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Summary

  1. Semi-finals (best of 33 frames)
  2. End of session: Gary Wilson (Eng) 4-4 Judd Trump (Eng)
  3. End of session: David Gilbert (Eng) 5-3 John Higgins (Sco)
  4. Gilbert fails at 147 attempt in sixth frame finishing with break of 113

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

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    Video caption: Social media thought John Higgins had died mid-match at the snooker
  2. Trump & Wilson tied after first session

    Judd Trump is tied at 4-4 with qualifier Gary Wilson after the first session of their World Championship semi-final in Sheffield.

    The first four frames were shared, Trump making a 54 break while Wilson stroked in a magnificent 140 clearance.

    Wilson went 4-3 ahead but failed to capitalise on Trump missing a simple red, as his opponent made a 54 break to level the contest.

    Read the full report here.

    Judd Trump
  3. Trump eases past Maguire to reach semis - best shots

    Judd Trump eases through to the World Championship semi-finals with a comfortable 13-6 win over Stephen Maguire at the Crucible, Sheffield.

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    Video caption: World Snooker Championship: Judd Trump eases past Stephen Maguire to reach semis
  4. 'Can you believe what's happening?' - Two flukes and an amazing pot as Wilson beats Carter

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    Video caption: 'Goodness, gracious me' - Gary Wilson follows Ali Carter's fluke with one of his own

    Gary Wilson follows Ali Carter's amazing fluke shot with one of his own before going on to win 13-9 to reach his first ever World Snooker Championship semi-final.

  5. How can I watch the World Snooker Championship?

    Thursday, 02 May

    Replays

    Highlights - 04:35-05:25, 07:25-08:10 & 10:10-11:00 BBC Red Button

    Extra - 02:35-04:35, 05:25-07:25, 08:10-10:10 & 11:00-13:00, BBC Red Button

    Semi-finals live

    13:00-18:00 & 19:30-20:00,BBC Two, BBC iPlayer, Connected TV and online

    19:00-23:00, BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer, Connected TV and online

    Highlights

    23:15-00:05,BBC Two

  6. What is the World Snooker Championship?

    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).

    Trophy
  7. Get Inspired: How to get into snooker

    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