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188bet picks up Champion of Champions title sponsorship

Online betting company 188Bet has agreed a deal to become the title sponsor of the 2015 Champion of Champions snooker tournament.

Under the agreement, this year’s edition of the competition will be known as the 188Bet Champion of Champions. 188Bet replaces rival Dafabet as title sponsor of the tournament.

Organised and promoted by Matchroom Sport, the event features tournament winners from the past 12 months, with the likes of Stuart Bingham, Judd Trump and Shaun Murphy all set to compete.

The tournament will begin with four groups, each featuring a semi-final and final with the group winners then progressing to the tournament semi-finals. The final match will be played over 19 frames with the winner taking home £100,000 (€140,200/$154,600).

The 2015 Champion of Champions will take place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, UK from November 10-15.