YouTube Channel to Stream World Championship Draw

The draw for the final stages of the Dafabet World Championship will be shown live and exclusive on World Snooker’s YouTube channel on Thursday.

The random draw will pitch the top 16 seeds against the 16 qualifiers to create the first round line-up for the sport’s biggest tournament.

The draw will take place at 12pm on Thursday and streamed live on YouTube for the first time. To watch, just go to

The final qualifying round finishes on Wednesday evening. Then the main event at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield starts on Saturday and runs until May 5.

Tickets for selected sessions at the Crucible are still available, for details call 0844 65 65 147 or visit

The Dafabet World Championship is supported by Sheffield City Council.

Creator of SnookerHQ and a journalism graduate, David has been actively reporting on snooker since 2011. He has been published in national publications and has appeared on BBC World News and on talkSPORT radio as an analyst.

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