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Final Night Virtually Sold Out!

Snooker’s Final Night Virtually Sold Out! Tickets Available For Other Sessions At Betfred World Championship Tickets for the concluding session of the Betfred World Championship final at the Crucible Theatre have virtually sold out as Sheffield stages a successful return of fans to indoor sporting events. All information for fans is available here, and tickets… Read More

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McGill Leads The Rocket

Anthony McGill placed himself firmly in the driving seat against defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan, after establishing a 10-6 lead in their second round encounter at the Betfred World Championship. The Scot had trailed six-time Crucible king O’Sullivan 4-1 during the opening session. However, he fought back to end yesterday’s play at 4-4. In the process,… Read More

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Robertson Recovers From Slow Start

Neil Robertson came from 3-2 down to lead Jack Lisowski 5-3 at the end of the opening session of their Betfred World Championship second round clash at the Crucible. Match schedule Tickets World number three Robertson struggled to find his rhythm in the early stages, but then stepped up a gear to establish a two-frame… Read More

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Ticket Info / Checklist For Fans

Fans coming to the Crucible for the Betfred World Championship, this is your key information: Tickets are still available – for details CLICK HERE CHECKLIST – you will need to bring: A text message or email confirming a negative lateral flow test result Photographic identification, which you’ll produce alongside your test result An email response… Read More

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Selby – I’m Close To My Best

Mark Selby believes he is close to the form which gave him three Crucible crowns, and that was evident in a 10-1 rout of Kurt Maflin in the first round of the Betfred World Championship. Match schedule Tickets Selby’s margin of victory was the biggest at the Crucible so far this year, and his most… Read More

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McGill Misses 147 Chance

Anthony McGill came from 4-1 down to square his second round match with Ronnie O’Sullivan 4-4 at the Betfred World Championship. Match schedule Tickets However, McGill may remember the session for his failure to convert a golden chance to become only the eighth player to make a maximum break at the Crucible. In frame seven,… Read More

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Relieved Murphy Survives Davis Test

Shaun Murphy kept alive his hopes of rescuing a poor season at the Betfred World Championship as he came from 5-3 down to beat Mark Davis 10-7 in the opening round. Match schedule Tickets Murphy is yet to reach a ranking event final this season – the last time that happened over a whole campaign… Read More

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Flashback To 1991: Parrott’s Finest Moment

As the 1991 World Championship began, John Major was a few months into his turbulent reign as Prime Minister, golfer Ian Woosnam had just become the fourth successive British winner of The Masters, and “The One and Only” by Chesney Hawkes was the UK’s number one single. By Michael McMullan Famously the teenager never followed… Read More

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Williams Sets Up Higgins Showdown

Mark Williams rattled off five frames on the bounce to see off Crucible debutant Sam Craigie 10-4 and set up a second round clash with familiar foe John Higgins at the Betfred World Championship. The last time Williams and Higgins locked horns at the Crucible was one of the all-time great World Championship finals back… Read More

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Hawkins Shines Again In Sheffield

Crucible specialist Barry Hawkins reached the second round in Sheffield for an 11th consecutive year as he hammered Matthew Selt 10-3 in the first round of the Betfred World Championship. Match schedule Tickets Hawkins has an outstanding record at snooker’s most famous venue, and has now won 23 matches at the Crucible since 2011. His… Read More

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