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 134
Champion England Steve Davis
Runner-up Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
Score 16–8

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]


Round of 32 Best of 17 frames

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins  9
 England Rex Williams  7  
 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins  9
   England Willie Thorne  5  
 England Willie Thorne  9
 Australia Eddie Charlton  7  
 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins  9
   Canada Cliff Thorburn  7  
 Canada Cliff Thorburn  9
 Wales Cliff Wilson  3  
 Canada Cliff Thorburn  9
   Wales Ray Reardon  8  
 Wales Ray Reardon  9
 England David Taylor  4  
 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins  8
   England Steve Davis  16
 Canada Kirk Stevens  9
 England Joe Johnson  2  
 Canada Kirk Stevens  9
   England Tony Knowles  7  
 England Tony Knowles  9
 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor  2  
 Canada Kirk Stevens  2
   England Steve Davis  9  
 England Jimmy White  9
 Wales Doug Mountjoy  2  
 England Jimmy White  4
   England Steve Davis  9  
 England Steve Davis  9
 England Tony Meo  7  

Century breaks[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.