1986 British Open

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Dulux British Open
Tournament information
Dates16 February–2 March 1986
VenueAssembly Rooms
CityDerby
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£275,000
Winner's share£55,000
Highest breakEngland Dave Martin (145)
Final
ChampionEngland Steve Davis
Runner-upEngland Willie Thorne
Score12–7
1985
1987

The 1986 British Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from 16 February to 2 March 1986 with television coverage beginning on 21 February at the Assembly Rooms in Derby, England.[1]

Main draw[edit]

[1][2]

Last 64
Best of 9 frames
Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 23 frames
                  
South Africa Silvino Francisco 5
England Tony Jones 2
South Africa Silvino Francisco 1
Scotland Murdo MacLeod 5
Scotland Murdo MacLeod 5
England Fred Davis 4
Scotland Murdo MacLeod 2
Wales Terry Griffiths 5
Wales Terry Griffiths 5
England George Scott 3
Wales Terry Griffiths 5
England Neal Foulds 3
England Neal Foulds 5
England John Hargreaves 4
Wales Terry Griffiths 4
England Willie Thorne 5
England Willie Thorne 5
England Les Dodd 2
England Willie Thorne 5
South Africa Perrie Mans 1
South Africa Perrie Mans 5
Wales Wayne Jones 2
England Willie Thorne 5
Canada Kirk Stevens 4
Canada Kirk Stevens 5
England Graham Miles 3
Canada Kirk Stevens 5
Wales Cliff Wilson 0
Wales Cliff Wilson 5
Canada Bob Chaperon 3
England Willie Thorne 9
England John Virgo 4
Canada Cliff Thorburn 5
Republic of Ireland Dessie Sheehan 0
Canada Cliff Thorburn 5
England Mark Wildman 1
England Mark Wildman 5
Australia Greg Jenkins 4
Canada Cliff Thorburn 3
England Tony Meo 5
England Tony Meo 5
Scotland Jim Donnelly 3
England Tony Meo 5
Wales Steve Newbury 0
Wales Steve Newbury 5
New Zealand Dene O'Kane 3
England Tony Meo 3
England John Virgo 5
England John Virgo 5
England Danny Fowler 1
England John Virgo 5
Scotland John Rea 0
Scotland John Rea 5
Wales Ray Reardon 3
England John Virgo 5
Australia Eddie Charlton 4
Australia Eddie Charlton 5
England Dave Gilbert 2
Australia Eddie Charlton 5
Republic of Ireland Paddy Browne 1
Republic of Ireland Paddy Browne 5
England John Spencer 0
England Willie Thorne 7
England Steve Davis 12
Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 5
England Malcolm Bradley 3
England Alex Higgins 5
England Mike Hallett 1
England Mike Hallett 5
England Steve Duggan 3
Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 5
South Africa Peter Francisco 2
South Africa Peter Francisco 5
England Jimmy White 4
South Africa Peter Francisco 5
England Steve Longworth 2
England Steve Longworth 5
Republic of Ireland Eugene Hughes 4
Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 5
Canada Bill Werbeniuk 1
England Rex Williams 5
Malta Tony Drago 1
England Rex Williams 5
England Roger Bales 4
England Roger Bales 5
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 4
England Rex Williams 3
Canada Bill Werbeniuk 5
England Joe Johnson 5
Northern Ireland Jack McLaughlin 2
England Joe Johnson 3
Canada Bill Werbeniuk 5
Canada Bill Werbeniuk 5
Australia Robby Foldvari 4
Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 3
England Steve Davis 9
England John Parrott 5
Wales Colin Roscoe 2
England John Parrott 5
Republic of Ireland Patsy Fagan 0
Republic of Ireland Patsy Fagan 5
Wales Doug Mountjoy 1
England John Parrott 4
Canada Jim Wych 5
Canada Jim Wych 5
England Dean Reynolds 3
Canada Jim Wych 5
England Tony Knowles 4
England Tony Knowles 5
England Ian Williamson 1
Canada Jim Wych 2
England Steve Davis 5
Australia John Campbell 5
England Barry West 4
Australia John Campbell 5
England Paul Medati 4
England Paul Medati 5
England David Taylor 1
Australia John Campbell 0
England Steve Davis 5
England Dave Martin 5
England Bob Harris 1
England Dave Martin 1
England Steve Davis 5
England Steve Davis 5
Scotland Ian Black 2

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 23 frames. Referee:
Assembly Rooms, Derby, England. 1 and 2 March 1986.
Steve Davis
 England
12–7 Willie Thorne
 England
Afternoon: 61–66 (Davis 60), 80–18, 72–37, 84–27 (60), 84–13 (59), 63–27, 71–46 (60),
Evening: 85–8 (77), 127–1 (127), 30–65, 26–65, 74–15 (74), 43–66, 1–102 (60)
Afternoon: 64–78, 70–16, 25–108 (81), 113–0 (93), 85–39 (85)
127 Highest break 81
1 Century breaks 0
9 50+ breaks 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hayton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 160.
  2. ^ "British Open". Snooker Scene. Retrieved 2 March 2018.