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2022 Masters (Snooker)
The 2022 Masters is one of the most prestigious tournaments on the Snooker calendar, being one of the three Triple Crown events along with the World Snooker Championship and UK Championship.
The event has been held annually since 1975 and features the top 16 players in the world rankings. Ronnie O’Sullivan is the most successful player, having won seven Masters titles followed by Stephen Hendry with six.
Yan Bingtao of China is the defending champion, winning his first Triple Crown title in 2021 after defeating John Higgins 10-8 in the Final and become youngest winner in 26 years.
The Masters takes place every year, usually the first Snooker event in the calendar year and held over a period of 7 days in mid-January. The 2021 event will be held from Sunday 9th to Sunday 16th January 2022.
Where is the 2022 Masters?
The Masters has been held at several venues since its inception, starting at the West Centre Hotel in London in 1975. The New London Theatre held the event from 1976 to 1978, before it moved to the former Wembley Conference Centre between 1979 and 2006 when it was demolished to make way for the redevelopment of Wembley Stadium. The event was moved next to Wembley Arena where it was held until 2011 before moving to its current home of Alexandra Palace.
Address: Alexandra Palace Way, London N22 7AY
Travel to the 2022 Masters?
Alexandra Palace has its own train station (Alexandra Palace Station) which has a regular service that runs direct from Moorgate, through Highbury & Islington or from Kings Cross, changing at Finsbury Park.
Further travel information is available on the Alexandra Palace guide.
Hotels for the 2022 Masters
How do I get tickets to the 2022 Masters?
For the 2022 tournament, tickets started at £30 per session rising to £60 for a session at the Final.
The latest ticket information for the Masters snooker event is available on the official website.
Last Updated on June 24, 2021 by Sports Tourist