Championship gets underway at the at the five star M?venpick Hotel in Cairo,
Egypt, from October 19 - November 2.
This year's Championship will be very special in that one side of the venue
will overlook the Pyramids of Giza, which under floodlight will give all
visitors an awe inspiring view and feeling of an ancient time in history.
Follow the progress of a record eighty-eight competitors from forty-three
countries around the world on the SnookerUSA.com website, as we provide a
comprehensive results and reports service from the Championship.
Tom Kollins, the most experienced international snooker player from the
United States, will be the United States representative at the Championship
as the current holder of the U.S. National Snooker Championship - a title he
has won on five occasions.
Tom has been drawn in Group C where he will have to face the sensational
15-year-old Ding Junhui from China - the current IBSF World Under-21 Snooker
Champion and Asian Games Individual Snooker Gold Medalist.
SnookerUSA.com - the Official Website of the United States Snooker