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The 1980 Wilson's Classic (December) was the second edition of the professional invitational snooker tournament, which took place on 1 and 2 December 1980. The tournament was played at Blighty's in Farnworth, Bolton, Greater Manchester, and featured eight professional players.

Wilson's Classic
Tournament information
Dates1–2 December 1980
VenueBlighty's
CityBolton
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-Ranking event
Total prize fund£13,000
Winner's share£?
Highest breakWales Ray Reardon 76
Final
ChampionEngland Steve Davis
Runner-upNorthern Ireland Dennis Taylor
Score4–1
1980 (January)
1982

Steve Davis won the tournament, beating Dennis Taylor 4–1 in the final.

Main drawEdit

Quarter-finals
Best of 3 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 3 frames
Final
Best of 7 frames
  John Spencer 0
  Ray Reardon 2   Ray Reardon 0
  Dennis Taylor 2   Dennis Taylor 2
  Terry Griffiths 1   Dennis Taylor 1
  David Taylor 2   Steve Davis 4
  Alex Higgins 0   David Taylor 1
  Cliff Thorburn 0   Steve Davis 2
  Steve Davis 2

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 7 frames. Referee: Jim Thorpe.
Blighty's, Farnworth, Bolton, England, 2 December 1980.
Dennis Taylor
  Northern Ireland
1–4 Steve Davis
  England
65 (53)–18, 5–74, 9–88, 40–62, 30–84
53 Highest break ?
0 Century breaks 0
1 50+ breaks 0

Century breaksEdit

No centuries were made.
Highest break of the tournament:

ReferencesEdit