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Live Reporting

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  1. Three-time champions Mark Williams & Mark Selby exit

    Defending champion Mark Williams became the second three-time champion to go out of the World Championship in Sheffield on Saturday, following Mark Selby's earlier shock defeat.

    Welshman Williams, who was in hospital on Friday with chest pains, lost 13-9 to David Gilbert in the second round.

    Williams became unwell after falling 5-3 behind in the first session, before returning to the Crucible on Saturday.

    Selby had earlier suffered a shock 13-10 defeat by Gary Wilson.

    Read the full report here.

    Mark Williams
  2. 'That's the shot of the championship so far!'

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    Video caption: 'That's the shot of the championship so far!'

    Defending world champion Mark Williams produces a superb pot in his match against David Gilbert, which commentator Dennis Taylor describes as "the shot of the championship so far".

  3. Superb Wilson stuns three-time champion Selby - best shots

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    Video caption: World Snooker Championship: Superb Wilson stuns Selby - best shots

    Watch some of the best shots as Gary Wilson puts in a stunning display to knock out three-time champion Mark Selby in the second round of the World Snooker Championship.

  4. Mark Williams

    Reigning champion Mark Williams resumes his second-round match at the World Championship after being taken to hospital with chest pains.

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  5. By Owen Phillips

    BBC Sport at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

    Mark Williams

    World champion Mark Williams and three-time winner Mark Selby trail in their respective second-round ties at the Crucible.

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    Video caption: World Snooker Championship: Neil Robertson beats Shaun Murphy - best shots

    Watch a selection of the best shots from tournament-favourite Neil Robertson's convincing 13-6 win over Shaun Murphy in the second round of the 2019 World Snooker Championship.

  7. How can I watch the World Snooker Championship?

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

    Saturday, 27 April


    Highlights - 03:15-04:05, 06:05-06:55 & 09:10-10:00, BBC Red Button

    Extra - 04:05-06:05 & 07:10-09:10, BBC Red Button


    13:45-16:30, BBC One

    10:00-12:00, 16:30-17:30 & 19:00-20:00, BBC Two

    10:00-14:00, 16:30-18:00 & 19:00-23:00, BBC Red Button

    13:45-17:30, Connected TV and online

    Tables one & two, 10:00-14:00, 14:30-18:00 & 19:00-23:00, BBC iPlayer, Connected TV and online


    00:20-01:10, BBC Two


    01:10-03:10, BBC Two

  8. What is the World Snooker Championship?

    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).

  9. Get Inspired: How to get into snooker

    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