The world’s top 8 players set for Manchester ROWE British Grand Prix!

The world’s top 8 players have confirmed their entries for September’s ROWE British Grand Prix in Manchester. A high-quality field is led by England’s world No1 Nick Matthew and defending champion Ramy Ashour, world No2 from Egypt. Competition will be provided by Egyptians Karim Darwish and Amr Shabana, world No3 and No5, respectively Englishmen James Willstrop and Peter Barker, ranked 4 and 7; plus French pair Greg Gaultier and Thierry Lincou, currently ranked 6 and 8.