Manchester To Host Snooker’s Coral English Open
Snooker’s new Coral English Open will take place at Event City in Manchester later this year.
The world ranking event is part of the new Home Nations quartet of tournaments, alongside the Irish Open, Scottish Open and Welsh Open. Any player who wins all four events will receive a massive £1 million bonus.
The Coral English Open will run from October 10 to 16 and will feature 128 of the world’s leading green baize stars, in a flat draw with all players starting in the first round. Last season, EventCity in Manchester staged the Players Championship, won by Mark Allen.
Total prize money for each of the Home Nations events will be £366,000, with the winner to receive £70,000. All four tournaments will be televised by Eurosport.
Tickets are ON SALE NOW and fans are STRONGLY URGED to book quickly because demand will be high and certain session are expected to sell out quickly.