How to watch English Open on TV: coverage of snooker tournament explained - channel, live stream, highlights

The English Open will take place at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes for the latest event of the 2021 Home Nations Series.

Mark Allen came out victorious at the Northern Ireland Open and will the Scottish and Wlesh Open tournaments still to come, the latest ranking event of the season is an opportunity for the world’s top players to make their mark.

The English Open begins today (November 1) and will conclude on Sunday November 7, with world No.1 Judd Trump looking to defend his title following his 9-8 win over Neil Robertson in last year’s final.

How can I watch the English Open?

The event is shown live on Eurosport every day with the television coverage beginning at 12:45.

There will also be extended highlights and expert studio analysis from Eurosport pundits.

If you are unable to watch Eurosport on TV, the tournament can also be viewed on the Eurosport app and discovery+.

You can check out the Eurosport website for more details on streaming and there will also be daily reports and highlights published online for you to check out.

What is the format?

The first, second and third rounds are all being played over best of seven frames, until the quarter finals which will see it increase to best of nine.

Meanwhile, the semi-finals will be played over best of 11 and Sunday’s final will be best of 17.

Who is playing?

Judd Trump takes on Matthew Salt as he looks to defend his title, while Ronnie O’Sullivan faces David Lilley, who has replaced Igo Figueiredo after the Brazilian was forced to withdraw due to travel restrictions.

Mark Selby kicks off his campaign against Sanderson Lam, while winner of the Northern Ireland Open Mark Allen will take on Luca Brecel.