Betfred World Snooker Championship 2022: Schedule, TV Channel, Preview

World Snooker Championship 2022 Live stream

The 2022 World Snooker Championship will take place from 16 April to 2 May 2022 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England. The 16th and final ranking event of the 2021–22 snooker season, the tournament is organised by the World Snooker Tour and sponsored by sports betting company Betfred.

World Snooker Championship Preview

World number one Ronnie O’Sullivan faces a tough test in the opening round against former Crucible semi-finalist David Gilbert. The Rocket is aiming for a record equalling seventh World Championship crown. Kyren Wilson, who has reached at least the quarter-finals each year since 2016, has been pitted against Ding Junhui. They are both former finalists in the event, Wilson was runner-up in 2020 and Ding in 2016.

The World Snooker Championship is the most pursued prize in all of snooker. First held in 1927, the competition has turned into the game's longest-running occasion, as well as its generally worthwhile - all out prize cash in 2021 beat £2,395,000. Close by the Masters, and the UK Championship, the opposition frames snooker's regarded Triple Crown Series.

The World Snooker Championship's long and celebrated history implies that custom directs procedures at the occasion, even in the present day. For example, the configuration of the competition has remained to a great extent unaltered starting around 1982, and the unmistakable World Championship prize, finished off with a Greek shepherdess doll, has been being used starting around 1926.

The world's best will get back to the blessed Crucible Theater between 16 April - 2 May 2022 during the current year's title, when world number one Mark Selby will safeguard the title he won in 2021. After Covid-19 prompted limitations on participation numbers a year prior, 2022 will see limit swarms return all through the competition to observe one more fabulous tussle for snooker's most noteworthy award.

How To watch World Snooker Championship 2022:

  • BBC
  • Eurosport

You can Watch the World Snooker Championship 2022 Live Stream on BBC in the UK and across Europe. You can also watch the World Championship on Eurosport.

In the United Kingdom viewer’s can watch the World Snooker Championship qualifiers through the Eurosport Player and the Eurosport app

World Snooker Championship 2022 First Round TV Schedule

Saturday, April 16

PlayedTimeSessionTV Channel
Mark Selby vs Jamie Jones1000 BSTMorning SessionBBC Two/Eurosport
Zhao Xintong vs Jamie Clarke1000 BSTMorning SessionBBC Two/Eurosport
Barry Hawkins vs Jackson Page1430 BSTAfternoon SessionBBC One/Eurosport
Ronnie O'Sullivan vs David Gibert1430 BSTAfternoon SessionBBC One/Eurosport
Mark Selby vs Jamie Jones1900 BSTEvening SessionBBC Four/Eurosport
Shaun Murphy vs Stephen Maguire1900 BSTEvening SessionBBC Four/Eurosport

Sunday, April 17

PlayedTimeSessionTV Channel
Anthony McGill vs Liam Highfield1000 BSTMorning SessionBBC Two/Eurosport
Zhao Xintong vs Jamie Clarke1000 BSTMorning SessionBBC Two/Eurosport
Mark Williams vs Michael White1430 BSTAfternoon SessionBBC One/Eurosport
Ronnie O'Sullivan vs David Gibert1430 BSTAfternoon SessionBBC One/Eurosport
Barry Hawkins vs Jackson Page1900 BSTEvening SessionBBC Four/Eurosport
Shaun Murphy vs Stephen Maguire1900 BSTEvening SessionBBC Four/Eurosport

Monday, April 18

PlayedTimeSessionTV Channel
Anthony McGill vs Liam Highfield1000 BSTMorning SessionBBC Two/Eurosport
Mark Allen vs Scott Donaldson1000 BSTMorning SessionBBC Two/Eurosport
Mark Williams vs Michael White1430 BSTAfternoon SessionBBC One/Eurosport
Neil Robertson vs Ashley Hugill1430 BSTAfternoon SessionBBC One/Eurosport
Stuart Bingham vs Lyu Haotian1900 BSTEvening SessionBBC Four/Eurosport
Mark Allen vs Scott Donaldson1900 BSTEvening SessionBBC Four/Eurosport

Tuesday, April 19

PlayedTimeSessionTV Channel
Yan Bingtao vs Chris Wakelin1000 BSTMorning SessionBBC Two/Eurosport
Neil Robertson vs Ashley Hugill1000 BSTMorning SessionBBC Two/Eurosport
Stuart Bingham vs Lyu Haotia1430 BSTAfternoon SessionBBC One/Eurosport
John Higgins vs Thepchaiya Un-Nooh1430 BSTAfternoon SessionBBC One/Eurosport
Yan Bingtao vs Chris Wakelin1900 BSTEvening SessionBBC Four/Eurosport
Jack Lisowski vs Mathew Stevens1900 BSTEvening SessionBBC Four/Eurosport

Wednesday, April 20

PlayedTimeSessionTV Channel
Kyren Wilson vs Ding Junhui1000 BSTMorning SessionBBC Two/Eurosport
John Higgins vs Thepchaiya Un-Nooh1000 BSTMorning SessionBBC Two/Eurosport
Judd Trump vs Hossein Vafaei1430 BSTAfternoon SessionBBC One/Eurosport
Jack Lisowski vs Mathew Stevens1430 BSTAfternoon SessionBBC One/Eurosport
Kyren Wilson vs Ding Junhui1900 BSTEvening SessionBBC Four/Eurosport
Luca Brecel vs Noppon Saengkham1900 BSTEvening SessionBBC Four/Eurosport

Thursday, April 21

PlayedTimeSessionTV Channel
Luca Brecel vs Noppon Saengkham1300 BSTAfternoon SessionBBC Two/Eurosport
Hawkins/Page vs Williams/White1300 BSTAfternoon SessionBBC Two/Eurosport
Judd Trump vs Hossein Vafaei1900 BSTEvening SessionBBC Four/Eurosport
Zhao/Clarke vs Murphy/Maguire1900 BSTEvening SessionBBC Four/Eurosport

Betfred World Snooker Championship 2022 Prize

  • Winner: £500,000
  • Runner-up: £200,000
  • Semi-finals: £100,000
  • Quarter-finals: £50,000
  • Last 16: £30,000
  • Last 32: £20,000
  • Highest televised break: £15,000
  • Maximum break: £40,000