1988 Fosters Professional

The 1988 Fosters Professional was a non-ranking invitational snooker tournament, which took place between 3 and 5 October 1988.[1][3] The tournament featured four professional players and was filmed in RTÉ Studios, Dublin, for broadcast on RTÉ.[2][4][5]

Fosters Professional
Tournament information
Dates3–5 October 1988 (1988-10-03 – 1988-10-05)
VenueRTÉ Studios
CityDublin
CountryIreland
OrganisationWPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Total prize fund£34,650[1]
Winner's share£12,500[2]
Highest break Stephen Hendry (SCO) (99)[1]
Final
Champion Mike Hallett (ENG)
Runner-up Stephen Hendry (SCO)
Score8–5
1987

Mike Hallett won the tournament defeating Stephen Hendry 8–5.[2] Hendry made the highest break of the event, 99.[1]

Main drawEdit

Results are shown below.[6]

Semi-finals
Best of 9 frames
Final
Best of 15 frames
      
  Mike Hallett (ENG) 5
  John Parrott (ENG) 3
  Mike Hallett (ENG) 8
  Stephen Hendry (SCO) 5
  Stephen Hendry (SCO) 5
  Eugene Hughes (IRL) 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d Martin, John (November 1988). "title for Hallett ... at last". Snooker Scene. p. 17.
  2. ^ a b c "Carlsberg Challenge, Carling Challenge, Fosters Professional". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 7 January 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  3. ^ Smith, Terry, ed. (1988). "Where the Action is for 1988/89 in Snooker and Billiards". Benson and Hedges Snooker Year (Fifth Edition). Aylesbury: Pelham Books. pp. 18–19. ISBN 0720718309.
  4. ^ Hale, Janice (1987). Rothmans Snooker Yearbook 1987–88. Aylesbury: Queen Anne Press. p. 202. ISBN 0356146901.
  5. ^ Morrison, Ian (1989). Snooker: records, facts and champions. Enfield: Guinness Superlatives Ltd. p. 107. ISBN 9780851123646.
  6. ^ Hale, Janice (1991). Rothmans Snooker Yearbook 1991–92. Aylesbury: Queen Anne Press. pp. 116, 124. ISBN 0356197476.