The 2023 Snooker Shoot Out commences on Wednesday with Mark Allen and reigning champion Hossein Vafaei among the contenders in the draw.
The first-round draw for the Snooker Shoot Out was released on Thursday, but three of the sport’s biggest names are not in the lineup.
An emotional Hossein Vafaei took victory in the 2022 Snooker Shoot Out on Sunday, beating Mark Williams in the final at the Morningside Arena in Leicester.
There are 32 players vying to become the 2022 Snooker Shoot Out champion at the Morningside Arena in Leicester on Sunday.
The Snooker Shoot Out schedule continues on Saturday with the field already cut from 128 to 64 at the Morningside Arena in Leicester.
Mark Selby has spoken of the pride he has for his Leicester heritage and a special mural that was made to honour his achievements last year.
The first ranking event of 2022 will be the Snooker Shoot Out with Mark Selby, Mark Williams, Zhao Xintong among the big names in the draw this year.
Can you remember the previous Snooker Shoot Out winners and runners-up ahead of this year’s action?
“I seem to be one of the few people where my target is not survival. I’m not too bothered about survival because thinking about it makes it into something that it isn’t.”
The latest chapter in a series of articles looking back at each campaign from the Crucible era.