ALL eyes are on the Crucible Theater with the World Snooker Championships underway.
The world’s best stars compete for the big prize – plus the prize money.
Defending champion Mark Selby will look to defend his crown while world number one Ronnie O’Sullivan looks to equal Stephen Hendry’s record seven world titles.
O’Sullivan arrives in Sheffield as the best player in the world after a most impressive and consistent season.
The Rocket, who last won this tournament in 2020, brought his overall record to 38 ranked titles when he won the World Grand Prix title in December.
2022 World Snooker Championship prize money
That World Snooker Championship The winner will receive a whopping £500,000 out of a total prize fund of £2,395,000.
- Winner: £500,000
- Second: £200,000
- Semifinals: £100,000
- Quarterfinals: £50,000
- Last 16: £30,000
- Last 32: £20,000
- Highest television break: £15,000
- Maximum break: £40,000
World Snooker Championships: TV Channel and Live Stream
The Snooker World Championship will be available for free on all BBC platforms.
BBC One, BBC Two and BBC iPlayer are all used to broadcast the tournament.
You can also watch Eurosport and Discovery+, which have TV rights until at least 2026.
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