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1984 UK Championship

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The 1984 Coral UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Guild Hall in Preston, England. The event began on 18 November and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 24 November and 2 December 1984. This was the first UK Championship that all overseas players took part as it also became a ranking event. The highest break of the televised stages was 134 made by Steve Davis and the non-televised stages was 135 made by Jack McLaughlin.

Coral UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates18 November–2 December 1984
VenueGuild Hall
CityPreston
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£101,000
Winner's share£20,000
Highest breakNorthern Ireland Jack McLaughlin (135)
Final
ChampionEngland Steve Davis
Runner-upNorthern Ireland Alex Higgins
Score16–8
1983
1985

Davis defeated Alex Higgins 16–8 in the final.

Prize fundEdit

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

Winner: £20,000
Highest break (TV): £2,000
Total: £101,800

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 31 frames. Referee: Jim Thorpe
The Guild Hall, Preston, England, 1 and 2 December 1984.
Steve Davis
  England
16–8 Alex Higgins
  Northern Ireland
First session: 116–6 (69), 89–30 (73), 94–23, 95–0 (95), 72–25 (71), 70–75 (Davis 50), 130–10 (106)
Second session: 5–83, 124–1 (120), 110–0 (61), 24–66, 0–124 (124)
Third session: 22–116, 28–80, 9–107 (69), 104–8, 84–11, 123–1 (91), 91–24 (56)
Fourth session: 110–32 (52, 58), 105–27 (88), 65–40 (55)
120 Highest break 124
2 Century breaks 1
14 50+ breaks 2

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1984 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 October 2010.
  2. ^ "UK Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 25 May 2012.