WSS ROKiT World Championship 2019 -Seeding and Schedule

The full line-up for the event isn’t known yet, but this has been announced on social media yesterday :

ROKiT World Seniors Championship 15-18th August 2019 Crucible Theatre Sheffield.

1 Aaron Canavan (Jersey) Defending Champion
2 Jimmy White (England)
3 Joe Johnson (England)
4 Stephen Hendry (Scotland)
5 John Parrott (England)
6 Cliff Thorburn (Canada)
7 Dennis Taylor (N Ireland)
8 Leo Fernandez (Ireland)
9 Au Chi Wai (Hong Kong)
10 Rhydian Richards (Wales)
11 Stuart Watson England)
12 Joris Maas (Holland)
13 Tony Drago (Malta)
14 Tony Knowles (England)
15 Willie Thorne (England)
16 James Wattana (Thailand)
17 Darren Morgan (Wales)
18 Wael Talaat (Egypt)
19 tbc
20 tbc

Seeds 13-16 will be drawn to play Seeds 17-20 in the prelim round.
Seeds 1-8 will be drawn into position in the draw.
A random draw will see the top 8 seeds play seeds 9-12 plus the four preliminary winners matches.

Thursday 15th Aug
10am 2 x Prelim matches
2pm 2 x Prelim matches
7pm 2 x Last 16

Friday 16th Aug
10am 2 X Last 16
2pm 2 x Last 16
7pm 2 x Last 16

Saturday 17th August
10am Women’s Snooker Tour Event
2pm 2 x Quarter Finals
7pm 2 x Quarter Finals

Sunday 18th August
10am Disability Snooker Event
2pm – Semi Finals
7pm – The Final

Details of when some of the legends will be playing will be announced soon with the draw being conducted the first week of July.


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Joris Maas has just won his National (Netherlands) Championship. Wael Talaat qualified for the main tour in 2016, via the African Championship, although he didn’t really compete on the main tour. He’s also well-respected in his country for the work he does as a coach and mentor for younger aspiring snooker players.