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The 1992 UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Guild Hall in Preston, England. The event started on 13 November 1992 and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 21 and 29 November 1992.

UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates13–29 November 1992
VenueGuild Hall
CityPreston
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Winner's share£70,000
Highest breakEngland Peter Ebdon (147)
Final
ChampionEngland Jimmy White
Runner-upEngland John Parrott
Score16–9
1991
1993

It was the last UK Final to be staged over two days and to use the best of 31 frames format.[1] The highest break of the televised stages was 136 made by James Wattana and the same of the non-televised stages was 147 made by Peter Ebdon.

In a repeat of the Previous year's final Jimmy White won his first and only UK Championship title by defeating defending champion John Parrott 16–9 in a reverse of the result in 1991, winning back-to-back ranking events after victory in the Grand Prix a month earlier.

Prize fundEdit

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

  • Winner: £70,000
  • Runner-up: £35,000
  • High Break: £5,000

Main drawEdit

[2][3]

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
  John Parrott 9
  Ken Doherty 5   John Parrott 9
  Nigel Bond 7   Dean Reynolds 2
  Dean Reynolds 9   John Parrott 9
  Martin Clark 1   Joe Swail 3
  Dene O'Kane 9   Dene O'Kane 3
  Billy Snaddon 7   Joe Swail 9
  Joe Swail 9   John Parrott 9
  Jason Ferguson 9   Steve Davis 5
  John Rea 3   Jason Ferguson 3
  Darren Morgan 9   Darren Morgan 9
  Tony Drago 6   Darren Morgan 2
  Steve James 9   Steve Davis 9
  Jason Prince 4   Steve James 4
  Steve Davis 9   Steve Davis 9
  Eugene Hughes 0   John Parrott 9
  Jimmy White 9   Jimmy White 16
  David Roe 8   Jimmy White 9
  Willie Thorne 9   Willie Thorne 4
  Mark Davis 0   Jimmy White 9
  Dennis Taylor 3   James Wattana 2
  Mike Hallett 9   Mike Hallett 1
  James Wattana 9   James Wattana 9
  Doug Mountjoy 1   Jimmy White 9
  Gary Wilkinson 9   Alan McManus 7
  Joe Johnson 1   Gary Wilkinson 7
  Alan McManus 9   Alan McManus 9
  Eddie Charlton 3   Alan McManus 9
  Ronnie O’Sullivan 8   Stephen Hendry 8
  Cliff Wilson 9   Cliff Wilson 3
  Stephen Hendry 9   Stephen Hendry 9
  Tony Knowles 5

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 31 frames. Referee: Len Ganley
The Guild Hall, Preston, England, 28 and 29 November 1992.
Jimmy White
  England
16–9 John Parrott
  England
First session: 76–8 (54), 10–66, 77–0, 61–52, 85–36 (65), 49–44, 66–57 (53)
Second session: 18–88 (87), 111–9 (110), 0–73 (72), 110–9 (50, 50), 29–66, 114–4 (66), 54–55
Third session: 95–10 (74), 95–28 (54), 0–126 (126), 79–0 (71), 29–81 (70), 77–6, 2–94 (90)
Fourth session: 80–1 (74), 14–57, 73–54, 59–34
110 Highest break 126
1 Century breaks 1
10 50+ breaks 6

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 4 December 2010.
  2. ^ "1992 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 October 2010.
  3. ^ "UK Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 25 May 2012.