THE UK Snooker Championship will reach a thrilling climax at York’s Barbican on Sunday, December 9 – and you could be there as a VIP guest of the sponsors.

The Press is promoting a competition for, the main tournament sponsors, for one lucky reader to win a pair of VIP tickets to both sessions of the final.

There will also be drinks and canapés available between the sessions for the winner and their guest.

New world number one Judd Trump beat Mark Allen 10-8 in a dramatic climax to a superb tournament in York last year – and this year’s championship promises to be just as enthralling.

To be in with a chance of winning our fantastic competition, simply answer the following question:

Who was the UK Snooker Championship runner-up in 2011?

a) Mark Selby b) Mark Allen c) Mark Davis

How to enter

By phone: Simply phone 09013 600953 and leave your answer, name, address and daytime phone number when prompted.

By text: Send your text to 80360, starting with the word FINAL, then leave a space, followed by your answer, name, address and daytime phone number.

Calls cost no more than £1.02 per call from a BT landline. Calls from mobiles and some other networks may cost more. Texts cost £1 plus your normal operator text charge.

Phone and text lines are open now and will close on Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at 11.59pm.

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• Tickets for the tournament are available by phoning 0844 854 2757.