How to Watch Masters Snooker Live Online


The Masters Snooker Tournament is one of the most prestigious events on the snooker calendar. That is despite not being a ranking tournament. It takes place every year at Alexandria Palace in London. The best snooker players from around the world compete for the title of Masters Champion. It is also the second tournament in the triple crown. This year’s tournament will begin on January 9th of 2022, and end on January 16th of 2022. You can watch coverage for this event in a few places, but you do not have to miss out on the action as long as you connect to a VPN.

How to Watch Masters Snooker with a VPN

You can watch this tournament by connecting to a VPN server in several countries. For this demonstration, we are using the UK:

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  1. Sign up for ExpressVPN (includes a 30-day risk-free money-back guarantee)
  2. Download and install the ExpressVPN app on your desktop or mobile device. You can also use their MediaStreamer service to watch on game console or set top box.
  3. Open the app and connect to a server in the UK.
  4. Since it will be on the BBC in the UK, you can watch it on iPlayer. You just need to register, first.
  5. Before trying to watch the tournament, make sure you are connected to a server in the UK.
  6. If you have any questions or would like help, the ExpressVPN support team is available 24 hours a day.

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Who is competing in this tournament?

The draw for this tournament consists of 16 people, and here are the first-round matches. Of course, there are some names that any snooker fan will recognize.

  • (1) Yan Bingtao (CHN) – (9) Mark Williams (WAL)
  • (8) John Higgins (SCO) – (10) Zhao Xintong (CHN)
  • (5) Neil Robertson (AUS) – (16) Anthony McGill (SCO)
  • (4) Ronnie O’Sullivan (ENG) – (14) Jack Lisowski (ENG)
  • (3) Judd Trump (ENG) – (12) Mark Allen (NIR)
  • (6) Kyren Wilson (ENG) – (15) Stuart Bingham (ENG)
  • (7) Shaun Murphy (ENG) – (11) Barry Hawkins (ENG)
  • (2) Mark Selby (ENG) – (13) Stephen Maguire (SCO)

As you see, there are some great players in this one, and there will be beautiful matches. Some matches stand out more than others do, though.

Where can I watch the 2022 Masters Snooker tournament?

The answer to this question depends on where you are. Here is a list of the broadcast partners. If you don’t see your country specifically, you can watch on Matchroom Live, providing you have a subscription.

  • UK – BBC, Eurosport
  • Canada – DAZN
  • Brazil – DAZN
  • China and Macau – CCTV5, Rigour
  • Hong Kong – Now TV
  • Malaysia and Brunei – Astro Supersports
  • New Zealand – Sky Sports
  • Taiwan – Sportcast
  • Thailand – True Vision
  • Phillippines – Premier Sports Network
  • Everyone else –

In this list, you can see some good options, depending on what services you have. Some of these services are premium, while others may not be. Just remember to connect to a VPN for our favorite coverage.

Tournament info

Starting in 1975, the Masters Snooker Tournament (officially the Cazoo Masters Snooker Tournament) is the second-longest-running snooker tourney in the world. The World Snooker Tour began it as an invitational for the top 10 players. Nine years after they started the event (1984), they changed things. According to the world rankings, the standard invitees are the top 16 players. Though he is not the #1 seed, Ronnie O’ Sullivan has the most Masters wins with seven titles. Stephen Hendry has 6, and everyone else has fewer than half the titles O’Sullivan has. Of course, that will likely change soon.

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