The European Masters 2022 is an upcoming snooker tournament that is set to start on the 16th of August 2022 at the Stadthalle Fürth Arena in Germany. Let us have a look at all you need to know about the European Masters Snooker 2022.
Also known as the 2022 BetVictor European Masters, the 24th edition of the European Masters is the second-ranking event of the ongoing season. Fan Zhengyi is the defending champion of the event. Zhengyi won his maiden ranking event beating Ronnie O’Sullivan in a closely contested match in the previous edition of European Masters.
Ranking events have always attracted the leading snooker players across the globe. Yet, the reigning world snooker champion and world number one, Ronnie O‘Sullivan, has withdrawn from the tournament, citing medical reasons. The field for the European Masters Snooker 2022 is still solid nonetheless, with players like Mark Selby, Judd Trump, and Scott Donaldson participating to win the prestigious event.
When will the tournament be held?
European Masters Snooker 2022 is a 6-day long tournament. The event is scheduled to commence on August 16 and conclude on August 21.
European Masters Snooker 2022 Schedule:
- Tuesday, 16th of August:
|10:00||Fan Zhengyi v Michael Judge|
|10:00||Anthony McGill v Si Jiahui|
|10:00||Hossein Vafaei v Xiao Guodong|
|10:00||Luca Brecel v Wu Yize|
|10:00||Zhou Yuelong v Graeme Dott|
|14:30||Judd Trump v Noppon Saengkham|
|14:30||Gary Wilson v Lukas Kleckers|
|14:30||Chris Wakelin v Oliver Brown|
|14:30||Andy Hicks v Jimmy Robertson|
|14:30||Ryan Day v Steven Hallworth|
|14:30||Ian Burns v Stuart Bingham|
|19:00||Mark Selby v Yuan SiJun|
|19:00||Luke Simmonds v Sean O’Sullivan|
|19:00||Haydon Pinhey v Rory McLeod|
|19:00||James Cahill v Ali Carter|
|19:00||David Grace v Michael White|
- Wednesday, 17th of August
|10:00||Fan/Judge v Daniel Wells|
|10:00||Zhang Anda v Shaun Murphy|
|10:00||Oliver Lines v Andrew Higginson|
|10:00||Farakh Ajaib v Barry Pinches|
|10:00||Dylan Emery v Yan Bingtao|
|14:30||Lyu Haotian v Kyren Wilson|
|14:30||Jackson Page v Selby/Yuan|
|14:30||Stuart Carrington v Jordan Brown|
|14:30||Aaron Hill v Barry Hawkins|
|14:30||Jak Jones v Robert Milkins|
|14:30||Mark Joyce v Simmonds/S O’Sullivan|
|19:00||Trump/Noppon v Ashley Hugill|
|19:00||Mark Williams v Sanderson Lam|
|19:00||Dominic Dale v Jimmy White|
|19:00||Jack Lisowski v Matthew Stevens|
|19:00||Mitchell Mann v Ricky Walden|
|19:00||Anthony Hamilton v Jamie Jones|
- August 18-21
|Round of 32||August 18|
|Round of 16/ Quarter Finals||August 19|
|Semi Finals||August 20||13:00 – 19:00|
|Finals||August 21||13:00 – 19:00|
How to Watch European Masters Snooker 2022?
- Eurosport / Eurosport APP
- Liaoning TV
If you are from the UK or anywhere else in Europe, you can watch all the action from the 2022 European Masters Snooker by tuning in to Eurosport and Discovery+.
For the viewers from the USA, Canada, and Brazil, Dazn will broadcast the event live.
The European Masters Snooker 2022 will be covered by Chinese media as well. To watch the event from China with the best experience, keep an eye on Liaoning TV.
European Masters Snooker 2022 Purse:
The purse of the European Masters Snooker 2022 is set to be £422,000 with the winner receiving £80,000.
The complete prize money breakdown of the EU Masters 2022 is provided below:
|Round of 16||£7,500|
|Round of 32||£4,500|
|Round of 64||£3,000|
Also, the player with the highest break will be awarded £5,000.