Valentine’s week begins with lovers of snooker receiving the perfect gift in the form of the 2023 Welsh Open.
The latest ranking event, and the last of the Home Nations Series this season, takes place in Llandudno this year – the first time it moves away from its customary Cardiff or Newport venues.
Joe Perry is the defending champion, having beaten Judd Trump in what was a big surprise in the 2022 final, and he returns to defend his crown.
When is the 2023 Welsh Open?
The 2023 Welsh Open begins on Monday, February 13 and runs until Sunday, February 19, 2023. It takes place at Venue Cymru in Llandudno.
How can I watch the Welsh Open?
The 2023 Welsh Open will be available to enjoy on Eurosport. You can also watch all the action via Eurosport.co.uk
All the latest news, analysis and video content can be enjoyed on Eurosport.co.uk’s dedicated Welsh Open page. The event hub page will bring all the content together in one place.
The initial qualifiers took place in January at the Mterodome in Barnsley with those involving the top 16, plus two Welsh wild-card entrants, held over to the opening Monday.
Once these matches are complete, the round of 64 begins on Tuesday 14.
The first three rounds are best-of-seven frames, the quarter-final becomes best-of-nine, the semis best of 11 and the final best of 17.
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Final qualifying matches
Monday February 12
- Joe Perry v Mark King
- Shaun Murphy v Victor Sarkis
- Michael Holt v Tian Pengfei
- Stuart Bingham v Jackson Page
- Oliver Briffett-Payne v Robbie Williams
- Neil Robertson v Fraser Patrick
- David Gilbert v Marco Fu
- Ronnie O’Sullivan v Oliver Lines
- Kyren Wilson v Asjad Iqbal
- Mark Williams v Michael White
- Barry Hawkins v Ian Burns
- John Higgins v Alexander Ursenbacher
- Ryan Day v Stuart Carrington
- Judd Trump v David Grace
- Hossein Vafaei v Lyu Haotian
- Luca Brecel v Sean O’Sullivan
- Noppon Saengkham v Liam Davies
- Jack Lisowski v Zhang Anda
- Mark Selby v Jamie O’Neill
- Mark Allen v Alfie Burden
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