The Coral Tour Championship gets underway this afternoon from Milton Keynes, with not only the top prize of £150,000 to be won, but also the final placement of the top 16 seeds for next month’s Betfred World Championship to be decided.
Earlier this week we analysed the current state of play ahead of the return of ranking event snooker, while below we will chart the key movements following results over the next six days.
Latest provisional draw (26/06/2020):
Judd Trump (1) / Qualifier
Yan Bingtao (16) / Qualifier
Stephen Maguire (9) / Qualifier
Kyren Wilson (8) / Qualifier
John Higgins (5) / Qualifier
David Gilbert (12) / Qualifier
Jack Lisowski (13) / Qualifier
Mark Allen (4) / Qualifier
Mark Williams (3) / Qualifier
Stuart Bingham (14) / Qualifier
Ding Junhui (11) / Qualifier
Ronnie O’Sullivan (6) / Qualifier
Mark Selby (7) / Qualifier
Shaun Murphy (10) / Qualifier
Barry Hawkins (15) / Qualifier
Neil Robertson (2) / Qualifier
Players will be marked in bold once their positions cannot change.
Subject to all top 16 players entering the tournament.
Day Seven – Mark Allen v Stephen Maguire
- Stephen Maguire’s title win sees him climb from 12th position to 9th, ahead of Shaun Murphy (10), Ding Junhui (11) and David Gilbert (12).
Day Six – Mark Allen v Mark Selby
- Victory for Mark Allen confirms Mark Allen (4), John Higgins (5), Ronnie O’Sullivan (6) and Mark Selby (7).
Day Five – Judd Trump v Stephen Maguire
- No changes either way
- Defeat for Stephen Maguire would confirm positions 8-16.
Day Four – Mark Allen v Shaun Murphy
Day Three – Mark Selby v Yan Bingtao
- Mark Selby will remain in seventh position win or lose
- Victory for Yan Bingtao will see him climb one position to 15th. If he were to lose, positions 13-16 will be set.
Day Two – Judd Trump v John Higgins
- Neither player will change position with victory today
Day One – Neil Robertson v Stephen Maguire
- Robertson is already guaranteed to remain in second place win or lose
- Maguire would move up two places to 12th position with a win