Masters 2022/23

The Ultimate Pool Masters is back and better than ever in 2022/23 as the field expands to 128 players and the tournament becomes a professional ranking event for the first time.

Phil Harrison won the inaugural edition of the Masters in the summer of 2021 after a memorable 6-red shootout victory over Simon Fitzsimmons in the final.

The bumper competition will now take place on Wednesday nights on and the Ultimate Pool App across 40 weeks before a Finals Day featuring the eight remaining competitors will decide the champion and recipient of a £10,000 top prize. The tournament starts on July 6, 2022.

For the draw and results, please visit the Live Scoring tab here.


Straight knockout – races to eight with a match-clock of 50 minutes throughout all rounds.

Should players be tied after the match-clock expires, a 6-red shootout will determine the winner.

  • Phase One: 128 players (32 sections of 4)
  • Phase Two: 32 remaining players (8 sections of 4)
  • Phase Three: 8 remaining players (Finals Day)

The 4-2-1 format is back, with each night seeing a section of the draw featuring four players in a ‘group’ semi-final and then final.

A total of 32 players will advance to phase two, where the 4-2-1 process will repeat again to yield eight players for the third and final phase.

The remaining eight contestants will then appear for a Finals Day where the quarter-finals will be played in the afternoon, followed by the semi-finals and final in the evening session.

The 2022/23 Masters forms part of Ultimate Pool’s overall professional circuit. For information on the professional circuit as a whole – including ranking information – please visit here.

Ultimate Pool Professionals are seeded in the draw.

Shot-Clock Rules

  • A 30-second shot-clock is in operation for the first 40 minutes of a match.
  • A 15-second shot-clock is in operation for the last 10 minutes of a match.
  • Players are permitted to have one extension per frame.

Prize Money

The 2022/23 Ultimate Pool Masters has a total prize fund of £22,400. The prize money breakdown is as follows:

  • Winner: £10,000
  • Runner-Up: £4,000
  • Semi-Finalist: £1,000
  • Quarter-Finalist: £500
  • Last 16: £250
  • Last 32: £150


Live coverage is available to all subscribers via and the Ultimate Pool App. If you are not already a subscriber, you can subscribe here.