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1988 Matchroom League

The 1988 Rothmans Matchroom League was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that was played from January to May 1988.

Rothmans Matchroom League
Tournament information
DatesJanuary–May 1988
Organisation(s)Matchroom Sport
FormatNon-ranking event
Winner's share£70,000
Highest breakEngland Tony Meo (147)
Final
ChampionEngland Steve Davis
Runner-upScotland Stephen Hendry
1987
1989

Steve Davis topped the table and won the tournament. Tony Meo recorded a maximum break in his match against Stephen Hendry.[1]

League phaseEdit

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Ranking  
DAV
 
HEN
 
THO
 
FOU
 
WHI
 
GRI
 
THO
 
MEO
 
TAY
 
JOH
Frame
W-L
Match
W-D-L
Pld-Pts
Winner Steve Davis x 4 5 5 8 4 5 5 5 4 45–27 6–3–0 9–15
Runner-up Stephen Hendry 4 x 2 4 4 6 6 6 7 7 46–26 5–3–1 9–13
3 Willie Thorne 3 6 x 3 6 4 6 4 4 5 41–31 4–3–2 9–11
4 Neal Foulds 3 4 5 x 4 4 5 3 6 6 40–32 4–3–2 9–11
5 Jimmy White 0 4 2 4 x 6 2 5 5 6 34–38 4–2–3 9–10
6 Terry Griffiths 4 2 4 4 2 x 4 5 5 5 35–37 3–4–2 9–10
7 Cliff Thorburn 3 2 2 3 6 4 x 4 6 7 37–35 3–2–4 9–8
8 Tony Meo 3 2 4 5 3 3 4 x 4 6 34–38 2–3–4 9–7
9 Dennis Taylor 3 1 4 2 3 3 2 4 x 8 30–42 1–2–6 9–4
10 Joe Johnson 4 1 3 2 2 3 1 2 0 x 18–54 0–1–8 9–1

If points were level then match wins, followed by most frames won determined their positions. If two players had an identical record then the result in their match determined their positions. If that ended 4–4 then the player who got to four first was higher.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Premier/Matchroom League, Matchroom Championship League". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 23 January 2018.
  2. ^ Layton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 155.