1991 Masters (snooker)

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Benson & Hedges Masters
Tournament information
Dates 3–10 February 1991
Venue Wembley Conference Centre
City London
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Non-ranking event
Total prize fund £350,000
Winner's share £100,000
Highest break 135
Final
Champion Scotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-up England Mike Hallett
Score 9–8
1990
1992

The 1991 Benson & Hedges Masters was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 3 and 10 February 1991 at the Wembley Conference Centre in London, England. The highest break of the tournament was 135 made by Dennis Taylor, for which he earned £7,500.

The final turned out to be one of the greatest finals in snooker. Stephen Hendry beat Mike Hallett 9–8 after trailing 0–7 and 2–8. This defeat effectively ended Hallett's days as a major force in the game.

Wild-card round[edit]

Match[1][2] Score
WC1 England Tony Meo (15) 5–3 England Gary Wilkinson
WC2 Canada Alain Robidoux (16) 3–5 Scotland Alan McManus

Main draw[edit]

[1][2]

Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
                       
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
15 England John Virgo 1
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
16 England Tony Meo 0
16 England Tony Meo 5
8 England Dean Reynolds 2
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 6
4 England Jimmy White 1
5 Wales Doug Mountjoy 4
9 England Steve James 5
9 England Steve James 4
4 England Jimmy White 5
4 England Jimmy White 5
12 England Martin Clark 1
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
7 England Mike Hallett 8
3 England John Parrott 5
11 England Willie Thorne 3
3 England John Parrott 2
6 Wales Terry Griffiths 5
6 Wales Terry Griffiths 5
10 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 2
6 Wales Terry Griffiths 3
7 England Mike Hallett 6
7 England Mike Hallett 5
Scotland Alan McManus 3
7 England Mike Hallett 5
13 England Neal Foulds 1
2 England Steve Davis 4
13 England Neal Foulds 5

Qualifying[edit]

Alan McManus won the qualifying tournament, known as the 1990 Benson & Hedges Satellite Championship at the time.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1991 Masters Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "The Masters". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 
  3. ^ Turner, Chris. "Benson & Hedges Championship, Masters Qualifying Tournament". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2010.