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1986 British Open

The 1986 British Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from 16 February to 2 March 1986 with television coverage beginning on 21 February at the Assembly Rooms in Derby, England.[1]

Dulux British Open
Tournament information
Dates16 February–2 March 1986
VenueAssembly Rooms
CityDerby
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£275,000
Winner's share£55,000
Highest breakEngland Dave Martin (145)
Final
ChampionEngland Steve Davis
Runner-upEngland Willie Thorne
Score12–7
1985
1987

Main drawEdit

[1][2]

Last 64
Best of 9 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
                  
  Silvino Francisco 5
  Tony Jones 2
  Silvino Francisco 1
  Murdo MacLeod 5
  Murdo MacLeod 5
  Fred Davis 4
  Murdo MacLeod 2
  Terry Griffiths 5
  Terry Griffiths 5
  George Scott 3
  Terry Griffiths 5
  Neal Foulds 3
  Neal Foulds 5
  John Hargreaves 4
  Terry Griffiths 4
  Willie Thorne 5
  Willie Thorne 5
  Les Dodd 2
  Willie Thorne 5
  Perrie Mans 1
  Perrie Mans 5
  Wayne Jones 2
  Willie Thorne 5
  Kirk Stevens 4
  Kirk Stevens 5
  Graham Miles 3
  Kirk Stevens 5
  Cliff Wilson 0
  Cliff Wilson 5
  Bob Chaperon 3
  Willie Thorne 9
  John Virgo 4
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Dessie Sheehan 0
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Mark Wildman 1
  Mark Wildman 5
  Greg Jenkins 4
  Cliff Thorburn 3
  Tony Meo 5
  Tony Meo 5
  Jim Donnelly 3
  Tony Meo 5
  Steve Newbury 0
  Steve Newbury 5
  Dene O'Kane 3
  Tony Meo 3
  John Virgo 5
  John Virgo 5
  Danny Fowler 1
  John Virgo 5
  John Rea 0
  John Rea 5
  Ray Reardon 3
  John Virgo 5
  Eddie Charlton 4
  Eddie Charlton 5
  Dave Gilbert 2
  Eddie Charlton 5
  Paddy Browne 1
  Paddy Browne 5
  John Spencer 0
  Willie Thorne 7
  Steve Davis 12
  Alex Higgins 5
  Malcolm Bradley 3
  Alex Higgins 5
  Mike Hallett 1
  Mike Hallett 5
  Steve Duggan 3
  Alex Higgins 5
  Peter Francisco 2
  Peter Francisco 5
  Jimmy White 4
  Peter Francisco 5
  Steve Longworth 2
  Steve Longworth 5
  Eugene Hughes 4
  Alex Higgins 5
  Bill Werbeniuk 1
  Rex Williams 5
  Tony Drago 1
  Rex Williams 5
  Roger Bales 4
  Roger Bales 5
  Dennis Taylor 4
  Rex Williams 3
  Bill Werbeniuk 5
  Joe Johnson 5
  Jack McLaughlin 2
  Joe Johnson 3
  Bill Werbeniuk 5
  Bill Werbeniuk 5
  Robby Foldvari 4
  Alex Higgins 3
  Steve Davis 9
  John Parrott 5
  Colin Roscoe 2
  John Parrott 5
  Patsy Fagan 0
  Patsy Fagan 5
  Doug Mountjoy 1
  John Parrott 4
  Jim Wych 5
  Jim Wych 5
  Dean Reynolds 3
  Jim Wych 5
  Tony Knowles 4
  Tony Knowles 5
  Ian Williamson 1
  Jim Wych 2
  Steve Davis 5
  John Campbell 5
  Barry West 4
  John Campbell 5
  Paul Medati 4
  Paul Medati 5
  David Taylor 1
  John Campbell 0
  Steve Davis 5
  Dave Martin 5
  Bob Harris 1
  Dave Martin 1
  Steve Davis 5
  Steve Davis 5
  Ian Black 2

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 23 frames. Referee:
Assembly Rooms, Derby, England. 1 and 2 March 1986.
Steve Davis
  England
12–7 Willie Thorne
  England
Afternoon: 61–66 (Davis 60), 80–18, 72–37, 84–27 (60), 84–13 (59), 63–27, 71–46 (60),
Evening: 85–8 (77), 127–1 (127), 30–65, 26–65, 74–15 (74), 43–66, 1–102 (60)
Afternoon: 64–78, 70–16, 25–108 (81), 113–0 (93), 85–39 (85)
127 Highest break 81
1 Century breaks 0
9 50+ breaks 2

ReferencesEdit

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