Two venues shall be used for the UK Championship to adjust to authorities Covid-19 social distancing pointers.
The qualifiers and first spherical shall be staged on the Marshall Area in Milton Keynes subsequent month with the second spherical onwards on the York Barbican as standard.
It isn’t identified but whether or not spectators shall be allowed to attend.
The preparations had been outlined because the World Snooker Tour (WST) introduced its schedule for the season.
Snooker competitions have been held behind closed doorways in latest months on the Milton Keynes venue, which is provided to take care of the bigger variety of gamers in early-round matches.
The UK Championship first spherical will happen there from 23 to 26 November, with the second spherical onwards in York from 28 November to six December.
In 2021, the World Championship on the Crucible will revert to its standard slot beginning on 17 April – after Ronnie O’Sullivan gained in August this 12 months – and conclude a season which is able to probably comprise 19 occasions.
Presently no worldwide sports activities occasions are being held in China, however the WST continues to be hopeful as much as three back-to-back occasions might be staged in March.
WST chairman Barry Hearn, who has been in isolation with coronavirus, stated: “In these tough instances we’re working relentlessly to maintain our tour going.
“We realise the significance of offering aggressive alternatives for the gamers and reside snooker for our many tens of millions of viewers globally.
“We are going to proceed to discover all avenues by way of staging occasions and offering entry for reside followers, whereas maintaining well being and security as our high precedence.”
The Masters at Alexandra Palace in London, snooker’s greatest invitation event, would be the first occasion of 2021.
A minimal of six rating tournaments will comply with between January and March: the German Masters in Berlin, Gibraltar Open, Shoot Out, Welsh Open, the Gamers Championship and the Tour Championship.