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Cazoo World Championship

  • Location

  • Venue

    The Crucible Theatre
  • Start Date

    15 Apr 2023
  • Finish Date

    01 May 2023
  • Total Prize Money

  • Format

    Ranking event
  • Winner Prize Money

  • Current Champion(s)

    Ronnie O'Sullivan
  • Qualifier Location

  • Qualifier Venue

    English Institute of Sport
  • Qualifier Start Date

    03 Apr 2023
  • Qualifier Finish Date

    12 Apr 2023

The Cazoo World Championship is snooker’s most important event, and one of the highlights of the sporting calendar.

Tickets for the 2023 tournament, running from April 15 to May 1, are on sale now, including incredible VIP packages. For details click here.

Ronnie O’Sullivan won the title for the seventh time in 2022, beating Judd Trump 18-13 in the final. For the match report click here.

For 17 days each year, the very best on the planet go through a test of endurance, skill and mental toughness with an ultimate goal: to lift snooker’s most famous and coveted trophy. The tournament has been running since 1927 and is steeped in history, from the days of Joe Davis, through the 1980s when snooker became the biggest sport in Britain, to the modern era when greats such as Ronnie O’Sullivan and Stephen Hendry have graced the green baize.

Since 1977, the tournament as been staged at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, renowned for its unique and intense atmosphere. The tournament is supported by Sheffield City Council and will stay in the city until at least 2027. Host broadcaster is BBC Sport and the event is watched by nearly 500 million people worldwide. It is sport at its finest.

The World Snooker Tour has confirmed a partnership with Tourism Exchange Great Britain (TXGB) and launched their official online booking platform for accommodation and experiences across their multiple UK based events. Fans will be able to use the platform to connect them with multiple tourism suppliers across the towns and cities the World Snooker Tour visits.

Roll of Honour

Event Sponsors

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