World Snooker: Wales' Ryan Day faces John Higgins at The Crucible
|2016 World Snooker Championship|
|Venue: The Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Dates: 16 April - 2 May|
|Coverage: Live on BBC TV, BBC Red Button, BBC Sport app, Connected TVs and online.|
Welsh qualifier Ryan Day will face four-time champion John Higgins in the first round of the World Snooker Championship.
Day beat 1997 World Champion Ken Doherty 10-6 at Pond's Forge on Wednesday to reach The Crucible.
Mark Williams - winner in 2000 and 2003 - faces 2006 champion Graham Dott in his first round game.
And Michael White completes the Welsh contingent against England's world number 59-ranked Sam Baird.
The other highlights of the first round see defending champion Stuart Bingham playing Ali Carter and five-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan face Dave Gilbert.
World number one Mark Selby plays Robert Milkins and Judd Trump meets Liang Wenbo.
The tournament starts on Saturday, 16 April.
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