The final qualifying round – which players are still standing?

A total of 32 players will battle it out over the coming two days to secure a place in the 2017 World Championship.

A tense and busy night on Monday saw the second qualifying round draw to a close. Now the two dozen players remaining in the draw are just one win away from booking a place at the Crucible Theatre.

The 2017 World Championship starts on Saturday (April) but there is a still the important matter of finding out who the world’s elite stars will face in the opening round of snooker’s biggest showcase.

That will be decided tomorrow (Wednesday) on Judgement Day when all the final qualifying round matches come to a conclusion.

Those among the names with work to do include former world champions Mark Williams – a recent China Open finalist, Peter Ebdon and Scotland’s Graeme Dott.

And there are several names who will be bidding to make their Crucible debuts including recent China Open semi-finalist Hossein Vafaei, Zhou Yuelong, Noppon Saengkham, Yan Bingtao, Hammad Miah, Alexander Ursenbacher, Yu Delu, Li Hang, Akani Songsermsawad and England pair Gary Wilson and David Grace.


Mark Williams vs Stuart Carrington

Tom Ford vs Hossein Vafaei

Lee Walker vs Noppon Saengkham

Li Hang vs Stephen Maguire

Mark King vs Xiao Guodong

Ben Woollaston vs Zhou Yuelong

Jamie Jones vs Graeme Dott

Fergal O’Brien vs David Gilbert

Akani Songsermsawad vs David Grace

Luca Brecel vs Dominic Dale

Gary Wilson vs Michael White

Rory McLeod vs Hammad Miah

Michael Holt vs Peter Ebdon

Rod Lawler vs Jimmy Robertson

Yan Bingtao vs Alexander Ursenbacher

Yu Delu vs Martin Gould




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