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1989 UK Championship

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The 1989 StormSeal UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 25 November and 3 December 1989 at the Guild Hall in Preston, England. The televised stages were shown live on BBC. StormSeal became the new sponsor of the UK Championship. The highest break of the tournament was 138 made by Steve Davis.

StormSeal UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates25 November–3 December 1989
VenueGuild Hall
CityPreston
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£420,000
Winner's share£100,000
Highest breakScotland Stephen Hendry (141)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-upEngland Steve Davis
Score16–12
1988
1990

Defending champion Doug Mountjoy lost in the last 64 against rookie player Joe O'Boye. While the 1988 runner-up Stephen Hendry won his first of five UK titles by defeating six times winner Steve Davis 16–12 and it took him on course for the world number on spot in the rankings.

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:

  • Winner: £100,000
  • Runner-up: £48,000
  • Semi-final: £N/A
  • Quarter-final: £12,000
  • Highest break: £8,000
  • Total: £420,000

Main drawEdit

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Last 64
Best of 17 frames
Last 32
Best of 17 frames
Last 16
Best of 17 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 17 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 31 frames
                  
  Joe O'Boye 9
  Doug Mountjoy 8
  Joe O'Boye 5
  Brady Gollan 9
  Brady Gollan 9
  Eddie Charlton 2
  Brady Gollan 5
  Alain Robidoux 9
  Alain Robidoux 9
  Tony Meo 5
  Alain Robidoux 9
  Silvino Francisco 3
  Silvino Francisco 9
  Steve Longworth 7
  Alain Robidoux 2
  Terry Griffiths 9
  Tony Knowles 9
  Robert Marshall 2
  Tony Knowles 9
  Tony Drago 7
  Tony Drago 9
  Mark Johnston-Allen 7
  Tony Knowles 7
  Terry Griffiths 9
  Terry Griffiths 9
  Warren King 4
  Terry Griffiths 9
  Tony Jones 8
  Tony Jones 9
  Steve Newbury 7
  Terry Griffiths 7
  Stephen Hendry 9
  Cliff Thorburn 9
  Mark Rowing 2
  Cliff Thorburn 5
  Peter Francisco 9
  Peter Francisco 9
  Steve Campbell 5
  Peter Francisco 3
  Mark Bennett 9
  Kirk Stevens 9
  John Virgo 7
  Kirk Stevens 2
  Mark Bennett 9
  Mark Bennett 9
  Eugene Hughes 3
  Mark Bennett 2
  Stephen Hendry 9
  Dean Reynolds 9
  Nick Terry 6
  Dean Reynolds 9
  Wayne Jones 8
  Wayne Jones 9
  Danny Fowler 7
  Dean Reynolds 8
  Stephen Hendry 9
  Stephen Hendry 9
  John Spencer 1
  Stephen Hendry 9
  Barry West 1
  Barry West 9
  David Taylor 5
  Stephen Hendry 16
  Steve Davis 12
  John Parrott 9
  Jack McLaughlin 2
  John Parrott 9
  Bob Chaperon 8
  Bob Chaperon 9
  Mick Price 6
  John Parrott 6
  Gary Wilkinson 9
  Brian Morgan 9
  Steve James 4
  Brian Morgan 6
  Gary Wilkinson 9
  Gary Wilkinson 9
  David Roe 2
  Gary Wilkinson 9
  Jimmy White 0
  Joe Johnson 9
  Jim Chambers 7
  Joe Johnson 9
  Martin Clark 6
  Martin Clark 9
  Brian Rowswell 1
  Joe Johnson 6
  Jimmy White 9
  Jimmy White 9
  Nigel Bond 3
  Jimmy White 9
  Neal Foulds 5
  Neal Foulds 9
  Steve Meakin 1
  Gary Wilkinson 8
  Steve Davis 9
  Mike Hallett 9
  James Wattana 7
  Mike Hallett 9
  Dene O'Kane 0
  Dene O'Kane 9
  Ian Graham 7
  Mike Hallett 9
  Dennis Taylor 6
  Dennis Taylor 9
  Dave Gilbert 2
  Dennis Taylor 9
  Rex Williams 2
  Rex Williams 9
  Tommy Murphy 6
  Mike Hallett 5
  Steve Davis 9
  Willie Thorne 9
  Paul Medati 3
  Willie Thorne 9
  Alex Higgins 3
  Alex Higgins 9
  Steve Duggan 7
  Willie Thorne 4
  Steve Davis 9
  Steve Davis 9
  Tony Chappel 3
  Steve Davis 9
  Cliff Wilson 3
  Cliff Wilson 9
  Paddy Browne 7

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 31 frames. Referee: Len Ganley
The Guild Hall, Preston, England, 2 and 3 December 1989.
Stephen Hendry
  Scotland
16–12 Steve Davis
  England
First session: 71–52, 75–1, 95–20 (54), 67–50 (Davis 50), 24–73, 18–71 (60), 41–65
Second session: 89–30 (55), 117–6 (88), 89–19 (64), 2–96 (59), 41–69, 105–0 (75), 92–13 (91)
Third session: 87–39, 17–75 (62), 37–95, 58–61, 77–33 (77), 29–80
Fourth session: 14–62, 123–13 (123), 112–10 (112), 70–16, 0–138 (138), 40–94, 97–22, 94–5 (66)
123 Highest break 138
2 Century breaks 1
10 50+ breaks 5

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "UK Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 10 August 2012.
  2. ^ "1989 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 October 2010.