WST Classic snooker 2023 – Latest scores, results, schedule, order of play, Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump in action


The inaugural WST Classic begins on Thursday as a late replacement for the cancelled Turkish Masters and will be the last tournament for most players before the World Championship.

All of snooker’s biggest names will be in action including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump, Neil Robertson, Mark Selby, Mark Williams, John Higgins and Mark Allen.

Although many think there is no such thing as a form guide heading into the Crucible, it will be crucial for the top players to find some confidence and get psychologically into the right mindset before the big one.


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Unless a player is in the top eight on the one-year ranking list, which will get them into the Tour Championship – taking place in Hull between March 27 and April 2 – there will be no more tournament action before the World Championship qualifiers and the Crucible itself in April, the latter beginning on April 15.

When and where is the 2023 WST Classic?

The WST Classic will be held in Leicester at the Morningside Arena, the same venue used for the Snooker Shoot Out.

An unusual format will see the event run from Thursday March 16 to Wednesday March 22.

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WST Classic 2023 format

A flat 128-player draw means the format is similar to the Home Nations tournaments. However, there is a difference in the session times.

Apart from the final day, there will be five sessions in a day at 10:00, 12:00, 14:00, 16:00 and 18:00 respectively. Four matches will take place in each session.

Up to and including the quarter-finals, each match will be best-of-seven frames. The semi-finals will be best-of-nine and the final played over best-of-11.

The final day, on March 22, will see the quarter-finals at 10:00, the semi-finals at 14:00 and the final at 19:00.

WST Classic 2023 Schedule (GMT)

Round 1

Thursday March 16


  • Jack Lisowski v Louis Heathcote
  • Dominic Dale v Si Jiahui
  • Pang Junxu v Jenson Kendrick
  • Lyu Haotian v Michael Judge


  • Stuart Bingham v Ng On Yee
  • Noppon Saengkham v Ian Burns
  • Fan Zhengyi v Andres Petrov
  • Anthony McGill v Peng Yisong


  • Neil Robertson v Luke Simmonds
  • Joe O’Connor v Jamie O’Neill
  • Oliver Lines v Mitchell Mann
  • Matthew Stevens v Victor Sarkis


  • Barry Hawkins v Barry Pinches
  • Ben Woollaston v Dylan Emery
  • Hossein Vafaei v John J Astley
  • Scott Donaldson v Zak Surety


  • Mark Allen v Peter Lines
  • Ricky Walden v Ben Mertens
  • Mark Davis v Fergal O’Brien
  • Martin Gould v Andrew Higginson

Friday March 17


  • Gary Wilson v Lei Peifan
  • Yuan SiJun v Andy Lee
  • Ryan Day v Steven Hallworth
  • Cao Yupeng v Craig Steadman


  • Graeme Dott v Jimmy White
  • Jordan Brown v Allan Taylor
  • Luca Brecelv Haydon Pinhey
  • Zhou Yuelong v Julien Leclercq


  • Mark Williams v Sean O’Sullivan
  • Elliot Slessor v Himanshu Dinesh Jain
  • Wu Yize v Ashley Hugill
  • Kyren Wilson v Dean Young


  • Judd Trump v David Lilley
  • Jimmy Robertson v Lukas Kleckers
  • Jackson Page v Anton Kazakov
  • Joe Perry v Duane Jones


  • Ronnie O’Sullivan v Mohamed Ibrahim
  • David Grace v Ryan Thomerson
  • Sam Craigie v Hammad Miah
  • Jamie Jones v Rory McLeod

Saturday March 18


  • Liam Highfield v Marco Fu
  • Ali Carter v Dechawat Poomjaeng
  • Stuart Carrington v Adam Duffy
  • Tian Pengfei v Alfie Burden


  • Thepchaiya Un-Nooh v Asjad Iqbal
  • Ding Junhui v Xu Si
  • Mark King v Muhammad Asif
  • Matthew Selt v Michael Holt


  • Chris Wakelin v Reanne Evans
  • Mark Joyce v Gerard Greene
  • Tom Ford v Andrew Pagett
  • Stephen Maguire v Alexander Ursenbacher


  • John Higgins v Michael White
  • Anthony Hamilton v Farakh Ajaib
  • Andy Hicks v James Cahill
  • Shaun Murphy v Oliver Brown


  • Mark Selby v Fraser Patrick
  • Jak Jones v Sanderson Lam
  • David Gilbert v Ian Martin
  • Robbie Williams v Aaron Hill

Sunday March 19


  • Robert Milkins v Mink Nutcharut
  • Jamie Clarke v Rebecca Kenna
  • Xiao Guodong v Daniel Wells
  • Zhan Anda v Peter Devlin

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