SNOOKER fans are delighted at the announcement of the 2018 Gibraltar Open.

The open sees the finest professionals and amateurs from around the globe descend on the rock for five days of world-class snooker from March 7 to 11.

‘The Magician’ Shaun Murphy, 35, will be returning to defend his title in the knock-out style tournament with £25,000 prize money for the winner.

Being hosted by the Tercentenary Sports Hall, the event comes as players gear up for the World Championship but book tickets if you would like to witness the drama.

Tickets can be found here:www.buytickets.gi/events/gibraltar-snooker-open-2018-128.