Former world champions Ken Doherty, Steve Davis and Graeme Dott are among the players who have signed up for the Championship League.
Doherty will take part in group 5 next month with Matthew Stevens and Mark King.
Davis and Dott will join the action in group 6.
Group 7 promises to be a quickfire affair with Ricky Walden, Judd Trump and Liang Wenbo taking part.
The Championship League returns next Monday with group 3 featuring John Higgins, Neil Robertson and Barry Hawkins joining the returning Ding Junhui, Ali Carter, Joe Perry and Mark Williams.
Jamie Cope, Dave Harold and Stuart Bingham enter the fray in group 4.