The most prestigious World Snooker Championship of 2023 has neared and is going to be held between April 15 and May 1. Snooker supporters are very much engrossed in knowing who’s going to be the champion of this year and grab the prize amount of £500,000. Such hype has resulted in a huge battle between broadcasters. Thus the streaming rights of this tournament are split and handed over to different platforms in each country. Many Roku-using Snooker fans are baffled about where to watch World Snooker Championship 2023 live. If you are one among them, glance through the below headings.

Ways to Watch World Snooker Championship 2023 on Roku

World Snooker Championship has a huge audience base, mainly in the USA and UK. As already mentioned, streaming rights of different regions are acquired by different platforms.

  • Discovery Plus for the USA
  • UK on BBC iPlayer

Luckily all three channels are available on the Roku Channel Store. So watching World Snooker Championship 2023 on them is an easy peasy thing. All you need is a subscription to the respective platform. After subscribing, you can add any of these channels according to your region and watch Snooker Championship 2023.

How to Watch World Snooker Championship 2023 in USA

[1] Pick up your Roku remote and press the Home button.

[2] On the Home screen, scroll down and select the Streaming Channels option.

Streaming Channels

[3] Then click on the Search Channels option and enable the virtual keyboard on the screen.

[4] Now type Discovery Plus and search for the channel.

[5] In the search results, locate the app and click on the Add Channel option.

Add Discovery Plus

[6] Now the channel will be downloaded and added to your Roku.

How to Activate Discovery Plus on Roku

After installing Discovery Plus on your Roku device, you must activate the channel to watch World Snooker Championship. Here’s how to do it.

[1] Open the Discovery Plus channel on Roku.

[2] Sign in with the credentials of Discovery Plus and an Activation Code will be generated on the screen.

[3] Take note of it and visit the activation website of Discovery Plus from any device’s web browser.

[4] Then type the already noted Activation code in the Enter your code box and click the Activate button.

Activate Discovery Plus to watch World Snooker Championship 2023 on Roku

[5] Now the Discovery Plus channel will be activated on Roku.

[6] Launch the app and search for World Snooker Championship 2023.

[7] Access the app on April 15 and watch all the Snooker games on Roku.

How to Watch World Snooker Championship 2023 in UK

Just like how you installed Discovery Plus, you can also add the BBC iPlayer channel on Roku to watch the Snooker games. To do so,

[1] From the Roku Home screen, go to Streaming Channels → Search Channels option.

Select Search channels option on Roku

[2] Search for the BBC iPlayer channel and click Add Channel button.

[3] When the installation process gets over, click OK.

[4] Then select the Go to Channel option and enter the downloaded channel.

How to Activate BBC iPlayer on Roku

BBC iPlayer also requires activation, and you’ll be able to enjoy World Snooker Championship 2023 only after that. So,

[1] Open the BBC iPlayer channel and click on the Sign in button.

[2] An activation code will appear on the screen.

Get activation code

[3] Note it down and head to the activation website of BBC iPlayer.

[4] Enter the credentials of BBC iPlayer and select Sign in.

[5] Now, enter the previously noted activation code on the required field and click Sign in on your TV.

Enter activation code of BBC iPlayer to watch World Snooker Championship 2023 on Roku

[6] By doing so, the BBC iPlayer will be activated, and its content will be accessible on your Roku.

[7] Tune in to the channel on April 15 and watch World Snooker Championship 2023 on Roku.

World Snooker Championship 2023 – Schedule & Matchups

The first round of this year’s World Snooker Championship is scheduled for April 15 and finals are on April 30. Check the full schedule below.

First roundApril 15-19
First round +2April 20
Second roundApril 21-24
Quarter-finalsApril 25-26
Semi-finalsApril 27-29
FinalApril 30-May 1


Quarter One

  • (1) Ronnie O’Sullivan v Qualifier
  • (16) Ding Junhui v Qualifier
  • (9) Luca Brecel v Qualifier
  • (8) Mark Williams v Qualifier

Quarter Two

  • (5) Judd Trump v Qualifier
  • (12) Jack Lisowski v Qualifier
  • (13) Robert Milkins v Qualifier
  • (4) Shaun Murphy v Qualifier

Quarter Three

  • (3) Mark Allen v Qualifier
  • (14) Stuart Bingham v Qualifier
  • (11) Ali Carter v Qualifier
  • (6) Neil Robertson v Qualifier

Quarter Four

  • (7) Kyren Wilson v Qualifier
  • (10) John Higgins v Qualifier
  • (15) Gary Wilson v Qualifier
  • (2) Mark Selby v Qualifier

The further schedule will be updated after the quarter-finals are completed.


What are the other platforms that stream World Snooker Championship 2023?

World Snooker Championship will be streamed on Eurosport in the European Union countries, CCTV in China, and Sky NZ in Newzealand.

Any alternative platform to watch World Snooker Championship in the USA?

Yes, there is one. You can watch World Snooker Championship 2023 USA on Roku using DAZN also.