Snooker season 1995/1996

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Snooker season 1995/1996
Details
Duration August 1995–May 1996
Tournaments 22
Triple Crown winners
UK Championship Scotland Stephen Hendry
Masters Scotland Stephen Hendry
World Championship Scotland Stephen Hendry

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.

Calendar[edit]

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

Official rankings[edit]

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.[33][34][35]

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

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format

References[edit]

  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. ^ Snooker Scene, October 1995, page 26
  5. ^ "Regal Masters". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  6. ^ "Singha Thailand Classic". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ "Benson & Hedges Championship". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "Skoda Grand Prix". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  10. ^ "Rothmans Grand Prix". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  11. ^ "Royal Live Assurance UK Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  12. ^ "German Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  13. ^ "Liverpool Victoria Charity Challenge". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  14. ^ "Drago gains first win over Davis". The Irish Times on HighBeam Research. Retrieved 24 May 2011. (subscription required)
  15. ^ "Regal Welsh". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  16. ^ 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. 
  17. ^ "Benson & Hedges Masters". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  18. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: White becomes Brown". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  19. ^ "Sweater Shop International Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  20. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Ranking first for Carter". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  21. ^ "European Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  22. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: British success for the Whirlwind". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  23. ^ "Singha Thailand Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  24. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Birth of the Hurricane". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  25. ^ "Benson & Hedges Irish Masters". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  26. ^ "Castella Classic British Open". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  27. ^ "Embassy World Championship". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  28. ^ "Hendry is hammered". Sunday Mirror on HighBeam Research. Retrieved 5 June 2011.  (subscription required)
  29. ^ "Dr Martens European League". Snooker.org. Retrieved 10 July 2012. 
  30. ^ "Premier/Matchroom League, Matchroom Championship League". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. 
  31. ^ Snooker Scene, July 1996, page 6
  32. ^ 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. 
  33. ^ 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. 
  34. ^ "World Rankings 1995/96". Snooker.org. Retrieved 26 February 2011. 
  35. ^ 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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