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The 1990 Pearl Assurance British Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from 18 February to 3 March 1990 with television coverage beginning on 24 February at the Assembly Rooms in Derby, England.[1]

Pearl Assurance British Open
Tournament information
Dates18 February–3 March 1990
VenueAssembly Rooms
CityDerby
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£365,000
Winner's share£75,000
Highest breakEngland Jimmy White (138)
Final
ChampionCanada Bob Chaperon
Runner-upNorthern Ireland Alex Higgins
Score10–8
1989
1991

Main drawEdit

[1][2]

Last 64
Best of 9 frames
Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 19 frames
                  
  Tony Meo 5
  Roger Bales 2
  Tony Meo 0
  Jimmy White 5
  Jimmy White 5
  John Spencer 4
  Jimmy White 4
  Steve James 5
  Steve James 5
  Bill Oliver 1
  Steve James 5
  Tony Wilson 0
  Silvino Francisco 4
  Tony Wilson 5
  Steve James 5
  Les Dodd 2
  Tony Knowles 5
  Brady Gollan 2
  Tony Knowles 5
  James Wattana 3
  Dene O'Kane 1
  James Wattana 5
  Tony Knowles 4
  Les Dodd 5
  Cliff Wilson 3
  Les Dodd 5
  Les Dodd 5
  Mark Rowing 2
  Wayne Jones 4
  Mark Rowing 5
  Steve James 3
  Alex Higgins 9
  Dennis Taylor 5
  Danny Fowler 1
  Dennis Taylor 5
  Murdo MacLeod 2
  Barry West 0
  Murdo MacLeod 5
  Dennis Taylor 3
  Martin Clark 5
  Martin Clark 5
  Stephen Murphy 2
  Martin Clark 5
  Paddy Browne 2
  John Virgo 1
  Paddy Browne 5
  Alex Higgins 5
  Martin Clark 3
  Alex Higgins 5
  Bob Harris 3
  Alex Higgins 5
  Mark Bennett 2
  Willie Thorne 1
  Mark Bennett 5
  Alex Higgins 5
  Doug Mountjoy 3
  Doug Mountjoy 5
  Nick Terry 3
  Doug Mountjoy 5
  Dean Reynolds 2
  Dean Reynolds 5
  Tony Chappel 2
  Alex Higgins 8
  Bob Chaperon 10
  Neal Foulds 5
  Ian Graham 2
  Neal Foulds 5
  Tony Drago 0
  Tony Drago 5
  Steve Longworth 0
  Neal Foulds 5
  Peter Francisco 3
  Terry Griffiths 5
  Gary Wilkinson 4
  Terry Griffiths 1
  Peter Francisco 5
  Peter Francisco 5
  David Taylor 4
  Neal Foulds 3
  Bob Chaperon 5
  John Parrott 1
  Steve Duggan 5
  Steve Duggan 4
  Alain Robidoux 5
  Eddie Charlton 3
  Alain Robidoux 5
  Alain Robidoux 4
  Bob Chaperon 5
  Mike Hallett 5
  Graham Miles 1
  Mike Hallett 3
  Bob Chaperon 5
  Bob Chaperon 5
  Jim Donnelly 0
  Bob Chaperon 9
  Robert Marshall 5
  Eugene Hughes 5
  Mark Johnston-Allen 1
  Eugene Hughes 5
  Rex Williams 2
  Rex Williams 5
  Eddie Sinclair 3
  Eugene Hughes 0
  Robert Marshall 5
  Joe Johnson w/o
  Jim Wych w/o
  Joe Johnson 4
  Robert Marshall 5
  David Roe 3
  Robert Marshall 5
  Steve Newbury 4
  Robert Marshall 5
  Steve Newbury 5
  Jon Wright 3
  Steve Newbury 5
  Tommy Murphy 2
  Cliff Thorburn 3
  Tommy Murphy 5
  Steve Newbury 5
  Steve Davis 2
  Steve Davis 5
  Kirk Stevens 2
  Steve Davis 5
  Darren Morgan 4
  Stephen Hendry 4
  Darren Morgan 5

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Alan Chamberlain
Assembly Rooms, Derby, England. 3 March 1990.
Bob Chaperon
  Canada
10–8 Alex Higgins
  Northern Ireland
Afternoon: 35–58, 115–1 (110), 57–10, 99–20, 73–30, 44–68, 7–61, 34–61
Evening: 33–73, 64–45, 99–2, 52–63, 70–17, 8–83, 76–19, 14–82, 69–36, 81–18
110 Highest break
1 Century breaks 0
1 50+ breaks 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Hayton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 160.
  2. ^ "British Open". Snooker Scene. Retrieved 2 March 2018.