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UK Championship in York Until 2018

The Betway UK Championship will remain at the York Barbican until at least 2018 thanks to an extension of the current agreement for an extra two years.

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The Barbican Centre. Photo credit: Monique Limbos

The tournament is one of snooker’s Triple Crown events alongside the World Championship and the Masters and it has been staged in York since 2011.

The 2017 Betway UK Championship will run from November 28 to December 10 and tickets will be on sale from 9am on Monday 5th of December, that’s the day after the current tournament ends.

A spokesman for World Snooker said: “We are delighted to announce that we will be keeping this prestigious tournament at the York Barbican for at least another two years. It has proved a tremendous venue which generates a fantastic atmosphere. Our ticket sales are increasing year after year which shows there is a great appetite for snooker among fans in the area.

“This year’s tournament has produced some sensational snooker and many dramatic matches and we look forward to more of the same next year. Fans are strongly urged to book tickets quickly from Monday because certain session will be sold out soon.”

Tickets for the 2017 event start at just £7 and for a limited time only spectators can catch the opening offer of 50% off on selected sessions! There is limited availability at these prices so book promptly!

For ticket details call 0844 854 2757 or visit www.worldsnooker.com/tickets

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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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