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Snooker season 1975/1976

The snooker season 1975/1976 was a series of snooker tournaments played from August 1975 to 8 May 1976. The following table outlines the results for the ranking and the invitational events.

Snooker season 1975/1976
Details
DurationAugust 1975–8 May 1976
Tournaments8 (1 ranking event)
Triple Crown winners
MastersWales Ray Reardon
World ChampionshipWales Ray Reardon

CalendarEdit

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score Reference
08–?? 08–29   AUS NR Australian Professional Championship Wagga RSL Club Wagga Wagga   Eddie Charlton   Dennis Wheelwright 31–10 [1]
09–?? 09–??   CAN NR Canadian Open Canadian National Exhibition Stadium Toronto   Alex Higgins   John Pulman 15–7 [2]
01–?? 01–??   ENG NR Pot Black BBC Studios Birmingham   John Spencer   Dennis Taylor 1–0 [3][4]
01–26 01–30   ENG NR The Masters New London Theatre London   Ray Reardon   Graham Miles 7–3 [5][6]
02–21   IRL NR Benson & Hedges Ireland Tournament National Boxing Stadium Dublin   John Spencer   Alex Higgins 5–0 [7]
04–11 04–23   ENG WR World Snooker Championship Middlesbrough Town Hall Middlesbrough   Ray Reardon   Alex Higgins 27–16 [8][9]
Wythenshawe Forum Manchester
05–01 05–08   WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn   Ray Reardon   Fred Davis 10–9 [10]
05–08 05–11   ENG NR Canadian Club Masters Northern Snooker Centre Leeds   Alex Higgins   Ray Reardon 6–4 [11]
WR = World ranking event
NR = Non-ranking event

Order of MeritEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Turner, Chris. "Other National Professional Championships". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 7 January 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
  2. ^ Turner, Chris. "Canadian Open, Canadian Masters". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 3 June 2013.
  3. ^ "Pot Black History". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 24 December 2008.
  4. ^ "Pot Black, Junior Pot Black". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2010.
  5. ^ Turner, Chris. "The Masters". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 7 January 2012. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  6. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Hunter's first ranking title". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2013.
  7. ^ Turner, Chris. "Irish Masters". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 18 November 2010.
  8. ^ Turner, Chris. "World Professional Championship". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 April 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  9. ^ Eric, Hayton (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker: The Complete Record & History. London: Rose Villa Publications. p. 11. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X.
  10. ^ "Pontin's Roll of Honour". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 6 April 2008. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  11. ^ Higgins, Alex (2007). From the Eye of the Hurricane. London: Headline Publishing Group. ISBN 978-1-4722-2191-9.
  12. ^ Turner, Chris. "Historical World Rankings 1975/76 to 1989/90". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 8 June 2012. Retrieved 24 October 2011.

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