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Summary

  1. Third round (Best of 11 frames)
  2. Result: Ding Junhui 6-4 Xiao Guodong
  3. Result: Mark Allen 6-2 Hossein Vafaei
  4. Result: Judd Trump 6-2 Mark King
  5. Result: Neil Robertson 6-5 Graeme Dott

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All times stated are UK

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  1. Today's results

    Here are today's results in the third round from the York Barbican:

    Third round

    Xiao Guodong (Chn) 4-6 Ding Junhui (Chn)

    Sunny Akani (Tha) 6-2 Jak Jones (Wal)

    Gary Wilson (Eng) 4-6 Barry Hawkins (Eng)

    Mark Allen (NI) 6-2 Hossein Vafaei (Irn)

    Neil Robertson (Aus) 6-5 Graeme Dott (Sco)

    Marco Fu (HK) 3-6 Jack Lisowski (Eng)

    Judd Trump (Eng) 6-2 Mark King (Eng)

    Stuart Bingham (Eng) 6-2 David Gilbert (Eng)

  2. Trump blasts past King - best shots

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    Video caption: UK Snooker Championship: Trump blasts past King - best shots

    Judd Trump beats Mark King 6-2 to qualify for the fourth round of the UK Snooker Championship in York.

  3. O'Sullivan 'could be power of good'

    Ronnie O'Sullivan

    Ronnie O'Sullivan can be "a power of good" if he gets involved in shaping the future of snooker, says Shaun Murphy.

    O'Sullivan 'could be power of good'

    Ronnie O'Sullivan

    Ronnie O'Sullivan can be "a power of good" if he gets involved in shaping the future of snooker, says Shaun Murphy.

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  4. Perry admits he needs to 'tighten up'

    Joe Perry

    World number 21 Joe Perry admits he needs to raise his game after reaching round four of the UK Championship in York.

    Perry admits he needs to 'tighten up'

    Joe Perry

    World number 21 Joe Perry admits he needs to raise his game after reaching round four of the UK Championship in York.

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  5. Breakaway tour a 'last resort' - O'Sullivan

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    Video caption: Breakaway tour a 'last resort' - O'Sullivan

    Ronnie O'Sullivan explains his recent quotes about a breakaway snooker tour, insisting it's a "last resort" if the current schedule doesn't change.

  6. Last time out

    UK Snooker Championship 2017

    Ronnie O'Sullivan equalled the six UK Championship titles won by Steve Davis by beating Shaun Murphy 10-5in a high-quality final in York.

    O'Sullivan also drew level with Stephen Hendry's 18 'Triple Crown' titles of the World, UK and Masters events.

    The pair shared the first eight frames, each knocking in a century apiece, but O'Sullivan seized control with four breaks over 50 and two further tons.

    He won five frames in a row to clinch the £170,000 top prize.

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    Video caption: 'Magic' O'Sullivan too good for Murphy - five best shots
  7. What is the UK Snooker Championship?

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

    The 2018 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.

    The York Barbican - home of the Uk Snooker championship
  8. BBC coverage times

    All times are GMT and subject to change.

    The BBC will brings you live coverage from the York Barbican on BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Red Button, plus uninterrupted coverage from Tables 1 and 2 on the BBC Sport website, app and on BBC iPlayer.

    There will also be a daily highlights round-up and further extended coverage of the day's play with UK Championship Extra each evening.

    Tuesday, 4 December

    05:45-07:45 & 08:35-10:30, Snooker UK Championship Extra (repeat), BBC Red Button

    07:45-08:35 & 10:30-13:00, Highlights (repeat), BBC Red Button

    13:00-18:00 & 19:00-23:30, BBC Red Button, Connected TV & online

    13:00-17:15, BBC Two

    00:05-00:55, Highlights, BBC Two (not in Wales)

    00:55-02:55, Snooker UK Championship Extra, BBC Two

  9. 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.

    To learn the rules of the game click here.

    Or locate your local snooker venue using the English Partnership for Snooker and Billiards club finder here.

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    Video caption: Davis: My 'mind-blowing' life in snooker