Higgins beat Ding Junhui 6-5 in the semi-final.

The pair were equally matched throughout, with neither taking a decisive advantage.

Champion of Champions
Higgins wins Champion of Champions with victory over O'Sullivan
12/11/2016 AT 16:17

Ding made an impressive break of 135 in the second frame followed by 107 two frames later, but Higgins continually pegged him back.

Then in the final and deciding frame, Higgins's experience told as he pushed through to seal a place in the final.

He will face O'Sullivan, who beat Mark Allen 6-2 in the second semi-final, during which he recorded three century breaks.

The winner of the tournament on Saturday night will earn a cheque for £100,000.

Champion of Champions results/schedule

Monday, November 7

Afternoon session

Ronnie O'Sullivan 4-2 Robin Hull

Martin Gould 4-3 Mark Davis

Evening session

Group 3 Final (best of 11 frames)

Ronnie O'Sullivan 6-2 Martin Gould

Tuesday, November 8

Group 1 semi-finals (best of 7 frames)

Afternoon session

Neil Robertson 2-4 Stuart Bingham

Ding Junhui 4-2 Ali Carter

Evening session

Group 1 Final (best of 11 frames)

Stuart Bingham 4-6 Ding Junhui

Wednesday, November 9

Group 2 semi-finals (best of 7 frames)

Afternoon session

Mark Selby 4-0 Liang Wenbo

Mark Allen 4-2 Joe Perry

Evening session

Group 2 Final (best of 11 frames)

Mark Selby 5-6 Mark Allen

Thursday, November 10

Group 4 Semi-Finals (best of 7 frames)

Shaun Murphy 2-4 John Higgins

Judd Trump 4-3 Anthony McGill

Evening session

Group 4 Final (best of 11 frames)

John Higgins 6-4 Judd Trump

Friday, November 11


Semi-Finals (best of 11 frames)

Ding Junhui 5-6 John Higgins


Semi-Finals (best of 11 frames)

Mark Allen 2-6 Ronnie O'Sullivan

Saturday, November 12

Final (best of 19 frames)

Champion of Champions
John Higgins downs Judd Trump to set up Ding Junhui semi-final
10/11/2016 AT 22:16
Champion of Champions
Allen edges out Selby to set up O'Sullivan semi-final
09/11/2016 AT 22:06