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The snooker season 1984/1985 was a series of snooker tournaments played from July 1984 to May 1985. The following table outlines the results for the ranking and the invitational events.

Snooker season 1984/1985
Details
DurationJuly 1984–18 May 1985
Tournaments25
Triple Crown winners
UK ChampionshipEngland Steve Davis
MastersCanada Cliff Thorburn
World ChampionshipNorthern Ireland Dennis Taylor

CalendarEdit

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score Reference
07–11 07–13   NZL NR New Zealand Masters Kingsgate Convention Centre Auckland   Jimmy White   Kirk Stevens 5–3 [1]
08–?? 08–??   CAN NR Canadian Professional Championship Brass Cannon Club Toronto   Cliff Thorburn   Mario Morra 9–2 [2]
08–13 08–17   AUS NR Australian Professional Championship RSL Club Dubbo   Eddie Charlton   Warren King 10–3 [2]
08–20 08–23   ESP NR Costa Del Sol Classic Las Palmeras Hotel Fuengirola   Dennis Taylor   Mike Hallett 5–2 [3]
08–?? 08–??   AUS NR Australian Masters Parmatta Club Sydney   Tony Knowles   John Virgo 7–3 [3][4]
08–27 08–31   THA NR Thailand Masters Ambassador Hotel Bangkok   Jimmy White   Terry Griffiths 4–3 [5][6]
09–?? 09–??   SGP NR Singapore Masters Mandarin Stadium Singapore   Terry Griffiths   Steve Davis [n 2] [7]
09–?? 09–??   MYS NR Malaysian Masters Selangor Club Kuala Lumpur   Terry Griffiths   Tony Meo [n 2] [7]
09–?? 09–??   HKG NR Hong Kong Masters Queen Elisabeth Stadium Hong Kong   Steve Davis   Doug Mountjoy 4–2 [7][8]
09–14 09–16   IRL NR Carlsberg Challenge RTÉ Studios Dublin   Jimmy White   Tony Knowles 9–7 [9][10]
09–20 09–23   SCO NR Scottish Masters Hospitality Inn Glasgow   Steve Davis   Jimmy White 9–4 [11][12][13]
09–24 10–07   ENG WR International Open Eldon Square Recreation Centre Newcastle   Steve Davis   Tony Knowles 9–2 [14]
10–20 10–28   ENG WR Grand Prix Hexagon Theatre Reading   Dennis Taylor   Cliff Thorburn 10–2 [15]
11–18 12–02   ENG WR UK Championship Guild Hall Preston   Steve Davis   Alex Higgins 16–8 [16]
12–05 12–16   ENG NR World Doubles Championship Derngate Centre Northampton   Alex Higgins
  Jimmy White
  Cliff Thorburn
  Willie Thorne
10–2 [17]
12–?? 12–??   ENG NR Pot Black BBC Studios Birmingham   Doug Mountjoy   Jimmy White 2–0 [18][19]
01–04 01–13   ENG WR The Classic Spectrum Arena Warrington   Willie Thorne   Cliff Thorburn 13–8 [20]
01–27 02–03   ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London   Cliff Thorburn   Doug Mountjoy 9–6 [21]
02–05 02–10   ENG NR English Professional Championship Corn Exchange Ipswich   Steve Davis   Tony Knowles 9–2 [22][23]
02–05 02–10   SCO NR Scottish Professional Championship Marco's Leisure Centre Edinburgh   Murdo MacLeod   Eddie Sinclair 10–2 [3][23][24]
02–17 03–03   ENG WR British Open Assembly Rooms Derby   Silvino Francisco   Kirk Stevens 12–9 [25][26]
03–20 03–23   ENG NR World Cup (team event) Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth   All-Ireland   England A 9–7 [27][28]
03–26 03–31   IRL NR Irish Masters Goff's Kill   Jimmy White   Alex Higgins 9–5 [29]
04–08 04–11   NIR NR Irish Professional Championship Ulster Hall Belfast   Dennis Taylor   Alex Higgins 10–5 [30][31]
04–12 04–28   ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield   Dennis Taylor   Steve Davis 18–17 [32]
05–07 05–11   WAL NR Welsh Professional Championship Abertillery Leisure Centre Abertillery   Terry Griffiths   Doug Mountjoy 9–4 [33]
05–11 05–18   WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn   Terry Griffiths   John Spencer 9–7 [34][35]
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.[36][37][38]

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

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format
  2. ^ a b No play-off was held and the title was decided on league table only.

ReferencesEdit

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