After two top-class non ranking snooker tournaments, the upcoming Snooker Shoot Out 2023 will initiate the ranking season of 2023 in England.
Snooker Shoot Out is a professional ranking snooker tournament, sanctioned under the World Snooker Tour. Held in Leicester annually, it is a part of the ranked snooker season tournaments.
Upcoming Snooker Shoot Out 2023 will be the 14th official iteration of the event. For current sponsorship, the event is officially titled “BetVictor Snooker Shoot Out 2023” While the event will initiate the 2023 ranking season, it is actually the 9th ranking event of 2022-23 official snooker season.
128 international snooker professionals will participate in the upcoming ranking events first round. The officials have announced a purse pool of £171,000, of which 29.3% has already been selected as winner’s share.
The Snooker Shoot Out 2023 will feature the tournament exclusive rule like previous years. All the games will be played over 10-minute duration. In addition, each shot will be counted under a specific time duration, which pushes the players take decisions in a swift manner. As such, it is often regarded as the T20 format of snooker by analysts.
Snooker Shoot Out 2023 Schedule:
- Start Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2023
- End Date: Saturday, January 28, 2023
- Time: 08:00 a.m. ET
The latest Snooker Shoot Out is scheduled to initiate this Wednesday, January 25, 2023. The first-round games will start at 08:00 a.m. ET. Tournament will run for the next 3 days, till Saturday, January 28, 2023. Below is the complete schedule for the event –
|Round 1||January 25 – January 26||08:00 a.m., 02:00 p.m.|
|Round 2||January 27||08:00 a.m., 02:00 p.m.|
|Round 3||08:00 a.m., 02:00 p.m.|
|Round of 16||January 28||TBA|
How to watch Snooker Shoot Out 2023?
The upcoming Snooker Shoot Out will be exclusively available on EuroSport tv channel to watch in the United Kingdom. The professional snooker event won’t feature any other tv broadcast partnership for other regions.
How to Live Stream the event?
- EuroSport app
With the EuroSport app, snooker fans and viewers from the United Kingdom will be able to watch the upcoming Snooker Shoot Out 2023 event live online. For international fans, Discovery+ will provide live stream of the upcoming event. However, a monthly subscription will be required to access the live stream.
Where will the event be held?
- Venue: Morningside Arena
- Location: Leicester, England.
The officially selected venue for upcoming ranked snooker event is the Leicester Arena, or currently known as the “Morningside Arena”. The multi-purpose arena with over 3,000 seat capacity is currently used as popular basketball team Leicester Riders’ home turf. It is located in Leicester, England, UK.
Snooker Shoot Out 2023 Prize Distribution:
The 14th Snooker Shoot Out will feature a £171,000 purse pool. This will be distributed among all the 128 participants of the event, based on their standings. In addition, the participant with highest break record will gain £5,000 reward. Perticipants that will be disqualified from first round will not receive any ranking for their prize money.
The prize distribution list of Snooker Shoot Out 2023 is given below –