2021 Players Championship Snooker Betting Tips & Previews

The 2021 Coral Players Championship is a professional ranking snooker tournament held in Southport, England. The 2021 Players Championship takes place in February 2021, is the 15th ranking event of the 2020/21 snooker season and the third and final event in the Coral Cup.

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When is the 2021 Players Championship being played?

The 2021 Players Championship is being played in February 2021.

Where is the 2021 Players Championship being played?

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

What is the 2021 Players Championship prize money?

The 2021 Players Championship prize money is expected to be similar to the £385,000 on offer in 2020.

Who won the 2020 Players Championship?

Judd Trump won the 2020 Players Championship for the second time with a 10-4 win against Yan Bingtao in the final. It was the 16th ranking title of Trump's career.

When is the 2021 Players Championship Final?

The 2021 Players Championship final will be played in February 2021.

Who has won the most Players Championships?

Ronnie O'Sullivan won two Players Championships in 2018 and 2019. Judd Trump won two Players Championships in 2017 and 2020. No other player has won more than once.

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2021 Players Championship Snooker Prize Money Break Down


The 2020 Players Championship prize fund 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, won by Neil Robertson with a 140 break..

2020 Players ChampionshipPrize Money
Winner£125,000
Runner-Up£50,000
Semi-finals£30,000
Quarter-finals£15,000
Last 16£10,000
Highest break£10,000

2021 Players Championship Snooker Players


The 16 players competing in the 2021 Players Championship snooker will be announced in the weeks leading up to the tournament. The 16 plyaers that competed in 2020 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 and Michael Holt.

2021 Players Championship Snooker Seeds


All 16 players at the 2021 Players Championship snooker are seeded. Judd Trump was the top seed in 2020 followed by Shaun Murphy. Michael Holt was the 16th seed after displacing Ronnie O'Sullivan in the rankings.

SeedPlayerCountry
1 Judd Trump England
2 Shaun Murphy England
3 Neil Robertson Australia Neil Robertson
4 Mark Selby England
5 Ding Junhui China
7 Yan Bingtao China
6 Mark Allen Northern Ireland
8 John Higgins Scotland
9 Graeme Dott Scotland
10 Thepchaiya Un-Nooh Thailand
11 Kyren Wilson England
12 Stephen Maguire Scotland
13 Mark Williams Wales
14 Joe Perry England
15 David Gilbert England
16 Michael Holt England

2021 Players Championship Snooker Schedule & Dates


The 2021 Players Championship snooker is being played in February 2021.

  • Round 1: February
  • Round 1: February
  • Round 1: February
  • Quarter-finals: February
  • Quarter-finals: February
  • Semi-finals: February
  • Final: February

2021 Players Championship Snooker Draw


All 16 players start in the first round. Check out the full draw for all the matches and results. The Last 16 (Round One), Quarter-finals and Semi-finals are all best of 11 frames with the Final best of 19 frames.

Players Championship Snooker Results


Get the Players Championship snooker results as soon as they happen to get prepared for the upcoming matches.

Players Championship Snooker Winners, Runners-up & Final Score


Ronnie O'Sullivan is the defending Players Championship snooker champion having defeated Neil Robertson 10-4 in Preston in the 2019 Final. Robertson has reached the final on three occasions, losing each time.

YearWinnerCountryRunner-upCountry2FinalVenueSeason
2021 tbc tbc tbc tbc tbc Southport, England 2020/21
2020 Judd Trump England Yan Bingtao China 10-4 Southport, England 2019/20
2019 Ronnie O'Sullivan England  Neil Robertson Australia  10-4 Preston, England 2018/19
2018 Ronnie O'Sullivan England  Shaun Murphy England  10-4 Llandudno, Wales  2017/18
2017 Judd Trump England  Marco Fu Hong Kong 10-8 Llandudno, Wales  2016/17
2016 Mark Allen Northern Ireland  Ricky Walden England  10-6 Manchester, England  2015/16
2015 Joe Perry England  Wales Mark Williams Wales 4-3 Bangkok, Thailand  2014/15
2014 Barry Hawkins England  Gerard Greene Northern Ireland  4-0 Preston, England 2013/14
2013 Ding Junhui China  Neil Robertson Australia  4-3 Galway, Republic of Ireland  2012/13
2012 Stephen Lee England  Neil Robertson Australia  4-0 Galway, Republic of Ireland  2011/12
2011 Shaun Murphy England  Martin Gould England  4-0 Dublin, Republic of Ireland  2010/11

Players Championship Snooker Highlights


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Players Championship Snooker History


The Players Tour Championship was established in 2010 with the first Players Tour Championship Finals held in March 2011 at The Helix in Dublin and won by Shaun Murphy. The Finals featured the top 24 players of the Order of Merit who played at least 6 events.

The Players Tour Championship moved to the Bailey Allen Hall in Galway in 2012 and was sponsored by Betfair. The event remained in Galway in 2013 when it was expanded to 32 players and sponsored by Dafabet.

The expanded 32 player field featured the top 25 players from the UK/European Order of Merit, the top four players from the Asian Order of Merit and the three APTC event winners.

In 2014 The Players Tour Championship moved to the Guild Hall in Preston, England. The 2015 event was held in Bangkok, Thailand and the 2016 Players Championship took place in Manchester, England.

The event was renamed the Players Championship in 2017 and contested between the top 16 players on a one-year ranking list. The 2017 Players Championship was heldh at the Venue Cymru in Llandudno, Wales where it was won by Judd Trump. 

The 2018 Ladbrokes Players Championship was also held in Llandudno with Ronnie O'Sullivan defeating Shaun Murphy 10-4 in the final. Ronnie O'Sullivan won his second successive Players Championship in 2019, defeating Neil Robertson 10-4 in the final held in Preston, England.

Judd Trump won the Players Championship for the second time in 2020 with a 10–4 win over Yan Bingtao in the final. It was the 16th ranking title of Trump's career and fifth ranking title of the snooker season. Trump equalled the record for the most ranking titles in a single season held jointly by Stephen Hendry, Ding Junhui, Mark Selby and Ronnie O'Sullivan.

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