How to watch UK Championship 2023


The commencement of the 2023 UK Championship has set the stage for an exhilarating tournament, indicating unexpected turns as two of the top 16 seeds, including defending champion Mark Allen, have already been ousted. Consequently, contenders like Luca Brecel (2) and Shaun Murphy (7) must stay vigilant in today’s matches.

For those eager to catch the action, the 2023 UK Championship is available for free viewing on BBC One, BBC Two, and BBC iPlayer within the UK. If you’re currently abroad, fret not—utilizing a VPN allows you to access UK Championship live streams from anywhere.

Here’s a breakdown of the schedule and where to watch the day’s matches:


Sunday, November 26

8 am ET – Luca Brecel (2) vs Yuan Sijun (43)
8 am ET – Zhang Anda (15) vs Elliot Slessor (55)
2 pm ET – Shaun Murphy (7) vs Hossein Vafaei (18)
2 pm ET – Ali Carter (10) vs Matthew Selt (29)

How to Watch in the UK:
BBC iPlayer, BBC One, and BBC Two offer free coverage of every session starting around 1 pm UK time. Viewers in the UK with a TV license can access these channels and streaming services. Those trying to access BBC iPlayer from outside the UK might consider using a VPN to bypass geographical restrictions.

Additionally, the tournament is available on Eurosport and Discovery+, with a Discovery+ subscription offering access for £6.99 per month or £59.99 annually.

Viewing Options in the US:
In the US, DAZN exclusively broadcasts the 2023 UK Championship. Subscriptions start at $24.99 per month, with discounts available for longer-term commitments. Live coverage typically begins at 8 am ET / 5 am PT.

For viewers outside the US, a VPN can help bypass geo-blocks to access their regular service and not miss any snooker action.

Watching from Australia:
Australian viewers can catch the entire tournament live on Matchroom Live. Play usually starts at 12 am AEDT. Pass options include $1.99 for a day, $5.99 for a month, or $49.99 for an annual pass.

Streaming Anywhere with a VPN:
If access to the tournament is challenging in your region, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) offers a solution. By using a VPN, viewers can bypass geographical restrictions and access major broadcasters streaming the snooker from various locations worldwide.