The draw for the 43rd US Open 9-Ball Championship has just been made. The defending champion Jayson Shaw will start his first match against Marcus Westen at Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas on Sunday, April 21.
All matches at the US Open 9-Ball Championship are race to 11 except the final which is race to 13. There is a 40 sec shot-clock with one extension and the winner breaks. The draw and match schedule is now available at https://cuescore.com/tournament/US+Open+9-ball+Championship/5185877 and www.matchroompool.com.
The tournament will be split into two stages with the full field playing double elimination down to the final 16 from Sunday April 21st until Tuesday April 23rd across multiple tables. From Wednesday April 24th until Friday April 26th the final 16 players will play straight knockout in the TV Arena in front of a global television audience.