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Who could Ronnie get? World Championship draw live at 12:00

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The draw for the World Snooker Championship takes place at 12:00 and you can watch it here live courtesy of World Snooker.

Ronnie O’Sullivan will start his bid for a third consecutive title – and sixth in all – at 10am on Saturday in the first session of the 17-day tournament but who will he face in the first round?

The top 16 players in the world are seeded and have their positions in the draw set but they could meet any of the qualifiers which includes the likes of Ken Doherty, Alan McManus, Ryan Day and Dominic Dale.

Top half of draw

Ronnie O’Sullivan (1)

Joe Perry (16)


Marco Fu (8)

Shaun Murphy (9)


Barry Hawkins (5)

Ricky Walden (12)


Ding Junhui (4)

Mark Davis (13)

Bottom half of draw

Mark Selby (3)

Ali Carter (14)


Stuart Bingham (6)

John Higgins (11)


Judd Trump (7)

Stephen Maguire (10)


Neil Robertson (2)

Mark Allen (15)


Unseeded players

Kyren Wilson

Michael Holt

Ken Doherty

David Gilbert

Dominic Dale

Tom Ford

Jamie Cope

Alan McManus

Xiao Guodong

Ryan Day

Michael White

Martin Gould

Michael Wasley

Jamie Burnett

Robin Hull

Robbie Williams

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