UK Snooker Championship 2023 draw, schedule, results and prize money

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Mark Allen kisses the UK Championship trophy

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The world’s best snooker players are chalking their cues in preparation for one of the most prestigious tournaments in the game.

The first of the Triple Crown events, this year’s UK Championship features a whole host of familiar faces including seven-time winner Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump and Neil Robertson.

Mark Allen landed last season’s top prize after beating Ding Junhui in the final, but the latter got revenge on the opening day of this year’s tournament as the Irishman’s title defence fell at the first hurdle.

UK Championship odds are on the Paddy Power website and Paddy Power app, otherwise everything you need to know about this year’s tournament can be found below.

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UK Championship 2023 dates

The UK Championship is scheduled to start on Saturday, November 25 and conclude with the final on Sunday, December 3.

UK Championship 2023 draw and schedule

ROUND ONE

Saturday, November 25

Mark Allen 5-6 Ding Junhui
Mark J Williams 6-4 Fan Zhengyi
Tom Ford 6-5 Noppon Saengkham
Kyren Wilson 5-6 Jamie Clarke

Sunday, November 26

Zhang Anda 6-5 Elliot Slessor
Luca Brecel 6-4 Yuan Sijun
Shaun Murphy 4-6 Hossein Vafaei
Ali Carter 3-6 Matthew Selt

Monday, November 27

Barry Hawkins 6-4 Ben Woolaston
Judd Trump 6-1 Pang Junxu
Mark Selby 6-0 Mark Joyce
Jack Lisowski 6-4 Jamie Jones

Tuesday, November 28

Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-2 Anthony McGill
John Higgins 6-3 Joe O’Connor
Robert Milkins 6-5 Thepchaiya Un-Nooh
Neil Robertson 2-6 Zhou Yuelong

ROUND TWO

Wednesday, November 29

Ding Junhui 6-3 Tom Ford
Jamie Jones 0-6 Judd Trump
Mark J Williams 6-4 Jamie Clarke
Mark Selby 6-5 Barry Hawkins

Thursday, November 30

Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-5 Robert Milkins
John Higgins 3-6 Zhou Youlong
Hossein Vafaei 6-1 Matthew Selt
Zhang Anda 6-4 Luca Brecel

QUARTER-FINALS

Friday, December 1

Ronnie O’Sullivan v Zhou Yuelong (1pm)
Hossein Vafei v Zhang Anda (1pm)
Ding Junhui v Mark J Williams (7pm)
Mark Selby v Judd Trump (7pm)

SEMI-FINALS

Saturday, December 2

Ding Junhui or Mark J Williams v Mark Selby or Judd Trump (1pm)
Ronnie O’Sullivan or Zhou Yuelong v Hossein Vafei or Zhang Anda (7pm)

FINAL

Sunday, December 3

TBC

UK Championship 2023 prize money

The UK Championship boasts a prize pot in excess of £1.2million. The money is broken down as follows:

Winner: £250,000
Finalist: £100,000
Semi-Finalist: £50,000
Quarter-Finalist: £25,000
Second Round: £15,000
First Round: £10,000

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