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The snooker season 1988/1989 was a series of snooker tournaments played during the years 1988 and 1989. The following table outlines the results for the ranking and invitational events.

Snooker season 1988/1989
Details
DurationJuly 1988–May 1989
Tournaments28
Triple Crown winners
UK ChampionshipWales Doug Mountjoy
MastersScotland Stephen Hendry
World ChampionshipEngland Steve Davis

Contents

CalendarEdit

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score Reference
07–?? 07–??   NZL NR New Zealand Masters Wellington   Stephen Hendry   Mike Hallett 6–1 [1]
08–03 08–07   HKG NR Hong Kong Masters Queen Elizabeth Stadium Hong Kong   Jimmy White   Neal Foulds 6–3 [1]
08–25 09–11   ENG WR International Open Trentham Gardens Stoke-on-Trent   Steve Davis   Jimmy White 12–6 [2]
09–?? 09–??   CAN NR Canadian Professional Championship Minkler Auditorium Toronto   Alain Robidoux   Jim Wych 8–4 [3]
09–?? 09–??   AUS NR Australian Professional Championship Roots Hill Retired Soldiers Club Sydney   John Campbell   Robby Foldvari 9–7 [3]
09–26 09–29   UAE NR Dubai Masters Al Nasr Stadium Dubai   Neal Foulds   Steve Davis 5–4 [4]
10–?? 10–??   IRL NR Fosters Professional RTÉ Studios Dublin   Mike Hallett   Stephen Hendry 8–5 [5]
10–04 10–09   ENG NR Matchroom Professional Championship Cliffs Pavilion Southend-on-Sea   Steve Davis   Dennis Taylor 10–7 [1]
10–10 10–23   ENG WR Grand Prix Hexagon Theatre Reading   Steve Davis   Alex Higgins 10–6 [6]
10–26 11–05   CAN WR Canadian Masters Minkler Auditorium Toronto   Jimmy White   Steve Davis 9–4 [7]
11–11 11–27   ENG WR UK Championship Guild Hall Preston   Doug Mountjoy   Stephen Hendry 16–12 [8]
12–02 12–10   ENG NR World Matchplay Brentwood Centre Brentwood   Steve Davis   John Parrott 9–5 [9]
12–?? 12–18   EUR NR Norwich Union Grand Prix Monte Carlo Monte Carlo   Steve Davis   Jimmy White 5–4 [1][10]
01–01 01–15   ENG WR The Classic Norbreck Castle Hotel Blackpool   Doug Mountjoy   Wayne Jones 13–11 [11]
01–?? 01–??   WAL NR Welsh Professional Championship Newport Centre Newport   Doug Mountjoy   Terry Griffiths 9–6 [12]
01–?? 01–??   RSA NR South African Professional Championship Johannesburg   Perrie Mans   Robbie Grace 8–5 [3]
01–22 01–29   ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London   Stephen Hendry   John Parrott 9–6 [13][14]
01–30 02–11   FRA WR European Open Casino de Deauville Deauville   John Parrott   Terry Griffiths 9–8 [15][16]
02–12 02–18   ENG NR English Professional Championship Redwood Lodge Bristol   Mike Hallett   John Parrott 9–7 [17][18]
02–?? 02–20   SCO NR Scottish Professional Championship Marco's Leisure Centre Edinburgh   John Rea   Murdo MacLeod 9–7 [18][19]
02–?? 02–??   NIR NR Irish Professional Championship Antrim Forum Antrim   Alex Higgins   Jack McLaughlin 9–7 [20]
02–19 03–05   ENG WR British Open Assembly Rooms Derby   Tony Meo   Dean Reynolds 13–6 [21][22]
03–21 03–24   ENG TE World Cup Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth   England  Rest of the World 9–8 [23][24]
03–28 04–02   IRL NR Irish Masters Goff's Kill   Alex Higgins   Stephen Hendry 9–8 [25]
04–15 05–01   ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield   Steve Davis   John Parrott 18–3 [26]
01–?? 05–14   ENG NR Matchroom League   Steve Davis   John Parrott [n 2] [27]
09–28 05–23   ENG NR London Masters Café Royal London   Stephen Hendry   John Parrott 4–2 [1]
05–?? 05–??   WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn   Darren Morgan   Tony Drago 9–2 [28]
  HK NR Hong Kong Gold Cup Queen Elizabeth Stadium Hong Kong   Steve Davis   Alex Higgins 6–3
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     Jimmy White
3     Neal Foulds
4     Stephen Hendry
5     Terry Griffiths
6     Cliff Thorburn
7     John Parrott
8     Tony Knowles
9     Mike Hallett
10     Dennis Taylor
11     Joe Johnson
12     Silvino Francisco
13     Willie Thorne
14     Peter Francisco
15     John Virgo
16     Cliff Wilson

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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