The inaugural 888casino Champion of Champions breaks off at Coventry’s prestigious Ricoh Arena this November, when 16 of the world’s top snooker players will compete to be crowned the best of the best. The event will run from Tuesday 19th to Sunday 24th November in the stunning 800 seat purpose-built arena within the Ricoh’s Jaguar Exhibition Hall.
International stars such as four-time World Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan, current International Championship winner Judd Trump and World Number 1 Neil Robertson, will all be competing for a total prize fund of £270,000 – with the ultimate winner receiving £100,000.
Ticket prices start at a giveaway £5 if booked before the 5th August while tickets for the final and play-offs begin at £20. There are plenty of good value offers available and all tickets are available from The Ticket Factory (search ‘Snooker’) or 0844 3388000.
With four players competing each day, the champions will advance from four group stages, before the play-off games take place on a dazzling final weekend. Matches will be played to unique 7, 11 and 19 frame formats.
Barry Hearn, chairman of promoters Matchroom Sport, commented; “We’re thrilled, not only about bringing world class, yet affordable, snooker to Coventry, but also to be at the forefront of innovation in the game with the creation of the 888casino Champion of Champions,
“We’ve set the ticket prices for all budgets and it will be great to see the winners of all our events, go head to head to see who the ultimate champion will be.”