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The snooker season 1986/1987 was a series of snooker tournaments played from July 1986 to May 1987. The following table outlines the results for the ranking and invitational events.

Snooker season 1986/1987
Details
DurationJuly 1986–May 1987
Tournaments30
Triple Crown winners
UK ChampionshipEngland Steve Davis
MastersNorthern Ireland Dennis Taylor
World ChampionshipEngland Steve Davis

Contents

CalendarEdit

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score Reference
07–?? 07–??   IRL NR Carlsberg Challenge RTÉ Studios Dublin   Dennis Taylor   Jimmy White 8–3 [1]
08–?? 08–??   THA NR Thailand Masters Chiang Mai Plaza Hotel Bangkok   James Wattana   Terry Griffiths 2–1 [2]
08–?? 08–??   AUS NR Australian Masters Parmatta Club Sydney   Dennis Taylor   Steve Davis 3–2 [3]
08–?? 08–??   CAN NR Canadian Professional Championship Toronto   Cliff Thorburn   Jim Wych 6–2 [4]
08–?? 08–??   RSA NR South African Professional Championship Johannesburg   Silvino Francisco   Francois Ellis 9–1 [4]
09–?? 09–??   AUS NR Australian Professional Championship Wooloongong Sydney   Warren King   John Campbell 10–3 [4]
09–?? 09–??   MYS NR Malaysian Masters Putra World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur   Jimmy White   Dennis Taylor 2–1 [5]
09–?? 09–??   HKG NR Hong Kong Masters Hong Kong   Willie Thorne   Dennis Taylor 8–3 [5]
09–?? 09–??   CHN NR China Masters Shanghai   Steve Davis   Terry Griffiths 3–0 [5]
09–17 09–24   ENG NR Matchroom Professional Championship Cliffs Pavilion Southend-on-Sea   Willie Thorne   Steve Davis 10–9 [6]
09–18 09–21   SCO NR Scottish Masters Hospitality Inn Glasgow   Cliff Thorburn   Alex Higgins 9–8 [7]
09–26 10–05   ENG WR International Open Trentham Gardens Stoke-on-Trent   Neal Foulds   Cliff Thorburn 12–9 [8]
10–18 10–26   ENG WR Grand Prix Hexagon Theatre Reading   Jimmy White   Rex Williams 10–6 [9]
10–28 11–01   CAN NR Canadian Masters CBC Television Studios Toronto   Steve Davis   Willie Thorne 9–3 [10]
11–14 11–30   ENG WR UK Championship Guild Hall Preston   Steve Davis   Neal Foulds 16–7 [11]
12–02 12–14   ENG TE World Doubles Championship Derngate Centre Northampton   Steve Davis
  Tony Meo
  Mike Hallett
  Stephen Hendry
12–3 [12]
01–02 01–11   ENG WR The Classic Norbreck Castle Hotel Blackpool   Steve Davis   Jimmy White 13–12 [13]
01–25 02–01   ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London   Dennis Taylor   Alex Higgins 9–8 [14]
02–?? 02–??   SCO NR Scottish Professional Championship Steve Davis Club Glasgow   Stephen Hendry   Jim Donnelly 10–7 [15]
02–?? 02–??   NIR NR Irish Professional Championship Antrim Forum Antrim   Dennis Taylor   Joe O'Boye 9–2 [16]
02–06 02–11   ENG NR English Professional Championship Corn Exchange Ipswich   Tony Meo   Les Dodd 9–5 [17]
02–09 02–13   WAL NR Welsh Professional Championship Newport Centre Newport   Doug Mountjoy   Steve Newbury 9–7 [18]
02–15 03–01   ENG WR British Open Assembly Rooms Derby   Jimmy White   Neal Foulds 13–9 [19][20]
03–05 03–08   CHN NR Kent Cup Beijing   Willie Thorne   Jimmy White 5–2 [5]
03–18 03–21   ENG TE World Cup Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth   All Ireland A   Canada 9–2 [21][22]
03–24 03–29   IRL NR Irish Masters Goffs Complex Kildare   Steve Davis   Willie Thorne 9–1 [23]
04–18 05–04   ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield   Steve Davis   Joe Johnson 18–14 [24]
05–?? 05–??   WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn   Neal Foulds   Willie Thorne 9–8 [25][26]
01–?? 05–??   ENG NR Matchroom League   Steve Davis   Neal Foulds [n 2] [27]
WR = World ranking event
NR = Non-ranking event
TE = Team 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.[28][29][30]

No. Ch. Name
1     Steve Davis
2     Cliff Thorburn
3     Dennis Taylor
4     Tony Knowles
5     Jimmy White
6     Alex Higgins
7     Willie Thorne
8     Joe Johnson
9     Kirk Stevens
10     Terry Griffiths
11     Tony Meo
12     Silvino Francisco
13     Neal Foulds
14     Doug Mountjoy
15     Ray Reardon
16     Rex Williams

NotesEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

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