Ronnie O'Sullivan speaks to the media after beating Mark Joyce in the first round of the World Snooker Championship at the..
World Snooker Championship
Annual professional snooker ranking tournament
The World Snooker Championship is professional snooker's longest-running, most prestigious, and wealthiest tournament, with total prize money in 2021 of £2,395,000, including £500,000 for the winner. First held in 1927, it is now one of the three tournaments that make up snooker's Triple Crown Series. The reigning world champion is Ronnie O'Sullivan.