1982 Junior Pot Black

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Junior Pot Black 82
Tournament information
Dates mid 1982 (Broadcast 23 August-1 September 1982)
Venue Pebble Mill Studios
City Birmingham
Country England
Format Non-Ranking event
Winner's share £250
Highest break England John Parrott (56)?
Champion England John Parrott
Runner-up England John Keers
Score 169–70

The 1982 Junior Pot Black was the second staging of the junior snooker tournament which was held in the Pebble Mill Studios in Birmingham. 8 young players were competing in a knockout format reduced from 12 from 1981. The matches are one-frame shoot-outs and a 2 frame aggregate score in the final.

Broadcasts were on BBC2 and started at 19:00 on Monday 23 August 1982[1] running 7 shows in 10 days. Alan Weeks presented the programme with Ted Lowe as commentator and John Williams as referee.

As the previous year's champion Dean Reynolds turned professional, The only players from the last series competing this year were John Parrott, Neal Foulds, John Keers and Jonathan White and Parrott and Keers met in the final which Parrott won 169–70.[2][3]

Main draw[edit]

Quarter-finals 23–26 August 1982 Semi-finals 30 and 31 August 1982 Final 1 September 1982
England Neal Foulds 0
Republic of Ireland Paddy Browne 1 Republic of Ireland Paddy Browne 0
England John Keers 1 England John Keers 1
England Jonathan White 0 England John Keers 0
England Steve Ventham 1 England John Parrott 1
England Chris Hamson 0 England Steve Ventham 0
England John Parrott 1 England John Parrott 1
England Mark Lockwood 0