Snooker enthusiasts will be thrilled to know that the World Grand Prix will be held at Leicester’s Morningside Arena for the first time in 2024. The highly anticipated event is set to feature the top 32 players from the 2023/24 season one-year ranking list, and tickets for the tournament are now on sale.
Mark Allen triumphed over Judd Trump in a thrilling finale at the previous season’s World Grand Prix in Cheltenham, making this year’s tournament even more highly anticipated. Fans are urged to book their seats quickly to avoid disappointment, with ticket prices starting at an affordable £20.
Since its debut in 2015, the World Grand Prix has become a staple event in the snooker calendar, and this year’s tournament promises to be just as exciting as its predecessors. The one-year ranking list will begin with the first ranking event of the 2023/24 season, and only the top 32 players will be able to participate.
The World Grand Prix marks the start of the Players Series, followed by the Players Championship and the Tour Championship. The first two rounds of the tournament will be best of seven frames, while the quarter-finals will be best of nine. The semi-finals will be best of 11, and the final, which takes place on Sunday January 21st, will be a best-of-19 contest.
Leicester’s Morningside Arena, which has hosted several WST events in recent years, is an excellent choice for this prestigious tournament. The World Grand Prix will be broadcast live on ITV, as well as on other networks worldwide. Snooker fans can expect an unforgettable experience at this event, which will showcase some of the most talented players in the sport.