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Crucible Draw And Format

The draw and match schedule for the top 16 players at the 2023 Cazoo World Championship is now available.

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Defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan gets the tournament underway at 10am on Saturday April 15th, and his opening match plays to a conclusion on the same day from 7pm. The other seeds in action on the same day are Stuart Bingham , Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson and Ali Carter.

Mark Allen, player of the season so far, will be in action on the morning and evening of Monday April 17th. Judd Trump plays his opening tie on the afternoons of Tuesday April 18th and Wednesday April 19th. Four-time Crucible king Mark Selby gets underway at 2.30pm on Wednesday April 19th and concludes the following afternoon. In-form Shaun Murphy enters the fray on Wednesday April 19th at 7pm, and plays to a finish the following evening.

The qualifying rounds are underway at the English Institute of Sport, with the 16 who come through on April 11th and 12th to join the top 16 seeds at the Crucible. The draw for the last 32 will be broadcast on BBC Radio Five Live on Thursday April 13th at 8.45am.

The Cazoo World Championship runs from April 15th to May 1st. Standard tickets are sold out, but the new Century Club at the Crucible is the ultimate way to enjoy snooker’s biggest tournament, and there are still incredible packages available.

Century Club is SOLD OUT from the quarter-finals onwards but there are a small number of packages still on sale for the first and second round. To see which sessions have availability and to book packages CLICK HERE.

Guests will have access to our exclusive Century Club, situated in the heart of the Crucible. In this suite we will be serving canapés and champagne on your arrival, plus three delicious courses with wine pairings, interval drinks and a cheeseboard. You’ll also enjoy an appearance from a snooker legend, a chance to have a photo with the World Championship trophy, as well as a complimentary programme and fan radio.

Century Club ticketholders will sit in either Row A or Row B, as close to the action as is possible.

These fabulous packages have proved incredibly popular at the Masters at Alexandra Palace, and now it’s coming to the Crucible for the first time! A trip to the World Championship is high up on the bucket list for anyone who loves sport, don’t miss this rare opportunity to enjoy it in perfect style.