World Snooker has responded well to the coronavirus pandemic and managed to keep staging tournaments throughout the UK and beyond. As the World Championships at the Crucible approach, fans are wondering when and where they can watch Live Snooker in the lead-up.
How to Watch the 2021 Snooker Season on UK TV
There is something of a power struggle within the game of snooker at the moment. There’s a wide range of talented new players taking part the tour from the UK and China, yet the old guard doesn’t look like slowing down any time soon. Ronnie is still playing mesmerising snooker well into his forties whilst a certain seven-time world champion, Stephen Hendry, is making a comeback at the tender age of 52!
This mix of pretenders old and new means that snooker is in pretty rude health, making the upcoming World Championships at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield one of the most hotly anticipated for some time.
There is 32 places up for grabs in total, with a qualifying event set to decide which players will take part outside of the Top 16. That means that from now until April, every player on the circuit will be looking to hit peak form, leaving us with some spectacular snooker to watch on TV.
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2021 Snooker Season Live on Eurosport
Eurosport has become the home of snooker in the UK in recent years. They have the rights to all major World Snooker events, even those that are simulcast on the BBC. If you’re a BT Sport, Sky Sports or Now TV subscriber, Eurosport is either included free with your package or can be added for an additional fee.
2021 Snooker Season on Freeview
Major tournaments such as the World Championships, UK Championships and The Master are broadcast live on Freeview with the BBC. The public-owned broadcaster is still a popular choice for snooker fans thanks to a commentary team that includes John Parrot, Dennis Taylor and Steve Davies.
Gibraltar Open 2021 Schedule
The Gibraltar Open 2021 will see Stephen Hendry make his long-awaited return to the table. He will be out to claim the title won by Judd Trump here in 2020 and a cheque for £50,000 in the process. Here is the Live TV schedule for the competition.
Gibraltar Open 2021 Live TV Times (GMT)
|Tue, March 2nd||Round 1||from 9am||Eurosport|
|Wed, March 3rd||Round 1||from 9am||Eurosport|
|Thu March 4th||Round 2||from 9am||Eurosport|
|Fri, March 5th||Round 2||from 9am||Eurosport|
|Sat, March 6th||Round 3||from 9am||Eurosport|
|Sun, March 7th||Finals||from 9am||Eurosport|
Watch or Stream the 22021Snooker Season Live
In 2021 the BBC, Eurosport (BT Sport and Sky TV) are televising all major snooker events live. This includes every round and finals match live, as well as the option of streaming snooker live to a variety of compatible mobile devices. If you have more that one fan in the house, you can stream on multiple devices at the same time, ensuring you won’t miss a key moment.
2021 Snooker Season Live TV Fixtures and Schedule
|1-7 March||Gibraltar Open||Eurosport|
|7-14 April||World Snooker Championship Qualifiers||Eurosport|
|17 April-3 May||World Snooker Championship 2021||Eurosport/BBC|