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2020 Players Championship Snooker Draw, Schedule & Results

Judd Trump beat Yan Bingtao 10-4 in the Final
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Judd Trump is playing Yan Bingtao in the 2020 Players Championship snooker final in Southport (Getty Images)
Freetips staff 27 Nov 2020
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2020 Players Championship Snooker Draw & Results

The 2020 Coral Players Championship was a professional snooker tournament held in Southport in England. The 2020 Players Championship was played from 24 February - 1 March 2020 and was the 14th ranking event of the 2019/20 snooker season. The Players Championship was the third and final event in the Coral Cup snooker series.

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2020 Players Championship Snooker First Round Draw & Results

Mark Selby was in great form in the first round after a 6-0 thrashing of Mark Williams. Some of the high profile players eliminated in the first round included Neil Robertson and Ding Junhui.

DateTime (GMT)Player (seed)Score
Player (seed)
Monday February 24 7pm Mark Selby (4)6-0 Mark Williams (13)
Monday February 24 7pm Ding Junhui (5)5-6 Stephen Maguire (12)
Tuesday February 25 1pm Neil Robertson (3) 4-6 Joe Perry (14)
Tuesday February 25 1pm John Higgins (8) 6-2 Graeme Dott (9)
Tuesday February 25 7pm Yan Bingtao (6)6-2 Kyren Wilson (11)
Tuesday February 25 7pm Judd Trump (1) 6-3
Michael Holt (16)
Wednesday February 26 1pm Mark Allen (7)6-3 Thepchaiya Un-Nooh (10)
Wednesday February 26 1pm Shaun Murphy (2)6-5 David Gilbert (15)

2020 Players Championship Snooker Quarterfinal Draw & Results

Judd Trump and Shaun Murphy cruised into the semifinals while Stephen Maguire and Yan Bingtao both won 6-5 in the Players Championship quarterfinals.

DateTime (GMT)Player (seed)Score
Player (seed)
Wednesday February 26 7pmJudd Trump (1) 6-3John Higgins (8)
Thursday February 27 1pmStephen Maguire (12) 6-5Mark Selby (4)
Thursday February 27 7pmJoe Perry (14) 5-6Yan Bingtao (6)
Friday February 281pmMark Allen (7) 2-6Shaun Murphy (2)

2020 Players Championship Snooker Semifinal Draw

Judd Trump recorded a tough 6-5 win against Stephen Maguire, pulling off a deciding frame break of 70 that he described as the “best of his career”. Yan Bingtao had no dificulty against Shaun Murphy, beating the Welsh Open champion 6-1 to set up a final against Trump.

DateTime (GMT)Player (seed)Score
Player (seed)
Friday February 287pmJudd Trump (1) 6-5Stephen Maguire (12)
Saturday February 297pmYan Bingtao (6)6-1Shaun Murphy (2)

2020 Players Championship Snooker Final

Judd Trump won the Players Championship for the second time with a 10-4 win over Yan Bingtao in the final. It was Trump's 16th ranking title of his career and fifth ranking title of the season.

DateTime (GMT)Player (seed)Score
Player (seed)
Sunday March 11pm & 7pmJudd Trump (1) 10-4Yan Bingtao (6)

2020 Players Championship Snooker Prize Money

The 2020 Players Championship total prize money was £385,000 with the winner Judd Trump receiving £125,000 and the runner up Yan Bingtao collecting £50,000. The prize money for highest break was £10,000 which was won by Neil Robertson after a 140 break.

2020 Players ChampionshipPrize Money
Last 16£10,000
Highest break£10,000

2020 Players Championship Snooker Players

The 16 players at the 2020 Players Championship snooker were Judd Trump, Shaun Murphy, Neil Robertson, Mark Selby, Ding Junhui, Yan Bingtao, Mark Allen, John Higgins, Graeme Dott, Thepchaiya Un-Nooh, Kyren Wilson, Stephen Maguire, Mark Williams, Joe Perry, David Gilbert, Michael Holt.

2020 Players Championship Snooker Seeds

All 16 players at the 2020 Players Championship snooker were seeded. Judd Trump was the top seed and Shaun Murphy was the 2nd seed.

1Judd TrumpEngland
2Shaun MurphyEngland
3Neil RobertsonAustralia Neil Robertson
4Mark SelbyEngland
5Ding JunhuiChina
7Yan BingtaoChina
6Mark AllenNorthern Ireland
8John HigginsScotland
9Graeme DottScotland
10Thepchaiya Un-NoohThailand
11Kyren WilsonEngland
12Stephen MaguireScotland
13Mark WilliamsWales
14Joe PerryEngland
15David GilbertEngland
16Michael HoltEngland

2020 Players Championship Snooker Schedule & Dates

The 2020 Players Championship snooker was played from 24 February - 1 March 2020.

  • Monday 24 February - Round 1
  • Tuesday 25 February - Round 1
  • Wednesday 26 February - Round 1 & Quarterfinals
  • Thursday 27 February - Quarterfinals
  • Friday 28 February - Quarterfinals & Semifinals
  • Saturday 29 February - Semifinals
  • Sunday 1 March - Final

2020 Players Championship Snooker FAQs

When was the 2020 Players Championship being played?

The 2020 Players Championship was being played from 24 February - 1 March 2020.

Where was the 2020 Players Championship being played?

The 2021 Players Championship was being held at the Southport Theatre and Convention Centre in Southport, England.

What was the 2020 Players Championship prize money?

The 2020 Players Championship prize money was £385,000.

Who won the 2020 Players Championship?

Judd Trump won the 2020 Players Championship after defeating Yan Bingtao 10-4 in the final.

When was the 2020 Players Championship Final?

The 2020 Players Championship final was played on Sunday 1 March 2020 with the two sessions starting at 1pm & 7pm GMT.

Who has won the most Players Championships?

Ronnie O'Sullivan (2018, 2019) and Judd Trump (2017, 2020) have both won two Players Championships.

Who played in the 2020 Players Championship Final?

Judd Trump and Yan Bingtao played in the 2020 Players Championship Final.


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