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EUROSPORT EXPERT PICKS - CHINA OPEN

Eurosport's expert commentators have made their picks for the China Open in our fantasy snooker game.

Nikos Alexopoulos of Greece is in the lead, three points ahead of  Italy's Maurizio Cavalli with two events to go.

Scroll to the bottom of the page for the current table and China Open picks.

Eurosport commentators from countries including the UK, Germany, Poland, Denmark, Turkey, Norway, Hungary, Italy, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Serbia, Romania, Holland & Flanders, Finland, The Netherlands, Russia and Greece are taking part in the competition by picking a player for each tournament. The winner at the end of the season will receive a £1,000 donation to a charity of their choice, provided by our World Championship sponsor Betfred.

Eurosport are providing extensive live coverage of snooker's biggest events this season. And you can watch snooker live anywhere on any device this season on the Eurosport Player.

Here's how the Expert Picks competition works:

The remaining counting events are the China Open and World Championship. Each commentator must select one player before each event. But they cannot pick the same player more than twice during the season.

Players score points according to how far they go in the tournament as follows:

Winner = 10 points

Runner-up = 7 points

Semi-finals = 5 points

Quarter-finals = 4 points

Last 16 = 3 points

Last 32 = 2 points

Last 64 = 1 point

In events which don't use a flat 128 man draw (Shanghai Masters, Masters, World Championship) players losing their opening match will score 0 points, otherwise the scoring system will be as above.

A running league table will be kept below throughout the season, with the commentator with the most points after the World Championship to receive the £1,000 charity prize from Betfred.

Commentator

Gibraltar Open pick

China Open pick

Current total score

Nikos Alexopoulos (Greece)

Shaun Murphy

Ding Junhui

73

Maurizio Cavalli (Italy)

Barry Hawkins

Judd Trump

70

Jacob Solomos (Greece)

Shaun Murphy

John Higgins

69

Lars-Harald Riiber (Norway)

Mark Williams

Ding Junhui

64

Søren Ravn Larsen (Denmark)

Judd Trump

Mark Selby

62

Henrik kaj Hansen (Denmark)

Barry Hawkins

 

59

Przemek Kruk (Poland)

Shaun Murphy

Mark Selby

59

Rolf Kalb (Germany)

Judd Trump

John Higgins

58

Karel Janu (Czech Republic)

Shaun Murphy

 

58

Tom Kejla (Czech Republic)

Judd Trump

Mark Allen

57

Alex Lely (Netherlands)

Barry Hawkins

Judd Trump

56

Damir Ceronja (Serbia)

Neil Robertson

 

53

Rudy Bauwens (Holland

& Flanders)

Shaun Murphy

Liang Wenbo

51

Predrag Vukanovic (Serbia)

Barry Hawkins

Liang Wenbo

50

Nuno Santos (Portugal)

Barry Hawkins

Judd Trump

50

Neal Foulds (United Kingdom)

Shaun Murphy

Judd Trump

48

Joe Johnson (United Kingdom)

Neil Robertson

Judd Trump

48

Vladimir Sinitsyn (Russia)

Neil Robertson

Judd Trump

47

Arturo Pérez (Spain)

Mark Davis

Ding Junhui

45

Gligorije Gligorijevic (Serbia)

Liang Wenbo

Judd Trump

44

Zdenek Mika

(Czech Republic)

Judd Trump

Ding Junhui

43

Marius Ancuta (Romania)

Barry Hawkins

Judd Trump

41

Bjorn Haneveer (Belgium)

 

Ding Junhui

39

Tim Peters (United Kingdom)

Mark Selby

John Higgins

39

Sergio M. Gutiérrez (Spain)

Judd Trump

Mark Selby

39

Edwin Ingebrigtsen (Norway)

Ryan Day

 

38

Petr Vlasek (Czech Republic)

Mark Selby

Shaun Murphy

38

Aki Kauppinen (Finland)

Anthony McGill

Ding Junhui

36

Eva Poskocilova

(Czech Republic)

 

Ding Junhui

35

Gábor Buzás (Hungary)

Joe Perry

Ali Carter

33

Philip Studd (United Kingdom)

Barry Hawkins

Ding Junhui

30

Torstein Wik (Norway)

Anthony McGill

John Higgins

29

Martín Pérez (Spain)

Joe Perry

 

29

David Hendon

(United Kingdom)

Ding Junhui

John Higgins

27

Kim Hartman (Sweden)

 

Judd Trump

25