Defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan heads to York for the UK Snooker Championship from 27 November, looking to win a record seventh title.
BBC Sport will comprehensive live coverage on BBC TV, Smart TV as well as the BBC Sport website and mobile app from Saturday 1st December. Blocked from watching 2018 UK Snooker Championship on BBC where you are? Then Liberty Shield has the solution!
🏆 UK Snooker Championship 2018
📺 Free BBC Sport Live Streaming & Catchup on BBC iPlayer
📅 27 November – 9 December
Englishman Ronnie O’Sullivan beat Shaun Murphy 10-5 to equal Steve Davis’ haul of six, set back in 1987 when he defeated Jimmy White. The world number three will face former world amateur champion Luke Simmonds in round one, while world number one Mark Selby begins his tournament against James Cahill and number two Mark Williams takes on Adam Duffy. The UK Championship is one of snooker’s Triple Crown, and this year has a total prize money of £850,000 with the winner taking £170,000.
The entire tournament is broadcast live on BBC iPlayer. This geo-restricted service is unavailable outside the UK. Partner with Liberty Shield to access the sport you love.
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The UK Snooker Championship will be streamed live on the BBC Sport website as well as the various BBC iPlayer and BBC Sports apps on iPhone, iPad, Android, Smart TV, Now TV, FireTV etc.
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