Players Championship Odds
Who wins Players Championship 2021?
Players Championship 2021
The 2021 Players championship will be held between 22 to 28th February 2021. This is also named as Cazoo Players Championship and is a Snooker ranking professional event. Top 16 players on the one year ranking list will be participating in this event. That’s why it is called as Players Championship due to the competition amongst the best.
Jodd Trump will be the defending champion. He beats Yan Bingtao convincingly in the last year’s final with a score of 10-4. He is currently the top seeded player and is in the form of his life with 4 professional ranking events win this season and is in the runners up column two times this season. He has won English Open, Northern Island Open, and World Grand Prix and quite recently beats Jack Lisowki of England in the German Masters with the score of 9-2 in January 2021. Jodd Trump was only beaten by Kyren Wilson in the Champions league final with the score of 3-1 and Neil Robertson in the finals of UK Championship in a close encounter of 10-9. Therefore, seeing his form and recent performances in the big events, the predictions to win Players Championship this year are rising higher in his favor.
The winner of the tournament will be awarded by the handsome amount of 125,000 Euro and the total prize money is 385,000 Euro distributed amongst the players. The runner-up prize will be 30,000 Euro.
This event was started in the year 2011, when Shaun Murphy won the title for the 1st time. During the course of 10 years, this event is happening successfully with Jodd Trump and Ronnie O Sullivan winning it twice and Mark Allen, Joe Perry, Barry Hawkins, Ding Junhui, Stepehn Lee and Shaun Murphy are the champions on single occasions during these years. Ronnie O Sullivan won the 2019 Players Championship beating Neil Robertson 10-4 in the final, on which he made his 1000th career century in the final frame.
During 2021 snooker season, in the 9 out of 15 snooker tournaments Jodd Trump have won 4 out of 6 finals, Mark Selby have won 2 out of 3 finals he reached and Neil Robertson have won 1 out of 2 finals of rankings event. Ronnie O Sullivan being the previous two times winner of the Players Championship will be looking to won his first ranking event this season. He has reached in the finals on two occasions this season but has not been able to win from that position. Being the best of the business, he is certainly able to claim his first ranking event of this season.
Fans from all around the world will be looking for the competition amongst the best and hope for the competitive and intense games.