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Day-8 : Match Schedule for the World Championship Qualifiers 2017

On Day -6 , Michael White completed a 10-4 defeat of Ross Muir to clinch his Judgement Day place at Betfred World Championship Qualifying.

Ben Woollaston achieved a victory of 10-4 over the Irish player Ken Doherty.

Thus the Irishman dropped off the Main Tour after a 10-4 defeat to Ben Woollaston at the penultimate stage of World Championship qualifying on Monday.

Doherty wasn't the only veteran competitor to lose his tour card on day six, as Northern Irishman Joe Swail was also defeated at the hands of Luca Brecel by 10-8.

Ranking event winners Michael White and Mark King both advanced comfortably, with Mark king gained victory over Fang Xiongman 10-4 but German Masters champion Anthony Hamilton, reportedly struggling with a recurring back injury, was denied in a deciding frame thriller with Noppon Saengkham who beat the German Masters Champion by 10-9.

Among the others to book their spots in the final two days of action were Tom Ford, Jimmy Robertson, David Grace, Rory McLeod, and Chinese duo Xiao Guodong and Li Hang.

RKG Snooker wishes good luck to all the players for their upcoming matches.

*Denotes second session

Wednesday April 12

Round Three

11am*

101 Mark King v Xiao Guodong

105 Akani Songsermsawad v David Grace

106 Luca Brecel v Dominic Dale

107 Gary Wilson v Michael White

109 Michael Holt v Peter Ebdon

110 Rod Lawler v Jimmy Robertson

111 Yan Bingtao v Alexander Ursenbacher

112 Yu Delu v Martin Gould

 

5pm*

97 Mark Williams v Stuart Carrington      

98 Tom Ford v  Hossein Vafaei

99 Lee Walker v Noppon Saengkham

100 Li Hang v Stephen Maguire

102 Ben Woollaston v Zhou Yuelong

103 Jamie Jones v Graeme Dott

104 Fergal O'Brien v David Gilbert            

108 Rory McLeod v Hammad Miah

 

Prize money:

Qualifiers: £16,000 minimum

Last 48 losers: £12,000

Last 80 losers: £8,000

Last 128 losers: £0