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1989 World Matchplay (snooker)

The 1989 Everest World Matchplay was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place in December 1989 in Brentwood, England.[1]

World Matchplay
Tournament information
Dates7–16 December 1989
VenueInternational Centre
CityBrentwood
CountryEngland
FormatNon-ranking event
Winner's share£100,000
Final
ChampionEngland Jimmy White
Runner-upEngland John Parrott
Score18–9
1988
1990

The matches had now been expanded to 17 frame matches up to the sem-final and the final, a 35 frame, four session match as in the World Championship and Jimmy White won the event, defeating John Parrott 18–9 in the final.[2]

Main drawEdit

Round 1
Best of 17 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 17 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 35 frames
     
          Steve Davis 7  
  Tony Meo 7       Dean Reynolds 9  
  Dean Reynolds 9         Dean Reynolds 8  
            Jimmy White 9  
          Jimmy White 9  
  Doug Mountjoy 9       Doug Mountjoy 5  
  Willie Thorne 2         Jimmy White 18
            John Parrott 9
          Stephen Hendry 9  
  Terry Griffiths 9       Terry Griffiths 3  
  Cliff Thorburn 5         Stephen Hendry 8  
            John Parrott 9  
          John Parrott 9      
  Dennis Taylor 9       Dennis Taylor 6      
  Mike Hallett 6  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Matchplay". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  2. ^ Hayton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 158.