1987 UK Championship (snooker)
|Dates||13–29 November 1987|
|Total prize fund||£350,000|
The 1987 Tennents UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Guild Hall in Preston, England. The event started on 13 November 1987 and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 21 and 29 November 1987.
Willie Thorne made UK Championship history, when he became the first player to make a maximum break at the tournament against Tommy Murphy, although it was not televised, as it took place on 17 November.
Round of 32 Best of 17 frames
|Round of 16||Quarter-finals||Semi-finals||Final|
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