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1979 Limosin International

The 1979 Limosin International was a non-ranking invitational snooker tournament which took place from 9 to 20 July 1979. The tournament was played at the Good Hope Centre in Cape Town, and featured six professional players alongside two South African amateurs, Mannie Francisco and his brother Silvino.[1]

Limosin International
Tournament information
Dates9–20 July 1979
VenueGood Hope Centre
CityCape Town
CountrySouth Africa
FormatNon-Ranking event
ChampionAustralia Eddie Charlton
Runner-upEngland John Spencer

Eddie Charlton won the title, beating John Spencer 23–19 in the final.[2]

Main drawEdit

Best of 15 frames
Best of 31 frames
Best of 45 frames
  John Spencer 8
  Graham Miles 2   John Spencer 16
  Silvino Francisco 8   Silvino Francisco 12
  Perrie Mans 4   John Spencer 19
  Eddie Charlton 8   Eddie Charlton 23
  Mannie Francisco 3   Eddie Charlton 16
  Rex Williams 7   Cliff Thorburn 10
  Cliff Thorburn 8


  1. ^ Layton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 147.
  2. ^ "Other Non-Ranking and Invition Events". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 9 January 2018.