Wednesday, May 30, 2007

2007/08 World Snooker Tour Announced

The dates for the 2007/08 World Snooker Tour have been announced with (as previously reported) one addition to the series.

In addition to the Shanghai Masters World Snooker has also announced that prize money will increase by £250,000 this season with over £1 million available at the 888.com World Snooker Championships, including £250,000 to the eventual winner.

The additional prize money will see an increase in the payouts to the winner, runner-up and semi-finalists of the Royal London Watches Grand Prix, the Maplin UK Championship and the SAGA Insurance Masters.

The full calendar is below, some venues are yet to be decided:

Shanghai Masters
Grand Stage,
Shanghai
August 6-12, 2007

Pot Black Invitational
Venue to be confirmed
October 6, 2007

Royal London Watches Grand Prix
Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre
October 13-21, 2007

Northern Ireland Trophy
Waterfront Hall, Belfast
November 4-11, 2007

Maplin UK Championship
Venue to be confirmed
December 3-16, 2007

The SAGA Insurance Masters
Wembley Arena
January 13-20, 2008

Welsh Open
Venue to be confirmed
February 11-17, 2008

Beijing China Open
Venue to be confirmed
March 23–30, 2008

888.com World Snooker Championship
Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
April 19-5 May, 2008
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