Masters Snooker Back At Ally Pally
Snooker’s most prestigious invitation tournament, The Masters, will be back at Alexandra Palace in London next January, and tickets are on sale now.
The event brings together the sport’s elite players, with 16 green baize kings invited to contest one of snooker’s most famous and coveted titles.
It runs from January 12 to 19, 2014, with Mark Selby defending the title having beaten Neil Robertson 10-6 in the final last season.
The tournament moved to Ally Pally in 2012, and the new venue has proved a resounding success with packed crowds and a thrilling atmosphere for one of snooker’s showpiece occasions.
Fans are urged to BOOK TICKETS NOW to make sure they don’t miss out on one of the most exciting events on the sporting calendar. Tickets start at just £10, fantastic value for money. Call 0871 620 7052 (calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras) or book online at www.worldsnooker.com/tickets
And there is currently a SPECIAL OFFER with HALF PRICE tickets for Monday to Wednesday (January 13 to 15). This fantastic offer only runs until the end of June so take advantage now!
Prize money for the BBC-televised tournament has jumped from £500,000 to £600,000, with the winner to collect a bumper £200,000.
Leicester’s Selby, who has won the Masters crown three times, said: “It is one of our biggest events and winning the title last year is definitely one of the highlights of my career.
“Ally Pally is the perfect venue for The Masters, the atmosphere is different to any other tournament and I tend to thrive under those conditions because I love the big occasion where all eyes are focussed on one table.
“After just finishing the best season of my career I’m really excited about the next one and The Masters will be one of the events I look forward to the most. I hope fans will get their tickets booked and they can look forward to it as well.”
Date: Tuesday May 21, 2013
Contact: Ivan Hirschowitz, World Snooker media office, 07766 656133