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Summary

  1. First Round (best of 19 frames)
  2. Mark Allen (NI) 5-4 Jimmy Robertson (Eng)
  3. Marco Fu (HK) 2-7 Luca Brecel (Bel)
  4. Earlier: Ronnie O'Sullivan (Eng) 10-7 Gary Wilson (Eng); Stuart Bingham (Eng) 5-4 Peter Ebdon (Eng)
  5. Earlier: Kyren Wilson (Eng) 10-6 David Grace (Eng); Shaun Murphy (Eng) 6-3 Yan Bingtao (Chn)

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All times stated are UK

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Last year's winning moment

Watch the moment Mark Selby wins his second World Snooker Championship with a 18-14 victory over China's Ding Junhui at the Crucible.    

Selby wins World Snooker Championship

How to get into snooker?

Check out this guide from Get Inspired.

From popular snooker club chains to the table down at your local, it shouldn't be hard to find somewhere to hone your skills, but use this club finder if you need a place to start.  

When/where is it taking place?

The event takes place from 15 April – 1 May at the Crucible in Sheffield.   

the Crucible
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