1984 Classic (snooker)

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The Lada Classic
Tournament information
Dates8–15 January 1984
VenueSpectrum Arena
CityWarrington
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£82,000
Winner's share£18,000
Highest breakEngland Rex Williams (143)
Final
ChampionEngland Steve Davis
Runner-upEngland Tony Meo
Score9–8
1983
1985

The 1984 Lada Classic was the fifth edition of the professional snooker tournament, which took place from 8–15 January 1984. The tournament was played at the Spectrum Arena, Warrington, Cheshire. This was the first year in which the tournament was held as a ranking event.

Steve Davis won his third Classic title beating fellow Londoner Tony Meo by 9-8.

Main draw[edit]

First Round
Best of 9 frames
Second Round
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 9 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
England Steve Davis 5
Scotland Eddie Sinclair 2 England Steve Davis 5
England John Spencer 5 England John Spencer 1
England Joe Johnson 4 England Steve Davis 5
Canada Bill Werbeniuk 4 Wales Terry Griffiths 4
Wales Colin Roscoe 5 Wales Colin Roscoe 2
Wales Terry Griffiths 5 Wales Terry Griffiths 5
England Dean Reynolds 2 England Steve Davis 5
England Tony Knowles 5 England John Parrott 4
Republic of Ireland Eugene Hughes 1 England Tony Knowles 5
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 4 England Mike Hallett 3
England Mike Hallett 5 England Tony Knowles 2
Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 5 England John Parrott 5
Republic of Ireland Patsy Fagan 3 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 2
Wales Doug Mountjoy 4 England John Parrott 5
England John Parrott 5 England Steve Davis 9
England Tony Meo 5 England Tony Meo 8
England Jim Meadowcroft 1 England Tony Meo 5
Wales Ray Reardon 4 England Rex Williams 3
England Rex Williams 5 England Tony Meo 5
Canada Kirk Stevens 5 Canada Kirk Stevens 1
Scotland Eddie McLaughlin 4 Canada Kirk Stevens 5
England David Taylor 4 Scotland Murdo MacLeod 1
Scotland Murdo MacLeod 5 England Tony Meo 5
England Jimmy White 5 England Mark Wildman 3
Australia John Campbell 1 England Jimmy White 2
Australia Eddie Charlton 5 Australia Eddie Charlton 5
Wales Cliff Wilson 0 Australia Eddie Charlton 4
Canada Cliff Thorburn 1 England Mark Wildman 5
South Africa Silvino Francisco 5 South Africa Silvino Francisco 1
England John Virgo 2 England Mark Wildman 5
Northern Ireland Mark Wildman 5

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Jim Thorpe.
Spectrum Arena, Warrington, England, 8 January 1984.
Steve Davis
 England
9–8 Tony Meo
 England
Afternoon: 119–0 (98), 51–41, 19–83 (52), 33–84, 7–60, 44–87 (52), 130–0 (122), 108–1 (54, 54)
Evening: 76–5 (51), 112–9, 63–2 (58), 47–85, 33–69, 16–67, 57–64, 101–0 (84), 60–42
122 Highest break 52
1 Century breaks 0
7 50+ breaks 2

Century breaks[edit]

(Including qualifying rounds)

References[edit]