1976–77 snooker season

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The 1976–77 snooker season was a series of snooker tournaments played between September 1976 and May 1977. The following table outlines the results for the ranking and the invitational events.

1976–77 snooker season
Details
DurationSeptember 1976 – 7 May 1977
Tournaments8 (1 ranking event)
Triple Crown winners
MastersWales Doug Mountjoy
World ChampionshipEngland John Spencer

CalendarEdit

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score Reference
09–?? 09–??   AUS NR Australian Professional Championship Dandenong Football Club Melbourne   Eddie Charlton   Paddy Morgan w/o–w/d [1]
09–?? 09–??   CAN NR Canadian Open Canadian National Exhibition Stadium Toronto   John Spencer   Alex Higgins 17–9 [2]
11–28 12–11   AUS NR World Professional Match-play Championship Nunawading Basketball Centre Melbourne   Eddie Charlton   Ray Reardon 31–24 [3]
01–?? 01–??   ENG NR Pot Black BBC Studios Birmingham   Perrie Mans   Doug Mountjoy 1–0 [4][5]
02–07 02–11   ENG NR The Masters New London Theatre London   Doug Mountjoy   Ray Reardon 7–6 [6][7][8]
02–16 02–17   IRL NR Benson & Hedges Ireland Tournament Leopardstown Racecourse Dublin   Alex Higgins   Ray Reardon 5–3 [9]
04–18 04–30   ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield   John Spencer   Cliff Thorburn 25–21 [10]
04–30 05–07   WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn   John Spencer   John Pulman 7–5 [11][12][13]
WR = World ranking event
NR = Non-ranking event

Official rankingsEdit

The top 16 of the world rankings.[14][15][16]

No. Ch.[n 2] Name Points[17]
1     Ray Reardon 15
2     Alex Higgins 9
3     Eddie Charlton 8
4     Fred Davis 6
5     Graham Miles 6
6     Rex Williams 6
7     Perrie Mans 5
8     John Spencer 5
9     Dennis Taylor 5
10     Gary Owen 4
11     John Dunning 4
12     Jim Meadowcroft 3
13     Cliff Thorburn 3
14     Bill Werbeniuk 3
15     John Pulman 3
16     David Taylor 2

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format
  2. ^ Indicates a relation to the Order of Merit used during the 1975/1976 season.

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. ^ Turner, Chris. "World Matchplay". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 28 February 2012. Retrieved 14 March 2011.
  4. ^ "Pot Black History". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 24 December 2008.
  5. ^ "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.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: White becomes Brown". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011.
  8. ^ Snooker Scene, February 1977, page 9
  9. ^ Turner, Chris. "Irish Masters". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 18 November 2010.
  10. ^ Turner, Chris. "World Professional Championship". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 April 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  11. ^ "Pontin's Roll of Honour". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 6 April 2008. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  12. ^ Turner, Chris. "Pontins Open, Pontins Professional, Pontins World Pro-Am Series". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 28 February 2012. Retrieved 6 February 2013.
  13. ^ Snooker Scene, May 1977, page 27
  14. ^ 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.
  15. ^ "Ranking History". Snooker.org. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
  16. ^ Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Lowestoft: Rose Villa Publications. pp. 119–123. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X.
  17. ^ "World Rankings – History and Development". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 3 August 2004. Retrieved 24 June 2013.

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