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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

Dates31 July – 16 August 2020
VenueCrucible Theatre
CitySheffield
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£2,395,000
Winner’s share£500,000
Defending championJudd Trump (ENG)

Tournament information

VenueCrucible Theatre
(since 1977)
LocationSheffield
CountryEngland
Established1927
Organisation(s)World Snooker Association
FormatRanking event
Total prize fundGB £2,231,000
Recent edition2019
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 roundSecond roundQuarter-finalsSemi-finals
Best of 19 framesBest of 25 framesBest of 25 framesBest 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:
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PlayersSession 2:
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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

NameNationalityWinnerRunner-upSemi-final
or better
147sAppearancesWinrate
Stephen HendryScotland721232725.9%
Steve DavisEngland621103020.0%
Ray ReardonWales611001931.6%
Ronnie O’SullivanEngland511132718.5%
John HigginsScotland441002516.0%
Mark WilliamsWales31612114.2%
John SpencerEngland31601816.7%
Mark SelbyEngland31501520.0%
Alex HigginsNorthern Ireland22701910.5%
Cliff ThorburnCanada1261195.3%
Peter EbdonEngland1240244.2%
Shaun MurphyEngland1240175.8%
Ken DohertyIreland1230195.3%
Graeme DottScotland1230205.0%
Dennis TaylorNorthern Ireland1150214.8%
Judd TrumpEngland11401010.0%
Terry GriffithsWales1130195.3%
John ParrottEngland1130234.3%
Joe JohnsonEngland1120812.5%
Neil RobertsonAustralia1030156.6%
Stuart BinghamEngland1010137.6%
Jimmy WhiteEngland06101250%
Eddie CharltonAustralia0280210%
Matthew StevensWales0260160%
Ali CarterEngland0231170%
Barry HawkinsEngland0150140%
Ding JunhuiChina0130130%
Nigel BondEngland0120150%
Perrie MansSouth Africa0120130%
Gary OwenWales012070%
John PulmanEngland0120110%
Graham MilesEngland0110120%
Doug MountjoyWales0110170%
Warren SimpsonAustralia011040%