The 2020 Betway UK Championship is now underway in Milton Keynes with the sport’s biggest names among those vying to claim the first triple crown title of the season.
There is of course another sub-plot that we will be keeping a close eye on over the next two weeks as the final places at January’s Masters are also decided.
For a full preview as to who looks safe and who could still miss out, check out our blog, while you can read below for regular updates through the UK Championship as to how the situation is unfolding…
Race to the Masters
The top 16 players in the official world ranking list following the UK Championship will qualify to play at the 2021 Masters.
Latest Race to the Masters (05/12/2020):
15th – Jack Lisowski – £244,250 (QF) – SAFE
16th – Thepchaiya Un-Nooh – £240,000 (r64) – SAFE
17th – Anthony McGill – £229,500 (r16) – QF minimum
18th – Joe Perry – £224,500 (QF) – SF minimum
19th – Gary Wilson – £221,000 (r128)
20th – Zhou Yuelong – £219,250 (SF) – F minimum
21st – Ali Carter – £213,500 (r128)
22nd – Graeme Dott – £213,250 (r16) – F minimum
23rd – Barry Hawkins – £211,750 (r16) – F minimum
24th – Scott Donaldson – £189,250 (r128)
32nd – Lu Ning – £136,250 (SF) – Title required
Additional players may qualify by reaching the final or semi-finals and will be added to the table above during the tournament if required.