Betfred World Championship
The 2019 World Snooker Championship (also referred to as the 2019 Betfred World Snooker Championship for the purposes of sponsorship) is an upcoming professional snooker tournament, taking place from 20 April to 6 May 2019 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England. It will be the 20th and final ranking event of the 2018/2019 season. Qualifying for the tournament will take place from 10 to 17 April 2019 at the English Institute of Sport, also in Sheffield.
Mark Williams is the defending champion, having defeated John Higgins 18–16 in 2018 final. The tournament will be broadcast in Europe by the BBC and Eurosport and broadcast worldwide on Facebook by World Snooker.