1987 British Open

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Dulux British Open
Tournament information
Dates15 February–1 March 1987
VenueAssembly Rooms
CityDerby
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£345,000
Winner's share£60,000
Highest breakEngland Neal Foulds (140)
Final
ChampionEngland Jimmy White
Runner-upEngland Neal Foulds
Score13–9
1986
1988

The 1987 British Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from 15 February to 1 March 1987 with television coverage beginning on 20 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 25 frames
                  
England Steve Davis 5
Canada Marcel Gauvreau 0
England Steve Davis 4
England John Virgo 5
England John Virgo 5
Canada Mario Morra 3
England John Virgo 5
Wales Cliff Wilson 2
South Africa Silvino Francisco 5
England Brian Rowswell 0
South Africa Silvino Francisco 4
Wales Cliff Wilson 5
Wales Cliff Wilson 5
England Geoff Foulds 3
England John Virgo 3
England Neal Foulds 5
England Neal Foulds 5
England David Roe 1
England Neal Foulds 5
Australia Warren King 4
New Zealand Warren King 5
England John Parrott 1
England Neal Foulds 5
England Willie Thorne 2
England Willie Thorne 5
England Bob Harris 1
England Willie Thorne 5
England Steve Duggan 2
England Steve Duggan 5
England Steve Longworth 2
England Neal Foulds 9
England Tony Knowles 2
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5
Wales Colin Roscoe 1
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5
Australia Eddie Charlton 1
Australia Eddie Charlton 5
England Paul Medati 4
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5
Wales Terry Griffiths 4
Wales Terry Griffiths 5
Scotland John Rea 2
Wales Terry Griffiths 5
England Tony Jones 3
England Tony Jones 5
Scotland Murdo MacLeod 4
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 4
England Tony Knowles 5
England Tony Knowles 5
England Danny Fowler 4
England Tony Knowles 5
England Dean Reynolds 0
England Dean Reynolds 5
England Nigel Gilbert 2
England Tony Knowles 5
Northern Ireland Tommy Murphy 3
Wales Ray Reardon 5
Northern Ireland Joe O'Boye 4
Wales Ray Reardon 4
Northern Ireland Tommy Murphy 5
Northern Ireland Tommy Murphy 5
Canada Jim Wych 1
England Neal Foulds 9
England Jimmy White 13
England Jimmy White 5
Wales Tony Chappel 1
England Jimmy White 5
England Mike Hallett 2
England Mike Hallett 5
Canada Gino Rigitano 1
England Jimmy White 5
England Rex Williams 0
England Rex Williams 5
Australia Robby Foldvari 4
England Rex Williams 5
England Steve James 2
England Steve James 5
Australia John Campbell 1
England Jimmy White 5
England John Spencer 3
England Joe Johnson 5
Malta Tony Drago 0
England Joe Johnson 5
Republic of Ireland Eugene Hughes 3
Republic of Ireland Eugene Hughes 5
England Vic Harris 1
England Joe Johnson 3
England John Spencer 5
England John Spencer 5
England Tony Meo 1
England John Spencer 5
England Dave Martin 2
England Dave Martin 5
England George Scott 3
England Jimmy White 9
Canada Cliff Thorburn 5
Canada Kirk Stevens 5
Canada Bob Chaperon 4
Canada Kirk Stevens 5
England Barry West 4
England Barry West 5
South Africa Robbie Grace 2
Canada Kirk Stevens 2
England David Taylor 5
England David Taylor 5
Australia Glen Wilkinson 4
England David Taylor 5
Northern Ireland Jack McLaughlin 2
Northern Ireland Jack McLaughlin 5
Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 4
England David Taylor 3
Canada Cliff Thorburn 5
Wales Doug Mountjoy 5
England Ken Owers 1
Wales Doug Mountjoy 5
South Africa Peter Francisco 3
South Africa Peter Francisco 5
Scotland Eddie Sinclair 3
Wales Doug Mountjoy 4
Canada Cliff Thorburn 5
England Graham Cripsey 5
Canada Bill Werbeniuk 2
England Graham Cripsey 2
Canada Cliff Thorburn 5
Canada Cliff Thorburn 5
England Mark Wildman 3

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 25 frames. Referee: John Williams
Assembly Rooms, Derby, England. 28 February and 1 March 1987.
Jimmy White
 England
13–9 Neal Foulds
 England
Afternoon: 18–72 (58), 0–129 (105), 57–64 (White 55, Foulds 51, 17–52 (52), 89–12, 80–0, 67–24
Evening: 5–90, 73–16, 21–81, 73–6, 20–75, 80–33 (71), 4–87, 65–53 (56),
Afternoon: 87–23 (56), 61–18, 85–44 (57), 73–15, 69–35, 4–79 (58), 76–24 (61)
71 Highest break 105
0 Century breaks 1
3 50+ breaks 8

References[edit]

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