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The snooker season 1982/1983 was a series of snooker tournaments played during the years 1982 and 1983. The following table outlines the results for ranking events and the invitational events.

Snooker season 1982/1983
Details
DurationAugust 1982–27 May 1983
Tournaments18
Triple Crown winners
UK ChampionshipWales Terry Griffiths
MastersCanada Cliff Thorburn
World ChampionshipEngland Steve Davis

Contents

CalendarEdit

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score Reference
08–?? 08–??   AUS NR Australian Masters Channel 10 Television Studios Sydney   Steve Davis   Eddie Charlton [n 2] [1]
09–23 09–26   SCO NR Scottish Masters Holiday Inn Glasgow   Steve Davis   Alex Higgins 9–4 [2]
09–27 10–10   ENG WR International Open Assembly Rooms Derby   Tony Knowles   David Taylor 9–6 [3]
10–11 10–22   ENG WR Professional Players Tournament La Reserve Sutton Coldfield   Ray Reardon   Jimmy White 10–5 [4][5]
International Snooker Club Aston
10–23 10–31   ENG NR World Team Classic (team event) Hexagon Theatre Reading   Canada   England 4–2 [6][7]
11–20 12–04   ENG NR UK Championship Guild Hall Preston   Terry Griffiths   Alex Higgins 16–15 [8]
12–16 12–19   ENG NR World Doubles Championship Crystal Palace London   Steve Davis
  Tony Meo
  Terry Griffiths
  Doug Mountjoy
13–2 [9][10]
01–?? 01–??   ENG NR Pot Black BBC Studios Birmingham   Steve Davis   Ray Reardon 2–0 [11][12]
01–09 01–16   ENG NR The Classic Spectrum Arena Warrington   Steve Davis   Bill Werbeniuk 9–5 [13]
01–23 01–30   ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London   Cliff Thorburn   Ray Reardon 9–7 [14][15]
02–16 02–20   WAL NR Welsh Professional Championship Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre Ebbw Vale   Ray Reardon   Doug Mountjoy 9–1 [16][17]
02–21 02–23   ENG NR Tolly Cobbold Classic Corn Exchange Ipswich   Steve Davis   Terry Griffiths 7–5 [18][19]
02–28 03–06   ENG NR International Masters Assembly Rooms Derby   Ray Reardon   Jimmy White 9–6 [20][21]
03–09 03–13   NIR NR Irish Professional Championship Mayfield Leisure Centre Belfast   Alex Higgins   Dennis Taylor 16–11 [22]
03–22 03–27   IRL NR Irish Masters Goff's Kill   Steve Davis   Ray Reardon 9–2 [23][24][25]
04–16 05–02   ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield   Steve Davis   Cliff Thorburn 18–6 [26]
05–07 05–14   WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn   Doug Mountjoy   Ray Reardon 9–7 [27][28]
05–21 05–27   ENG NR Pontins Brean Sands Sands Holiday Village Burnham-on-Sea   Tony Meo   Silvino Francisco 9–7 [29]
WR = World ranking event
NR = Non-ranking event

Official rankingsEdit

The top 16 of the world rankings, these players automatically played in the final rounds of the world ranking events and were invited for the Masters.[30][31][32]

No. Ch. Name
1     Ray Reardon
2     Alex Higgins
3     Cliff Thorburn
4     Steve Davis
5     Eddie Charlton
6     Kirk Stevens
7     Doug Mountjoy
8     David Taylor
9     Bill Werbeniuk
10     Jimmy White
11     Perrie Mans
12     John Spencer
13     Dennis Taylor
14     Terry Griffiths
15     Tony Knowles
16     Willie Thorne

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format
  2. ^ The final was decided on aggregate score over three frames.

ReferencesEdit

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