The 2023/24 snooker season is firmly up and running, with three different winners across three tournaments on the tour so far ahead of the British Open.


The British Open is hosted in Cheltenham in 2023 as Ryan Day aims to defend his title following a remarkable triumph over Mark Allen last year.

A random draw – similar to competitions such as the FA Cup – will be staged after each round, providing a mixed range of matches throughout the competition.

The usual cast of stellar snooker players will return to the table this week as they battle for supremacy in the fledgling campaign, though there is one major absentee.

Ronnie O'Sullivan clinched an 11-9 victory over world champion Luca Brecel in the Shanghai Masters final – a pulsating sign of things to come over the course of the calendar, but withdrew ahead of the tournament here. brings you all the details about how to watch the British Open 2023.

When is British Open 2023?

The British Open 2023 starts on Monday 25th September 2023.

The tournament runs until Sunday 1st October 2023, with the final taking place on that day and potentially long into the evening.

How to watch British Open 2023 on TV and live stream

Coverage of the British Open will be extensively shown across ITV platforms on free-to-air TV.

Live coverage will be shown on ITV4 from 1pm and 7pm on each day of the tournament.

All coverage will also be streamed live on ITVX so you can tune in on a range of devices, including smartphones and tablets.

British Open 2023 prize money

There's a healthy prize pot on offer for the British Open. Here's the full rundown:

  • WINNER: £100,000
  • Runner-up: £45,000
  • Semi-final: £20,000
  • Quarter-final: £12,000
  • Last 16: £8,000
  • Last 32: £5,000
  • Last 64: £3,000
  • Highest break: £5,000
  • Total: £478,000

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