Jack Liswoski, Judd Trump and Greg Davis in the Phoenix FM studio, March 2012
Snooker’s top stars will be heading to the Brentwood Centre for the first time later this year and tickets are on sale now.
The Essex venue will host the English Open, a world ranking event and part of the Home Nations Series, from December 12 to 18.
Over 70 players including the top 16 seeds will be on the green baize at the Brentwood Centre. Winners in recent years include Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump, Mark Selby, and current champion Neil Robertson.
Tickets are on sale now and start at just £10, plus there’s an opening offer for the first four days, with 20 per cent discounts available for early bookers.
It’s incredible value for money for the chance to see the best players on the planet. For details visit www.wst.tv/tickets
The tournament, which has prize money of £427,000, will be televised by Eurosport and a wide range of other broadcasters around the globe.
World Snooker Tour Chairman Steve Dawson said: “We are delighted to bring a WST event to the Brentwood Centre for the first time. It is a fantastic venue and right in the centre of a traditional snooker heartland as so many great players have come from Essex over the years, including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Ali Carter, Stuart Bingham and many more.
“This is a fantastic opportunity for local fans to see the very best players in the world competing for a prestigious title. We look forward to working with Brentwood Borough Council on delivering a top-class event which will be enjoyed by our players and fans.”