World Grand Prix Gets Sponsor

World Snooker is delighted to announce as the title sponsor of the new World Grand Prix, which takes place next week in North Wales. World Grand Prix logoThe World Grand Prix at Venue Cymru in Llandudno will run from March 16 to 22, televised by ITV4. Ronnie O’Sullivan, Mark Selby, Neil Robertson, Ding Junhui, Judd Trump and Shaun Murphy will be among the green baize stars chasing the £100,000 top prize.

The field is comprised of 32 players who qualified from a unique ranking list which ran from the 2014 World Championship to the 2015 Gdynia Open.

World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn said: “We are thrilled to welcome on board for this fantastic new tournament. They have shown tremendous support for snooker in the past and we are pleased to continue to build that relationship.

“This tournament is a wonderful addition to the calendar as we will see the very best players in the world competing for the inaugural title, in Llandudno where we know there is a great support for snooker. It’s going to be a superb week for fans in the arena and viewers at home.”

Tickets for the tournament are ON SALE NOW and start at just £10. For details call 01492 872 000 or

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Creator of SnookerHQ and a journalism graduate, David has been actively reporting on snooker since 2011. He has been published in national publications and has appeared on BBC World News and on talkSPORT radio as an analyst.

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World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the Tour Championship – won by Neil Robertson.

1. Judd Trump
2. Ronnie O’Sullivan
3. Neil Robertson
4. Mark Selby
5. John Higgins
6. Kyren Wilson
7. Shaun Murphy
8. Stephen Maguire
9. Ding Junhui
10. Yan Bingtao
11. Barry Hawkins
12. Mark Williams
13. Mark Allen
14. Jack Lisowski
15. David Gilbert
16. Anthony McGill

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