Checkatrade, the trusted online directory of over 29,000 recommended, vetted and monitored tradespeople, has signed a deal with triple-crown winning snooker star, Shaun Murphy for the World Snooker Championship which takes place this April.

The online resource for trusted tradespeople will support Shaun for the entire competition and the star, who won the event in 2005, will wear Checkatrade’s logo on his waistcoat during all of his matches.

As part of the partnership, Checkatrade members will also have the chance to win VIP tickets to see Shaun in action at the event, which gets underway on 21 April at the world-famous Crucible theatre in Sheffield.

Gavin Dutton, Managing Director for Checkatrade said: “As one of the best snooker players in the world, we are delighted to sponsor Shaun Murphy at one of the biggest events in the sport. The World Snooker Championship is watched by millions of people each year and therefore represents great exposure for us connecting with our members, prospective new members and our customers. We can’t wait to see him in action and wish him all the best for the upcoming tournament.”

Shaun has become well-known as one of the best players in the world of snooker, winning the biggest tournaments in the game. One of just a select few players who has won the prestigious Triple Crown, which consists of the UK Championship, The Masters and World Championship, Shaun is delighted to be teaming up with Checkatrade.

He added: “I am extremely pleased to have Checkatrade on board as my sponsor for this tournament. As a nationally recognised company that focuses on delivering the very best in their field, that resonates with my focus as a professional snooker player and what I am trying to achieve. They really are the perfect partners to work with and I look forward to representing their brand. I’m excited for the World Snooker Championships next month, and with the support of Checkatrade I’m hoping I’ll to have a successful tournament.”

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