1981–82 snooker season

The 1981–82 snooker season was a series of snooker tournaments played between 27 June 1981 and 28 May 1982. The following table outlines the results for ranking events and the invitational events.

1981–82 snooker season
Details
Duration27 June 1981 – 28 May 1982
Tournaments19 (1 ranking event)
Triple Crown winners
UK ChampionshipEngland Steve Davis
MastersEngland Steve Davis
World ChampionshipNorthern Ireland Alex Higgins

CalendarEdit

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score Reference
06–25 06–27   AUS NR Australian Masters Channel 10 Television Studios Sydney   Tony Meo   John Spencer [n 2] [1]
09–22 09–25   SCO NR Scottish Masters Kelvin Hall Glasgow   Jimmy White   Cliff Thorburn 9–4 [2]
10–?? 10–??   ENG NR International Open Assembly Rooms Derby   Steve Davis   Dennis Taylor 9–0 [3]
10–?? 11–01   ENG TE World Team Classic Hexagon Theatre Reading   England   Wales 4–3 [4][5]
11–03 11–07   NIR NR Northern Ireland Classic Ulster Hall Belfast   Jimmy White   Steve Davis 11–9 [6][7]
11–22 12–05   ENG NR UK Championship Guild Hall Preston   Steve Davis   Terry Griffiths 16–3 [8]
01–?? 01–??   ENG NR Pot Black BBC Studios Birmingham   Steve Davis   Eddie Charlton 2–0 [9][10]
01–10 01–13   ENG NR The Classic Civic Centre Oldham   Terry Griffiths   Steve Davis 9–8 [11]
01–26 01–31   ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London   Steve Davis   Terry Griffiths 9–5 [12]
02–?? 02–24   ENG NR Tolly Cobbold Classic Corn Exchange Ipswich   Steve Davis   Dennis Taylor 8–3 [13][14]
02–?? 02–28   WAL NR Welsh Professional Championship Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre Ebbw Vale   Doug Mountjoy   Terry Griffiths 9–8 [15][16]
03–01 03–07   ENG NR International Masters Assembly Rooms Derby   Steve Davis   Terry Griffiths 9–7 [17]
03–05 03–07   SCO NR Scottish Professional Championship Glen Pavilion Dunfermline   Eddie Sinclair   Ian Black 11–7 [18]
03–?? 03–14   NIR NR Irish Professional Championship Riverside Theatre Coleraine   Dennis Taylor   Alex Higgins 16–13 [19][20]
03–?? 03–28   IRL NR Irish Masters Goff's Kill   Terry Griffiths   Steve Davis 9–5 [21][22]
04–?? 04–??   SCO NR Highland Masters Eden Court Theatre Inverness   Ray Reardon   John Spencer 11–4 [6]
04–30 05–16   ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield   Alex Higgins   Ray Reardon 18–15 [23]
05–?? 05–??   ENG NR Bass and Golden Leisure Classic Liverpool Centre Liverpool   Rex Williams   Ray Edmonds 4–1 [6]
05–22 05–28   WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn   Steve Davis   Ray Reardon 9–4 [24][25]
WR = World ranking event
NR = Non-ranking event
TE = Team event

Official rankingsEdit

The top 16 of the world rankings, these players automatically played in the final rounds of the World Snooker Championship and were invited for the Masters.[26][27][28]

No. Ch. Name
1     Cliff Thorburn
2     Steve Davis
3     Terry Griffiths
4     Ray Reardon
5     Dennis Taylor
6     Doug Mountjoy
7     David Taylor
8     Eddie Charlton
9     Bill Werbeniuk
10     Kirk Stevens
11     Alex Higgins
12     Fred Davis
13     John Virgo
14     John Spencer
15     Perrie Mans
16     Graham Miles

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format
  2. ^ The final was decided on aggregate score over three frames.

ReferencesEdit

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