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The 1987 Mercantile Credit Classic was the eighth edition of the professional snooker tournament which took place from 2–11 January 1987. The tournament has now been moved to the Norbreck Castle Hotel, Blackpool, Lancashire.

Mercantile Credit Classic
Tournament information
Dates2–11 January 1987
VenueNorbreck Castle Hotel
CityBlackpool
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£250,000
Winner's share£50,000
Highest breakCanada Cliff Thorburn (140 non-TV)
England Jimmy White (126 TV)
Final
ChampionEngland Steve Davis
Runner-upEngland Jimmy White
Score13–12
1986
1988

Defending champion Jimmy White made it to the final again but lost to Steve Davis in another 13-12 result.









Contents

Main drawEdit

First Round
Best of 9 frames
Second Round
Best of 9 frames
Third Round
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 25 frames
                  
  Jimmy White 5
  Steve Newbury 4
  Jimmy White 5
  Malcolm Bradley 0
  Malcolm Bradley 5
  David Taylor 1
  Jimmy White 5
  Steve Duggan 2
  Steve Duggan 5
  Neal Foulds 3
  Steve Duggan 5
  Bill Werbeniuk 0
  Bill Werbeniuk 5
  Jack McLaughlin 1
  Jimmy White 5
  Terry Griffiths 3
  Terry Griffiths 5
  Joe O'Boye 1
  Terry Griffiths 5
  Dave Martin 4
  Dave Martin 5
  Geoff Foulds 4
  Terry Griffiths 5
  John Campbell 3
  John Spencer 5
  Willie Thorne 3
  John Spencer 3
  John Campbell 5
  John Campbell 5
  Paddy Browne 2
  Jimmy White 9
  Dean Reynolds 8
  Wayne Jones 5
  Dennis Taylor 2
  Wayne Jones 5
  Tony Kearney 1
  Tony Kearney 5
  Murdo MacLeod 0
  Wayne Jones 3
  Cliff Wilson 5
  Les Dodd 5
  Doug Mountjoy 4
  Les Dodd 4
  Cliff Wilson 5
  Cliff Wilson 5
  Ian Williamson 4
  Cliff Wilson 1
  Dean Reynolds 5
  Kirk Stevens 5
  Bob Chaperon 3
  Kirk Stevens 3
  Barry West 5
  Barry West 5
  Frank Jonik 4
  Barry West 3
  Dean Reynolds 5
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Graham Cripsey 0
  Cliff Thorburn 4
  Dean Reynolds 5
  Dean Reynolds 5
  Warren King 4
  Jimmy White 12
  Steve Davis 13
  Steve Davis 5
  Graham Jenkins 0
  Steve Davis 5
  John Virgo 2
  John Virgo 5
  Mark Bennett 3
  Steve Davis 5
  Tony Meo 2
  Tony Meo 5
  John Rea 4
  Tony Meo 5
  Steve Longworth 0
  Steve Longworth 5
  Terry Murphy 3
  Steve Davis 5
  John Parrott 4
  Rex Williams 5
  Mario Morra 2
  Rex Williams 4
  Eddie Charlton 5
  Eddie Charlton 5
  Mick Fisher 0
  Eddie Charlton 4
  John Parrott 5
  Alex Higgins 5
  Colin Roscoe 2
  Alex Higgins 2
  John Parrott 5
  John Parrott 5
  Tony Jones 2
  Steve Davis 9
  Stephen Hendry 3
  Danny Fowler 5
  Tony Knowles 4
  Danny Fowler 5
  Mike Hallett 4
  Mike Hallett 5
  Bernie Mikkelsen 3
  Danny Fowler 4
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Ray Reardon 3
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Jon Wright 1
  Jon Wright 5
  Eugene Hughes 4
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Silvino Francisco 0
  Silvino Francisco 5
  Jimmy van Rensberg 4
  Silvino Francisco 5
  Bob Harris 3
  Bob Harris 5
  Jim Wych 3
  Silvino Francisco 5
  Peter Francisco 1
  Joe Johnson 5
  Eddie Sinclair 0
  Joe Johnson 3
  Peter Francisco 5
  Peter Francisco 5
  Marcel Gauvreau 3

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 25 frames. Referee: .
Norbreck Castle Hotel, Blackpool, England, 10 & 11 January 1987.
Steve Davis
  England
13–12 Jimmy White
  England
First session: 52–61, 25–65, 66–36, 95–29, 74–12 (70),56–66 (Davis 55), 65–21
Second session: 54–62, 68–66 (53), 6–69, 123–0 (119), 67–43, 37–71, 28–73, 69–58 (Davis 55, White 58)
Third session: 73–22 (72), 7–107 (74), 72–2 (53), 7–94 (50), 71–0 (60), 36–47, 1–75 (75), 65–35, 55–80, 75–35,
119 Highest break 75
1 Century breaks 0
7 50+ breaks 5

Century breaksEdit

(Including qualifying rounds)

ReferencesEdit