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Summary

  1. Quarter-finals - Best of 25 frames
  2. Result: Ding Junhui (Chn) 5-13 Barry Hawkins (Eng) - (morning session)
  3. Result: Mark Allen (NI) 6-13 Kyren Wilson (Eng) - (afternoon session)
  4. Result: John Higgins (Sco) 13-12 Judd Trump (Eng)- (evening session)
  5. Result: Mark Williams (Wal) 13-8 Ali Carter (Eng) - (evening session)

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

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  1. Hawkins dominates Ding in last-eight tie

    Owen Phillips

    BBC Sport at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

  2. When can I watch today?

    All times are BST and subject to late changes

    Full BBC TV and online listings for day 12 of the World Snooker Championship.

    Live coverage

    10:00-11:30, 13:00-18:00 & 19:00-20:00, BBC Two

    10:00-13:00, 14:30-18:00 & 19:00-23:00, BBC Red Button

    Tables One & Two, 10:00-14:00, 14:30-18:00; 19:00-23:00, BBC iPlayer, Connected TV and online

    Highlights

    23:15-00:05, BBC Two

    Extra

    00:05-02:05, BBC Two

    Replays

    Replays, 13:00-14:30 & 18:00-19:00, BBC Red Button

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  3. What is it?

    The World Championship is snooker's biggest event and has been staged since 1927. It has been hosted in its modern form by Sheffield's Crucible Theatre since 1977.

    It is one part of snooker's 'Triple Crown' events alongside the UK Championship and the Masters.

    The event has seen some of the biggest names in snooker throughout the decades win the trophy, including Stephen Hendry (seven titles) and Ronnie O'Sullivan (five titles).

    World Snooker Championship trophy
  4. Last time out

    2017 World Snooker Championship

    Last year's final saw Mark Selby beat John Higgins 18-15 in a thrilling final to win the World Championship for the third time in four years.

    The world number one is only the fourth player after Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry and Ronnie O'Sullivan to claim back-to-back titles in the modern era.

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    Video caption: Watch the moment Selby clinched third world title
  5. Get Inspired: How to get into snooker

    Get Inspired

    #GetInspired

    Whether you choose to play competitively or socially, snooker is sure to get your brain working.

    It requires skill and concentration and will improve your focus and hand-eye coordination.

    Anyone can play regardless of age, gender or ability and it's not an expensive sport to get into.

    Snooker is essentially a simple sport, once the rules of the game have been learnt - to do just that click here.

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    Video caption: Get Inspired: How World Snooker is helping build confidence in the community