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The 1982 Coral UK Championship was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Guild Hall in Preston, England. The event began on 20 November 1982 and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 27 November and 4 December 1982.

Coral UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates20 November–4 December 1982
VenueGuild Hall
CityPreston
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Total prize fund£47,000
Winner's share£11,000
Highest breakNorthern Ireland Alex Higgins (137)
Final
ChampionWales Terry Griffiths
Runner-upNorthern Ireland Alex Higgins
Score16–15
1981
1983

Terry Griffiths won his first and only UK Championship by winning the last 3 frames to beat Alex Higgins 16–15. He also beat defending champion Steve Davis, who had beaten him in the previous final on his way to victory. The highest break of the tournament was 137 made by Higgins.

Contents

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:

Winner: £11,000
Runner-up: £6,000
Highest break: £1,000

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 31 frames. Referee:   John Williams
The Guild Hall, Preston, England, 3 and 4 December 1982.
Terry Griffiths
  Wales
16–15 Alex Higgins
  Northern Ireland
First session: 20–58, 31–90, 56–52, 26–87 (67), 0–114 (67), 73–65 (73), 105–25 (64), 86–10 (60), 84–50 (56), 25–101 (65), 75–33, 14–92 (84), 61–70 (61), 31–88 (64), 90–23, 119–8 (52), 112–13 (55, 57), 1–100 (70), 16–115 (76), 63–40, 89–4 (52), 80–20, 4–109 (101), 21–91 (62), 90–34 (77), 31–78 (58), 11–100 (68), 42–68, 86–22, 87–47, 74–22
77 Highest break 101
0 Century breaks 1
10 50+ breaks 11

QualifyingEdit

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1982 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 October 2010.
  2. ^ "UK Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 3 November 2011.