Ronnie O’Sullivan won the title last season in Preston, beating Ding Junhui in the final. Also in the field were Mark Selby, Judd Trump, John Higgins and Mark Williams.
It’s the first of three events in the Coral Series, to be followed by the Players Championship in Preston and the Tour Championship in Llandudno, both in March.
Tickets for this major event, running from February 4th until February 10th, are now available to purchase.
Hospitality packages are also available for the semi-finals and final of the major tournament, which includes a seat, programme, two-course meal and a drinks voucher.
For more information about the event or to book tickets or hospitality packages call 0871 620 7052 or visit worldsnooker.com/tickets. Calls cost 13p per minute from a BT landline plus network charges.