Start Date22 Feb 2021
Finish Date28 Feb 2021
Total Prize Money£385,000
Winner Prize Money£125,000
Current Champion(s)John Higgins
John Higgins won the 2021 Cazoo Players Championship, beating Ronnie O’Sullivan 10-3 in the final. For the match report click here.
Cazoo, the UK’s leading online car retailer, which makes ordering a car as simple and seamless as buying any other product online today, has signed a multi-year deal with the World Snooker Tour (WST) as the main sponsor of the Players Championship, Tour Championship and World Grand Prix.
This latest deal with WST adds snooker to Cazoo’s impressive portfolio of major sports sponsorships announced over the past year which includes principal sponsorship of the Rugby League World Cup, The Hundred cricket tournament as well as Premier League football teams Everton and Aston Villa.
Cazoo owns and fully reconditions all its cars before offering them on its website. Cazoo has thousands of cars available at any time for either delivery or collection in as little as 72 hours. Every Cazoo car comes with a full 7-day money back guarantee and a comprehensive 90-day warranty.
Cazoo is pioneering the shift to online car buying in the UK and, since its launch just over one year ago, has already delivered over 15,000 cars to consumers across the UK who have embraced the selection, transparency and convenience of buying high quality used cars entirely online.
Alex Chesterman OBE, Founder & CEO of Cazoo said: “We are delighted to partner with Barry and his team at the World Snooker Tour to launch the Cazoo Series. This partnership will help to further grow our audience as we continue to build Cazoo into a household brand and we look forward to engaging with and delivering the best car buying experience to snooker fans across the UK.”
Barry Hearn OBE, Chairman of WST said: “We are excited to welcome Cazoo to the snooker family and are looking forward to introducing our significant global audience to the Cazoo brand. The events in the Cazoo Series are some of the highest quality tournaments on the calendar because they bring together the cream of the crop and only the players in form earn a place in the draw.”
Judd Trump won the 2020 Players Championship at the Southport Waterfront, beating Yan Bingtao 10-4 in the final.
Ronnie O’Sullivan won the 2019 Players Championship at the Guild Hall in Preston, beating Neil Robertson 10-4 in the final. In an amazing finish, O’Sullivan made his 1,000th career century in the final frame.