1976 Masters (snooker)

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Benson & Hedges Masters
Tournament information
Dates 26–30 January 1976
Venue New London Theatre
City London
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Non-Ranking event
Winner's share £2,000[1]
Highest break Australia Eddie Charlton (97)
Final
Champion Wales Ray Reardon
Runner-up England Graham Miles
Score 7–3
1975
1977

The 1976 Benson & Hedges Masters was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place from Monday 26th to Friday 30th January 1976 at the New London Theatre in London, England. 10 players were invited for the competition.

1975 runner-up Ray Reardon beat Graham Miles 7–3 in the final. At the age of 43 years and 114 days he remains the oldest champion of the event.[2]

Main draw[edit]

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Round 1
Best of 7 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 7 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 9 frames
Final
Best of 13 frames
      
          England John Spencer 4  
 England Fred Davis 4      England Fred Davis 0  
 Canada Cliff Thorburn 2        England John Spencer 4  
            England Graham Miles 5  
          Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 1  
          England Graham Miles 4  
            England Graham Miles 3
            Wales Ray Reardon 7
          England Rex Williams 1  
          Australia Eddie Charlton 4  
            Australia Eddie Charlton 4  
            Wales Ray Reardon 5  
          Wales Ray Reardon 4       
 England John Pulman 4      England John Pulman 1       
 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 2  

Century breaks[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner, Chris. "The Masters". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 7 January 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this week: Jan 24–30 – Hunter's first ranking title". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "1976 Masters Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 5 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "The Masters". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "1976 Masters". CueTracker - Snooker Results and Statistics Database. Retrieved 19 January 2015.