1984 Classic (snooker)

The 1984 Lada Classic was the fifth edition of the professional snooker tournament, which took place from 8–15 January 1984. The tournament was played at the Spectrum Arena, Warrington, Cheshire. This was the first year in which the tournament was held as a ranking event.

The Lada Classic
Tournament information
Dates8–15 January 1984
VenueSpectrum Arena
CityWarrington
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£82,000
Winner's share£18,000
Highest breakEngland Rex Williams (143)
Final
ChampionEngland Steve Davis
Runner-upEngland Tony Meo
Score9–8
1983
1985

Steve Davis won his third Classic title beating fellow Londoner Tony Meo by 9–8.

Main drawEdit

First Round
Best of 9 frames
Second Round
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 9 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
  Steve Davis 5
  Eddie Sinclair 2   Steve Davis 5
  John Spencer 5   John Spencer 1
  Joe Johnson 4   Steve Davis 5
  Bill Werbeniuk 4   Terry Griffiths 4
  Colin Roscoe 5   Colin Roscoe 2
  Terry Griffiths 5   Terry Griffiths 5
  Dean Reynolds 2   Steve Davis 5
  Tony Knowles 5   John Parrott 4
  Eugene Hughes 1   Tony Knowles 5
  Dennis Taylor 4   Mike Hallett 3
  Mike Hallett 5   Tony Knowles 2
  Alex Higgins 5   John Parrott 5
  Patsy Fagan 3   Alex Higgins 2
  Doug Mountjoy 4   John Parrott 5
  John Parrott 5   Steve Davis 9
  Tony Meo 5   Tony Meo 8
  Jim Meadowcroft 1   Tony Meo 5
  Ray Reardon 4   Rex Williams 3
  Rex Williams 5   Tony Meo 5
  Kirk Stevens 5   Kirk Stevens 1
  Eddie McLaughlin 4   Kirk Stevens 5
  David Taylor 4   Murdo MacLeod 1
  Murdo MacLeod 5   Tony Meo 5
  Jimmy White 5   Mark Wildman 3
  John Campbell 1   Jimmy White 2
  Eddie Charlton 5   Eddie Charlton 5
  Cliff Wilson 0   Eddie Charlton 4
  Cliff Thorburn 1   Mark Wildman 5
  Silvino Francisco 5   Silvino Francisco 1
  John Virgo 2   Mark Wildman 5
  Mark Wildman 5

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Jim Thorpe.
Spectrum Arena, Warrington, England, 15 January 1984.
Steve Davis
  England
9–8 Tony Meo
  England
Afternoon: 119–0 (98), 51–41, 19–83 (52), 33–84, 7–60, 44–87 (52), 130–0 (122), 108–1 (54, 54)
Evening: 76–5 (51), 112–9, 63–2 (58), 47–85, 33–69, 16–67, 57–64, 101–0 (84), 60–42
122 Highest break 52
1 Century breaks 0
7 50+ breaks 2

Century breaksEdit

(Including qualifying rounds)

ReferencesEdit