1989 UK Championship (snooker)

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StormSeal UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates 25 November–3 December 1989
Venue Guild Hall
City Preston
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £420,000
Winner's share £100,000
Highest break 138
Champion Scotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-up England Steve Davis
Score 16–12

The 1989 StormSeal UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 25 November and 3 December 1989 at the Guild Hall in Preston, England. The televised stages were shown live on BBC. StormSeal became the new sponsor of the UK Championship. The highest break of the tournament was 138 made by Steve Davis.

Defending champion Doug Mountjoy lost in the last 64 against rookie player Joe O'Boye. While the 1988 runner-up Stephen Hendry won his first of five UK titles by defeating six times winner Steve Davis 16–12 and it took him on course for the world number on spot in the rankings.

Prize fund[edit]

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

  • Winner: £100,000
  • Runner-up: £48,000
  • Semi-final: £N/A
  • Quarter-final: £12,000
  • Highest break: £8,000
  • Total: £420,000

Main draw[edit]

Round of 32 Best of 17 frames

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
 England Terry Griffiths  9
 England Tony Knowles  7  
 Wales Terry Griffiths  9
   Canada Alain Robidoux  2  
 Canada Alain Robidoux  9
 Canada Bradley Gollan  5  
 Wales Terry Griffiths  7
   Scotland Stephen Hendry  9  
 Scotland Stephen Hendry  9
 England Dean Reynolds  8  
 Scotland Stephen Hendry  9
   Wales Mark Bennett  2  
 Wales Mark Bennett  9
 South Africa Peter Francisco  3  
 Scotland Stephen Hendry  16
   England Steve Davis  12
 England Jimmy White  9
 England Joe Johnson  6  
 England Jimmy White  0
   England Gary Wilkinson  9  
 England Gary Wilkinson  9
 England John Parrott  6  
 England Gary Wilkinson  8
   England Steve Davis  9  
 England Mike Hallett  9
 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor  6  
 England Mike Hallett  5
   England Steve Davis  9  
 England Steve Davis  9
 England Willie Thorne  4  

Century breaks[edit]


  1. ^ "1989 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "UK Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 10 August 2012.