1992 Masters (snooker)

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Benson & Hedges Masters
Tournament information
Dates2–9 February 1992
VenueWembley Conference Centre
CityLondon
CountryEngland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatNon-ranking event
Highest breakEngland Jimmy White (139)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-upEngland John Parrott
Score9–4
1991
1993

The 1992 Benson & Hedges Masters was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that took place between 2 and 9 February 1992 at the Wembley Conference Centre in London, England.

Stephen Hendry retained his title by beating John Parrott 9–4 in the final. This was Parrott's last of his three masters finals, he would retire without winning the event.

Field[edit]

Defending champion Stephen Hendry was the number 1 seed. Places were allocated to the top 16 players in the world rankings. Players seeded 15 and 16 played in the wild-card round against the winner of the qualifying event, Ken Doherty (ranked 51), and James Wattana (ranked 20), who was the wild-card selection. Ken Doherty and Tony Jones were making their debuts in the Masters.

Wild-card round[edit]

In the preliminary round, the wild-card players plays the 15th and 16th seeds:[1][2]

Match Date Score
WC1 Monday 3 February England Tony Jones (15) 4–5 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty
WC2 Sunday 2 February England Tony Knowles (16) 1–5 Thailand James Wattana

Main draw[edit]

[1][2]

Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
            
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
14 England Martin Clark 0
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
12 England Dean Reynolds 1
8 England Mike Hallett 3
12 England Dean Reynolds 5
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 6
4 England Jimmy White 4
5 England Gary Wilkinson 2
13 Canada Alain Robidoux 5
13 Canada Alain Robidoux 3
4 England Jimmy White 5
4 England Jimmy White 5
10 Wales Doug Mountjoy 4
1 Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
2 England John Parrott 4
3 England Steve Davis 5
9 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 4
3 England Steve Davis 4
6 England Neal Foulds 5
6 England Neal Foulds 5
11 Wales Terry Griffiths 3
6 England Neal Foulds 3
2 England John Parrott 6
7 England Steve James 1
Thailand James Wattana 5
Thailand James Wattana 3
2 England John Parrott 5
2 England John Parrott 5
Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 1

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Alan Chamberlain
Wembley Conference Centre, London, England, 9 February 1992.
Stephen Hendry
 Scotland
9–4 John Parrott
 England
First session: 110–0 (81), 56–50, 64–22, 136–0 (136), 58–68, 49–61, 77–32 (67), 64–38, 71–11, 1–119 (81), 6–62, 91–1 (91), 97–0
136 Highest break 81
1 Century breaks 0
4 50+ breaks 1

Qualifying[edit]

Ken Doherty won the qualifying tournament, known as the 1991 Benson & Hedges Championship at the time.[3]

Century breaks[edit]

Total: 8

James Wattana's 130 was scored in the wild-card round.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1992 Masters Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 5 May 2011.
  2. ^ a b "The Masters". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2012.
  3. ^ Turner, Chris. "Benson & Hedges Championship, Masters Qualifying Tournament". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 23 December 2010.