UK Seniors Championships kicks off

The Snooker Legends 2017/2018 World Seniors Tour starts today with day 1 of the UK Seniors Championship at the Crucible Sports and Social Club in Newbury.

This is the first of four qualifying rounds and the winner of each will go on to face the eight “Snooker Legends” at The Harlequin Theatre in Redhill for the top prize of £7500.

The first ever World Seniors Tour organised by snooker promoter Jason Francis in partnership with Stephen Hendry, gives all over 40s amateur snooker players the chance to play in some of the sport’s most iconic venues and against some of the sport’s legends.

The closing date to enter the next round, at Oldham Snooker Academy, is 11 August with the event taking place from 25-27 August.

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