Ronnie O’Sullivan will start his quest for a to start with European Masters title towards globe No. 101 Sean O’Sullivan on the tournament’s opening working day.
The globe champion faces his namesake in a finest-of-nine body opener in the German city of Furth at 7pm on Tuesday 16 August (BST) Are living on Eurosport.
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The 2020 European Masters champion Mark Selby starts off out at the exact time towards proficient Chinese participant Yuan Sijun.
Defending winner Lover Zhengyi – who defeated O’Sullivan 10-9 in previous season’s last in Milton Keynes – begins his title defence towards Michael Judge earlier in the working day at 10am (BST).
The final of the qualifying fixtures held more than to the Stadthalle location will see world No. 2 Judd Trump fulfill Crucible qualifier Noppon Saengkham at 2:30pm.
Three-time planet champion Mark Williams commences his campaign in the last 64 against Sanderson Lam at 7pm (BST) on Wednesday 17 August.
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The match runs between Tuesday 16 August with the closing on Sunday 21 August.
All matches are the most effective-of-9 frames with the semi-finals contested about the finest of 11 frames in advance of a ideal-of-17 of body remaining.
European Masters winners
- 2016/17 Judd Trump (Eng) 9-8 Ronnie O’Sullivan (Eng) – Bucharest, Romania
- 2017/18 Judd Trump (Eng) 9-7 Stuart Bingham (Eng) – Lommel, Belgium
- 2018/19 Jimmy Robertson (Eng) 9-6 Joe Perry (Eng) – Lommel, Belgium
- 2019/20 Neil Robertson (Aus) 9- Zhou Yuelong (Chn) – Dornbirn, Austria
- 2020/21 Mark Selby (Eng) 9-8 Martin Gould (Eng) – Milton Keynes, England
- 2021/22 Supporter Zhengyi (Chn) 10-9 Ronnie O’Sullivan (Eng) – Milton Keynes, England
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