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What time is World Grand Prix Snooker 2023? Draw, Format, live online and Schedule

World Grand Prix Snooker 2023

Snooker fans are in for a treat as another highly anticipated event; World Grand Prix is all set to kick off, with the world’s best players in action from January 16-22 to battle for the glory at the Centaur Arena, Cheltenham Racecourse.

Tournament Viewing

  • Date: January 16 – January 22
  • Venue: Centaur Arena, Cheltenham
  • TV: ITV Sport
  • Streams Anywhere: Click here

The top 32 players qualify from the one-year ranking list in this first event of the 2023 players series, guaranteeing World-Class players like Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump, Neil Robertson, and Mark Selby in action. Ronnie O’Sullivan will defend his title as he defeated Neil Robertson 10-8 in the 2021-22 edition final.

How To Watch World Grand Prix Snooker 2023 Live Online?

Fans can catch the live stream of the World Grand Prix 2023 on the following platforms: In the United Kingdom: ITV Sport (Wednesday evening and Saturday evening sessions will be streamed on ITV3 instead of ITV4). Anywhere fans will have to use $9.99 to watch this event live online on OolaTV.

2023 World Grand Prix Format:

  • First round: Best of 7 frames
  • Second Round (Last 16): Best of 7 frames
  • Quarter-finals: Best of 9 frames
  • Semi-finals: Best of 11 frames
  • Final: Best of 19 frames

2023 World Grand Prix Draws:

As mentioned above, the top 32 players have qualified from the one-year ranking list, with Mark Allen the No.1 seed. Reigning champion Ronnie O’Sullivan has been drawn against Barry Hawkins, Neil Robertson against Xiao Guodong, Judd Trump against Hossein Vafaei, while Mark Allen will play against David Gilbert in the first round. Following is the complete Draws list in Bracket Order:

  • Mark Allen vs David Gilbert
  • Joe O’Connor vs Lyu Haotian
  • Zhou Yuelong vs Thepchaiya Un-Nooh
  • Jack Lisowski vs Robert Milkins
  • Mark Selby vs Noppon Saengkham
  • Barry Hawkins vs Ronnie O’Sullivan
  • Mark Williams vs Jamie Jones
  • Ding Junhui vs Stuart Bingham
  • Kyren Wilson vs Robbie Williams
  • Shaun Murphy vs Ali Carter
  • Tom Ford vs Sam Craigie
  • Gary Wilson vs Anthony McGill
  • Luca Brecel vs Joe Perry
  • Judd Trump vs Hossein Vafaei
  • Neil Robertson vs Xiao Guodong
  • Ryan Day vs Ricky Walden

2023 World Grand Prix Snooker  Schedule:

First Round:

Monday, January 16: Evening Session (19:00 GMT):

  • Mark Allen (1) vs David Gilbert (32)
  • Zhou Yuelong (9) vs Thepchaiya Un-Nooh (24)
  • Robert Milkins (25) vs Jack Lisowski (8)
  • Mark Williams (13) vs Jamie Jones (20)

Tuesday, January 17: Afternoon Session (13:00 GMT):

  • Xiao Guodong (18) v Neil Robertson (15)
  • Ricky Walden (31) v Ryan Day (2)
  • Noppon Saengkham (28) vs Mark Selby (5)
  • Ding Junhui (4) vs Stuart Bingham (29)

Tuesday, January 17: Evening Session (19:00 GMT):

  • Ronnie O’Sullivan (21) vs Barry Hawkins (12)
  • Lyu Haotian (17) vs Joe O’Connor (16)
  • Kyren Wilson (3) vs Robbie Williams (30)
  • Hossein Vafaei (23) vs Judd Trump (10)

Wednesday, January 18: Afternoon Session (13:00 GMT):

  • Shaun Murphy (14) vs Ali Carter (19)
  • Sam Craigie (22) vs Tom Ford (11)
  • Gary Wilson (6) vs Anthony McGill (27)
  • Luca Brecel (7) vs Joe Perry (26)

Round 2:

  • January 19, 19:00 GMT: Quarter-finals 1 & 2
  • January 20, 13:00 GMT: Quarter-finals 3 & 4

Semi-finals:

  • January 20, 19:00 GMT: First Semi-final
  • January 21, 19:00 GMT: Second Semi-final

Final: January 22:

  • Afternoon Session 13:00 GMT (8 frames)
  • Evening Session 19:00 GMT (11 frames)

World Grand Prix Snooker 2023 Prize Fund:

  • Winner: £100,000
  • Runner-up: £40,000
  • Semi-final: £20,000
  • Quarter-final: £12,500
  • Last 16: £7,500
  • Last 32: £5,000
  • Highest Break: £10,000
  • Total: £380,000

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