1998 Malta Grand Prix

The 1998 Malta Grand Prix was a professional invitational snooker tournament which took place at the New Dolmen Hotel in Buġibba, Malta in December 1998.

Malta Grand Prix
Tournament information
Dates3–6 December 1998
VenueNew Dolman Hotel
CityBuġibba
CountryMalta
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-Ranking event
Total prize fund£20,000
Winner's share£6,000
Highest break104 (Ken Doherty)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-upRepublic of Ireland Ken Doherty
Score7–6
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Stephen Hendry won the tournament, defeating Ken Doherty 7–6 in the final.[1] The highest break, a 104, was compiled by Doherty in his quarter-final match against Jimmy White.

Prize fundEdit

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

  • Winner £6,000
  • Runner-up £3,000
  • Highest break £1,000
  • Total £20,000

Main drawEdit

Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 13 frames
  Ken Doherty 5
  Jimmy White 4   Ken Doherty 6
  Mark Williams 5   Mark Williams 2
  Tony Drago 4   Ken Doherty 6
  Stephen Hendry 5   Stephen Hendry 7
  Joe Grech 1   Stephen Hendry 6
  John Higgins 2   Alex Borg 2
  Alex Borg 5

Century breaksEdit

104, 100   Ken Doherty

ReferencesEdit