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Champion of Champions Gains 188BET Sponsor

188bet and Matchroom Sport are excited to announce that 188bet is the title sponsor of the 2015 Champion of Champions snooker tournament. Taking place at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry from Tuesday to Sunday 10-15 November, the 188bet Champion of Champions will be broadcast live throughout on ITV4 in the UK.

Ronnie O'Sullivan has won both Champion of Champions but wont be returning to make it a hat-trick - photo courtesy of Monique Limbos.

Ronnie O’Sullivan has won both Champion of Champions but wont be returning this year to make it a hat-trick – photo courtesy of Monique Limbos.

The 188bet Champion of Champions features World Snooker tournament winners from the previous 12 months, including World Champion Stuart Bingham, Masters Champion Shaun Murphy as well as the likes of Grand Prix champion Judd Trump, German Masters victor Mark Selby and Welsh Open winner John Higgins.

The tournament begins with four groups, each featuring a semi-final and final on the same day with the group winners progressing to the tournament semi-finals on Saturday 14 November. Sunday’s final will be played over 19 frames with the winner taking home £100,000.

In addition to live coverage throughout in the UK, the 188bet Champion of Champions will also be aired on CCTV in China, Sky New Zealand, OSN throughout the Middle East, Nova in Czech and Slovakia and Setanta (Ireland).

Barry Hearn, Chairman of Matchroom Sport, said: “We are delighted to be working with 188bet for the first time on what is one of the biggest events on the snooker calendar. The 188bet Champion of Champions is a blue riband event and the millions of fans watching both in person at the Ricoh Arena across the world on live TV will be in for a treat of world class snooker from the first ball till the last.”

188BET’s Managing Director, Nigel Singer said: “I’m very pleased to announce 188BET’s partnership with Matchroom Sport. The Champion of Champions snooker tournament is one of the biggest events on the snooker calendar. Through our partnership, the 188BET Champions of Champions tournament will reach millions of snooker fans with live television coverage on multiple channels.”

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