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Watch World Snooker Championship 2021 & Live Match Streaming

The 2021 World Snooker Championship is an ongoing professional snooker tournament. Taking place from 17 April to 3 May 2021 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England. It is the 45th consecutive year that the World Snooker Championship has been held at the Crucible Theatre. And it is the 15th and final ranking event of the 2020–21 snooker seasons. The tournament is organized by the World Snooker Tour. A subsidiary of the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. The event is sponsored by sports betting company Betfred. And broadcast by the BBC, Eurosport and Matchroom Sport.

Qualifying for the tournament took place between 5 and 14 April 2021 at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield. There were 128 participants in the qualifying rounds. With a mix of professional and invited amateur players. 16 of whom reached the main stage of the tournament. Where they will play the top 16 players from the snooker world rankings. Ronnie O’Sullivan was the defending champion, having won his sixth world title at the previous year’s event. Defeating Kyren Wilson 18–8 in the final. However, O’Sullivan lost in the second round to Anthony McGill 12–13.

Snooker Championship

Snooker Background

 The World Snooker Championship features 32 professional players competing in one-on-one snooker matches in a single-elimination format. Each match played over a number of frames. The 32 players for the event are selected through a mix of the snooker world rankings. And a pre-tournament qualification round. Since 1977, the event has been held at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.

The 2020 championship was won by England’s Ronnie O’Sullivan. Who defeated compatriot Kyren Wilson in the final 18–8 to win his sixth world title. The winner of the 2021 championship will receive £500,000, from a total prize fund of £2,395,000. The event is organised by World Snooker in partnership with the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA).

Snooker Match Format

The main draw of the tournament is played at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England. The 2021 World Snooker Championship takes place between 17 April and 3 May 2021. At the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England. The event features a 32-player main draw that is contested at the Crucible Theatre. As well as a 128-player qualifying draw held at the English Institute of Sport.

Qualifying for the event was played between 5 and 14 April 2021. The top 16 players in the latest 2020–21 snooker world rankings automatically qualified for the main draw as seeded players. Matches in the first round of the main draw are played as the best of 19 frames. Second-round matches and quarter-finals played as the best of 25 frames. And the semi-finals are played over a maximum of 33 frames. The final is played over two days as a best-of-35-frames match.

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Watch World Snooker Championship 2021 | Tournament Schedule & Results

Second round (best of 25 frames)

Monday, 26 April

13:00

Stuart Bingham v Jamie Jones

David Gilbert v Judd Trump

19:00

Mark Allen v Mark Selby

Shaun Murphy v Yan Bingtao

Quarter-finals (best of 25 frames)

Tuesday 27 April

10:00

Anthony McGill v Stuart Bingham/Jamie Jones

Neil Robertson v Kyren Wilson

14:30

Shaun Murphy/Yan Bingtao v David Gilbert/Judd Trump

Mark Williams v Mark Allen/Mark Selby

19:00

Anthony McGill v Stuart Bingham/Jamie Jones

Neil Robertson v Kyren Wilson

Wednesday 28 April

10:00

Neil Robertson v Kyren Wilson

Mark Williams v Mark Allen/Mark Selby

14:30

Anthony McGill v Stuart Bingham/Jamie Jones

Shaun Murphy/Yan Bingtao v David Gilbert/Judd Trump

19:00

Mark Williams v Mark Allen/Mark Selby

Shaun Murphy/Yan Bingtao v David Gilbert/Judd Trump

Semi-finals (best of 33 frames)

Matches to played 29 April – 1 May

Final (best of 35 frames)

Match to be played across four sessions 2-3 May

Snooker Match Result 2021

Second round

Ronnie O’Sullivan 12-13 Anthony McGill

Neil Robertson 13-9 Jack Lisowski

Barry Hawkins 10-13 Kyren Wilson

John Higgins 7-13 Mark Williams

First round

Ronnie O’Sullivan 10-4 Mark Joyce

Yan Bingtao 10-6 Martin Gould

David Gilbert 10-4 Chris Wakelin

Stephen Maguire 4-10 Jamie Jones

Neil Robertson 10-3 Liang Wenbo

Anthony McGill 10-5 Ricky Walden

John Higgins 10-7 Tian Pengfei

Kyren Wilson 10-8 Gary Wilson

Jack Lisowski 10-9 Ali Carter

Ding Junhui 9-10 Stuart Bingham

Mark Allen 10-2 Lyu Haotian

Judd Trump 10-4 Liam Highfield

Mark Williams 10-4 Sam Craigie

Barry Hawkins 10-3 Matthew Selt

Shaun Murphy 10-7 Mark Davis

Mark Selby 10-1 Kurt Maflin

Snooker Match Coverage

The tournament is broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Television and BBC Online, as well as Eurosport. Internationally, the event is broadcast by Eurosport in Europe and Australia; who also covered the qualifying rounds.The tournament is also broadcast internationally by Superstars Online, Zhibo.tv, Youku and CCTV in China; by NowTV in Hong Kong; and by DAZN in Canada, the United States, and Brazil.

How to See Snooker Championship

The World Snooker Championship is returning to Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre and you can watch comprehensive live coverage across the BBC. We will have live action from every round, including all four sessions of the final. On BBC TV, the BBC iPlayer, BBC Red Button and via the BBC Sport website and mobile app. The full 17 days of the tournament will be broadcast on Eurosport. And be live streamed online on the Eurosport app and Eurosport.co.uk. Play begins on 10:00 UK time on April 17 to May 03.

World Snooker Championship 2021 Prize fund

The winner of the event will receive £500,000 from a total prize fund of £2,395,000. The breakdown of prize money for the event is shown below:

  • Winner: £500,000
  • Runner-up: £200,000
  • Semi-finalists: £100,000
  • Quarter-finalists: £50,000
  • Last 16: £30,000
  • Last 32: £20,000
  • Last 48: £15,000
  • Last 80: £10,000
  • Last 112: £5,000
  • Highest break (qualifying stage included): £15,000
  • Maximum break (main stage): £40,000
  • Maximum break (qualifying stage): £10,000

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