Mark Selby begins the defence of his title on the opening morning, at 10am on Saturday April 18th, with the match concluding from 7pm on the same day.
Neil Robertson enters the fray at 2.30pm on Sunday 19th, and plays to a finish at the same time the following day.
Chinese ace Ding Junhui starts his bid to win the title for the first time on Monday 20th at 2.30pm, with his concluding session the following day from 10am.
Five-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan will enter the famous arena at 2.30pm on Tuesday 21st and play to a finish the following morning from 10am.
Judd Trump's opening session is at 7pm on Wednesday 22nd, and he concludes on Thursday 23rd from 1pm.
The top 16 seeds will be drawn at random against the 16 qualifiers. The draw will be done on Thursday April 16th at 10am, live on www.youtube.com/worldsnookerofficial
Tickets for certain sessions are still available, for the latest availability call 0844 65 65 147, visit www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk or visit the Crucible Box Office in person.
Ball by ball scoring and results from tournaments