Monday 3rd ~Sunday 9th of July at the City Sports Park Stadium in Wuxi
The World Cup returns with China B in the shape of 19 year old Zhou Yuelong and 17 year old Yan Bingtao defending the title. This year both Zhou and Yan qualified for the Crucible for the first time and Zhou Yuelong is now a top 32 player.
In 2011 when China Won it Liang Wenbo was Ding Junhui's team mate and Liang will be returning to the side this year having missed out to Xiao Guodong in 2015.
Current World Champion Mark Selby wont be competing this year having played in 2011 and 2015 his place goes to Barry Hawkins who will be playing along side Judd Trump.
Also not playing is Stephen Maguire having helped John Higgins take Scotland to the final in 2015 but this year Anthony McGill for the first time will be representing his country along side World no 2 Higgins.
Who will be crowned World Cup Champions?
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