The Northern Ireland Open 2022 is a forthcoming snooker tournament that is scheduled to begin on the 16th of October at the Waterfront Hall in Northern Ireland. Let us check out all you need to know about the Northern Ireland Open Snooker 2022.
Otherwise known as the 2022 BetVictor Northern Ireland Open, the tournament was first played in 2016. This year marks the 7th edition of its history and the fourth-ranking event of the current season. Mark Allen is the defending champion of the event. Zhengyi won the tournament last year in a spectacular fashion after fielding a comeback against John Higgins.
Ranking events generally appeal to the very best snooker players around the world. This year is no different as we see world champion, Ronnie O’Sullivan arriving in Belfast, along with three-time champion, Judd Trump. The other players to keep an eye on including Neil Robertson, Mark Selby, John Higgins, etc.
Such a star-studded field is bound to deliver thrilling action throughout the course of the week-long tournament.
When will the tournament be held?
Northern Ireland Open Snooker 2022 is a week-long tournament. The tournament is set to commence on October 16 and conclude on October 23.
Northern Ireland Open 2022 Schedule:
Here is the detailed schedule of the Northern Ireland Open with dates and times of each round:
|Date||Round||Start Time (UK Time)|
|Oct 17||1 & 2||10:00|
|Oct 19||2 & 3||10:00|
|Oct 20||3 & 4||10:00|
How to Watch Northern Ireland Open 2022?
To watch Northern Ireland Open 2022 on TV from anywhere in Europe, including the UK, tune into Eurosport. If you want to livestream the event, subscribe to discovery+ for $6.99/month.
Northern Ireland Open 2022 Purse:
The total purse of the Northern Ireland Open 2022 is set to be £422,000 with the winner receiving £80,000.
The complete prize money breakdown of the Northern Ireland Open 2022 is provided below:
|Round of 16||£7,500|
|Round of 32||£4,500|
|Round of 64||£3,000|
A payout of £5,000 is also on the table reserved for the player with the highest break.