stars of the baize. For details visit WST website.

Judd Trump, Ronnie O’Sullivan and Luca Brecel

The first day is Monday September 25th and the matches are:


Newly-crowned Crucible king Luca Brecel v Asia’s greatest ever player Ding Junhui
Judd Trump v Anton Kazakov
Robert Milkins v Jiang Jun
Ali Carter v Allan Taylor

Followed by:

Last season’s Player of the Year Mark Allen v Anthony McGill
Neil Robertson v Jamie Clarke
Mark Willams v Peng Yisong
Gary Wilson v Ahmed Aly Elsayed


Seven-time World Champion and all-time greatest Ronnie O’Sullivan v Jimmy Robertson
Defending champion Ryan Day v Sean O’Sullivan
Mark Selby v Ben Woollaston
Kyren Wilson v Martin O’Donnell

Followed by:

Local favourite Jack Lisowski v Joe O’Connor
Shaun Murphy v Rebecca Kenna
John Higgins v Long Zehuang
Barry Hawkins v Stan Moody

All-day tickets to see every match on this day are just £25. To book your seats, visit the WST website.

The final on Sunday October 1st was previously sold out but a limited number of extra seats in the balcony area have now been released, but must be booked fast as they are sure to sell out again.

The tournament begins with 128 players in a flat draw, and there will be a qualifying round for those whose first-round matches are not held over to the venue. The qualifiers run from August 14 to 19 in Leicester, with all winners going through to Cheltenham.

The Cazoo British Open was first staged in 1985. Ryan Day won the title last year, beating Mark Allen in the final. The event features a random draw for every round, so the biggest names could meet in the early stages.

With extensive live coverage from ITV in the UK, the tournament will be watched by millions of fans around the world with a range of global broadcasters.


The Centaur
Venue Provider
The Centaur

Located in the heart of England at Cheltenham Racecourse,The Centaur has room for 2,250 people to sit, morethan 4,000 to stand and 1,200 to have a gourmet banquet There are also 12,500 free parking spaces.



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