Masters Snooker 2019: Draw, schedule, betting odds, results, TV coverage & tickets

Mark Allen
Mark Allen

The draw, schedule, results and odds from the 2019 Dafabet Masters, which will take place from January 13-20 at Alexandra Palace in London.

Mark Allen will begin his Dafabet Masters title defence against Luca Brecel and returns to the Alexandra Palace on the back of victory at the Scottish Open just before Christmas.

You can follow the Masters, which is made up of the top 16 players in the world, here with the full draw, schedule, results and daily previews and reviews, whilst we also have details of the Sky Bet odds and past winners.

Masters draw & tournament bracket

ROUND ONE

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  • Mark Allen 5-6 Luca Brecel
  • Ding Junhui v Jack Lisowski
  • John Higgins 5-6 Ryan Day
  • Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-2 Stuart Bingham
  • Mark Selby 6-2 Stephen Maguire
  • Judd Trump 6-2 Kyren Wilson
  • Barry Hawkins 6-2 Shaun Murphy
  • Mark Williams 3-6 Neil Robertson

Tournament schedule and results

  • All matches up to and including semi-finals best of 11; final best of 19

Round One

Sunday 13 January
Afternoon Session (1300 - BBC/Eurosport)

  • Mark Allen 5-6 Luca Brecel

Evening Session (1900 - BBC/Eurosport)

  • John Higgins 5-6 Ryan Day

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Monday January 14
Afternoon Session (1300 - BBC/Eurosport

  • Ronnie O’Sullivan 6-2 Stuart Bingham

Evening Session (1900 - BBC/Eurosport)

  • Ding Junhui 6-1 Jack Lisowski

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Tuesday January 15
Afternoon Session (1300 - BBC/Eurosport)

  • Mark Williams 3-6 Neil Robertson

Evening Session (1900 - BBC/Eurosport)

  • Barry Hawkins 6-2 Shaun Murphy

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Wednesday January 16
Afternoon Session (1300 - BBC/Eurosport)

  • Judd Trump 6-2 Kyren Wilson

Evening Session (1900 - BBC/Eurosport)

  • Mark Selby 6-2 Stephen Maguire

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Quarter-Finals

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Thursday January 17
Afternoon Session (1300 - BBC/Eurosport)

  • QF2: Ryan Day 3-6 Ronnie O'Sullivan

Thursday January 17
Evening Session (1900 - BBC/Eurosport)

  • QF1: Luca Brecel 5-6 Ding Junhui

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Friday January 18
Afternoon Session (1300 - BBC/Eurosport)

  • QF3: Mark Selby v Judd Trump

Friday January 18
Evening Session (1900 - BBC/Eurosport)

  • QF4: Barry Hawkins v Neil Robertson

Semi-Finals

Saturday January 19
Afternoon Session (1300 - BBC/Eurosport)

  • Ding Junhui v Ronnie O'Sullivan

Saturday January 19
Evening Session (1900 - BBC/Eurosport)

  • Winner QF3 v Winner QF4

Final

Sunday January 20
Afternoon Session (1300 - BBC/Eurosport)
Evening Session (1900 - BBC/Eurosport)

Neal Foulds joins Ben Coley and Richard Mann to preview The Masters
Neal Foulds joins Ben Coley and Richard Mann to preview The Masters

Dafabet Masters: Pre-tournament odds:

Are tickets still on sale and how can I buy them?

The Masters is snooker’s most prestigious invitation tournament and the 2019 event runs from January 13 to 20. Tickets are available – for details click here.

Dafabet Masters: How to watch

BBC television and online via the iPlayer; Eurosport television and online via Eurosport Player.

Dafabet Masters: Prize fund

  • Winner: £200,000
  • Runner-up: £90,000
  • Semi-finals: £50,000
  • Quarter-finals: £25,000
  • Last 16: £12,500
  • Highest break: £10,000
  • Total: £600,000

Masters Snooker History

The Masters, which makes up snooker's Triple Crown, is the second longest running snooker event behind the worlds although there are no ranking points on offer as it remains a purely invitational tournament of just 16 players - who are usually the highest ranked in the world at the time.

The event began in 1975 when John Spencer beat Ray Reardon 9-8 in a thriller and has always been held in London although the venue switched to Alexandra Palace from Wembley in 2012.

Snooker's biggest names of the past such as Ray Reardon, Steve Davis, Alex Higgins and Cliff Thorburn have all won this trophy - as well as one of the most lucrative winners' cheques in the sport - but Stephen Hendry then became the most successful player in the event's history when winning it five times in a row and six in total during the height of his powers in the early 1990s.

Ronnie O'Sullivan then equalled this record in 2016 with a 10-1 thrashing of Barry Hawkins in 2016 and then a year later moved one clear with a 10-7 victory over Joe Perry.

Shaun Murphy's 2015 triumph over Neil Robertson saw him become just the 10th player in history to complete the Triple Crown having previously won the World Championship and UK Championship once each.

12 months ago, Mark Allen claimed his first Triple Crown event success when defeating Kyren Wilson in the Final here 10-7.

Masters Most Titles

  • Ronnie O'Sullivan - 7
  • Stephen Hendry - 6
  • Steve Davis - 3
  • Mark Selby - 3
  • Cliff Thorburn - 3
  • Paul Hunter - 3
  • John Higgins - 2
  • Mark Williams - 2
  • Alex Higgins - 2
  • John Spencer - 1
  • Ray Reardon - 1
  • Doug Mountjoy - 1
  • Perrie Mans - 1
  • Terry Griffiths - 1
  • Jimmy White - 1
  • Dennis Taylor - 1
  • Alan McManus - 1
  • Matthew Stevens - 1
  • Ding Junhui - 1
  • Neil Robertson - 1
  • Shaun Murphy - 1
  • Mark Allen - 1

Masters Snooker Finals

  • 1975 - John Spencer 9-8 Ray Reardon
  • 1976 - Ray Reardon 7-3 Graham Miles
  • 1977 - Doug Mountjoy 7-6 Ray Reardon
  • 1978 - Alex Higgins 7-5 Cliff Thorburn
  • 1979 - Perrie Mans 8-4 Alex Higgins
  • 1980 - Terry Griffiths 9-5 Alex Higgins
  • 1981 - Alex Higgins 9-6 Terry Griffiths
  • 1982 - Steve Davis 9-5 Terry Griffiths
  • 1983 - Cliff Thorburn 9-7 Ray Reardon
  • 1984 - Jimmy White 9-5 Terry Griffiths
  • 1985 - Cliff Thorburn 9-6 Doug Mountjoy
  • 1986- Cliff Thorburn 9-5 Jimmy White
  • 1987 - Dennis Taylor 9-8 Alex Higgins
  • 1988 - Steve Davis 9-0 Mike Hallett
  • 1989 - Stephen Hendry 9-6 John Parrott
  • 1990 - Stephen Hendry 9-4 John Parrott
  • 1991 - Stephen Hendry 9-8 Mike Hallett
  • 1992 - Stephen Hendry 9-4 John Parrott
  • 1993 - Stephen Hendry 9-5 James Wattana
  • 1994 - Alan McManus 9-8 Stephen Hendry
  • 1995 - Ronnie O'Sullivan 9-3 John Higgins
  • 1996 - Stephen Hendry 10-5 Ronnie O'Sullivan
  • 1997 - Steve Davis 10-8 Ronnie O'Sullivan
  • 1998 - Mark Williams 10-9 Stephen Hendry
  • 1999 - John Higgins 10-8 Ken Doherty
  • 2000 - Matthew Stevens 10-8 Ken Doherty
  • 2001 - Paul Hunter 10-9 Fergal O'Brien
  • 2002 - Paul Hunter 10-9 Mark Williams
  • 2003 - Mark Williams 10-4 Stephen Hendry
  • 2004 - Paul Hunter 10-9 Ronnie O'Sullivan
  • 2005 - Ronnie O'Sullivan 10-3 John Higgins
  • 2006 - John Higgins 10-9 Ronnie O'Sullivan
  • 2007 - Ronnie O'Sullivan 10-3 Ding Junhui
  • 2008 - Mark Selby 10-3 Stephen Lee
  • 2009 - Ronnie O'Sullivan 10-8 Mark Selby
  • 2010 - Mark Selby 10-9 Ronnie O'Sullivan
  • 2011 - Ding Junhui 10-4 Marco Fu
  • 2012 - Neil Robertson 10-6 Shaun Murphy
  • 2013 - Mark Selby 10-6 Neil Robertson
  • 2014 - Ronnie O'Sullivan 10-4 Mark Selby
  • 2015 - Shaun Murphy 10-2 Neil Robertson
  • 2016 - Ronnie O'Sullivan 10-1 Barry Hawkins
  • 2017 - Mark Allen 10-7 Kyren Wilson

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