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  • The World Snooker Championship features the best 16 players in snooker & 16 qualifiers
  • Ronnie O'Sullivan and Kyren Wilson contest the final on 15 & 16 August
  • The event is being held at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield
  • Watch 2020 World Snooker Championship live streams online
Ronnie O'Sullivan takes on Kyren Wilson in the 2020 World Snooker Championship final (Getty Images)
 
    World Snooker Championships 2020
  • World Snooker Championship Live Streaming
  • Players & Seeds
  • Schedule & Dates
  • Format
  • Winners, Runners-up & Final Score
  • Highlights
  • Social Media
  • History
  • Snooker Betting Tips, Predictions & Previews
  • World Snooker Championship Live Streaming FAQ
The World Snooker Championship is widely the leading snooker tournament in the world in terms of prestige and prize money. The 2020 World Snooker Championship is the 88th edition and organised by the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association.

This will be the 44th consecutive year the World Snooker Championship is played at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England. The tournament features 32 players and started on Friday 31 July with the final to be played on Saturday 15 August & Sunday 16 August.

The final features Ronnie O'Sullivan vs Kyren Wilson. O'Sullivan has a 10-7 advantage against Wilson at the halfway stage of the final in a race to 18 frames.

World Snooker Championship Live Streaming


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Players & 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. The 16 qualifiers are Tom Ford, Elliot Slessor, Martin Gould, Anthony Hamilton, Matthew Stevens, Kurt Maflin, Anthony McGill, Jamie Clarke, Ashley Carty, Mark King, Thepchaiya Un-Nooh, Jordan Brown, Noppon Saengkham, Alexander Ursenbacher and Liang Wenbo.

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

Schedule & Dates


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

Stage
Dates
First Round Friday 31 July - Wednesday 5 August
Second Round Wednesday 5 August - Sunday 9 August
Quarter-finals Monday 10 August - Tuesday 11 August
Semi-finals Wednesday 12 August - Friday 14 August
Final Saturday 15 August & Sunday 16 August

Results


First round (best of 19 frames)

  • Stephen Maguire (Sco) 3-10 Martin Gould (Eng)
  • Barry Hawkins (Eng) 10-2 Alexander Ursenbacher (Swi)
  • Mark Allen (NI) 8-10 Jamie Clarke (Wal)
  • Mark Selby (Eng) 10-6 Jordan Brown (NI)
  • Shaun Murphy (Eng) 4-10 Noppon Saengkham (Tha)
  • Jack Lisowski (Eng) 9-10 Anthony McGill (Sco)
  • Ronnie O'Sullivan (Eng) 10-1 Thepchaiya Un-Nooh (Tha)
  • Yan Bingtao (Chn) 10-7 Elliot Slessor (Eng)
  • Neil Robertson (Aus) 10-5 Liang Wenbo (Chn)
  • David Gilbert (Eng) 8-10 Kurt Maflin (Nor)
  • John Higgins (Sco) 10-5 Matthew Stevens (Wal)
  • Mark Williams (Wal) 10-5 Alan McManus (Sco)
  • Ding Junhui (Chn) 10-9 Mark King (Eng)
  • Stuart Bingham (Eng) 10-7 Ashley Carty (Eng)
  • Judd Trump (Eng) 10-8 Tom Ford (Eng)

Second round (best of 25 frames)

  • Judd Trump (Eng) 13-11 Yan Bingtao (Chn)
  • Mark Selby (Eng) 13-12 Noppon Saengkham (Tha)
  • Mark Williams (Wal) 13-11 Stuart Bingham (Eng)
  • John Higgins (Sco) 11-13 Kurt Maflin (Nor)
  • Anthony McGill (Sco) 13-12 Jamie Clarke (Wal)
  • Ronnie O'Sullivan (Eng) 13-10 Ding Junhui (Chn)
  • Neil Robertson (Aus) 13-9 Barry Hawkins (Eng)
  • Kyren Wilson (Eng) 13-9 Martin Gould (Eng)

Quarter finals (best of 25 frames)

  • Anthony McGill (Sco) 13-10 Kurt Maflin (Nor)
  • Mark Williams (Wal) 10-13 Ronnie O'Sullivan (Eng)
  • Judd Trump (Eng) 9-13 Kyren Wilson (Eng)
  • Mark Selby (Eng) 13-7 Neil Robertson (Aus)

Semi-finals (best of 33 frames)

Ronnie O'Sullivan (Eng) 17-16 Mark Selby (Eng)
Kyren Wilson (Eng) 17-16 Anthony McGill (Sco)

Finals (best of 35 frames)

Ronnie O'Sullivan (Eng) vs Kyren Wilson (Eng)

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 reach 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

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.

Year
Winner
Runner-up
Final Score
2020 tbc tbc tbc
2019 Judd Trump John Higgins 18–9
2018 Mark Williams John Higgins 18–16
2017 Mark Selby John Higgins 18–15
2016 Mark Selby Ding Junhui 18–14
2015 Stuart Bingham Shaun Murphy 18–15
2014 Mark Selby Ronnie O'Sullivan 18–14
2013 Ronnie O'Sullivan Barry Hawkins 18–12
2012 Ronnie O'Sullivan Ali Carter 18–11
2011 John Higgins Judd Trump 18–15
2010 Neil Robertson Graeme Dott 18–13
2009 John Higgins Shaun Murphy 18–9
2008 Ronnie O'Sullivan Ali Carter 18–8
2007 John Higgins Mark Selby 18–13
2006 Graeme Dott Peter Ebdon 18–14
2005 Shaun Murphy Matthew Stevens 18–16
2004 Ronnie O'Sullivan Graeme Dott 18–8
2003 Mark Williams Ken Doherty 18–16
2002 Peter Ebdon Stephen Hendry 18–17
2001 Ronnie O'Sullivan John Higgins 18–14
2000 Mark Williams Matthew Stevens 18–16
1999 Stephen Hendry Mark Williams 18–11
1998 John Higgins Ken Doherty 18–12
1997 Ken Doherty Stephen Hendry 18–12
1996 Stephen Hendry Peter Ebdon 18–12
1995 Stephen Hendry Nigel Bond 18–9
1994 Stephen Hendry Jimmy White 18–17
1993 Stephen Hendry Jimmy White 18–5
1992 Stephen Hendry Jimmy White 18–14
1991 John Parrott Jimmy White 18–11
1990 Stephen Hendry Jimmy White 18–12
1989 Steve Davis John Parrott 18–3
1988 Steve Davis Terry Griffiths 18–11
1987 Steve Davis Joe Johnson 18–14
1986 Joe Johnson Steve Davis 18–12
1985 Dennis Taylor Steve Davis 18–17
1984 Steve Davis Jimmy White 18–16
1983 Steve Davis Cliff Thorburn 18–6
1982 Alex Higgins Ray Reardon 18–15
1981 Steve Davis Doug Mountjoy 18–12
1980 Cliff Thorburn Alex Higgins 18–16
1979 Terry Griffiths Dennis Taylor 24–16
1978 Ray Reardon Perrie Mans 25–18
1977 John Spencer Cliff Thorburn 25–21
1976 Ray Reardon Alex Higgins 27–16
1975 Ray Reardon Eddie Charlton 31–30
1974 Ray Reardon Graham Miles 22–12
1973 Ray Reardon Eddie Charlton 38–32
1972 Alex Higgins John Spencer 37–32
1971 John Spencer Warren Simpson 37–29
1970 Ray Reardon John Pulman 37–33
1969 John Spencer Gary Owen 37–24
1968 John Pulman Eddie Charlton 39–34
1966 John Pulman Fred Davis 5–2 
1965 John Pulman Fred Davis 37–36
1965 John Pulman Rex Williams 25–22
1965 John Pulman Fred Van Rensburg 39–12
1964 John Pulman Fred Davis 19–16
1964 John Pulman Rex Williams 40–33
1957 John Pulman Jackie Rea 39–34
1956 Fred Davis John Pulman 38–35
1955 Fred Davis John Pulman 38–35
1954 Fred Davis Walter Donaldson 45–26
1953 Fred Davis Walter Donaldson 37–34
1952 Fred Davis Walter Donaldson 38–35
1952 Horace Lindrum Clark McConachy 94–49
1951 Fred Davis Walter Donaldson 58–39
1950 Walter Donaldson Fred Davis 51–46
1949 Fred Davis Walter Donaldson 80–65
1948 Fred Davis Walter Donaldson 84–61
1947 Walter Donaldson Fred Davis 82–63
1946 Joe Davis Horace Lindrum 78–67
1940 Joe Davis Fred Davis 37–36
1939 Joe Davis Sidney Smith 43–30
1938 Joe Davis Sidney Smith 37–24
1937 Joe Davis Horace Lindrum 32–29
1936 Joe Davis Horace Lindrum 34–27
1935 Joe Davis Willie Smith 25–20
1934 Joe Davis Tom Newman 25–22
1933 Joe Davis Willie Smith 25–18
1932 Joe Davis Clark McConachy 30–19
1931 Joe Davis Tom Dennis 25–21
1930 Joe Davis Tom Dennis 25–12
1929 Joe Davis Tom Dennis 19–14
1928 Joe Davis Fred Lawrence 16–13
1927 Joe Davis Tom Dennis 20–11

Highlights


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

Social Media


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


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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