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Evergrande Snooker Championship (China) Starts Off, With Ding Junhui and Mark Selby Entering

 Date:2016.11.01   Publisher:恒大集团

The press conference for Evergrande World Snooker Championship (China) 2016 was held on October 31st 2016 in the Canton Tower, one of Guangzhou’s landmarks. Leaderships from the Small-ball Games Administration Center of the General Administration of Sports of China, the World Snooker Association and the sports councils of Guangdong Province and Guangzhou Municipality as well as 16 world-class snooker masters such as Ding Junhui, Mark Selby, Judd Trump, John Higgins and Marco Fu attended the event.

It’s learned that the Evergrande World Snooker Championship (China) 2016, organized by the World Snooker Association and Chinese Billiards Association and exclusively hosted by Evergrande Group, is an A-level competition that’s been officially approved by the General Administration of Sports of China. The tournament will be held at the Guangzhou Stadium from November 1st to 5th this year.

The Evergrande World Snooker Championship (China) 2016 is currently China’s most influential international snooker tournament with the largest amount of prize and the highest-level players. The tournament this time offers the total prize up to £650 thousand, which makes it the most rewardful snooker event in China and second only to the World Snooker Championship. Moreover, its endorsor Ding Junhui played against Mark Selby in September’s Shanghai Masters finals; Liang Wenbo has just won the England Open in October. Stuart Bingham, Judd Trump and John Higgins, who are ranked among the world’s top 16 snooker players, will also enter the competition, which also shows the game’s high standards and values.

In recent years, Evergrande has formed its women's volleyball team and assisted Lang Ping in her role as China women's volleyball coach; with Evergrande Football Club’s six consecutive CSL titles and two AFC Champions League titles in three years, it has founded the world's largest soccer school; it highly recommended Evergrande Football Club’s world-class former coach Marcello Lippi to work as China Men’s Football Team’s new coach by providing funds and personnel, which has promoted the major reform of the Chinese Football Association’s administration, represented a historic milestone and will surely bring the national team to a higher level.

Eevergrande is a modernized corporate group that collectively deals in real estate, finance, Internet, health, tourism, culture and sports. Its total assets now amount to trillions, with the annual sales volume of over ¥300 billion, over 500 real estate projects in more than 180 cities in the country. It has recruited over 80 thousand employees and secured the employment of about 1.3 million people. The group has also been among the world's top 500 and become the world's No. 1 property company.

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