The battle for places at the upcoming Ladbrokes Players Championship comes to a head this weekend with the climax of the Jojobet.com Gibraltar Open.
The top 16 on the one-year ranking list following Sunday’s final will qualify for Llandudno, with the final order to determine the draw which will be seeded 1 v 16, 2 v 15 and so on.
Below is the provisional opening round draw for the Players Championship, which will be updated periodically throughout the weekend in Gibraltar. Players named in bold now cannot move from their positions.
This is provisional and subject to change throughout the weekend depending upon results in Gibraltar.
Provisional Players Championship draw (as of 6:00pm Sunday 5 March):
Mark Selby (1) v Ryan Day (16)
Marco Fu (8) v Anthony McGill (9)
Ding Junhui (5) v John Higgins (12)
Stuart Bingham (4) v Anthony Hamilton (13)
Barry Hawkins (3) v Neil Robertson (14)
Ali Carter (6) v Shaun Murphy (11)
Ronnie O’Sullivan (7) v Liang Wenbo (10)
Judd Trump (2) v Mark King (15)