Final Stages Draw - Cazoo UK Championship

October 27, 2022
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First round match fixtures are now confirmed for the top 16 seeds competing in next month’s Cazoo UK Championship in York, including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump, John Higgins, Neil Robertson, Mark Selby and defending champion Zhao Xintong.

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The tournament has been staged at the York Barbican since 2011, and this year’s event runs from November 12 to 20. There’s a new format this year, with all of the top 16 seeded through to the last 32 for the televised phase, and only two tables in the arena throughout.

Tickets, starting at just £20, are still available but fans must book fast now that the schedule has been released. For details click here

First round matches are:

Saturday November 12, 1pm
Zhao Xintong v qualifier
Mark Allen v qualifier

Saturday November 12, 7pm
Kyren Wilson v qualifier
Ryan Day v qualifier

Sunday November 13, 1pm
Neil Robertson v qualifier
Luca Brecel v qualifier

Sunday November 13, 7pm
John Higgins v qualifier
Barry Hawkins v qualifier

Monday November 14, 1pm
Ronnie O’Sullivan v qualifier
Yan Bingtao v qualifier

Monday November 14, 7pm
Mark Williams v qualifier
Stuart Bingham v qualifier

Tuesday November 15, 1pm
Judd Trump v qualifier
Jack Lisowski v qualifier 

Tuesday November 15, 7pm
Mark Selby v qualifier
Shaun Murphy v qualifier

The top 16 will be drawn at random against the 16 players who come through the qualifying rounds, which will run from November 5 to 10 in Sheffield.

The Cazoo UK Championship is one of snooker’s Triple Crown events with a history dating back to 1977. It will be televised by BBC, Eurosport, CCTV5, Matchroom.Live and a range of other broadcasters worldwide. Prize money this year has been increased from £1,009,000 to £1,205,0000, with the first prize up from £200,000 to £250,000.

China’s Zhao Xintong is the current champion having beaten Belgium’s Luca Brecel in the 2021 final.

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