1990–91 snooker season

The 1990–91 snooker season was a series of snooker tournaments played between August 1990 and May 1991. The following table outlines the results for ranking and the invitational events.

1990–91 snooker season
Details
DurationAugust 1990 – May 1991
Tournaments26 (8 ranking events)
Triple Crown winners
UK ChampionshipScotland Stephen Hendry
MastersScotland Stephen Hendry
World ChampionshipEngland John Parrott

CalendarEdit

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score Reference
08–22 08–26   HKG NR Hong Kong Challenge Hilton Hotel Hong Kong   James Wattana   Jimmy White 9–3 [1][2]
09–12 09–16   SCO NR Scottish Masters Civic Centre Motherwell   Stephen Hendry   Terry Griffiths 10–6 [3]
09–?? 09–??   BEL NR Belgian Masters Sporthal Schijnpoort Antwerp   John Parrott   Jimmy White 9–6 [4][5]:57–58
09–26 09–28   ENG NR Shoot-Out Trentham Gardens Stoke-on-Trent   Darren Morgan   Mike Hallett 2–1 [6]
10–08 10–21   ENG WR Grand Prix Hexagon Theatre Reading   Stephen Hendry   Nigel Bond 10–5 [7]
10–29 11–03   CHN WR Asian Open GDTV Studios Guangzhou   Stephen Hendry   Dennis Taylor 9–3 [8]
11–05 11–11   UAE WR Dubai Classic Al Nasr Stadium Dubai   Stephen Hendry   Steve Davis 9–1 [9]
11–?? 11–??   EUR NR Norwich Union Grand Prix Monte Carlo Monte Carlo   John Parrott   Steve Davis 4–2 [10]
11–16 12–02   ENG WR UK Championship Guild Hall Preston   Stephen Hendry   Steve Davis 16–15 [11]
12–01 12–06   SCO NR Benson & Hedges Championship Masters Club Glasgow   Alan McManus   James Wattana 9–5 [12]
12–06 12–15   ENG NR World Matchplay Brentwood Centre Brentwood   Jimmy White   Stephen Hendry 18–9 [13]
05–16 12–16   GBR NR Centenary Challenge Cafe Royal London   Stephen Hendry   Steve Davis 19–11 [14][15][16]
12–17 12–22   MON NR European Grand Masters Monte Carlo   Martin Clark   Ray Reardon 4–2 [17]
01–01 01–12   ENG WR The Classic Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth   Jimmy White   Stephen Hendry 10–4 [18]
01–13 01–26   ENG NR World Masters National Exhibition Centre Birmingham   Jimmy White   Tony Drago 10–6 [19][20]
  Mike Hallett
  Stephen Hendry
  Brady Gollan
  Jim Wych
8–5
  Steve Davis
  Allison Fisher
  Jimmy White
  Caroline Walch
6–3
02–03 02–10   ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London   Stephen Hendry   Mike Hallett 9–8 [21][22]
02–17 03–02   ENG WR British Open Assembly Rooms Derby   Stephen Hendry   Gary Wilkinson 10–9 [23][24]
03–11 03–16   NLD WR European Open Imax Centre Rotterdam   Tony Jones   Mark Johnston-Allen 9–7 [25][26]
04–02 04–07   IRL NR Irish Masters Goff's Kill   Steve Davis   John Parrott 9–5 [27]
04–?? 04–??   CHN NR Kent Cup Yeutan Stadium Beijing   Joe Swail   Marcus Campbell 5–0 [10]
04–20 05–06   ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield   John Parrott   Jimmy White 18–11 [28]
05–?? 05–??   WAL NR Welsh Professional Championship Newport Centre Newport   Darren Morgan   Mark Bennett 9–3 [29]
05–11 05–18   WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn   Neal Foulds   Mike Hallett 9–6 [30]
01–?? 05–??   ENG NR Matchroom League   Stephen Hendry   Steve Davis [n 2] [31]
10–?? 05–20   ENG NR London Masters Café Royal London   Steve Davis   Stephen Hendry 4–0 [10]
06–?? 06–??   EUR NR European Masters League   Steve Davis   James Wattana [n 2] [32]
WR = World ranking event
NR = Non-ranking event

Official rankingsEdit

The top 16 of the world rankings, these players automatically played in the final rounds of the world ranking events and were invited for the Masters.[33][34][35][36]

No. Ch. Name
1     Stephen Hendry
2     Steve Davis
3     John Parrott
4     Jimmy White
5     Doug Mountjoy
6     Terry Griffiths
7     Mike Hallett
8     Dean Reynolds
9     Steve James
10     Dennis Taylor
11     Willie Thorne
12     Martin Clark
13     Neal Foulds
14     John Virgo
15     Tony Meo
16     Alain Robidoux

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format
  2. ^ a b No play-off was held and the title was decided on league table only.

ReferencesEdit

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