Preview – Snooker: World Championship Semi-Finals

World Snooker Championship
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Today we finally learn who will get to the final to play for the biggest trophy in the world of snooker.

To decide, we have to see who will win the semi-finals, which are of the best of 33 frames (first to win 17). The opening session will see Gary Wilson, the last remaining qualifier, having it all to do in his match against the man tipped to win the tournament, 7th seed Judd Trump, with the score currently 9-7 to Trump. They will also play the evening session.

In the afternoon is the finale session between the 16th seed David Gilbert, and the 5th seed John Higgins. As well the highest remaining seeded player, Higgins is also the only one left in the tournament outside of England. However, it is Gilbert who is in the lead 13-11.

World Snooker Championship is on BBC Two at 10.00, BBC One at 14.15, and BBC Two at 19.30.