Jimmy White will be defending his crown and looking for a third consecutive World Seniors title. The winner also gets a place at the Champion on Champions which will be held in Bolton in November.
There will be no audience at the Crucible but there is sure to be a highly charged atmosphere!
You can follow the event on snooker.org here
Details of how to watch the event are available here
To go to the BBC website here to watch the live coverage
Also, Dennis Taylor announced his retirement from competing in the Seniors events. Read the story on the Eurosport website
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