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2020 Snooker World Championship Draw: Qualifying, Top 16 Players

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2020 Snooker World Championship Draw Qualifying, Top 16 Players

Snooker World Championship Draw: When is the World Snooker Championship draw for 2020?

The World Snooker Championship is the most prominent competition in this sport. The 2020 edition is due to start in July 31st so, we can take a look the Snooker World Championship drawWorld Championship Snooker draw 2020Snooker World Championship 2020 draw?

First held in 1927, we have seen this tournament grow from a small club room to the grand stage internationally. Players fly in to compete for a span of 17 days and usually ends on the first Monday of May. But due to the global health crisis, the Championship had to be pushed back to 31 st July and will end on 16 August. Stephen Hendry holds the best record in the modern era with seven titles while Ronnie O’Sullivan has five titles. Judd Trump is the reigning champion who is tipped to defend his title with all his might this year.

The player pool is stretched thick with some of the world’s best talents fighting it out in the qualifiers. Starting from former world champions,  Masters and UK championship winners as well as a 14-year-old from Ukraine! That means eight days of gruelling battle for an invitation to Sheffield this month. To find out the draw pool for the 2020 Snooker World Championship, read on below.

2020 Qualifying Snooker World Championship Draw

The Crucible will allow 16 players to compete in the final tournament. 128 players have flown to the English Institute of Sport to make it into the final spots of the 2020 Snooker World Championship. Of course, the global COVID-19 pandemic has had its effect on the players, some pulling out due to safety and health concerns. This has presented amateur players with an opportunity to compete against the pros.

Every player will need to win four matches to make it to the Crucible while the ones seeded from 1 to 32 will need to win just two games to qualify. The preliminary rounds of qualifying will decide who gets to participate or not. The final round of qualifying will be held on 27 and 28 July on both days starting from 13.00 and 19.00 BST.

Snooker World Championship Draw – Qualifying Rounds

Here is the entire draw of qualifying matches for the 2020 World Snooker Championship –

ROUND I – 21 July 2020

13:30 Mitchell Mann v Paul S Davison
13:30 Lukas Kleckers v Sydney Wilson
13:30 Billy Joe Castle v Rory McLeod
13:30 Barry Pinches v Dean Young
13:30 Peter Lines v Connor Benzey
13:30 Gerard Greene v Brian Ochoiski
13:30 Fraser Patrick v Sean Maddocks
13:30 Thor Chuan Leong v Iulian Boiko
19:00 Hammad Miah v Florian Nuessle
19:00 Amine Amiri v Hamza Akbar
19:00 Igor Figueiredo v Ian Preece
19:00 Simon Lichtenberg v Adam Duffy
19:00 Brandon Sargeant v Jake Nicholson
19:00 James Cahill v Ben Mertens
19:00 Alex Borg v Patrick Whelan
19:00 Fan Zhengyi v Dylan Emery

Snooker World Championship Draw 2020

ROUND II – 22 July 2020

13:30 Mitchell Mann v Paul S Davison
13:30 Lukas Kleckers v Sydney Wilson
13:30 Billy Joe Castle v Rory McLeod
13:30 Barry Pinches v Dean Young
13:30 Peter Lines v Connor Benzey
13:30 Gerard Greene v Brian Ochoiski
13:30 Fraser Patrick v Sean Maddocks
13:30 Thor Chuan Leong v Iulian Boiko
19:00 Hammad Miah v Florian Nuessle
19:00 Amine Amiri v Hamza Akbar
19:00 Igor Figueiredo v Ian Preece
19:00 Simon Lichtenberg v Adam Duffy
19:00 Brandon Sargeant v Jake Nicholson
19:00 James Cahill v Ben Mertens
19:00 Alex Borg v Patrick Whelan
19:00 Fan Zhengyi v Dylan Emery

World Snooker Championship Draw 2020

World Snooker Championship Draw 2020

ROUND III – 23 July 2020

13:30 Ashley Carty v Si/Muir
13:30 Michael Georgiou v White/Kakovskii
13:30 Lee Walker v Vahedi/Taylor
13:30 Joe O’Connor v Jones/Keogan
13:30 Fergal O’Brien v Lawler/Bulman
13:30 Alfie Burden v Stefanow/Rees
13:30 Robbie Williams v Hugill/Wu
13:30 Louis Heathcote v Hirani/Hull
19:00 Alexander Ursenbacher v Chen/Hill
19:00 Andrew Higginson v Parsons/Staniland
19:00 Mike Dunn v Filipiak/Pagett
19:00 Elliot Slessor v Lilley/Kowalski
19:00 Michael White v O’Neill/Brown
19:00 Nigel Bond v Sharav/Womersley
19:00 Sam Craigie v Hicks/Evans
19:00 Harvey Chandler v Page/Ross

Snooker Draw World Championship

Snooker Draw World Championship

ROUND IV – 24 July 2020

13:30 David Grace v Miah/Nuessle
13:30 Martin Gould v Amiri/Akbar
13:30 John J Astley v Figueiredo/Preece
13:30 Mark Joyce v Lichtenberg/Duffy
13:30 Jak Jones v Sargeant/Nicholson
13:30 Sam Baird v Cahill/Mertens
13:30 Liam Highfield v Borg/Whelan
13:30 Dominic Dale v Fan/Emery
19:00 Jamie Clarke v Mann/Davison
19:00 Sunny Akani v Kleckers/S Wilson
19:00 Jordan Brown v Castle/McLeod
19:00 Craig Steadman v Pinches/Young
19:00 Luo Honghao v P Lines/Benzey
19:00 Oliver Lines v Greene/Ochoiski
19:00 Ken Doherty v Patrick/Maddocks
19:00 Ian Burns v Thor/Boiko

Snooker World Championship 2020 Draw

Snooker World Championship 2020 Draw

ROUND V – 25 July 2020

13:30 Gary Wilson v Ursenbacher/Chen/Hill
13:30 Daniel Wells v Higginson/Parsons/Staniland
13:30 Martin O’Donnell v Dunn/Filipiak/Pagett
13:30 Ben Woollaston v Slessor/Lilley/Kowalski
13:30 Noppon Saengkham v White/O’Neill/Brown
13:30 Lyu Haotian v Bond/Sharav/Womersley
13:30 Anthony Hamilton v Craigie/Hicks/Evans
13:30 Scott Donaldson v Chandler/Page/Ross
19:00 Jimmy Robertson v Carty/Si/Muir
19:00 Robert Milkins v Georgiou/White/Kakovskii
19:00 Matthew Selt v Walker/Vahedi/Taylor
19:00 Kurt Maflin v O’Connor/Jones/Keogan
19:00 Luca Brecel v O’Brien/Lawler/Bulman
19:00 Liang Wenbo v Burden/Stefanow/Rees
19:00 Alan McManus v Williams/Hugill/Wu
19:00 Ali Carter v Heathcote/Hirani/Hull

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