The draw for the 2005 Pot Black Cup was made tonight (Sunday) and produced four mouth-watering clashes.
17 Oct 2005
The eight competing players were drawn at random into the quarter-finals by BBC presenters Steve Davis and John Parrott, just after the Grand Prix final.
World No 1 Ronnie O’Sullivan will take on Paul Hunter as the Yorkshireman continues his return to competitive snooker.
New Grand Prix champion John Higgins will play the UK Champion, Stephen Maguire.
Stephen Hendry will face Matthew Stevens in a repeat of their World Championship quarter-final.
And World Champion Shaun Murphy is up against crowd favourite Whirlwind Jimmy White.
The tournament will take place at the Royal Automobile Club in Pall Mall, London, on October 29 and will be televised on BBC Grandstand.