The top eight seeds have been announced ahead of the LLP Solicitors World Seniors Snooker Championship next month.
The eight players will be seeded into position and cannot meet each other in the opening round. The draw will once again be carried out during the BBC’s live coverage of the Cazoo World Championship later this month.
The seeds include the seven invited players and the next highest ranked place on the current World Snooker Tour rankings, who will be the eighth seed:
The qualifiers are:
Should the opening round results unfold in accordance with seeding, there are some intriguing quarter-finals in prospect. These could include a clash between Lee Walker and Peter Lines – the current holders of the World and UK Seniors Championship titles, while Stephen Hendry and Ken Doherty could meet in a repeat of the 1997 World Championship final.
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