1978 Canadian Open

The 1978 Canadian Open was the fifth edition of the professional invitational snooker tournament, the Canadian Open, which took place from August to September 1978.[1]

Canadian Open
Tournament information
Dates16 August–4 September 1978
VenueCanadian National Exhibition Stadium
CityToronto
CountryCanada
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Final
ChampionCanada Cliff Thorburn
Runner-upEngland Tony Meo
Score17–15
1977
1979

Cliff Thorburn won the title defeating Tony Meo 17–15 in the final.[2]

Main drawEdit

[2]

  Round 1
Best of 17 frames
Round 2
Best of 17 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 17 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 33 frames
                                               
          Cliff Thorburn 9  
            Leo Levitt 1  
    Cliff Thorburn 9  
    Paul Thornley 7  
        Paul Thornley 9
            John Pulman 6  
    Cliff Thorburn 9  
    Kevin Robitaille 5  
            Kevin Robitaille 9  
            Tom Regina 2  
    Kevin Robitaille 9
    Tony Knowles 5  
  Tony Knowles 9   Tony Knowles 9
  Steve Mizerak 7       Rex Williams 2  
    Cliff Thorburn 17
    Tony Meo 15
  Tony Meo 9       Tony Meo 9  
  Frank Jonik 8       Bill Werbeniuk 3  
    Tony Meo 9
    Kirk Stevens 3  
        Kirk Stevens 9
          ? ? ?  
    Tony Meo 9
    Alex Higgins 7  
            Alex Higgins 9  
            Mario Morra 5  
    Alex Higgins 9
    Steve Davis 8  
  Steve Davis 9   Steve Davis 9
  Kari Elovaara 0       Willie Thorne 3  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canadian Open, Canadian Masters". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b Hayton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 147.