2019 Snooker World Championship: Qualifying Draw, Schedule, TV Channel, Live Streaming

2019 Snooker World Championship: Qualifying Draw, Schedule, TV Channel, Live Streaming

              Snooker World Championship 2019 Qualifying Draw, Schedule, TV Channel, Live Streaming:  The 2019 World Snooker Championship is an approaching professional snooker competition, which is going to take place from 20 April. The tournament is also referred to as the 2019 Betfred World Snooker Championship for the purposes of sponsorship. It is going to be the 20th and final ranking event of the 2018/2019 season.

Qualifying for the tournament has started from 10 and will go on till 17 April 2019 at the English Institute of Sport, also in Sheffield. The defending champion of World Snooker Championship 2019 is Mark Williams, having defeated John Higgins 18–16 in the final of 2018 World Snooker Championship.

The top 16 seeds at the Crucible are as below:

  1. Mark Williams
  2. Ronnie O’Sullivan
  3. Mark Selby
  4. Neil Robertson
  5. John Higgins
  6. Mark Allen
  7. Judd Trump
  8. Kyren Wilson
  9. Barry Hawkins
  10. Ding Junhui
  11. Jack Lisowski
  12. Stuart Bingham
  13. Shaun Murphy
  14. Luca Brecel
  15. Stephen Maguire
  16. David Gilbert

When and where 2019 World Snooker Championship will be held?

The 2019 World Snooker Championship is going to start from 20 April and will be held till 6 May 2019 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.

How to watch 2019 World Snooker Championship?

The competition is going to be broadcast in Europe by the BBC and Eurosport, and worldwide on Facebook by World Snooker.

2019 World Snooker Championship: Prize fund

The total prize money for the event is greater than any previous snooker event. For the first time, the total prize pool is more than £2 million, with the winner being presented £500,000. For this year the prize money is shown below:

  • Winner: £500,000
  • Runner-up: £200,000
  • Semi-final: £100,000
  • Quarterfinal: £50,000
  • Last 16: £30,000
  • Last 32: £20,000
  • Last 48: £15,000
  • Last 80: £10,000
  • Televised highest break: £10,000
  • Non-televised highest break: £1,000
  • Total: £2,231,000

2019 Snooker World Championship qualifying draw

Section 1

Ryan Day v Oliver Lines

Tian Pengfei v Soheil Vahedi

Matthew Stevens v Thor Chuan Leong

Chris Wakelin v Fan Zhengyi

Section 2

Gary Wilson v Sanderson Lam

Dominic Dale v Chris Totten

Liang Wenbo v Basem Eltahhan

England v David Grace

Section 3

England v Sam Baird

Marco Fu v Luo Honghao

Sam Craigie v Rhys Clark

Tom Ford v Ross Muir

Section 4

Sunny Akani v Chen Zifan

Robert Milkins v Luke Simmonds

Duane Jones v Kishan Hirani

Anthony McGill v Ashley Hugill

Section 5

Graeme Dott v Hamza Akbar

Xu Si v Sean O’Sullivan

Stuart Carrington v Pang Junxu

Kurt Maflin v Mitchell Mann

Section 6

Li Hang v Niu Zhuang

Ian Burns v Farakh Ajaib

Ben Woollaston v Elliot Slessor

Mike Dunn v Nigel Bond

Section 7

Daniel Wells v Jamie Clarke

Hossein Vafaei v Zhang Anda

Gerard Greene v Aaron Hill

Martin Gould v Mostafa Dorgham

Section 8

Michael Georgiou v Lee Walker

Peter Ebdon v Harvey Chandler

Mei Xi Wen v Florian Nüßle

Yan Bingtao v Lukas Kleckers

Section 9

Ali Carter v Paul Davison

Jimmy White v Ross Bulman

Michael White v Andy Hicks

Yuan Sijun v John Astley

Section 10

Ricky Walden v Alfie Burden

Eden Sharav v David Lilley

Zhou Yuelong v Robin Hull

Liam Highfield v Hammad Miah

Section 11

Fergal O’Brien v Jackson Page

Mark Davis v Rod Lawler

Alexander Ursenbacher v Jordan Brown

Lyu Haotian v Ashley Carty

Section 12

Mark Joyce v Billy Joe Castle

Thepchaiya Un-Nooh v Jonathan Bagley

Joe O’Connor v Joe Swail

Jimmy Robertson v Chen Feilong

Section 13

Xiao Guodong v Jak Jones

Peter Lines v Zhang Jiankang

Michael Holt v Brandon Sargeant

Andrew Higginson v James Cahill

Section 14

Mark King v Igor Figueiredo

Lu Ning v Allan Taylor

Scott Donaldson v Craig Steadman

Ken Doherty v Andy Lee

Section 15

Anthony Hamilton v James Wattana

Matthew Selt v Dylan Emery

Zhao Xintong v Adam Lilley

Noppon Saengkham v Adam Stefanow

Section 16

Alan McManus v Ng On-yee

Martin O’Donnell v Adam Duffy

Zhang Yong v Reanne Evans

Joe Perry v Simon Lichtenberg

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