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  • Watch 2020 World Snooker Championship live streams online
  • The World Snooker Championship features the best 16 players in snooker taking on 16 qualifiers
  • Ronnie O'Sullivan, Mark Selby, Kyren Wilson and Anthony McGill are into the semi-finals
  • The 17 day event is being held at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England
  • The final will beheld on 15 & 16 August
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John Eastwood 13 Aug 2020
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Watch the World Snooker Championship Online

The World Snooker Championship is widely regarded as the leading snooker tournament in terms of prestige and prize money. 

The 2020 World Snooker Championship is the 88th edition of a professional snooker tournament and organised by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association.

This will be the 44th consecutive year the World Snooker Championship will be played at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.

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2020 World Snooker Championship Seeds

The top 16 players at the 2020 World Snooker Championship are seeded with Judd Trump the top seed followed by Neil Robertson, Mark Williams and Mark Allen.

1Judd Trump (ENG)
2Neil Robertson (AUS)
3Mark Williams (WAL)
4Mark Allen (NIR)
5John Higgins (SCO)
6Ronnie O’Sullivan (ENG)
7Mark Selby (ENG)
8Kyren Wilson (ENG)
9Stephen Maguire (SCO)
10Shaun Murphy (ENG)
11Ding Junhui (CHN)
12David Gilbert (ENG)
13Jack Lisowski (ENG)
14Stuart Bingham (ENG)
15Barry Hawkins (ENG)
16Yan Bingtao (CHN)

2020 World Snooker Championship Schedule & Dates

The 2020 World Snooker Championship is being played from 31 July - 16 August 2020.

First RoundFriday 31 July - Wednesday 5 August
Second RoundWednesday 5 August - Sunday 9 August
Quarter-finalsMonday 10 August - Tuesday 11 August
Semi-finalsWednesday 12 August - Friday 14 August
FinalSaturday 15 August & Sunday 16 August

2020 World Snooker Championship Format

The 2020 World Snooker Championship qualifying rounds features 128 players that includes a combination of professional and invited amateur players. There are 16 players that qualify for the first round where they compete against the top 16 players in the snooker world rankings.

  • First round: best of 19 frames
  • Second round: best of 25 frames
  • Quarter-finals: best of 25 frames
  • Semi-finals: best of 33 frames
  • Final: best of 35 frames

World Snooker Championship Winners, Runners-up & Final Score

Joe Davis is the most successful player at the World Snooker Championship after winning 15 consecutive titles between 1927 and 1946. Judd Trump is the defending champion after defeating John Higgins 18-9 in the 2019 World Snooker Championship final.

Final Score
2019Judd TrumpJohn Higgins18–9
2018Mark WilliamsJohn Higgins18–16
2017Mark SelbyJohn Higgins18–15
2016Mark SelbyDing Junhui18–14
2015Stuart BinghamShaun Murphy18–15
2014Mark SelbyRonnie O'Sullivan18–14
2013Ronnie O'SullivanBarry Hawkins18–12
2012Ronnie O'SullivanAli Carter18–11
2011John HigginsJudd Trump18–15
2010Neil RobertsonGraeme Dott18–13
2009John HigginsShaun Murphy18–9
2008Ronnie O'SullivanAli Carter18–8
2007John HigginsMark Selby18–13
2006Graeme DottPeter Ebdon18–14
2005Shaun MurphyMatthew Stevens18–16
2004Ronnie O'SullivanGraeme Dott18–8
2003Mark WilliamsKen Doherty18–16
2002Peter EbdonStephen Hendry18–17
2001Ronnie O'SullivanJohn Higgins18–14
2000Mark WilliamsMatthew Stevens18–16
1999Stephen HendryMark Williams18–11
1998John HigginsKen Doherty18–12
1997Ken DohertyStephen Hendry18–12
1996Stephen HendryPeter Ebdon18–12
1995Stephen HendryNigel Bond18–9
1994Stephen HendryJimmy White18–17
1993Stephen HendryJimmy White18–5
1992Stephen HendryJimmy White18–14
1991John ParrottJimmy White18–11
1990Stephen HendryJimmy White18–12
1989Steve DavisJohn Parrott18–3
1988Steve DavisTerry Griffiths18–11
1987Steve DavisJoe Johnson18–14
1986Joe JohnsonSteve Davis18–12
1985Dennis TaylorSteve Davis18–17
1984Steve DavisJimmy White18–16
1983Steve DavisCliff Thorburn18–6
1982Alex HigginsRay Reardon18–15
1981Steve DavisDoug Mountjoy18–12
1980Cliff ThorburnAlex Higgins18–16
1979Terry GriffithsDennis Taylor24–16
1978Ray ReardonPerrie Mans25–18
1977John SpencerCliff Thorburn25–21
1976Ray ReardonAlex Higgins27–16
1975Ray ReardonEddie Charlton31–30
1974Ray ReardonGraham Miles22–12
1973Ray ReardonEddie Charlton38–32
1972Alex HigginsJohn Spencer37–32
1971John SpencerWarren Simpson37–29
1970Ray ReardonJohn Pulman37–33
1969John SpencerGary Owen37–24
1968John PulmanEddie Charlton39–34
1966John PulmanFred Davis5–2 
1965John PulmanFred Davis37–36
1965John PulmanRex Williams25–22
1965John PulmanFred Van Rensburg39–12
1964John PulmanFred Davis19–16
1964John PulmanRex Williams40–33
1957John PulmanJackie Rea39–34
1956Fred DavisJohn Pulman38–35
1955Fred DavisJohn Pulman38–35
1954Fred DavisWalter Donaldson45–26
1953Fred DavisWalter Donaldson37–34
1952Fred DavisWalter Donaldson38–35
1952Horace LindrumClark McConachy94–49
1951Fred DavisWalter Donaldson58–39
1950Walter DonaldsonFred Davis51–46
1949Fred DavisWalter Donaldson80–65
1948Fred DavisWalter Donaldson84–61
1947Walter DonaldsonFred Davis82–63
1946Joe DavisHorace Lindrum78–67
1940Joe DavisFred Davis37–36
1939Joe DavisSidney Smith43–30
1938Joe DavisSidney Smith37–24
1937Joe DavisHorace Lindrum32–29
1936Joe DavisHorace Lindrum34–27
1935Joe DavisWillie Smith25–20
1934Joe DavisTom Newman25–22
1933Joe DavisWillie Smith25–18
1932Joe DavisClark McConachy30–19
1931Joe DavisTom Dennis25–21
1930Joe DavisTom Dennis25–12
1929Joe DavisTom Dennis19–14
1928Joe DavisFred Lawrence16–13
1927Joe DavisTom Dennis20–11

World Snooker Championship Highlights

Watch World Snooker Championship highlights to get a better picture how players are performing at the tournament.

World Snooker Championship Social Media

Follow the World Snooker Championship on social media at the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association.

World Snooker Championship History

The World Snooker Championship began in 1927 and was won by Joe Davis. Davis won the first 15 championships before retiring from the event undefeated.

Since 1977 the World Snooker Championship has been played at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.

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World Snooker Championship Live Streaming FAQ

Where can I watch World Snooker Championship live streaming?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch World Snooker Championship live streaming.

Where is the 2020 World Snooker Championship being played?

The 2020 World Snooker Championship is being played at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.

When is the 2020 World Snooker Championship being played?

The 2020 World Snooker Championship is being played from 31 July - 16 August 2020.

Who won the 2019 the World Snooker Championship?

Judd Trump won the 2019 World Snooker Championship after defeating John Higgins 18-9 in the final.

Who has won the most World Snooker Championship titles?

Joe Davis has won the most World Snooker Championship titles with 15 titles.

How many players are competing in the 2020 World Snooker Championship?

There are 32 players competing in the 2020 PDC World Matchplay including Judd Trump, Neil Robertson, Mark Williams, Mark Allen, John Higgins, Ronnie O’Sullivan, Mark Selby, Kyren Wilson, Stephen Maguire, Shaun Murphy, Ding Junhui, David Gilbert, Jack Lisowski, Stuart Bingham, Barry Hawkins and Yan Bingtao.


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