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Latest news on the World Snooker Championship, providing comprehensive coverage of the tournament results, highlights, player interviews and reactions from the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.

The World Snooker Championship is the most prestigious event in professional snooker, with a rich history dating back to 1927. The 2024 edition, held from 20 April to 6 May at the iconic Crucible Theatre, features the world's top 32 players battling for the coveted title and a record prize fund of £2,395,000.

Kyren Wilson won the event, defeating qualifier Jak Jones 18‍–‍14 in the final and becoming the 28th snooker world champion whilst defeating Dominic Dale, Joe O'Connor, John Higgins and David Gilbert in the earlier rounds.

Off the table, the Crucible Theatre continues to provide a unique atmosphere for players and fans alike. The event showcases the skill, dedication, and mental fortitude required to succeed at the highest level of snooker. Fans eagerly await the emergence of new stars and the resurgence of established champions as the tournament progresses.

The World Snooker Championship has been held at the Crucible Theatre since 1977, becoming synonymous with the event. Over the years, legends such as Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry, and Ronnie O'Sullivan have lifted the trophy, cementing their places in snooker history. The 2024 edition promises to add another chapter to this storied legacy.

Stay up to date with the latest news, scores, and analysis from the 2024 World Snooker Championship with our comprehensive NewsNow feed. We gather information from trusted sources to provide you with a one-stop destination for all the excitement and drama unfolding at the Crucible Theatre.

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