Iranian Duo to Participate at World Snooker Championship
- July, 20, 2020 - 16:00
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Hossein Vafaei and Soheil Vahedi will represent Iran at the 2020 World Snooker Championship.
The competition is an upcoming professional snooker tournament that is scheduled to take place from 31 July to 16 August at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.
It was originally scheduled to take place from 18 April to 4 May, but qualifying and the televised rounds were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The qualifying rounds, featuring 128 players, will take place from July 21-28 at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.
The winner of the tournament picks up a £500,000 first prize from tournament sponsors.