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Summary

  1. Second round - best of 25 frames
  2. Ding Junhui 12-4 Anthony McGill - match resumes tomorrow
  3. Judd Trump 8-8 Ricky Walden - match resumes tomorrow
  4. Mark Williams leads Robert Milkins 10-6 - match resumes tomorrow
  5. Earlier: John Higgins beats Jack Lisowski 13-1

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

Get involved

  1. Get Inspired: How to get into snooker

    Get Inspired

    #GetInspired

    Whether you choose to play competitively or socially, snooker is sure to get your brain working.

    It requires skill and concentration and will improve your focus and hand-eye coordination.

    Anyone can play regardless of age, gender or ability and it's not an expensive sport to get into.

    Snooker is essentially a simple sport, once the rules of the game have been learnt - to do just that click here.

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    Video caption: Get Inspired: How World Snooker is helping build confidence in the community
  2. Video content

    Video caption: Snooker World Championship: John Higgins storms past Jack Lisowski 13-1 in last 16

    Four-time world champion John Higgins eases his way into the quarter-finals of the Snooker World Championship beating Jack Lisowski 13-1 in Sheffield.

  3. When can I watch today?

    All times are BST and subject to late changes

    Full BBC TV and online listings for day nine of the World Snooker Championship.

    Live coverage

    10:00-11:00, 13:00-18:00 & 19:00-20:00, BBC Two

    10:00-13:00, 14:30-18:00 & 19:00-23:00, BBC Red Button

    Tables One & Two, 10:00-14:00; 14:30-18:00; 19:00-23:00, BBC iPlayer, Connected TV and online

    Highlights

    23:30-00:20, BBC Two

    Extra

    00:20-02:20, BBC Two

    Replays

    13:00-14:30 & 18:00-19:00, BBC Red Button

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  4. Last time out

    2017 World Snooker Championship

    Last year's final saw Mark Selby beat John Higgins 18-15 in a thrilling final to win the World Championship for the third time in four years.

    The world number one is only the fourth player after Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry and Ronnie O'Sullivan to claim back-to-back titles in the modern era.

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    Video caption: Watch the moment Selby clinched third world title
  5. What is it?

    The World Championship is snooker's biggest event and has been staged since 1927. It has been hosted in its modern form by Sheffield's Crucible Theatre since 1977.

    It is one part of snooker's 'Triple Crown' events alongside the UK Championship and the Masters.

    The event has seen some of the biggest names in snooker throughout the decades win the trophy, including Stephen Hendry (seven titles) and Ronnie O'Sullivan (five titles).

    World Snooker Championship trophy