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The 1987 British Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from 15 February to 1 March 1987 with television coverage beginning on 20 February at the Assembly Rooms in Derby, England.[1]

Dulux British Open
Tournament information
Dates15 February–1 March 1987
VenueAssembly Rooms
CityDerby
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£345,000
Winner's share£60,000
Highest breakEngland Neal Foulds (140)
Final
ChampionEngland Jimmy White
Runner-upEngland Neal Foulds
Score13–9
1986
1988

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 25 frames
                  
  Steve Davis 5
  Marcel Gauvreau 0
  Steve Davis 4
  John Virgo 5
  John Virgo 5
  Mario Morra 3
  John Virgo 5
  Cliff Wilson 2
  Silvino Francisco 5
  Brian Rowswell 0
  Silvino Francisco 4
  Cliff Wilson 5
  Cliff Wilson 5
  Geoff Foulds 3
  John Virgo 3
  Neal Foulds 5
  Neal Foulds 5
  David Roe 1
  Neal Foulds 5
  Warren King 4
  Warren King 5
  John Parrott 1
  Neal Foulds 5
  Willie Thorne 2
  Willie Thorne 5
  Bob Harris 1
  Willie Thorne 5
  Steve Duggan 2
  Steve Duggan 5
  Steve Longworth 2
  Neal Foulds 9
  Tony Knowles 2
  Dennis Taylor 5
  Colin Roscoe 1
  Dennis Taylor 5
  Eddie Charlton 1
  Eddie Charlton 5
  Paul Medati 4
  Dennis Taylor 5
  Terry Griffiths 4
  Terry Griffiths 5
  John Rea 2
  Terry Griffiths 5
  Tony Jones 3
  Tony Jones 5
  Murdo MacLeod 4
  Dennis Taylor 4
  Tony Knowles 5
  Tony Knowles 5
  Danny Fowler 4
  Tony Knowles 5
  Dean Reynolds 0
  Dean Reynolds 5
  Nigel Gilbert 2
  Tony Knowles 5
  Tommy Murphy 3
  Ray Reardon 5
  Joe O'Boye 4
  Ray Reardon 4
  Tommy Murphy 5
  Tommy Murphy 5
  Jim Wych 1
  Neal Foulds 9
  Jimmy White 13
  Jimmy White 5
  Tony Chappel 1
  Jimmy White 5
  Mike Hallett 2
  Mike Hallett 5
  Gino Rigitano 1
  Jimmy White 5
  Rex Williams 0
  Rex Williams 5
  Robby Foldvari 4
  Rex Williams 5
  Steve James 2
  Steve James 5
  John Campbell 1
  Jimmy White 5
  John Spencer 3
  Joe Johnson 5
  Tony Drago 0
  Joe Johnson 5
  Eugene Hughes 3
  Eugene Hughes 5
  Vic Harris 1
  Joe Johnson 3
  John Spencer 5
  John Spencer 5
  Tony Meo 1
  John Spencer 5
  Dave Martin 2
  Dave Martin 5
  George Scott 3
  Jimmy White 9
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Kirk Stevens 5
  Bob Chaperon 4
  Kirk Stevens 5
  Barry West 4
  Barry West 5
  Robbie Grace 2
  Kirk Stevens 2
  David Taylor 5
  David Taylor 5
  Glen Wilkinson 4
  David Taylor 5
  Jack McLaughlin 2
  Jack McLaughlin 5
  Alex Higgins 4
  David Taylor 3
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Doug Mountjoy 5
  Ken Owers 1
  Doug Mountjoy 5
  Peter Francisco 3
  Peter Francisco 5
  Eddie Sinclair 3
  Doug Mountjoy 4
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Graham Cripsey 5
  Bill Werbeniuk 2
  Graham Cripsey 2
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Mark Wildman 3

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 25 frames. Referee: John Williams
Assembly Rooms, Derby, England. 28 February and 1 March 1987.
Jimmy White
  England
13–9 Neal Foulds
  England
Afternoon: 18–72 (58), 0–129 (105), 57–64 (White 55, Foulds 51, 17–52 (52), 89–12, 80–0, 67–24
Evening: 5–90, 73–16, 21–81, 73–6, 20–75, 80–33 (71), 4–87, 65–53 (56),
Afternoon: 87–23 (56), 61–18, 85–44 (57), 73–15, 69–35, 4–79 (58), 76–24 (61)
71 Highest break 105
0 Century breaks 1
3 50+ breaks 8

ReferencesEdit

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