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The 1982 Pot Black was a professional invitational snooker tournament, which was held in the Pebble Mill Studios in Birmingham. 8 players were competing in 2 four player groups. The matches are one-frame shoot-outs in the group stages, 2 frame aggregate scores in the semi-finals and the best of 3 frames in the final.

Pot Black 82
Tournament information
Dateslate December 1981 (Broadcast 5 January-20 April 1982)
VenuePebble Mill Studios
CityBirmingham
CountryEngland
FormatNon-Ranking event
Winner's share£2500
Highest breakAustralia Eddie Charlton (98)
Final
ChampionEngland Steve Davis
Runner-upAustralia Eddie Charlton
Score2–0
1981
1983

Broadcasts were on BBC2 and started at 21:00 on Tuesday 5 January 1982 [1] Alan Weeks presented the programme with Ted Lowe as commentator and John Williams as referee.

World snooker champion Steve Davis won his first Pot Black title beating show veteran Eddie Charlton 2-0.[2][3]

Main drawEdit

Group 1Edit

Player 1 Score Player 2 Broadcast Date
  Cliff Thorburn 1–0   Doug Mountjoy 5 January 1982
  Alex Higgins 0–1   David Taylor 19 January 1982
  Cliff Thorburn 1–0   David Taylor 2 February 1982
  Doug Mountjoy 1–0   Alex Higgins 16 February 1982
  Doug Mountjoy 0–1   David Taylor 2 March 1982
  Cliff Thorburn 0–1   Alex Higgins 16 March 1982

Group 2Edit

Player 1 Score Player 2 Broadcast Date
  Eddie Charlton 1–0   Ray Reardon 12 January 1982
  Steve Davis 1–0   Dennis Taylor 26 January 1982
  Eddie Charlton 1–0   Dennis Taylor 9 February 1982
  Ray Reardon 1–0   Steve Davis 23 February 1982
  Ray Reardon 1–0   Dennis Taylor 9 March 1982
  Steve Davis 1–0   Eddie Charlton 23 March 1982

Knockout stageEdit

  Semi-finals (30 March and 6 April 1982)     Final (20 April 1982)
                 
    Doug Mountjoy 0  
    Eddie Charlton 1    
        Eddie Charlton 0
        Steve Davis 2
    Steve Davis 1    
    Cliff Thorburn 0   3rd place Play-off (13 April 1982)
 
  Doug Mountjoy 1
    Cliff Thorburn 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BBC Television – 5 January 1982 – Pot Black". BBC Genome Project. BBC. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  2. ^ "BBC Television – 20 April 1982 – Pot Black: BBC2 Knockout Snooker Competition". BBC Genome Project. BBC. Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  3. ^ "CueTracker - 1982 Pot Black - Snooker Results & Statistics". cuetracker.net. Retrieved 26 February 2017.