The British Open will return to the World Snooker Tour for the primary time in 17 years when it takes place in August.
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Will probably be the second world rating occasion of the 2021/22 season and can run from August 16 to 22. All 128 tour gamers will compete within the occasion, with additional particulars together with the host venue and broadcasters to be introduced sooner or later.
John Higgins beat Stephen Maguire within the 2004 British Open remaining in Brighton
The British Open was ever current on the calendar from 1985 to 2004. Brighton was the host metropolis in 2004 when John Higgins beat Stephen Maguire within the remaining.
Because it stands there are 19 occasions scheduled on the calendar for the 2021/22 season, with discussions ongoing for a number of different potential tournaments.
WST Chairman Steve Dawson stated: “We proceed to work in the direction of constructing a full calendar for the 2021/22 season and the schedule is progressively taking form.
“We’re delighted to deliver again the British Open which has a implausible historical past and has been gained by most of the greats together with Steve Davis, Jimmy White, Stephen Hendry, Ronnie O’Sullivan, Mark Williams, Paul Hunter and John Higgins.
“Planning for the event is now in progress with the intention to revive its place as a prestigious occasion on the calendar.”