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The snooker season 1983/1984 was a series of snooker tournaments played between 4 July 1983 and 19 May 1984. The following table outlines the results for the ranking and the invitational events.

Snooker season 1983/1984
Details
Duration4 July 1983–19 May 1984
Tournaments22
Triple Crown winners
UK ChampionshipNorthern Ireland Alex Higgins
MastersEngland Jimmy White
World ChampionshipEngland Steve Davis

CalendarEdit

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score Reference
07–04 07–15   AUS NR Australian Masters Channel 10 Television Studios Sydney   Cliff Thorburn   Bill Werbeniuk 7–3 [1][2]
08–?? 08–??   CAN NR Canadian Professional Championship Canadian National Exhibition Stadium Toronto   Kirk Stevens   Frank Jonik 9–8 [3]
08–05 08–07   HKG NR Hong Kong Masters Hong Kong   Doug Mountjoy   Terry Griffiths 4–3 [4]
08–11 08–13   THA NR Thailand Masters Thai Nippon Stadium Bangkok   Tony Meo   Steve Davis 2–1 [5]
08–26 08–28   SCO NR Scottish Professional Championship Glasgow University Glasgow   Murdo MacLeod   Eddie Sinclair 11–9 [6]
09–22 09–25   SCO NR Scottish Masters Skean Dhu Hotel Glasgow   Steve Davis   Tony Knowles 9–6 [7]
10–01 10–09   ENG WR International Open Eldon Square Recreation Centre Newcastle   Steve Davis   Cliff Thorburn 9–4 [8]
10–10 10–21   ENG WR Professional Players Tournament Redwood Lodge Bristol   Tony Knowles   Joe Johnson 9–8 [9]
10–22 10–30   ENG NR World Team Classic (team event) Hexagon Theatre Reading   England   Wales 4–2 [10][11]
11–18 12–04   ENG NR UK Championship Guild Hall Preston   Alex Higgins   Steve Davis 16–15 [12]
12–09 12–18   ENG NR World Doubles Championship Derngate Centre Northampton   Steve Davis
  Tony Meo
  Tony Knowles
  Jimmy White
10–2 [13][14]
12–28 12–30   ENG NR Pot Black[n 2] BBC Studios Birmingham   Terry Griffiths   John Spencer 2–1 [15][16]
01–08 01–15   ENG WR The Classic Spectrum Arena Warrington   Steve Davis   Tony Meo 9–8 [17]
01–22 01–29   ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London   Jimmy White   Terry Griffiths 9–5 [18][19]
02–?? 02–??   RSA NR South African Professional Championship   Jimmy van Rensberg   Perrie Mans 10–7 [3]
02–21 02–24   ENG NR Tolly Cobbold Classic Corn Exchange Ipswich   Steve Davis   Tony Knowles 8–2 [20]
02–27 03–04   ENG NR International Masters Assembly Rooms Derby   Steve Davis   Dave Martin [n 3] [21][22]
03–05 03–11   WAL NR Welsh Professional Championship Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre Ebbw Vale   Doug Mountjoy   Cliff Wilson 9–3 [23]
03–27 04–01   IRL NR Irish Masters Goff's Kill   Steve Davis   Terry Griffiths 9–1 [24]
11–11 04–14   GBR NR Professional Snooker League   John Virgo   Dennis Taylor [n 4] [25]
04–21 05–07   ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield   Steve Davis   Jimmy White 18–16 [26]
05–12 05–19   WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn   Willie Thorne   John Spencer 9–7 [27][28]
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.[29][30][31]

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

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format
  2. ^ Event was played and recorded in December 1983, but broadcast in the summer of 1984.
  3. ^ Final was decided on a three-man round robin basis, the third player was   John Dunning.
  4. ^ No play-off was held and the title was decided on league table only.   Kirk Stevens withdrew after seven matches.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Turner, Chris. "Australian Masters". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 30 September 2010. Retrieved 10 November 2011.
  2. ^ Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Lowestoft: Rose Villa Publications. p. 25. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X.
  3. ^ a b 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.
  4. ^ Turner, Chris. "Other Non-Ranking and Invition Events". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
  5. ^ Snooker Scene, September 1983, page 7
  6. ^ Turner, Chris. "Scottish Professional Championship". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
  7. ^ "Steve Is The Master Again". Evening Times. 26 September 1983. Retrieved 7 May 2013.
  8. ^ Turner, Chris. "International Open, Goya Matchroom Trophy". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 4 November 2011.
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  10. ^ Turner, Chris. "World Cup, World Team Classic, Nations Cup". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 3 April 2011.
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  12. ^ Turner, Chris. "UK Championship". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2011.
  13. ^ Turner, Chris. "World Doubles Championship". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 6 March 2013.
  14. ^ "Easy for Davis & Meo". The Glasgow Herald. 19 December 1983. Retrieved 2 June 2011.
  15. ^ "Pot Black History". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 24 December 2008.
  16. ^ "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.
  17. ^ Turner, Chris. "Wilson Classic, Lada Classic, Mercantile Credit Classic". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 24 October 2012.
  18. ^ 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.
  19. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Hunter's first ranking title". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2013.
  20. ^ Turner, Chris. "Tolly Cobbold Classic". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 28 February 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2010.
  21. ^ Turner, Chris. "British Open Including British Gold Cup, Yamaha Organs Trophy and Yamaha International Masters". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2011.
  22. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: British success for the Whirlwind". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011.
  23. ^ Turner, Chris. "Welsh Professional Championship". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archvie. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 12 October 2011.
  24. ^ Turner, Chris. "Irish Masters". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 18 November 2010.
  25. ^ Snooker Scene, April 1985, page 14
  26. ^ Turner, Chris. "World Professional Championship". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 April 2013. Retrieved 2 May 2011.
  27. ^ "Pontin's Roll of Honour". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 6 April 2008. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  28. ^ 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.
  29. ^ 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.
  30. ^ "Ranking History". Snooker.org. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
  31. ^ Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Lowestoft: Rose Villa Publications. pp. 119–123. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X.

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