Snooker’s biggest match-fixing inquiry will get under way on Monday, coinciding with the start of the second week of the World Championship at the Crucible.
The independent disciplinary hearing, chaired by Ian Mill KC, is expected to last around two weeks and could result in lengthy bans for those found guilty.
Here the PA news agency takes a look at the likely course of the proceedings and the implications for those involved and the sport as a whole.
Who are the players involved?
What have the players been charged with?
What is the likely outcome?
What are the implications for the sport?