2022 World Snooker Championship

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May 28, 2022

The 2022 World Snooker Championship or 2022 World Snooker Championship (officially known as the 2022 Betfred World Snooker Championship for sponsorship reasons) is a world-ranked professional snooker tournament for the 2021–22 season. The event runs from April 16 to May 2, 2022 at the Crucible Theater in Sheffield, England. Ronnie O'Sullivan won the championship in the finals against Judd Trump, securing his seventh victory.

Overview

Tournament Information

It was the 46th consecutive edition of the World Snooker Championship to be held at the Crucible Theatre, and the final event of the 2021-22 snooker season. The tournament was organized by the World Snooker Tour (WST), a subsidiary of the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association, and was broadcast by the BBC, Eurosport and Matchroom Sport.

Format

The World Championship finals matches were played as follows: Rounds 1: Best of 19 frames, wins ten (from 10–0 to possible 10–9) Rounds 2: Best of 25 frames, wins thirteen (13–0 to possible 13–12) Quarterfinals: Best of 25 frames, advances to thirteen (13–0 to possible 13–12) Semifinal: Best of 33 frames, until one wins seventeen (from 17–0 to possible 17–16) Final: Best of 35 frames, the first to reach eighteen is champion (from 18–0 to possible 18–17) Qualifying matches were best of 11 frames, with the exception of the final round, which was best of 19 frames.

Awards

The prize pool for the event was GBP 2,395 million and the winner received a check for GBP 500,000. The total distribution of prizes was as follows:

Final phase

The results of the final phase are shown below:

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