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Chengdu hosts snooker event

Updated: 2012-09-04 08:09
By Lei Lei ( China Daily)

British snooker star Ronnie O'Sullivan, who retired from the professional billiards tour this year, will come to China in October to resume his career at the World Snooker International Championship in Chengdu, Sichuan province, from Oct 28 to Nov 4.

The event, which is organized by the Chengdu municipal government, the Multi-balls Administrative Center of the General Administration of Sport of China, CCTV-5 and the Sichuan Sports Bureau, is among the highest points and highest prize money snooker tournaments in China.

Total prize money is 600,000 pounds ($950,000) and the winner of the event will pocket 125,000 pounds and 8,000 points.

Chengdu hosts snooker event