Snooker World Championship draw: Full fixtures, results and schedule for Crucible competition

THE 2018 Snooker World Championship will get underway on Saturday as Mark Selby begins his title defence.

Englishman Selby gained the event in each 2017 and 2016 beating John Higgins to retain his 2016 title.

 Mark Selby has won the past two Snooker World Championships and is out to retain the title

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Mark Selby has gained the previous two Snooker World Championships and is out to retain the title

When is the 2018 Snooker World Championship?

THE competition will happen between Saturday, April 21 and Monday Might 7. 

There shall be three periods on a lot of the days all through the event – morning (10am), afternoon (2.30pm) and night (7pm).

It is going to be held on the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield.

Which channel is it on and can I reside stream it?

YOU can watch the World Snooker Championships on BBC 1 and BBC2 all through the competition. 

Stay protection will even be out there on the BBC Sport web page and iPlayer to stream.

 Selby will open the 2018 tournament with his match against Joe Perry on Saturday

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Selby will open the 2018 event together with his match towards Joe Perry on Saturday

What’s the draw for the event?

LAST yr's champion Mark Selby will start his title defence towards Joe Perry. 

That match would be the opening one of many event on Saturday, April 21.

It’s going to begin at 10am.

The complete draw is:

Mark Selby v Joe Perry
Mark Allen v Liam Highfield
Kyren Wilson v Matthew Stevens
Shaun Murphy v Jamie Jones
John Higgins v Thepchaiya Un-Nooh
Stuart Bingham v Jack Lisowski
Luca Brecel v Ricky Walden
Judd Trump v Chris Wakelin
Ding Junhui v Xiao Guodong
Anthony McGill v Ryan Day
Marco Fu v Lyu Haotian
Barry Hawkins v Stuart Carrington
Mark Williams v Jimmy Robertson
Neil Robertson v Robert Milkins
Ali Carter v Graeme Dott
Ronnie O’Sullivan v Stephen Maguire

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THE 2018 Snooker World Championship will get underway on Saturday as Mark Selby begins his title defence.

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