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2022/23 Tour Players
The full list of WST players for the 2022/23 season is now available.
In all there are 131 tour players this season. To read more about them, click here.
The Top 64 (64)
These players finished inside the top 64 of the official world ranking list at the end of last season and so will retain their places on the circuit, with a one-year card.
End of season rankings:
The Two-Year Cards (31)
These players competed on the main tour in 2021/22 and will start the 2022/23 season on the second year of their two-year tour cards.
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The Top Four (One-Year Ranking list) (4)
The top four players on the 2021/22 one-year ranking list, not already inside of the top 64 of the two-year ranking list or on the first year of a two-year card. They receive a fresh two-year tour card, starting on zero ranking points.
Q School UK (12)
A further 12 will be promoted from Q SchoolUK and again they will receive a two-year tour card.
Rod Lawler (Event One semi-finalist)
Fergal O’Brien (Event One semi-finalist)
Andy Lee (Event One semi-finalist)
Bai Langning (Event One semi-finalist)
Adam Duffy (Event Two semi-finalist)
Zak Surety (Event Two semi-finalist)
Aaron Hill (Event Two semi-finalist)
Sanderson Lam (Event Two semi-finalist)
Lukas Kleckers (Event Three semi-finalist)
Jenson Kendrick (Event Three semi-finalist)
John Astley (Event Three semi-finalist)
James Cahill (Event Three semi-finalist)
Q School Asia-Oceania (4)
A further four players will be promoted from Q School Asia-Oceania and again they will receive a two-year tour card.
Muhammad Asif (Event One finalist)
Dechawat Poomjaeng (Event Two finalist)
Himanshu Jain (Event Two finalist)
Asjad Iqbal (Order of Merit)
World Snooker Federation (2)
Two players have qualified via the 2022 World Snooker Federation Championships. They will be awarded a two-year card.
Si Jiahui (WSF Championship winner)
Anton Kazakov (WSF Under-21 Championship winner)
WPBSA Q Tour (2)
Two players have qualified via the 2021/22 WPBSA Q Tour. They will be awarded a two-year card.
Sean O’Sullivan (Highest ranked eligible player)
Julien Leclercq (Playoff Winner)
World Women’s Snooker Tour (2)
The top two eligible players from the World Women’s Snooker Tour rankings will be awarded a two-year card.
Mink Nutcharut (No.3 Ranked / 2022 World Champion)
Rebecca Kenna (No.4 Ranked)
China Tour Qualifiers (1)
One player has qualified via the CBSA China Tour. He earns a fresh two-year tour card.
Regional Champions (7)
Seven players have qualified as regional champions. They will be awarded a two-year card.
Oliver Brown (2021 EBSA European Champion)
Dylan Emery (2021 EBSA European Under-21 Champion)
Andres Petrov (2022 EBSA European Champion)
Ben Mertens (2022 EBSA European Under-21 Champion)
Ryan Thomerson (2022 APSBF Champion)
Victor Sarkis (2021 PABSA Champion)
Mohamed Ibrahim (2022 ABSC Champion)
Invitational Tour Cards (2)
Two players have been awarded a new two-year Invitational Tour Card for the upcoming season.