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Live Snooker TV broadcast rights in the UK

Snooker on TV

Welsh Open Snooker on TV

The 2015 Welsh Open Snooker on TV start on Monday February 16th and the Final is played on Sunday 22nd February. The tournemant is being played in Cardiff - live TV coverage of the Welsh Open Snooker is available on British Eurosport. It is also available for viewers of BBC Wales.

If you are looking for live coverage of the Welsh Open and don't have a satellite subscription, you can access live streaming of the Welsh Open via the Eurosport Player. Many of you will be looking out for defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan, who is due to play in this prestigious event.

WATCH LIVE WELSH OPEN SNOOKER ON BRITISH EUROSPORT PLAYER

Please see the TV schedule for the Welsh Open on British Eurosport:

Monday 16 February 
1030-1700 LIVE day one on British Eurosport HD
1900-2200 LIVE day one on British Eurosport HD

Tuesday 17 February 
1030-1700 LIVE day two on British Eurosport HD
1900-2200 LIVE day two on British Eurosport HD

Wednesday 18 February 
1200-1700 LIVE day three on British Eurosport 2 HD
1900-2200 LIVE day three on British Eurosport HD

Thursday 19 February 
1300-1700 LIVE day four on British Eurosport 2 HD
1900-2200 LIVE day four on British Eurosport HD

Friday 20 February 
1200-1600 LIVE quarter-finals on British Eurosport 2 HD
1900-2200 LIVE quarter-finals on British Eurosport 2 HD

Saturday 21 February 
1300-1600 LIVE semi-finals on British Eurosport 2 HD 
1900-2200 LIVE semi-finals on British Eurosport HD

Sunday 22 February 
1300-1600 LIVE final on British Eurosport 2 HD 
1900-2200 LIVE Welsh Open final on British Eurosport HD


The BBC still holds the TV rights for the major Snooker tournaments in the UK. The World Snooker Championships, UK Championships and The Masters are all available throughout the Snooker calendar, with every round shown in HD.

British Eurosport also continue to share live coverage of Snooker - as well as showing the major tournaments that the BBC cover, Eurosport also have the rights to broadcast 19 World Snooker tournaments each year, and also the World Open Snooker - these rights all expire in 2016.

ITV has rights to show just one Snooker tournament, the World Open which is shown on ITV4 - this deal expired in 2013. Sky Sports have also recently won rights to broadcast the World Snooker Shoot-out which is a 10-minute per frame match featuring the Top 64 players in the world.

Summary of Snooker TV Rights in the U.K.

Snooker on BBC

Live Snooker on BBC: TV Rights

  • Live coverage of the World Championships (broadcast in April each year) - broadcast rights expire in 2016.
  • Live coverage of the UK Championships (broadcast in December each year) - broadcast rights expire in 2016.
  • The Masters Snooker (broadcast in January each year)
  • The Welsh Open (available on BBC Wales and BBC Red Button) - broadcast in February each year) - broadcast rights expire in 2017.
Snooker on British Eurosport

Live Snooker on British Eurosport: TV Rights

  • Live World Championship Snooker on TV
  • Live UK Championships on TV
  • Live Masters Snooker
  • Live Welsh Open
  • World Snooker - 19 tournaments exclusively live on British Eurosport
  • The World Open (broadcast in March each year)
Snooker on ITV

Live Snooker on ITV: TV Rights

  • The World Open (deal expired in 2013)
Snooker on Sky Sports

Live Snooker on Sky Sports: TV Rights

  • Exclusive live coverage of the World Snooker Shoot-Out (broadcast in January each year)

 

 

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