World Women’s Snooker Championship 2024 | Tournament Information

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Tournament information for the 2024 World Women’s Snooker Championship is now available:

This year’s World Women’s Snooker Championship – the most prestigious tournament in women’s snooker offering direct qualification to the World Snooker Tour – will run from Monday 11th to Sunday 17th March 2024 at the Changping Gymnasium, Dongguan, China.

Organised for the first time in partnership with the Chinese Billiards and Snooker Association and event promoter Cantonese Snooker (Chang Ping), the 41st staging of the historic event is set to see the world’s best female snooker stars including defending champion Siripaporn Nuanthakhamjan, world number one Mink Nutcharut and record 12-time world champion Reanne Evans contest the title.

All matches will be played at the spectacular 1,500 seater Changping Gymnasium, with the Under-21 and Seniors side-tournaments to be contested alongside the main competition which will see the winner claim the Mandy Fisher Trophy and a place on the World Snooker Tour for the 2024/25 and 2025/26 seasons.

The group stage draw for the main competition is now available, alongside the knockout draws for the Under-21 and Seniors tournaments. The full match schedule will follow as soon as possible.

Live coverage will be available to watch from the main table, with further information to follow on how you can watch throughout the week.


The main event format will be as follows:

  • The 45 players have been drawn into nine groups of five. Two players have been seeded per group, with the number one seed paired with the 18th seed, number two seed paired with the 17th seed and so on.
  • The top two players and five best third places from each group will progress to the knockout stage
    • The nine group winners will progress straight to the last 16
    • The nine group runner-ups, plus five best third places will play a preliminary round match for the final seven places
  • All qualifiers from the group stages will be positioned in the knockout draw according to group stage performance in line with our established qualifying criteria

Group matches will be played over the best of five frames, knockout rounds to be 5/7/7/9/11.

The Under-21 and Seniors matches tournaments will be played over the best of five frames (all rounds).

If you have any questions please contact a member of the team via our website or social media.