1982 Classic (snooker)

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The Lada Classic
Tournament information
Dates 10–13 January 1982
Venue Civic Centre
City Oldham
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Non-Ranking event
Total prize fund £15,000
Winner's share £5,000[1]
Highest break England Steve Davis (147)
Final
Champion Wales Terry Griffiths
Runner-up England Steve Davis
Score 9–8
1980 (December)
1983

The 1982 Classic was the 1982 edition of the professional invitational snooker tournament, which took place from 10–13 January 1982. The tournament was played at the Civic Centre in Oldham, Greater Manchester, and featured eight professional players.

Steve Davis made the first televised maximum 147 break in snooker history during his quarter-final match against John Spencer, winning a Lada car for his efforts. Terry Griffiths won the tournament, beating Davis 9–8 in the final.[2]

Main draw[edit]

Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 9 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
England Steve Davis 5
England John Spencer 2 England Steve Davis 5
Wales Ray Reardon 5 Wales Ray Reardon 4
England David Taylor 1 England Steve Davis 8
Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 5 Wales Terry Griffiths 9
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 1 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 1
Wales Terry Griffiths 5 Wales Terry Griffiths 5
Canada Cliff Thorburn 1

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Jim Thorpe.
Civic Centre, Oldham, England, 13 January 1982.[3]
Terry Griffiths
 Wales
9–8 Steve Davis
 England
14–101(96), 84(55)–24, 69–43, 11–79(57), 14–71, 62–31, 86(52)–39, 73–31, 86(86)–7, 57–47, 82–30, 38–80(52), 4–101(101), 37–71, 49–63, 0–132(50), 70–58
86 Highest break 101
0 Century breaks 1
3 50+ breaks 5

Century breaks[edit]

147, 105, 101 England Steve Davis

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CueTracker - Prize Money Won by Terry Griffiths in Season 1981-1982 - Snooker Results & Statistics". cuetracker.net. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "Snooker's historic maximum breaks". Sporting Life. Retrieved 14 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "CueTracker - Steve Davis - Season 2014-2015 - Snooker Results & Statistics". cuetracker.net. Retrieved 14 September 2015.