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The 1988 British Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from 21 February to 6 March 1988 with television coverage beginning on 26 February at the Assembly Rooms in Derby, England.[1]

British Open
Tournament information
Dates21 February–6 March 1988
VenueAssembly Rooms
CityDerby
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£345,000
Winner's share£60,000
Highest breakEngland Tony Meo (138)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-upEngland Mike Hallett
Score13–2
1987
1989

Contents

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
                  
  Jimmy White 5
  Martin Clark 2
  Jimmy White 5
  Steve James 1
  Eddie Charlton 2
  Steve James 5
  Jimmy White 5
  Gary WIlkinson 1
  Silvino Francisco 5
  Jim Bear 0
  Silvino Francisco 3
  Gary Wilkinson 5
  Tony Meo 2
  Gary Wilkinson 5
  Jimmy White 4
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Terry Griffiths 5
  Mario Morra 1
  Terry Griffiths 1
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Tony Chappel 1
  Stephen Hendry 5
  Tony Jones 3
  Alex Higgins 3
  Tony Jones 5
  Tony Jones 5
  Bob Chaperon 4
  Kirk Stevens w/d
  Bob Chaperon w/o
  Stephen Hendry 9
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Steve Newbury 2
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Paul Medati 2
  David Taylor 4
  Paul Medati 5
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Willie Thorne 2
  Willie Thorne 5
  Jim Wych 1
  Willie Thorne 5
  Cliff Wilson 3
  Cliff Wilson 5
  Colin Roscoe 2
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Rex Williams 2
  Rex Williams 5
  Nigel Gilbert 2
  Rex Williams 5
  Barry West 0
  Barry West 5
  John Dunning 0
  Rex Williams 5
  John Spencer 4
  Dennis Taylor 5
  Graham Miles 1
  Dennis Taylor 0
  John Spencer 5
  John Spencer 5
  Fred Davis 0
  Stephen Hendry 13
  Mike Hallett 2
  Neal Foulds 5
  Danny Fowler 3
  Neal Foulds 5
  Peter Francisco 3
  Peter Francisco 5
  Mike Darrington 1
  Neal Foulds 0
  John Parrott 5
  John Parrott 5
  Robby Foldvari 1
  John Parrott 5
  John Virgo 1
  John Virgo 5
  Tommy Murphy 1
  John Parrott 5
  Dene O'Kane 2
  Joe Johnson 5
  Eric Lawlor 1
  Joe Johnson 5
  Brian Rowswell 2
  Steve Longworth 4
  Brian Rowswell 5
  Joe Johnson 2
  Dene O'Kane 5
  Doug Mountjoy 3
  Dene O'Kane 5
  Dene O'Kane 5
  Paddy Browne 2
  Dave Martin 4
  Paddy Browne 5
  John Parrott 8
  Mike Hallett 9
  Mike Hallett 5
  Ian Williamson 0
  Mike Hallett 5
  Graham Cripsey 2
  Eugene Hughes 3
  Graham Cripsey 5
  Mike Hallett 5
  Murdo MacLeod 2
  Tony Knowles 5
  Matt Gibson 4
  Tony Knowles 4
  Murdo MacLeod 5
  Murdo MacLeod 5
  David Gilbert 4
  Mike Hallett 5
  Joe O'Boye 4
  John Campbell 5
  Wayne Jones 3
  John Campbell 1
  Joe O'Boye 5
  Dean Reynolds 2
  Joe O'Boye 5
  Joe O'Boye 5
  David Roe 1
  Steve Davis 0
  Ray Reardon 5
  Ray Reardon 2
  David Roe 5
  Tony Drago 3
  David Roe 5

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 25 frames. Referee: Len Ganley
Assembly Rooms, Derby, England. 5 and 6 March 1988.
Stephen Hendry
  Scotland
13–2 Mike Hallett
  England
Afternoon: 91–18, 72–11, 65–20, 37–90, 80–21 (70), 79–30 (78), 81–49
Evening: 64–38, 80–6 (75), 98–15 (67), 93–10 (51), 76–8, 30–66, 89–16
Afternoon: 78–17
78 Highest break 40
0 Century breaks 0
5 50+ breaks 0

ReferencesEdit

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