The countdown begins -The Betfred World Championships at the Crucible .

In just under 14 hours we see the reigning World Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan competing against Mark Joyce at 10am tomorrow .

We see 10 players competing and here is the timeline of the matches

              10:00    Ronnie O’Sullivan  Versus            Mark Joyce        

              10:00    Yan Bingtao            Versus            Martin Gould    

              14:30    Stephen Maguire   Versus            Jamie Jones      

              14:30    Neil Robertson        Versus           Liang Wenbo    

              19:00    Ronnie O’Sullivan    Versus          Mark Joyce        

              19:00    David Gilbert            Versus           Chris Wakelin

The World Championships runs from  17th April until the 3rd May and we can all expect some exceptional matches with a winners cheque of £500,000 as well as the Trophy to play for.