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1990 UK Championship

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The 1990 StormSeal UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 24 November and 2 December 1990 at the Guild Hall in Preston, England.[1] The televised stages were shown on BBC.

StormSeal UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates24 November – 2 December 1990
VenueGuild Hall
CityPreston
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£445,000
Winner's share£110,000
Highest breakEngland John Parrott (140)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-upEngland Steve Davis
Score16–15
1989
1991

Hendry beat 19-year-old fellow Scot Alan McManus in the semi-final by a 9–5 scoreline. McManus, who was in his rookie season,[2] had just beaten Dennis Taylor, Steve Newbury, Silvino Francisco and Jimmy White to make the semis. Nigel Bond, who was a finalist at the Grand Prix a month earlier,[3] made it to the quarter-finals losing to Davis.

Defending champion Stephen Hendry defeated Steve Davis 16–15 in the final. The highest break of the tournament was 140 made by John Parrott.

Prize fundEdit

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

  • Winner: £110,000
  • Runner-up: £n/a
  • Semi-finals: £30,000
  • Total: £445,000

Main drawEdit

[4][5]

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
                  
  Stephen Hendry 9
  Tony Wilson 2
  Stephen Hendry 9
  Tony Chappel 3
  Tony Chappel 9
  Dene O'Kane 4
  Stephen Hendry 9
  Neal Foulds 2
  Neal Foulds 9
  Franky Chan 0
  Neal Foulds 9
  Cliff Wilson 4
  Cliff Wilson 9
  Rod Lawler 3
  Stephen Hendry 9
  Danny Fowler 3
  David Roe 9
  Tony Meo 6
  David Roe 5
  Danny Fowler 9
  Danny Fowler 9
  Bob Harris 7
  Danny Fowler 9
  Gary Wilkinson 8
  Doug Mountjoy 9
  Ken Owers 0
  Doug Mountjoy 6
  Gary Wilkinson 9
  Gary Wilkinson 9
  John Campbell 8
  Stephen Hendry 9
  Alan McManus 5
  Terry Griffiths 9
  Joe Grech 2
  Terry Griffiths 5
  Silvino Francisco 9
  Silvino Francisco 9
  Mick Price 7
  Silvino Francisco 4
  Alan McManus 9
  Alan McManus 9
  Dennis Taylor 6
  Alan McManus 9
  Steve Newbury 3
  Steve Newbury 9
  Barry Pinches 2
  Alan McManus 9
  Jimmy White 6
  James Wattana 9
  John Virgo 2
  James Wattana 9
  Darren Morgan 2
  Darren Morgan w/o
  Cliff Thorburn w/d
  James Wattana 7
  Jimmy White 9
  Jimmy White 9
  Les Dodd 0
  Jimmy White 9
  Peter Francisco 0
  Peter Francisco 9
  Duncan Campbell 8
  Stephen Hendry 16
  Steve Davis 15
  John Parrott 9
  Mark Rowing 2
  John Parrott 9
  Tony Jones 3
  Tony Jones 9
  Eddie Charlton 4
  John Parrott 9
  Joe Johnson 8
  Gary Natale 9
  Martin Clark 7
  Gary Natale 5
  Joe Johnson 9
  Joe Johnson 9
  Warren King 8
  John Parrott 9
  Tony Knowles 7
  Steve James 9
  Nigel Gilbert 8
  Steve James 7
  Tony Knowles 9
  Tony Knowles 9
  Rex Williams 4
  Tony Knowles 9
  Wayne Jones 8
  Mike Hallett 9
  Ian Graham 6
  Mike Hallett 7
  Wayne Jones 9
  Wayne Jones 9
  Steve Campbell 1
  John Parrott 6
  Steve Davis 9
  Jonathan Birch 9
  Dean Reynolds 7
  Jonathan Birch 9
  Tony Drago 6
  Tony Drago 9
  Joe O'Boye 0
  Jonathan Birch 6
  Nigel Bond 9
  Nigel Bond w/o
  Alex Higgins w/d
  Nigel Bond 9
  Alain Robidoux 5
  Alain Robidoux w/o
  Bill Oliver w/d
  Nigel Bond 7
  Steve Davis 9
  Willie Thorne 9
  Nick Dyson 8
  Willie Thorne 9
  Colin Roscoe 1
  Colin Roscoe 9
  Bob Chaperon 6
  Willie Thorne 5
  Steve Davis 9
  Steve Davis 9
  David Taylor 1
  Steve Davis 9
  Barry West 5
  Barry West 9
  Ray Edmonds 5

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 31 frames. Referee: John Williams
The Guild Hall, Preston, England, 1 and 2 December 1990.
Stephen Hendry
  Scotland
16–15 Steve Davis
  England
First session: 116–15 (63), 72–59 (Hendry 71, Davis 59), 117–17 (78), 76–7 (55), 91–0 (91), 7–89 (77), 72–27
Second session: 40–64, 88–24, 33–60, 68–74 (Hendry 63), 23–68 (56), 29–95 (59), 70–57 (Davis 50)
Third session: 122–0 (122), 46–82 (62), 91–21 (64), 76–20, 41–89 (89), 0–73 (73)
Fourth session: 87–0 (87), 30–102 (102), 13–117, 66–12, 24–71 (55), 25–58, 60–15, 1–90 (90), 0–97 (51), 57–49 (57), 98–0 (98)
122 Highest break 102
1 Century breaks 1
11 50+ breaks 12

Century breaksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Turner, Chris. "UK Championship". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2011.
  2. ^ Watkins, Janie. "Player Profile: Alan McManus". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 20 January 2004. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
  3. ^ Turner, Chris. "Professional Players Tournament, Grand Prix, LG Cup". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  4. ^ "UK Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
  5. ^ "1990 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 October 2010.