Mark Selby was straight into an auspicious groove as he began his title defence against Kurt Mafflin at the Crucible.
Check out the full draw and schedule for the World Championship, which takes place at the Crucible from April 18 to May 4.
Mark Selby is not looking too much into the World Championship draw as he prepares to meet Kurt Mafflin in round one.
Our Simon Crawford previews the World Snooker Championship and thinks Mark Selby can beat the 'Crucible curse'.
Anthony McGill has been tipped to take the Crucible by storm as he prepares to make his World Championship debut.
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Ronnie O'Sullivan and Mark Selby will tackle Crucible debutants in the first round of the World Championship.
Graeme Dott sealed a Crucible return before taking a swipe at World Snooker chief Barry Hearn on Wednesday.
Mark Selby says the 'curse of the Crucible' will spur him on during his forthcoming world-title defence.
Round-by-round results from the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible.