World Snooker is delighted to announce 888.com as the title sponsor of the new World Grand Prix, which takes place next week in North Wales.

The 888.com World Grand Prix at Venue Cymru in Llandudno will run from March 16 to 22, televised by ITV4. Ronnie O’Sullivan, Mark Selby, Neil Robertson, Ding Junhui, Judd Trump and Shaun Murphy will be among the green baize stars chasing the £100,000 top prize.

The field is comprised of 32 players who qualified from a unique ranking list which ran from the 2014 World Championship to the 2015 Gdynia Open.

World Snooker Chairman Barry Hearn said: “We are thrilled to welcome 888.com on board for this fantastic new tournament. They have shown tremendous support for snooker in the past and we are pleased to continue to build that relationship.

“This tournament is a wonderful addition to the calendar as we will see the very best players in the world competing for the inaugural title, in Llandudno where we know there is a great support for snooker. It’s going to be a superb week for fans in the arena and viewers at home.”

Tickets for the tournament are ON SALE NOW and start at just £10. For details call 01492 872 000 or visit www.worldsnooker.com/tickets