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The 1985 British Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from 17 February to 3 March 1985 with television coverage beginning on 22 February at the Assembly Rooms in Derby, England.[1]

Dulux British Open
Tournament information
Dates17 February–3 March 1985
VenueAssembly Rooms
CityDerby
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£245,000
Winner's share£50,000
Highest breakNorthern Ireland Alex Higgins (142)
Final
ChampionSouth Africa Silvino Francisco
Runner-upCanada Kirk Stevens
Score12–9
1984
1986

Contents

Main drawEdit

[1][2]

Last 64
Best of 11 frames
Last 32
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 23 frames
                  
  Steve Davis 6
  Tony Chappel 5
  Steve Davis 5
  John Virgo 2
  John Virgo 6
  Peter Francisco 2
  Steve Davis 5
  Malcolm Bradley 2
  Rex Williams 4
  Danny Fowler 6
  Danny Fowler 4
  Malcolm Bradley 5
  David Taylor 3
  Malcolm Bradley 6
  Steve Davis 5
  Dene O'Kane 1
  John Campbell 4
  Dene O'Kane 6
  Dene O'Kane 5
  Vic Harris 3
  Doug Mountjoy 5
  Vic Harris 6
  Dene O'Kane 5
  Dave Martin 4
  Ray Reardon 6
  Warren King 5
  Ray Reardon 4
  Dave Martin 5
  Dave Martin 6
  Bernard Bennett 0
  Steve Davis 7
  Kirk Stevens 9
  Dennis Taylor 6
  George Scott 2
  Dennis Taylor 5
  John Parrott 2
  John Parrott 6
  John Rea 4
  Dennis Taylor 5
  Steve Newbury 3
  Terry Griffiths 6
  Dave Chalmers 0
  Terry Griffiths 3
  Steve Newbury 5
  Steve Newbury 6
  Eddie Sinclair 3
  Dennis Taylor 2
  Kirk Stevens 5
  Kirk Stevens 6
  Marcel Gauvreau 3
  Kirk Stevens 5
  Mark Wildman 2
  Mark Wildman 6
  Matt Gibson 1
  Kirk Stevens 5
  Graham Miles 2
  John Spencer 6
  Frank Jonik 0
  John Spencer 3
  Graham Miles 5
  Graham Miles 6
  Ray Edmonds 1
  Kirk Stevens 9
  Silvino Francisco 12
  Tony Meo 6
  Robby Foldvari 0
  Tony Meo 5
  Mike Hallett 4
  Mike Hallett w/o
  Bernie Mikkelsen w/d
  Tony Meo 5
  Tony Knowles 2
  Tony Knowles 6
  Doug French 2
  Tony Knowles 5
  Steve Longworth 2
  Cliff Wilson 3
  Steve Longworth 6
  Tony Meo 4
  Silvino Francisco 5
  Jimmy White 6
  Tony Jones 5
  Jimmy White 4
  Silvino Francisco 5
  Silvino Francisco 6
  Tony Kearney 4
  Silvino Francisco 5
  Bob Chaperon 2
  Bill Werbeniuk 1
  Bob Chaperon 6
  Bob Chaperon 5
  Wayne Jones 2
  Joe Johnson 5
  Wayne Jones 6
  Silvino Francisco 9
  Alex Higgins 6
  Eugene Hughes 6
  Paul Watchorn 4
  Eugene Hughes 5
  Bob Harris 4
  Eddie Charlton 3
  Bob Harris 6
  Eugene Hughes 5
  Murdo MacLeod 2
  Willie Thorne 6
  Bill Oliver 3
  Willie Thorne 0
  Murdo MacLeod 5
  Murdo MacLeod 6
  Tommy Murphy 5
  Eugene Hughes 2
  Alex Higgins 5
  Cliff Thorburn 6
  Gino Rigitano 3
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Dean Reynolds 3
  Dean Reynolds 6
  James Giannaros 3
  Cliff Thorburn 2
  Alex Higgins 5
  Neal Foulds 6
  John Hargreaves 1
  Neal Foulds 1
  Alex Higgins 5
  Alex Higgins 6
  Roger Bales 3

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 23 frames. Referee: Vic Bartlam
Assembly Rooms, Derby, England. 2 and 3 March 1985.
Silvino Francisco
  South Africa
12–9 Kirk Stevens
  Canada
Afternoon: 73–51, 88–6 (65), 58–46, 63–2 (57), 74–29 (52), 52–71 (60), 23–76,
Evening: 61–50, 13–73, 81–4, 64–43, 12–80, 64–52, 5–108 (108)
Afternoon: 18–79, 31–77 (62), 54–63, 58–11, 79–40, 54–74, 64–14
65 Highest break 108
0 Century breaks 1
3 50+ breaks 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Hayton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 160.
  2. ^ "British Open". Snooker Scene. Retrieved 2 March 2018.