UK Snooker Championship

Publication date: 09 Nov 2023

About the UK Championship

The UK Snooker Championship is one of the most prestigious snooker tournaments in the world. It is held annually in late November/early December and is part of the World Snooker Tour (WST).

The biggest contributor to the UK Snooker Championship has been Ronnie O’Sullivan. He is a seven-time champion of the tournament and holds the record for the most wins in this tournament.

UK Snooker Championship 2023

The next UK Snooker Championship will take place between 25 November and 3 December 2023. It will be held in the city of Sheffield, England at the Crucible Theatre arena. All 128 of the world’s top ranked players will be competing in the 2023 UK Championship. Among them are famous snooker players such as Ronnie O’Sullivan, Mark Selby, John Higgins, Neil Robertson, Mark Williams, Judd Trump and others.

History of the championship

The UK Snooker Championship is one of the oldest snooker tournaments in the world. It dates back to 1977 and immediately became one of the most prestigious tournaments on the calendar. In 1990 the championship moved to the city of Sheffield, where it is still held today.

The first UK Championship was held in 1977 in the city of Manchester, England. The tournament was won by Patsy Fagan, beating Douglas Mountjoy 12-9 in the final.

Winners and their results over the last 3 years

2022 Mark Allen 10:7 Ding Junhui
2021 Zhao Xintong 10:5 Luca Brecel
2020 Нил Роберстон  10:9 Джад Трамп

2024 UK Snooker Championship

The next UK Championship will take place in 2024. The exact date of the tournament is not yet known. Most likely, the championship will be held in the city of Sheffield, England. This city is a traditional venue for the tournament.

What are the predictions for the next UK Snooker Championship winner?

Predictions on the winner of the next UK Snooker Championshiр are pretty ambiguous. Ronnie O’Sullivan is one of the favourites. However, he has not been in the best form lately and his opponents have a good chance of winning. Mark Selby, John Higgins, Neil Robertson and Judd Trump are among the top contenders to win.

Keep an eye on the dates of the Snooker Championship and other events in our Sporting Events Calendar.

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