World Snooker Championship: Mark Allen to face debutant Mitchell Mann in opener
Northern Ireland hope Mark Allen will face Crucible debutant Mitchell Mann in the first round at the World Championship in Sheffield.
Allen, 30, is now seventh in the world rankings following his recent victory at the Players Championship.
Birmingham player Mann, 24, booked his place at the Crucible by beating Thai talent Dechawat Poomjaeng 10-9 in the final qualifying round on Wednesday.
Mann won Junior Pot Black at the Crucible Theatre in 2007.
The championship begins in Sheffield on Saturday and continues through until 2 May.
Defending champion Stuart Bingham begins his challenge with a tough opener against two-time beaten finalist Ali Carter.
Stuart Bingham v Ali Carter
Stephen Maguire v Alan McManus
Ricky Walden v Robbie Williams
John Higgins v Ryan Day
Judd Trump v Liang Wenbo
Martin Gould v Ding Junhui
Mark Williams v Graeme Dott
Neil Robertson v Michael Holt
Shaun Murphy v Anthony McGill
Marco Fu v Peter Ebdon
Barry Hawkins v Zhang Anda
Ronnie O'Sullivan v David Gilbert
Mark Allen v Mitchell Mann
Joe Perry v Kyren Wilson
Michael White v Sam Baird
Mark Selby v Robert Milkins