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Ding Junhui will win the championship tonight! Winning will achieve 4 crowns: the prize money will reach 2.27 million, ranking among the top 10 in the world

Ding Junhui will win the championship tonight! Winning will achieve 4 crowns: the prize money will reach 2.27 million, ranking among the top 10 in the world

At 21 o'clock in the morning on December 3, Beijing time, the Snooker British Championship will usher in the finals. China's Ding Junhui will challenge the world's No. 1 Rocket O'Sullivan. This title is crucial for both sides. If Ding Junhui wins the championship, it will be the fourth time in his career that he has won the British Championships. If O'Sullivan wins, it will be the eighth time to reach the top.

Ding Junhui will win the championship tonight! Winning will achieve 4 crowns: the prize money will reach 2.27 million, ranking among the top 10 in the world

In the semifinals, Ding Junhui defeated Trump 6-4 and advanced to the final of the British Championship for the fifth time in his career. 4 times before, Ding Junhui won the championship 3 times. In this week's event, Ding Junhui showed a very good form, and has shot 8 shots to break 100 so far, tied for first place. O'Sullivan defeated Wafei 6-2 in the semi-finals and reached the final of the British Championship for the ninth time in his career, having won the championship seven times before. However, the last time O'Sullivan won the British Championship was in 2018.

Ding Junhui will win the championship tonight! Winning will achieve 4 crowns: the prize money will reach 2.27 million, ranking among the top 10 in the world

In the previous 31 encounters between Ding Junhui and O'Sullivan, Ding Junhui achieved a record of 7 wins, 21 losses and 3 draws, and there is a big gap in strength between the two. However, in the last two encounters, Ding Junhui has won both victories, including a 6-0 sweep of O'Sullivan in the British Championship last season. In this game, the two sides will adopt a 19-game 10-win system, and in the long-game format, Ding Junhui has only won 2 times, namely the 2006 Northern Ireland Cup 9-6 defeat O'Sullivan, and the 2017 World Championships 13-10 defeat O'Sullivan.

Ding Junhui will win the championship tonight! Winning will achieve 4 crowns: the prize money will reach 2.27 million, ranking among the top 10 in the world

Therefore, for Ding Junhui, he must correct his position in this game and fight for his opponent. Of course, the rewards of winning the British Championship are staggering. The prize money for the first place is £250,000 and the runner-up is only £100,000. As far as Ding Junhui is concerned, if he can win the championship, he can basically lock in the top 16 rankings in the next two seasons and participate in some important events.

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