1981 International Open

The 1981 Jameson International was the first staging of the professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 14 and 20 September 1981 at the Assembly Rooms in Derby, England.[1] Television coverage was on ITV.

Jameson International
Tournament information
Dates14–20 September 1981 (1981-09-14 – 1981-09-20)
VenueAssembly Rooms
CityDerby
CountryEngland
OrganisationWPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Winner's share£20,000
Final
ChampionEngland Steve Davis
Runner-upNorthern Ireland Dennis Taylor
Score9–0
1982

Earlier matches were played at the Romiley Forum in Stockport finishing on 12 September. Four of the last-16 matches were played there with the remaining four played in Derby.

Steve Davis won the tournament by defeating Dennis Taylor 9–0 in the final.[2]

Main drawEdit

[2]

Last 24
Best of 9 Frames
Last 16
Best of 9 Frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 Frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 Frames
Final
Best of 17 Frames
  Steve Davis 5
  Perrie Mans 5   Perrie Mans 3
  Tony Meo 3   Steve Davis 5
  David Taylor 1
  David Taylor 5
  Kirk Stevens 5   Kirk Stevens 0
  Jim Meadowcroft 1   Steve Davis 9
  Alex Higgins 8
  Doug Mountjoy 1
  Alex Higgins 5   Alex Higgins 5
  Patsy Fagan 3   Alex Higgins 5
  Terry Griffiths 2
  Terry Griffiths 5
  John Spencer 5   John Spencer 2
  Ray Edmonds 3   Steve Davis 9
  Dennis Taylor 0
  Dennis Taylor 5
  Rex Williams 5   Rex Williams 1
  Fred Davis 0   Dennis Taylor 5
  John Virgo 2
  Ray Reardon 3
  John Virgo 5   John Virgo 5
  Tony Knowles 2   Dennis Taylor 9
  Dave Martin 1
  Eddie Charlton 2
  Dave Martin 5   Dave Martin 5
  Bill Werbeniuk 2   Dave Martin 5
  Graham Miles 1
  Cliff Thorburn 0
  Graham Miles 5   Graham Miles 5
  Joe Johnson 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "International Open, Goya Matchroom Trophy". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 7 January 2012. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  2. ^ a b Hayton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 148.