1991 British Open

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British Open
Tournament information
Dates17 February – 2 March 1991 (1991-02-17 – 1991-03-02)
VenueAssembly Rooms
CityDerby
CountryEngland
OrganisationWPBSA
FormatRanking event
Winner's share£75,000
Final
Champion Stephen Hendry (SCO)
Runner-up Gary Wilkinson (ENG)
Score10–9
1990
1992

The 1991 Pearl Assurance British Open was a professional ranking snooker tournament, that was held from February to March 1991 at the Assembly Rooms in Derby, England.[1]

Stephen Hendry won the tournament by defeating Gary Wilkinson 10–9 in the final. The defending champion Bob Chaperon was defeated in the last 64 by Franky Chan.[2]

The qualifiers would mark the end of the playing career of veteran commentator Clive Everton.

Main draw[edit]

[1][3]

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 19 frames
                  
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
Scotland Alan McManus 2
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
Hong Kong Franky Chan 0
Hong Kong Franky Chan 5
Canada Bob Chaperon 4
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
England Tony Meo 4
England Tony Meo 5
England Jason Smith 3
England Tony Meo 5
Wales Doug Mountjoy 4
Wales Doug Mountjoy 5
England Rex Williams 1
Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 1
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5
Canada Gary Natale 4
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5
Canada Brady Gollan 0
Canada Brady Gollan 5
New Zealand Dene O'Kane 3
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5
England Dean Reynolds 1
England Dean Reynolds 5
Scotland Duncan Campbell 2
England Dean Reynolds 5
Australia Warren King 3
Australia Warren King 5
England Steve James 3
Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
England Steve Davis 7
England Steve Davis 5
Republic of Ireland Eugene Hughes 2
England Steve Davis 5
England Martin Clark 2
England Martin Clark 5
England Ian Graham 2
England Steve Davis 5
Wales Colin Roscoe 3
Wales Colin Roscoe 5
England John Parrott 3
Wales Colin Roscoe 5
Australia Eddie Charlton 1
Australia Eddie Charlton 5
England Steve Campbell 4
England Steve Davis 5
England Mike Hallett 3
England Mike Hallett 5
England Mick Price 4
England Mike Hallett 5
England Joe Johnson 2
England Joe Johnson 5
England Chris Cookson 3
England Mike Hallett 5
Australia Robby Foldvari 2
Australia Robby Foldvari 5
Wales Cliff Wilson 0
Australia Robby Foldvari 5
England Neal Foulds 4
England Neal Foulds w/o
England Jonathan Birch w/d
Scotland Stephen Hendry 10
England Gary Wilkinson 9
England Gary Wilkinson 5
Australia John Campbell 2
England Gary Wilkinson 5
South Africa Silvino Francisco 2
South Africa Silvino Francisco 5
Canada Jim Wych 2
England Gary Wilkinson 5
Thailand James Wattana 2
Thailand James Wattana 5
England David Roe 3
Thailand James Wattana 5
Republic of Ireland Stephen Murphy 2
Republic of Ireland Stephen Murphy 5
England John Virgo 3
England Gary Wilkinson 5
England Tony Jones 3
England Tony Jones 5
Wales Wayne Jones 3
England Tony Jones 5
Canada Kirk Stevens 3
Canada Kirk Stevens 5
Wales Steve Newbury 2
England Tony Jones 5
England Tony Knowles 3
England Tony Knowles 5
Northern Ireland Jason Prince 3
England Tony Knowles 5
Wales Mark Bennett 1
Wales Mark Bennett 5
England Barry West 2
England Gary Wilkinson 9
England Jimmy White 8
England Jimmy White 5
Northern Ireland Jack McLaughlin 2
England Jimmy White 5
England Danny Fowler 3
England Danny Fowler 5
Isle of Man Tony Wilson 2
England Jimmy White 5
Wales Terry Griffiths 3
Canada Alain Robidoux 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 4
Canada Alain Robidoux 5
South Africa Peter Francisco 2
South Africa Peter Francisco 5
England David Taylor 2
England Jimmy White 5
Canada Alain Robidoux 3
Wales Terry Griffiths 5
Malta Joe Grech 0
Wales Terry Griffiths 5
England Bob Marshall 3
England Bob Marshall 5
England Willie Thorne 4
Canada Alain Robidoux 5
Malta Tony Drago 0
Malta Tony Drago 5
Wales Darren Morgan 2
Malta Tony Drago 5
England Andrew Cairns 3
England Andrew Cairns 5
Canada Cliff Thorburn 4

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 19 frames. Referee: Len Ganley
Assembly Rooms, Derby, England. 2 March 1991.
Stephen Hendry
 Scotland
10–9 Gary Wilkinson
 England
Afternoon: 87–4 (80), 83–5, 51–76 (Hendry 51), 7–65, 6–69 (69), 7–68, 47–79 (53), 69–67 (Wilkinson 67)
Evening: 18–73 (71), 88–33, 80–25, 53–35, 20–102, 24–68, 83–15 (55), 135–0 (118), 65–27, 36–99 (91), 87–2
118 Highest break 91
1 Century breaks 0
4 50+ breaks 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Hayton, Eric. Cuesport Book of Professional Snooker. p. 160.
  2. ^ "British Open". Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 2012-02-16. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  3. ^ "British Open". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 2 March 2018.