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  1. RESULT: Shaun Murphy 6-3 Ryan Day
  2. Semi-finals (best of 11 frames)
  3. Winner plays Ronnie O'Sullivan in the final after he beat Stephen Maguire 6-4 earlier
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UK Championship 2017: Ronnie O'Sullivan holds off Stephen Maguire - five best shots
Watch five of the best shots as Ronnie O'Sullivan holds off the challenge of Stephen Maguire to reach his seventh UK Championship final with a 6-4 victory.
UK Snooker Championship: Murphy outclasses King - five best shots
2008 UK snooker champion Shaun Murphy showcased his class by beating Mark King 6-1 in his quarter-final.

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Saturday, 9 December

05:00-06:45, Highlights (repeat), BBC Two

13:15-16:30, BBC One

16:30-17:30 & 19:00-22:00, BBC Two

13:00-18:00, BBC Red Button, Connected TV & online

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Last time out

UK Snooker Championship 2017

Last year's final saw Mark Selby beat Ronnie O'Sullivan 10-7in a thrilling final to win the UK Championship for the second time.

His victory meant he completed the 'Triple Crown' of UK Championship, Masters and World Championship for a second time.

UK Championship 2016: Mark Selby beats Ronnie O'Sullivan in final - highlights

What is it?

The UK Snooker Championship is one of Snooker's 'Triple Crown' events alongside the World Championship and the Masters.

The 2017 edition of the UK Snooker Championship will be held at the York Barbican for the seventh successive year. The tournament was previously held in York from 2001-2006 and returned in 2011 after being held in Telford for four years.

The event was first staged in 1977 and has seen some of the biggest names in snooker throughout the decades win the trophy.

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