|Betway UK Championship|
|Dates: 23 November to 6 December Venue: Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes|
|Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button, BBC Sport website and BBC Sport app from Saturday, 28 November.|
Welsh snooker star Matthew Stevens has been withdrawn from the UK Championship in Milton Keynes after testing positive for Covid-19.
He is the third player ruled out of the tournament, following fellow Welshman Ryan Day and England's Anthony Hamilton.
Stevens was due to play Jamie Jones, who receives a bye to the second round.
All other players and officials involved in the day's matches have had negative results.
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Stevens, 43, is currently ranked 31st in the world and won the event in 2003 as well as twice finishing runner-up in the World Championship.
He will now undergo a period of self isolation and will receive support from the World Snooker Tour.
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