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The 1986 BCE International Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place from September to October 1986 at Trentham Gardens in Stoke-on-Trent, England.[1]

International Open
Tournament information
Dates26 September–5 October 1986
VenueTrentham Gardens
CityStoke-on-Trent
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Winner's share£35,000
Final
ChampionEngland Neal Foulds
Runner-upCanada Cliff Thorburn
Score12–9
1985
1987

Neal Foulds won his only ranking title by defeating Cliff Thorburn 12–9 in the final.[2] Foulds defeated his father, Geoff, 5–0 in 70 minutes in their last-32 match. This is the only time a father and son have faced each other in a ranking event.[3] Additionally, Peter Francisco beat his uncle Silvinho in the quarter finals.

Main drawEdit

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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
                  
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Pascal Burke 0
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Jim Wych 3
  Jim Wych 5
  Malcolm Bradley 2
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Terry Griffiths 4
  Terry Griffiths 5
  Paul Medati 3
  Terry Griffiths 5
  Barry West 1
  Barry West 5
  Jimmy van Rensberg 3
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Cliff Wilson 1
  Roger Bales 5
  Kirk Stevens 3
  Roger Bales 1
  Cliff Wilson 5
  Cliff Wilson 5
  Jack McLaughlin 2
  Cliff Wilson 5
  Tony Knowles 4
  Tony Knowles 5
  John Spencer 0
  Tony Knowles 5
  Eddie Charlton 1
  Eddie Charlton 5
  Ian Black 0
  Cliff Thorburn 9
  Peter Francisco 7
  Alex Higgins 5
  Eddie Sinclair 3
  Alex Higgins 4
  Peter Francisco 5
  Peter Francisco 5
  Mark Wildman 2
  Peter Francisco 5
  Marcel Gauvreau 2
  Ray Reardon 5
  Wayne Jones 4
  Ray Reardon 2
  Marcel Gauvreau 5
  Marcel Gauvreau 5
  Murdo MacLeod 4
  Peter Francisco 5
  Silvino Francisco 3
  Silvino Francisco 5
  Steve Newbury 4
  Silvino Francisco 5
  John Virgo 0
  John Virgo 5
  Mark Bennett 1
  Silvino Francisco 5
  Dennis Taylor 0
  Dennis Taylor 5
  Robby Foldvari 1
  Dennis Taylor 5
  Stephen Hendry 3
  Stephen Hendry 5
  John Parrott 3
  Cliff Thorburn 9
  Neal Foulds 12
  Steve Davis 5
  John Rea 1
  Steve Davis 5
  Warren King 4
  Warren King 5
  Steve Longworth 0
  Steve Davis 5
  Rex Williams 4
  Rex Williams 5
  Joe O'Boye 0
  Rex Williams 5
  Steve Duggan 4
  Steve Duggan 5
  John Campbell 3
  Steve Davis 4
  Eugene Hughes 5
  Pat Houlihan 5
  Tony Meo 4
  Pat Houlihan 1
  Eugene Hughes 5
  Eugene Hughes 5
  Tony Chappel 4
  Eugene Hughes 5
  Bob Chaperon 0
  Tony Drago 5
  Willie Thorne 2
  Tony Drago 1
  Bob Chaperon 5
  Bob Chaperon 5
  Dave Martin 4
  Eugene Hughes 8
  Neal Foulds 9
  Ken Owers 5
  Jimmy White 2
  Ken Owers 5
  Dene O'Kane 0
  Dene O'Kane 5
  Mike Hallett 1
  Ken Owers 1
  Neal Foulds 5
  Neal Foulds 5
  Graham Miles 2
  Neal Foulds 5
  Geoff Foulds 0
  Geoff Foulds 5
  Bill Werbeniuk 2
  Neal Foulds 5
  Dean Reynolds 2
  Doug Mountjoy 5
  Matt Gibson 3
  Doug Mountjoy 2
  Dean Reynolds 5
  Dean Reynolds 5
  Les Dodd 2
  Dean Reynolds 5
  David Taylor 1
  Joe Johnson 5
  Tommy Murphy 4
  Joe Johnson 3
  David Taylor 5
  David Taylor 5
  Ray Edmonds 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hayton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 153.
  2. ^ "International Open, Goya Matchroom Trophy". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 27 February 2018.
  3. ^ "On this Week". Eurosport. 2009-09-14. Retrieved 2019-04-08.
  4. ^ "International". Snooker Scene. Retrieved 27 February 2018.