Events

EVERGRANDE CHINA CHAMPIONSHIP

The 2019 Evergrande China Championship will run from September 23 to 29.

Mark Selby won the title in 2018, beating John Higgins 10-9 in the final.

It was staged as a world ranking event for the first time in 2017. Luca Brecel won his first ranking title by beating Shaun Murphy 10-5 in the final.

The Evergrande China Championship took place for the first time in 2016, as an invitation event. It was staged in the city of Guangzhou in the Guangdong Province of southeast China. John Higgins beat Stuart Bingham 10-7 in the final.

World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn said: “We are thrilled to be working with the promoter Evergrande and the CBSA on this event. Our global calendar gets busier every season and this is a major addition. Alongside our partners in China, we’re creating a very bright future for our sport.”