Preview – Snooker: Welsh Open

Image taken by Dmitry Yakunin.

The last of the home nations snooker championships begins today.

Stuart Bingham is the defending champion and will be facing Chen Zhe of China in the opening round. English Open champion Ronnie O’Sullivan takes on Finland’s Robin Hull; Scottish open champion Neil Robertson faces Mark Davis of England; and Northern Irish Open champion Mark Williams – the only Welshman to win the Welsh Open, is up against Mark King. Reigning World Champion Mark Selby takes on England’s Christopher Keogan.

The Welsh Open is on Eurosport 1 as of 10.00, and is also on Quest as of 12.45 and the BBC Red Button as of 13.00.