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  1. 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.  

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    Video caption: Selby wins World Snooker Championship
  2. 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.  

  3. When/where is it taking place?

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

    the Crucible
  4. Today's schedule

    Welcome to our coverage from the opening day of the 2017 World Snooker Championship.

    Here's what we've got coming up for you today.

    19:00 Mark Selby (Eng) v Fergal O'Brien (Ire) & Anthony McGill (Sco) v Stephen Maguire (Sco)

    The Crucible