1984 UK Championship

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Coral UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates 18 November–2 December 1984
Venue Guild Hall
City Preston
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £101,000
Winner's share £20,000
Highest break Northern Ireland Jack McLaughlin (135)
Final
Champion England Steve Davis
Runner-up Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
Score 16–8
1983
1985

The 1984 Coral UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Guild Hall in Preston, England. The event began on 18 November and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 24 November and 2 December 1984. This was the first UK Championship that all overseas players took part as it also became a ranking event. The highest break of the televised stages was 134 made by Steve Davis and the non-televised stages was 135 made by Jack McLaughlin.

Davis defeated Alex Higgins 16–8 in the final.

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:

Winner: £20,000
Highest break (TV): £2,000
Total: £101,800

Main draw[edit]

[1][2]

Round of 32 Best of 17 frames

 
Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
              
 
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Alex Higgins9
 
 
 
England Rex Williams7
 
Northern Ireland Alex Higgins9
 
 
 
England Willie Thorne5
 
England Willie Thorne9
 
 
 
Australia Eddie Charlton7
 
Northern Ireland Alex Higgins9
 
 
 
Canada Cliff Thorburn7
 
Canada Cliff Thorburn9
 
 
 
Wales Cliff Wilson3
 
Canada Cliff Thorburn9
 
 
 
Wales Ray Reardon8
 
Wales Ray Reardon9
 
 
 
England David Taylor4
 
Northern Ireland Alex Higgins8
 
 
 
England Steve Davis16
 
Canada Kirk Stevens9
 
 
 
England Joe Johnson2
 
Canada Kirk Stevens9
 
 
 
England Tony Knowles7
 
England Tony Knowles9
 
 
 
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor2
 
Canada Kirk Stevens2
 
 
 
England Steve Davis9
 
England Jimmy White9
 
 
 
Wales Doug Mountjoy2
 
England Jimmy White4
 
 
 
England Steve Davis9
 
England Steve Davis9
 
 
England Tony Meo7
 

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 31 frames. Referee: Jim Thorpe
The Guild Hall, Preston, England, 1 and 2 December 1984.
Steve Davis
 England
16–8 Alex Higgins
 Northern Ireland
First session: 116–6 (69), 89–30 (73), 94–23, 95–0 (95), 72–25 (71), 70–75 (Davis 50), 130–10 (106)
Second session: 5–83, 124–1 (120), 110–0 (61), 24–66, 0–124 (124)
Third session: 22–116, 28–80, 9–107 (69), 104–8, 84–11, 123–1 (91), 91–24 (56)
Fourth session: 110–32 (52, 58), 105–27 (88), 65–40 (55)
120 Highest break 124
2 Century breaks 1
14 50+ breaks 2

Century breaks[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1984 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "UK Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 25 May 2012.