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World Snooker Championship 2020


The 2020 World Snooker Championship (additionally alluded to as the 2020 Betfred World Snooker Championship for the reasons for sponsorship) is an up and coming proficient snooker competition that is booked to happen from 31 July to 16 August at the Crucible Theater in Sheffield, England. It will be the 44th back to back year the World Snooker Championship has been held at the Crucible, and the last positioning occasion of the 2019–20 snooker season. It was initially planned to occur from 18 April to 4 May, yet qualifying and the broadcast adjusts were delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualifying will be at the initially arranged setting on various dates, from 21 to 28 July.

Brit Judd Trump is the protecting boss, having won the earlier year’s occasion, vanquishing Scot John Higgins 18–9 in the last. This was Trump’s first world title. Fitting the bill for the competition was to happen from 8 to 15 April 2020 at the English Institute of Sport, likewise in Sheffield, however this was additionally delayed

Dates 31 July – 16 August 2020
Venue Crucible Theatre
City Sheffield
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £2,395,000
Winner’s share £500,000
Defending champion Judd Trump (ENG)

Tournament information

Venue Crucible Theatre
(since 1977)
Location Sheffield
Country England
Established 1927
Organisation(s) World Snooker Association
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund GB £2,231,000
Recent edition 2019
Current champion(s) Judd Trump

Prize Money

The breakdown of prize money for 2020 is shown below.

  • Winner: £500,000
  • Runner-up: £200,000
  • Semi-finalists: £100,000
  • Quarter-finalists: £50,000
  • Last 16: £30,000
  • Last 32: £20,000
  • Last 48: £15,000
  • Last 80: £10,000
  • Last 112: £5,000
  • Highest break: £15,000
  • Total: £2,395,000

Schedule

Date: 31 July – 16 August 2020; Venue: Crucible Theatre

Results

Main draw

Numbers given in brackets after players’ names show the seedings for the top 16 players in the competition.

First round Second round Quarter-finals Semi-finals
Best of 19 frames Best of 25 frames Best of 25 frames Best of 33 frames
31 July
 Judd Trump (ENG) (1)
August
July/August
Yan Bingtao (CHN) (16)
10 & 11 August
July/August
Stephen Maguire (SCO) (9)
August
July/August
 Kyren Wilson (ENG) (8)
12, 13 & 14 August
July/August
John Higgins (SCO) (5)
August
July/August
 David Gilbert (ENG) (12)
10 & 11 August
July/August
Jack Lisowski (ENG) (13)
August
July/August
 Mark Allen (NIR) (4)
July/August
 Mark Williams (WAL) (3)
August
July/August
 Stuart Bingham (ENG) (14)
10 & 11 August
July/August
 Ding Junhui (CHN) (11)
August
July/August
 Ronnie O’Sullivan (ENG) (6)
12, 13 & 14 August
July/August
 Mark Selby (ENG) (7)
August
July/August
 Shaun Murphy (ENG) (10)
10 & 11 August
July/August
 Barry Hawkins (ENG) (15)
August
July/August
 Neil Robertson (AUS) (2)
Final: (Best of 35 frames) Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, 15 & 16 August.
Referee:
Players Session 1:
Frame 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
N/A N/A
N/A N/A
Players Session 2:
Frame 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
N/A
N/A
Players Session 3:
Frame 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
N/A N/A
N/A N/A
Players Session 4:
Frame 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Highest break
Century breaks
50+ breaks
dagger = Winner of frame

Qualifying

Round 1
Best of 11 frames
Round 2
Best of 11 frames
Round 3
Best of 11 frames
Round 4
Best of 19 frames
1
32
16
17
9
24
8
25
5
28
12
21
13
20
4
29
3
30
14
19
11
22
6
27
7
26
10
23
15
18
2
31

Winners

Name Nationality Winner Runner-up Semi-final
or better
147s Appearances Winrate
Stephen Hendry Scotland 7 2 12 3 27 25.9%
Steve Davis England 6 2 11 0 30 20.0%
Ray Reardon Wales 6 1 10 0 19 31.6%
Ronnie O’Sullivan England 5 1 11 3 27 18.5%
John Higgins Scotland 4 4 10 0 25 16.0%
Mark Williams Wales 3 1 6 1 21 14.2%
John Spencer England 3 1 6 0 18 16.7%
Mark Selby England 3 1 5 0 15 20.0%
Alex Higgins Northern Ireland 2 2 7 0 19 10.5%
Cliff Thorburn Canada 1 2 6 1 19 5.3%
Peter Ebdon England 1 2 4 0 24 4.2%
Shaun Murphy England 1 2 4 0 17 5.8%
Ken Doherty Ireland 1 2 3 0 19 5.3%
Graeme Dott Scotland 1 2 3 0 20 5.0%
Dennis Taylor Northern Ireland 1 1 5 0 21 4.8%
Judd Trump England 1 1 4 0 10 10.0%
Terry Griffiths Wales 1 1 3 0 19 5.3%
John Parrott England 1 1 3 0 23 4.3%
Joe Johnson England 1 1 2 0 8 12.5%
Neil Robertson Australia 1 0 3 0 15 6.6%
Stuart Bingham England 1 0 1 0 13 7.6%
Jimmy White England 0 6 10 1 25 0%
Eddie Charlton Australia 0 2 8 0 21 0%
Matthew Stevens Wales 0 2 6 0 16 0%
Ali Carter England 0 2 3 1 17 0%
Barry Hawkins England 0 1 5 0 14 0%
Ding Junhui China 0 1 3 0 13 0%
Nigel Bond England 0 1 2 0 15 0%
Perrie Mans South Africa 0 1 2 0 13 0%
Gary Owen Wales 0 1 2 0 7 0%
John Pulman England 0 1 2 0 11 0%
Graham Miles England 0 1 1 0 12 0%
Doug Mountjoy Wales 0 1 1 0 17 0%
Warren Simpson Australia 0 1 1 0 4 0%