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  1. Semi-finals (best of 33 frames)
  2. Watch semi-final coverage at the top of this page
  3. End of session: David Gilbert (Eng) 13-11 John Higgins (Sco)
  4. Higgins scores tournament's highest break in 2019 of 143
  5. End of session: Gary Wilson (Eng) 7-9 Judd Trump (Eng)

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

  1. Trump builds two frame lead over Wilson

    Judd Trump took control of the World Championship semi-final against qualifier Gary Wilson by opening up a 9-7 lead after the second session.

    The pair were tied at 4-4 after the first session, but a break of 65 helped Wilson to go 6-5 in front.

    Trump won four frames in a row with fluent breaks of 73, 123 and 75 but Wilson's 77 kept him in touch.

    Read more from Monday's second session between Trump and Wilson here.

    Judd Trump
  2. David Gilbert takes control against John Higgins

    David Gilbert extended his lead over four-time champion John Higgins to 10-6 after the second session of their World Championship semi-final.

    Gilbert, who had trailed 3-2, led 5-3 after the first session and went 8-3 up as he took six frames in a row.

    Higgins was all over the place in parts of the second session but managed to rediscover his form sufficiently to win three frames.

    Read the full report from the second session here.

    John Higgins (left) shakes hands with David Gilbert
  3. Asleep? Dead? John, is everything OK?

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    Video caption: Social media thought John Higgins had died mid-match at the snooker

    Watch the bizarre moment when John Higgins appeared to be either dead or in a very deep sleep during his World Snooker Championship quarter-final with Neil Robertson.

  4. 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
  5. How can I watch the World Snooker Championship?

    Friday 3 May


    Highlights - 02:40-10:00, BBC Red Button

    Semi-finals live

    10:00-12:00, 13:00-18:00 & 19:00-20:00, BBC Two

    10:00-14:00 & 19:00-22:30, BBC Red Button, iPlayer, Connected TV and online


    23:05-23:55, BBC Two(00:10-01:00, BBC Two NI)

  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).

  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