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Snooker World Seniors Championship TV channel, players, draw, schedule, prize money and odds

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Stephen Hendry and Jimmy White
Stephen Hendry and Jimmy White are in motion in Sheffield this week (Picture: VCG by way of Getty Images)

Some of the greats of snooker bring together on the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield this week for the World Seniors Championship.

Former international champions together with Stephen Hendry and Cliff Thorburn are competing, as is fan favorite and six-time international finalist, Jimmy White.

There is an overly respectable £25,000 at the line for the winner in South Yorkshire, who will likely be topped on Sunday night time.

The large names will likely be joined by means of a variety of beginner qualifiers, and it was once any such unknowns that triumphed final 12 months, with Aaron Canavan lifting the identify.

Canavan is again to check out and shield his crown, however can one of the most extra recognisable faces take it from him?

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World Seniors Championship Schedule

Thursday 15 August

11am – Tony Drago vs Dene O’Kane – Rd 1
Midday – Tony Knowles vs Chen Gang – Rd 1
3pm – James Wattana vs Mohammed Abdel Kader – Rd 1
4pm – Willie Thorne vs Darren Morgan – Rd 1
8pm – Joe Johnson vs Wattana/Kader – Rd 2
9pm – Cliff Thorburn vs Knowles/Gang – Rd 2

Friday 16 August

11am – Aaron Canavan vs Au Chi-wai – Rd 2
Midday – John Parrott vs Thorne/Morgan – Rd 2
3pm – Leo Renandez vs Joris Maas – Rd 2
4pm – Stephen Hendry vs Drago/O’Kane – Rd 2
8pm – Dennis Taylor vs Stuart Watson – Rd 2
9pm – Jimmy White vs Rhydian Richards – Rd 2

Saturday 17 August

Quarter-finals – get started 3pm and 8pm

Sunday 18 August

Semi-finals – get started 3pm

Final – begins 8pm

What TV channel is the World Seniors Championship on?

Free Sports will likely be appearing the match are living, which is to be had on Freeview (64), Sky (422), Virgin (553), Freeset (252), TalkTalk (64), BT TV (64) in the United Kingdom.

Prize money

  • Winner: £25,000
  • Runner-up: £10,000
  • Semi-finalist: £7,500
  • Quarter-finalist: £3,000
  • Highest ruin: £1,500

World Seniors Championship Odds

Jimmy White 3/1
James Wattana 7/2
Darren Morgan 15/2
Stephen Hendry 10/1
Aaron Canavan 11/1
Au Chi Wai 16/1
Rhydian Richards 16/1
Leo Fernandez 18/1
Joe Johnson 18/1
Stuart Watson 20/1
John Parrott 25/1
Chen Gang 33/1
Dene O’Kane 33/1
Tony Drago 40/1
Tony Knowles 66/1
Cliff Thorburn 80/1
Willie Thorne 100/1
Mohammed Abdelkader 100/1
Joris Maas 100/1
Dennis Taylor 100/1

Courtesy of Betfair

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