2021 Welsh Open Snooker Betting Tips, Previews and Predictions

The 2021 Welsh Open is a professional snooker tournament held at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales. The tournament is held in February 2021 and is the 13th ranking event of the 2020-21 snooker season.


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2021 Welsh Open FAQs

When is the 2021 Welsh Open being played?

The 2021 Welsh Open is being played in February 2021.

Where is the 2021 Welsh Open being played?

The 2021 Welsh Open is being held at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales.

What is the 2021 Welsh Open prize money?

The 2021 Welsh Open prize money is £405,000.

Who won the 2020 Welsh Open?

Shaun Murphy won the 2020 Welsh Open, beating Kyren Wilson 9-1 in the final.

When is the 2021 Welsh Open Final?

The 2021 Welsh Open final will be played in February 2021.

Who has won the most Welsh Open Snooker Tournaments?

John Higgins has won the most Welsh Open snooker tournaments with five titles. Ronnie O'Sullivan is next best with four Welsh Open titles.

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2021 Welsh Open Betting Odds


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2021 Welsh Open Prize Money Break Down


The 2021 Welsh Open prize fund is likely to be £405,000 with the winner collecting £70,000 and the runner up £30,000. The prize money for highest break in 2020 was £5,000.

2020 Welsh OpenPrize Money
Winner£70,000
Runner-Up£30,000
Semi-finals£20,000
Quarter-finals£10,000
Last 16£7,500
Last 32£4,000
Last 64£3,000
Highest break£5,000

2021Welsh Open Players


There were 128 players that competed in the 2020 Welsh Open including Judd Trump, Neil Robertson, Ronnie O'Sullivan, John Higgins, Mark Selby, Shaun Murphy, Mark Allen, Stuart Bingham, Mark Williams, Kyren Wilson, Ding Junhui, David Gilbert, Graeme Dott, Gary Wilson, Jack Lisowski, Barry Hawkins, Thepchaiya Un-Nooh, Stephen Maguire, Allister Carter, Joe Perry and Yan Bingtao.

2021 Welsh Open Seeds


The 2021 Welsh Open will features 32 seeds with the top two seeds placed at opposite ends of the draw.

2021 Welsh Open Schedule & Dates


The 2021 Welsh Open is being played in February 2021 with the 2020 Welsh Open Final to be played on the final Sunday of the tournament

2021 Welsh Open Snooker Draw


All 128 players start in the first round in a best of 7 frame match. The Last 64, Last 32 and Last 16 matches are all best of 7 frames with the Quarter-finals best of 9 frames. The 2020 Welsh Open Semi-finals are best of 11 frames with the Welsh Open Finals best of 17 frames.

Welsh Open Snooker Results


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Welsh Open Snooker Winners, Runners-up & Final Score


Scotland's Stephen Hendry beat Wales' Darren Morgan 9-3 in the 1992 Welsh Open Final. England's Shaun Murphy is the defending champion having beaten England's Kyren Wilson 9-1 in the 2020 Welsh Open Final.

YearSeasonCountry, WinnerFinal ScoreCountry, Runner-up
20212020/21tbc0–0tbc
20202019/20England Shaun Murphy9–1 England Kyren Wilson
20192018/19Australia Neil Robertson9–7England Stuart Bingham
20182017/18Scotland John Higgins9–7England Barry Hawkins
20172016/17England Stuart Bingham9–8England Judd Trump
20162015/16England Ronnie O'Sullivan9–5Australia Neil Robertson
20152014/15Scotland John Higgins9–3England Ben Woollaston
20142013/14England Ronnie O'Sullivan9–3China Ding Junhui
20132012/13Scotland Stephen Maguire9–8England Stuart Bingham
20122011/12China Ding Junhui9–6England Mark Selby
20112010/11Scotland John Higgins9–6Scotland Stephen Maguire
20102009/10Scotland John Higgins9–4England Ali Carter
20092008/09England Ali Carter9–5Northern Ireland Joe Swail
20082007/08England Mark Selby9–8England Ronnie O'Sullivan
20072006/07Australia Neil Robertson9–8England Andrew Higginson
20062005/06England Stephen Lee9–4England Shaun Murphy
20052004/05England Ronnie O'Sullivan9–8Scotland Stephen Hendry
20042003/04England Ronnie O'Sullivan9–8England Steve Davis
20032002/03Scotland Stephen Hendry9–5Wales Mark Williams
20022001/02England Paul Hunter9–7Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty
20012000/01Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty9–2England Paul Hunter
20001999/00Scotland John Higgins9–8England Stephen Lee
19991998/99Wales Mark Williams9–8Scotland Stephen Hendry
19981997/98England Paul Hunter9–5Scotland John Higgins
19971996/97Scotland Stephen Hendry9–2England Mark King
19961995/96Wales Mark Williams9–3England John Parrott
19951994/95England Steve Davis9–3Scotland John Higgins
19941993/94England Steve Davis9–6Scotland Alan McManus
19931992/93Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty9–7Scotland Alan McManus
19921991/92Scotland Stephen Hendry9–3Wales Darren Morgan

Welsh Open Snooker Highlights


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Welsh Open Snooker News


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Welsh Open Snooker Social Media


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Welsh Open Snooker History


The Welsh Open began in 1992 as a ranking tournament, initially played in February after the Masters. The tournament currently takes place in February after the World Grand Prix.

The Welsh Open was played at the Newport Centre in Newport before moving to the Cardiff International Arena in 1999. The tournament moved back to Newport in 2005 where it remained until 2014, World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn announcing a 2015 switch to a larger venue at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff.

The Welsh Open was sponsored by Regal until 2003 and remained without a sponsor until 2009. The Welsh Open was sponsored by Totesport.com in 2010, Wyldecrest Park Homes in 2011, by 888 in 2012, BetVictor from to 2013 to 2016 and from 2017 by Coral.

There have been eight 147 maximum breaks in the history of the Welsh Open:

1999 - Ronnie O'Sullivan vs James Wattana.
2000 - Barry Pinches vs Joe Johnson.
2007 - Andrew Higginson vs Ali Carter. 
2011 - Steven Hendry vs Stephen Maguire.
2014 - Ronnie O'Sullivan vs Ding Junhui. 
2016 - Ding Junhui vs Neil Robertson.
2019 - Neil Robertson vs Jordan Brown.
2020 - Kyren Wilson vs Jackson Page.

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