How to watch masters snooker live stream from anywhere, final – Williams vs Trump

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The 2023 Masters snooker final featuring Judd Trump vs Mark Williams continues today at 7pm GMT. Trump goes into the evening session with a 5-3 lead but expect the Welsh potting machine to come back strong. Looking for how to watch a Masters live stream? The final session of the second Triple Crown event of the 2023 snooker season is free to watch in the UK on BBC iPlayer. Read on as we explain how to get a Masters snooker live stream online from anywhere.

Judd Trump smashed Stuart Bingham 6-1 in yesterday's semi-final to set up a meeting with Mark Williams. The Welshman booked his place in his first Masters final in 20 years by whitewashing an out-of-sorts Jack Lisowski 6-0. 

Masters snooker live stream 2023

Dates: Sunday, January 8 - Sunday, January 15

Venue: Alexandra Palace, England

FREE snooker live stream: BBC iPlayer (UK only)

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The 2023 Masters final will be the first meeting between Williams and Trump since their legendary World Championship final, which ended 17-16 after Trump edged Williams out in the final frame of the match.

The Masters is a unique non-ranking snooker tournament which started in 1975. The format is simple: the top 16 highest-ranked players in the world battle it out for the Paul Hunter trophy over the course of seven days. This year’s event, officially titled the 2023 Cazoo Masters, takes place at Alexandra Palace.

All of the matches are best of 11 frames, apart from today's final, which is best of 19 frames. It's one of the most prestigious tournaments in world snooker, so scroll down to find out how to get a 2023 Masters snooker live stream for FREE!


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How to watch a FREE Masters snooker live stream in the UK


The BBC has UK-based snooker fans covered from round 1 right the way through to the final.

You can catch the Masters snooker every day from January 8-15 on BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four and through the Red Button.

If you're not in front of a television, then the BBC's iPlayer streaming service and BBC Sport website are the ways to tune in. All options are completely FREE to watch for anyone located in the UK. Assuming you have a valid TV license, signing up for an account couldn't be easier and you'll be watching snooker online in no time at all.

The BBC's coverage of the afternoon sessions starts at 1pm GMT each day, and its evening session coverage gets started at 7pm and stretches to 11pm every night.

Even if you're abroad right now, you can enjoy the coverage you would at home with the help of great VPN - try our #1 pick ExpressVPN

How to watch a 2023 Masters snooker live stream from abroad

If you're away from the UK this week and find the BBC's coverage unavailable where you are, then there are still plenty of ways to watch a Masters snooker live stream.

Scroll down to see various international viewing options, but if it's geo-blocking that's stopping you from getting a snooker live stream, then we think we can help. 

The solution is a VPN – a handy bit of software that lets you relocate the IP address of your device to practically anywhere in the world. It's the best way we know of to take your favourite streaming services and content away with you on holiday or business. Here's our top pick and how to get started:

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How to watch Masters snooker: live stream all the action in the US


International sports streaming service DAZN (pronounced 'Da Zone') has the rights to show big snooker tournaments in the US and Brazil – including the 2023 Masters.

Coverage is available every day and DAZN US is a contract-free service that costs just $19.99 a month - or you can save nearly $140 by getting a $99 one-off annual subscription.

DAZN's US website is a bit boxing heavy at the moment, so know that you can find the full DAZN schedule here and that coverage of Masters snooker starts at 8am ET/5am PT most days for the first session.

DAZN US subscribers can watch the service from almost anywhere in the world - all that's necessary is a top-quality VPN. Our latest testing shows that DAZN US plays nice with VPNs such as ExpressVPN, so you should be able to tune in if you're away from home.

How to watch Masters snooker: live stream 2023 tournament in China


Fans based in China can watch the 2023 Masters Snooker across CCTV 5, CCTV5+ and SuperStar, with the afternoon sessions starting at 9pm CST each day, and the evening sessions getting underway at 3am.

If you want to access your preferred feed from outside of China, then don't forget about the power of a VPN, which can help you watch all the snooker action no matter where you are.

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How to watch Masters snooker: live stream 2023 tournament in Australia and New Zealand


Snooker fans in Australia and New Zealand can watch every second of the 2023 Cazoo Masters on Matchroom Live.

A day pass costs $0.99, a monthly pass costs $4.99, and an annual pass costs $44.99.

As well as the snooker, Matchroom Live shows live pool, boxing, darts, golf, and plenty more. The only catch is that its device compatibility is fairly limited. You can watch the snooker on your desktop, laptop or mobile - or Chromecast it to your TV.

The afternoon sessions start at 12am AEDT each night, with the evening sessions starting at a much more sociable 6am.

Aussies abroad looking to watch a snooker live stream should find that a good VPN helps them access their home streaming services wherever they are.

Where else can I watch a Masters snooker live stream today?

We've searched far and wide for additional ways to watch snooker online this week - and there's one more useful option for getting a Masters snooker live stream in 2023.

In Europe, Eurosport on Discovery+ is offering great coverage. The streaming service is affordable at just €6.99 a month and is widely compatible with an app available for iOS, Android, Mac, PC, Apple TV, AirPlay, Chromecast, select Samsung Tizen OS TVs, nVidia Shield TV, Amazon Fire TV, and Xbox One and PS4 consoles.

Pakistan is covered by Fastsports HD while Thailand is covered by True Vision. It's Now TV in Hong Kong, Astro SuperSport in Malaysia and  Sport Cast in Taiwan and Indonesia.

That said, anyone from a country where it is possible to watch a Masters snooker live stream can access the same coverage they would enjoy at home - you just need to download a VPN as described above. Our testing shows that sites like BBC iPlayer (UK) and Discovery+ (Europe) are accessible to subscribers who might be abroad using such software, so it's something to consider if you're a snooker fanatic.

2023 Masters draw and session times

2023 Cazoo Masters daily schedule

Thursday January 12 (Quarter-finals)

13:00 - Mark Williams 6-5 Ronnie O'Sullivan

19:00 - Hossein Vafaei 4-6 Jack Lisowski

Friday January 13 (Quarter-finals)

13:00 - Barry Hawkins 5-6 Judd Trump

19:00 - Shaun Murphy v Stuart Bingham

Saturday January 14 (Semi-finals)

Mark Williams 6-0 Jack Lisowski (1300 GMT)

Judd Trump 6-1 Stuart Bingham (1900 GMT)

Sunday January 15 (Final)

Mark Williams vs Judd Trump (1300 GMT)

Mark Williams vs Judd Trump (1900 GMT)

Where is 2023 Masters snooker being played?

The 48th staging of the snooker Masters takes place at Alexandra Palace in London. The event briefly moved to Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes during the pandemic, but is now 'come home', much to the relief of the players.

Dan Sung
How to Watch Editor

Dan is How to Watch Editor at Future. His job is to make sure our readers (and our staff) know how to watch their favourite sports and entertainment online and on TV wherever they go. Dan has worked in tech journalism for over a decade, writing for Tech Digest, Pocket-lint, MSN Tech, Wareable and What Hi-Fi? as well as freelancing for T3, Metro and the Independent. Dan has a keen interest in playing and watching football. He has also written about it for the Observer and FourFourTwo and ghost authored John Toshack's autobiography, Toshack's Way.