1988 UK Championship (snooker)

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Tennents UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates 19–27 November 1988
Venue Guild Hall
City Preston
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Winner's share £80,000
Highest break 139
Final
Champion Wales Doug Mountjoy
Runner-up Scotland Stephen Hendry
Score 16–12
1987
1989

The 1988 Tennents UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 19 and 27 November 1988 at the Guild Hall in Preston, England.[1] This was the last UK Championship to be sponsored by Tennents, and for the following two years the championship would be sponsored by StormSeal.[1] The highest break of the tournament was 139 made by David Roe.

Doug Mountjoy won in the final 16–12 against Stephen Hendry, and picked up the £80,000 winners cheque.[1]

Main draw[edit]

[2][3]
Round of 32 Best of 17 frames

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
           
 England Steve Davis  9
 England Danny Fowler  6  
 England Steve Davis  9
   England John Parrott  4  
 England John Parrott  9
 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor  4  
 England Steve Davis  3
   Scotland Stephen Hendry  9  
 Canada Cliff Thorburn  9
 England David Roe  8  
 Canada Cliff Thorburn  2
   Scotland Stephen Hendry  9  
 Scotland Stephen Hendry  9
 England Willie Thorne  4  
 Scotland Stephen Hendry  12
   Wales Doug Mountjoy  16
 Wales Doug Mountjoy  9
 England Joe Johnson  5  
 Wales Doug Mountjoy  9
   England John Virgo  8  
 England John Virgo  9
 England Tony Knowles  3  
 Wales Doug Mountjoy  9
   Wales Terry Griffiths  4  
 Wales Terry Griffiths  9
 England Dean Reynolds  6  
 Wales Terry Griffiths  9
   England Barry West  5  
 England Barry West  9
 Wales Mark Bennett  4  

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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. 
  2. ^ "1988 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  3. ^ "UK Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 5 February 2013.