From July 21st to August 16th Eurosport broadcasts every round of the World Snooker Championship. Starting today, the qualifications can also be seen live on TV for the first time.
Over 60 hours of live snooker should be seen from the qualification on free TV, as Discovery announced. The games are to be seen daily in two sessions from 2.30 p.m. to 6 p.m. and from 8 p.m. The opening match, that starts now, contest the 12-time women world champion Reanne Evans and Andy Hicks.
At the World Cup, players will compete in the Crucible Theater in Sheffield on 17 days of competition and fight for the title. The current defending champion is the English Judd Trump, who defeated John Higgins in the 2019 final. Eurosport will be the approximately three-hour sessions broadcast live from July 31, daily from 11 a.m., 3.30 p.m. and 7.45 p.m.. According to broadcaster information, viewers at Eurosport 1 can look forward to over 130 hours of live coverage, plus over 90 live hours at Eurosport 2. Rolf Kalb, Frank Winkler and Harry Weber will comment.
In addition, the World Cup is to be digitally accompanied extensively on Eurosport.de. Game reports, fixtures, highlights and expert opinions should appear daily on the website. On Twitter, fans should also be able to participate in the discussion using the hashtag # 147sf.
The qualifying opening matches of the four German-speaking players at a glance:
Wednesday, July 22, 8 p.m .: Florian Nüßle – Hammad Miah
Wednesday, July 22, 8 p.m .: Simon Lichtenberg – Adam Duffy
Thursday, July 23, 8 p.m .: Alexander Ursenbacher – Chen Feilong or Aaron Hill
Friday, July 24, 8 p.m .: Lukas Kleckers – Sunny Akani (qualifying round 2)