There are just two more Ranking Event tournaments to go this season. The China Open and the World Championship - and here's a lowdown on some of the 17 ranking event winners so far.

Riga Masters

Neil Robertson kickstarted the 2016/17 season in style beating the Hitman Michael Holt 5 - 2 in Riga. Sadly, that has been Robertson's only success this season, but with his play at the Ladbrokes Players Championship coming together, the 'Thunder from Down Under' is sure to go far at the Crucible this year.

Indian Open

26-year-old Anthony McGill claimed his first World ranking title way back in the summer of 2016 as he beat Shanghai Masters Champion of 2015 Kyren Wilson 5 - 2.

McGill is now in the top 16 after having won his second ranking title the one frame Shootout at the end of February. McGill has done very well in recent Crucible appearances, with a quarter-final run in 2015 against Shaun Murphy.

English Open

China's number two Liang Wenbo claimed his first ever ranking title this season - and there are now two Chinese players in the top 16. Ding, of course, has had an incredible season too, with winning the 10th Shanghai Masters, and also the World Six Reds (non-ranking).

So near yet so far with the Rocket

Wenbo, known as the 'Firecracker' has on two occasions fallen short of beating Ronnie O'Sullivan, with that Masters disaster in January when he was on the verge of beating O'Sullivan.

Paul Hunter Classic and International

Mark Selby is still the winning machine and the man to beat at the top. His three World ranking wins make him the unstoppable force at the moment in snooker - and the player to beat at the Crucible. No pressure this year on Selby as there was in 2015, as he is now a two-time winner so when he steps out of the curtain in Sheffield, he'll be ready and used to the moment!

Players Championship and European Masters

Judd Trump is the third player this season to have won more than one ranking event. The Juddernaut is also leading the centuries tally of 63, while Aussie Neil Robertson is on 44 tons. Trump has got the players wondering whether he is the best player in the game right now? Certainly, he is playing like that, but as Stephen Hendry said in Llandudno last week, he needs to start turning that incredible snooker into titles.

The Players Championship was a good start! But he now needs to show he can perform on the World stage. That's the next level for Trump. Do you think he is at that level yet?

World Grand Prix

Barry Hawkins. Underestimate him at your peril at the Crucible. He played incredibly well against Ryan Day in Preston. He's already a World finalist. I sense his time is coming too.

Welsh Open

It is 658 days since Stuart Bingham won a ranking tournament in Cardiff - after his Sheffield endeavours in 2015. Now, he's coming under fire for his naivety off the table, but his form on the table is a little up and down. You just never know with Stuart Bingham. But, underestimate him like Barry Hawkins at your peril.

World Open

We cannot, of course, forget the Captain Ali Carter. He had a great run in the Players Championship last week and looks back to form.

Class of 92

Ironically, Ronnie O'Sullivan and John Higgins haven't won a ranking tournament this season, despite them winning top non-ranking prestigious events such as the Masters, the Champion of Champions and the China Championship. Higgins last season was a two-time ranking event winner with the International and the Australian Open.

O'Sullivan won his fourth Welsh Open - but no ranking silverware this season. These two are the dark horses this time I feel for the Worlds, as, like Stuart Bingham, you just never know!

Into the Champion of Champions 2017, so far we have:

1) Anthony McGill

2) Stuart Bingham

3) Ronnie O'Sullivan

4) Barry Hawkins

5) Shaun Murphy

6) Judd Trump

7) John Higgins

8) Mark King

9) Anthony Hamilton

10) Mark Selby

11) Marco Fu

Neil Robertson has yet to set out his stool for this event later on this year, as has Ding Junhui.