Northern Ireland Open Snooker 2022

The Northern Ireland Open 2022 is a snooker tournament scheduled to begin on the 16th of October at the Waterfront Hall in Northern Ireland. Here we have the preview, schedule, prize money, and watching guide.


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 and three-time champion Judd Trump. The other players to keep an eye on include Neil Robertson, Mark Selby, John Higgins, etc.

Such a star-studded field is bound to deliver thrilling action throughout the week-long tournament.

Northern Ireland Open 2022 Schedule

This is a week-long tournament. The tournament is set to commence on October 16 and conclude on October 23.

Here is the detailed schedule of the Northern Ireland Open Snooker, with dates and times of each round:

*All times are in BST

Date Round Start Time
Oct 16 1 10:00
Oct 17 1 & 2 10:00
Oct 18 2 10:00
Oct 19 2 & 3 10:00
Oct 20 3 & 4 10:00
Oct 21 Quarter-final 12:00
Oct 22 Semi-Final 13:00
Oct 23 Final 13:00

How to Watch Northern Ireland Open Snooker 2022 Online and on TV

To watch Northern Ireland Open 2022 on TV from anywhere in Europe, including the UK, tune into Eurosport. If you want to live stream the event, subscribe to discovery+ for $6.99/month.

Prize Money

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 is provided below:

Position Prize Money
Winner £80,000
Runner-up £35,000
Semi-Finals £17,500
Quarter Finals £11,000
Round of 16 £7,500
Round of 32 £4,500
Round of 64 £3,000

£5,000 is also reserved for the player with the highest break.

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