UK Open – Show Mat Announcement

Next weekend sees the start of the 2018-19 SMPT season, and our first ranking event, the UK Open.

The record field of 192 will be descending on Chelmsford to compete for the prestigious title and a first prize of £500!

With play getting underway at 9.00am BST, on Saturday morning, we’ll be bringing you a fantastic line-up of matches on our Show Mat. Twenty four players from five different nations, some making their SMPT debuts, including multiple English National Champion Matthew Smith, who squares off against fellow countryman and World No 2 James Trott . The stand out game for many will be the repeat of last years final with England’s Dom Reed looking to avenge his 11-2 defeat to Wales’s Sam Harvey

Saturday’s confirmed line-up is listed below. You can follow end by end live scores from every featured game via the dedicated tournament live feed on our website, as well as featured games broadcast through Facebook Live. Listen out for a couple of new voices who will be guest commentating for us throughout the weekend on our Facebook live coverage.

09:00 Group 09 Benny Bass Dimitri Payne H2H
09:50 Group 21 Michael Ivings Shauna O’Neill H2H
10:40 Group 24 Martin Harries Sean Hughes H2H
11:30 Group 10 Sam Harvey Dom Reed H2H
12:20 Group 12 Jamie Stiles P.J Gallagher H2H
13:10 Group 23 Jordan Rankin Jonathan Payne H2H
14:00 Group 02 Stephen Proctor Nigel Reed H2H
14:50 Group 18 Steve Puttock Glenn Harvey H2H
15:40 Group 30 Martin McNicholl Joel Häger H2H
16:30 Group 07 Edward Sawbridge Nigel Nicholls H2H
17:20 Group 20 Matthew Smith James Trott H2H
18:10 Group 22 Elliot James Shane Hand H2H
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