World Snooker: Betfred World Championships – Sheffield
April 18 - May 4
Betfred World Championships
Date: 18th April – 4th May
Venue: The Crucible Theatre
Over the final 2 weeks of the World Snooker Season you will see the best of the best go head-to-head at the Betfred World Championships.
In the 2019 season, Jessie May ambassador himself, Judd Trump, clinched his first ever World Championship title, beating Higgins 18-9. Will Judd be able to retain his title for a consecutive year?
Win an exclusive World Snooker Experience
You’ve still got chance to win an exclusive World Snooker experience with tickets to the Betfred World Snooker Championship Finals at the Crucible! We’ll be selling our raffle tickets until half-way through the Betfred World Championships, with tickets available until Sunday 26th April 2020.
Not attending the snooker this year? You can still enter the raffle, find out how here.
For 17 days each Spring, 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. In 2018 the champion was Mark Williams, who beat John Higgins 18-16 in the final to win it for the third time.