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The 1980 Canadian Open was the seventh edition of the professional invitational snooker tournament, the Canadian Open, which took place in August 1980. This was the last time the tournament was played until 1985, when the tournament was rebranded as the Canadian Masters.[1]

Canadian Open
Tournament information
Dates13–31 August 1980
VenueCanadian National Exhibition Stadium
CityToronto
CountryCanada
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Final
ChampionCanada Cliff Thorburn
Runner-upWales Terry Griffiths
Score17–10
1979
1985

Cliff Thorburn won the title for the fourth time, beating Terry Griffiths 17–10 in the final.[2]

Contents

Main drawEdit

[3]

  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
                                               
  Eddy Agha 9       Cliff Thorburn 9  
  Tony Knowles 3       Eddy Agha 1  
    Cliff Thorburn 9  
    Mario Morra 5  
  Mario Morra 9   Mario Morra 9
  Jason Whittaker 2       Jim Wych 3  
    Cliff Thorburn 9  
    Kirk Stevens 5  
  Ken Shea 9       Kirk Stevens 9  
  Paul Thornley 8       Ken Shea 4  
    Kirk Stevens 9
    Frank Jonik 5  
  Frank Jonik 9   Frank Jonik 9
  Jim Bear 6       John Spencer 7  
    Cliff Thorburn 17
    Terry Griffiths 10
  John Bear 9       Terry Griffiths 9  
  R Tammett 4       John Bear 4  
    Terry Griffiths 9
    Steve Davis 2  
  Willie Thorne 9   Steve Davis 9
  Terry Whitthread 3       Willie Thorne 3  
    Terry Griffiths 9
    Alex Higgins 6  
  Jimmy White 9       Alex Higgins 9  
  Vic Harris 8       Jimmy White 7  
    Alex Higgins 9
    Tony Meo 7  
  Bernie Mikkelsen 9   Tony Meo 9
  Gilles Boismenu 1       Bernie Mikkelsen 1  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Canadian Open, Canadian Masters". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 22 February 2018.
  2. ^ Hayton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 147.
  3. ^ "1980 Canadian Open Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 22 February 2018.