2022 World Snooker Championship Program: What’s the order of the day?

The World Snooker 2022 Championship begins on Saturday. The annual tournament is the largest on the sport’s calendar.

Mark Selby is the defending champion after beating Shaun Murphy 18-15 in the final in 2021. He is aiming for a fifth title at Sheffield, while Ronnie O’Sullivan is out to equal Stephen Hendry’s modern record of seven.

The schedule below will be updated daily with a list of matches and start times from Crucible.

What are today’s matches at the 2022 World Snooker Championships?

Saturday, April 16 (all time BST):

Mark Selby vs. Jamie Jones, Session 1 (10:00)

Zhao Xintong Vs. Jamie Clarke, Session 1 (10:00)

Barry Hawkins vs. Jackson Page, session 1 (14:30)

Ronnie O’Sullivan vs. David Gilbert, session 1 (14:30)

Shaun Murphy vs. Stephen Maguire, session 1 (19:00)

Mark Selby vs. Jamie Jones, session 2 (19:00)

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Sunday, April 17 (all times BST):

Anthony McGill vs. Liam Highfield, session 1 (10:00)

Zhao Xintong Vs. Jamie Clarke, Session 2 (10:00)

Mark Williams vs. Michael White, session 1 (14:30)

Ronnie O’Sullivan vs. David Gilbert, session 2 (14:30)

Barry Hawkins vs. Jackson Page, session 2 (19:00)

Shaun Murphy vs. Stephen Maguire, session 2 (19:00)

Monday, April 18 (all time BST):

Mark Allen vs. Scott Donaldson, session 1 (10:00)

Anthony McGill vs. Liam Highfield, session 2 (10:00)

Neil Robertson vs. Ashley Hugill, session 1 (14:30)

Mark Williams vs. Michael White, session 2 (14:30)

Stuart Bingham vs. Lyu Haotian, session 1 (19:00)

Mark Allen vs. Scott Donaldson, session 2 (19:00)

Tuesday, April 19 (all time BST):

Yan Bingtao Vs. Chris Wakelin, session 1 (10:00)

Neil Robertson vs. Ashley Hugill, session 2 (10:00)

John Higgins Vs. Thepchaiya Un-Nooh, session 1 (14:30)

Stuart Bingham vs. Lyu Haotian, session 2 (14:30)

Jack Lisowski vs. Matthew Stevens, session 1 (19:00)

Yan Bingtao Vs. Chris Wakelin, session 2 (19:00)

Wednesday, April 20 (all time BST):

Kyren Wilson vs. Ding Junhui, session 1 (10:00)

John Higgins Vs. Thepchaiya Un-Nooh, session 2 (10:00)

Judd Trump Vs. Hossein Vafaei, session 1 (14:30)

Jack Lisowski vs. Matthew Stevens, session 2 (14:30)

Luca Brecel vs. Noppon Saengkham, session 1 (19:00)

Kyren Wilson vs. Ding Junhui, session 2 (19:00)

Thursday, April 21 (all times BST):

Luca Brecel vs. Noppon Saengkham, session 2 (13:00)

Judd Trump Vs. Hossein Vafaei, session 2 (19:00)

Where will the 2022 snooker world championships be held?

For the 46th year in a row, the tournament is being held at the Crucible Theater in Sheffield, England.

All 31 matches during the 15 days of play will be played at the venue, where two matches will be played at once until the semi-finals, where the venue’s layout will be changed so that only one table is used.

Who are the 16 seeds at the 2022 World Snooker Championships?

Sowing Player Best previous championship result
1 Mark Selby (England) 4x champion (2014, 2016, 2017 and 2021)
2 Ronnie O’Sullivan (England) 6x champion (2001, 2004, 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2020)
3 Neil Robertson (Australia) 1x champion (2010)
4 Judd Trump (England) 1x champion (2019)
5 Kyren Wilson (England) Finalist (2020)
6 John Higgins (Scotland) 4 x champion (1998, 2007, 2009 and 2011)
7 Zhao Xintong (China) 1st round (2019)
8 Mark Williams (Wales) 3x champion (2000, 2003 and 2018)
9 Barry Hawkins (England) Finalist (2013)
10 Shaun Murphy (England) 1x champion (2005)
11 Luca Brecel (Belgium) 1st round (2019)
12 Stuart Bingham (England) 1x champion (2015)
13 Anthony McGill (Scotland) Semifinalist (2020)
14 Jack Lisowski (England) Round 2 (2018 and 2021)
15 Mark Allen (Northern Ireland) Semifinalist (2009)
16 Yao Bingtao (China) Round 2 (2020 and 2021)

When is the World Snooker Championship in 2022?

The final starts on May 1st and ends on May 2nd.

It will be the tournament’s longest match with a maximum of 35 pictures to be played, and the winner will be the first to 18.

There are two sessions on May 1st. One afternoon is eight pictures long, and the evening action is a little longer with nine pictures.

Eight more will be played in the afternoon of May 2 with a maximum of 10 to be played until a winner is chosen in the evening.

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