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Snooker season 1995/1996

The snooker season 1995/1996 was a series of snooker tournaments played between August 1995 and May 1996. The following table outlines the results for the ranking and the invitational events.

Snooker season 1995/1996
Details
DurationAugust 1995–May 1996
Tournaments22
Triple Crown winners
UK ChampionshipScotland Stephen Hendry
MastersScotland Stephen Hendry
World ChampionshipScotland Stephen Hendry

CalendarEdit

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score[1] Reference
08–?? 08–??   PAK NR Red & White Challenge Islamabad   Nigel Bond   John Parrott 8–6 [2]
09–14 09–16   AUS NR Australian Masters Bentleigh Club Melbourne   Anthony Hamilton   Chris Small 8–6 [3][4]
09–17 09–19   AUS NR Australian Open Bentleigh Club Melbourne   Anthony Hamilton   Chris Small 9–7 [5][6][4]
09–19 09–24   SCO NR Scottish Masters Civic Centre Motherwell   Stephen Hendry   Peter Ebdon 9–5 [7]
09–30 10–07   THA WR Thailand Classic Novotel Bangkok   John Parrott   Nigel Bond 9–6 [8][9]
10–06 10–14   SCO NR Benson & Hedges Championship JP Snooker Centre Edinburgh   Matthew Stevens   Paul McPhillips 9–3 [10]
10–16 10–29   ENG WR Grand Prix Crowtree Centre Sunderland   Stephen Hendry   John Higgins 9–5 [11]
10–30 11–05   MLT NR Malta Grand Prix Jerma Palace Hotel Marsaskala   Peter Ebdon   John Higgins 7–4 [12]
11–17 12–03   ENG WR UK Championship Guild Hall Preston   Stephen Hendry   Peter Ebdon 10–3 [13]
12–03 12–10   GER WR German Open Frankfurt Messe Frankfurt   John Higgins   Ken Doherty 9–3 [14]
01–?? 01–??   BEL NR Belgian Masters   Matthew Stevens   Patrick Delsemme 7–1 [4]
01–03 01–07   ENG NR Charity Challenge International Convention Centre Birmingham   Ronnie O'Sullivan   John Higgins 9–6 [15]
01–?? 01–18   CHN NR Guangzhou Masters White Swan Club Guangzhou   Tony Drago   Steve Davis 6–2 [2][16]
01–27 02–03   WAL WR Welsh Open Newport Centre Newport   Mark Williams   John Parrott 9–3 [17][18]
02–04 02–11   ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London   Stephen Hendry   Ronnie O'Sullivan 10–5 [19][20]
02–17 02–24   ENG WR International Open Link Centre Swindon   John Higgins   Rod Lawler 9–3 [21][22]
02–25 03–03   MLT WR European Open Mediterranean Conference Centre Valletta   John Parrott   Peter Ebdon 9–7 [23][24]
03–?? 03–??   FIN NR Finnish Masters   Rod Lawler   Stefan Mazrocis 6–2 [4]
03–11 03–17   THA WR Thailand Open Montien Riverside Hotel Bangkok   Alan McManus   Ken Doherty 9–8 [9][25][26]
03–?? 03–??   CHN NR China Masters   Rod Lawler   Shokat Ali 6–3 [4]
03–26 03–31   IRL NR Irish Masters Goff's Kill   Darren Morgan   Steve Davis 9–8 [27]
03–?? 03–??   PAK NR Pakistan Masters   Noppadon Noppachorn   Brian Morgan 7–5 [4]
04–01 04–08   ENG WR British Open Plymouth Pavilions Plymouth   Nigel Bond   John Higgins 9–8 [28]
04–20 05–06   ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield   Stephen Hendry   Peter Ebdon 18–12 [29]
12–28 05–12   ENG NR European League Diamond Centre Irthlingborough   Ken Doherty   Steve Davis 10–5 [30][31][32]
05–15 05–19   MLT NR Malta Masters Jerma Palace Hotel Marsascala   Mark Davis   John Read 6–3 [33]
05–?? 05–??   MAS NR Malaysian Masters   Dominic Dale   Drew Henry 8–3 [4]
05–?? 05–??   POL NR Poland Masters   Gerard Greene   Patrick Wallace 6–5 [4]
05–?? 05–??   WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn   Ken Doherty   Nigel Bond 9–7 [34]
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.[35][36][37]

No. Ch. Name Points
1     Stephen Hendry 50042
2     Steve Davis 42395
3     Ronnie O'Sullivan 41255
4     John Parrott 38939
5     James Wattana 38904
6     Alan McManus 36310
7     Jimmy White 36225
8     Darren Morgan 34970
9     Ken Doherty 34507
10     Peter Ebdon 33645
11     John Higgins 29962
12     Nigel Bond 29394
13     Dave Harold 28840
14     Tony Drago 25944
15     Terry Griffiths 25259
16     David Roe 24156

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The 1995/96 Season". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  2. ^ a b 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 24 October 2012.
  3. ^ Snooker Scene, September 1995, page 14
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h Hayton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 167.
  5. ^ Snooker Scene, October 1995, page 26
  6. ^ "Australian Open Snooker". Oceania Cue Sports. Retrieved 18 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Regal Masters". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  8. ^ "Singha Thailand Classic". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  9. ^ a b Turner, Chris. "Thailand Open, Thailand Classic, Thailand Masters". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  10. ^ "Benson & Hedges Championship". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  11. ^ "Skoda Grand Prix". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  12. ^ "Rothmans Grand Prix". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  13. ^ "Royal Live Assurance UK Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  14. ^ "German Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  15. ^ "Liverpool Victoria Charity Challenge". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  16. ^ "Drago gains first win over Davis". The Irish Times on HighBeam Research. Archived from the original on 6 November 2012. Retrieved 24 May 2011.(subscription required)
  17. ^ "Regal Welsh". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  18. ^ Turner, Chris. "Welsh Open". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2011.
  19. ^ "Benson & Hedges Masters". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  20. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: White becomes Brown". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011.
  21. ^ "Sweater Shop International Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  22. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Ranking first for Carter". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011.
  23. ^ "European Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  24. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: British success for the Whirlwind". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011.
  25. ^ "Singha Thailand Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  26. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Birth of the Hurricane". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011.
  27. ^ "Benson & Hedges Irish Masters". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  28. ^ "Castella Classic British Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  29. ^ "Embassy World Championship". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  30. ^ "Hendry is hammered". Sunday Mirror on HighBeam Research. Archived from the original on 6 November 2012. Retrieved 5 June 2011. (subscription required)
  31. ^ "Dr Martens European League". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012.
  32. ^ "Premier/Matchroom League, Matchroom Championship League". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012.
  33. ^ Snooker Scene, July 1996, page 6
  34. ^ 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.
  35. ^ Turner, Chris. "Historical World Rankings 1990/91 to 2004/05". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 13 March 2012. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  36. ^ "World Rankings 1995/96". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011.
  37. ^ 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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