1994 Grand Prix (snooker)

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Skoda Grand Prix
Tournament information
Dates 10–23 October 1994
Venue Assembly Rooms
City Derby
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £325,000[1]
Winner's share £60,000
Highest break England Dave Harold (140)
Final
Champion Scotland John Higgins
Runner-up England Dave Harold
Score 9–6
1993
1995

The 1994 Skoda Grand Prix was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place at the Assembly Rooms in Derby, England. The event started on 10 October 1994 and the televised stages were shown on BBC between 16 and 23 October 1994.

John Higgins won in the final 9–6 against Dave Harold.

Prize fund and ranking points[edit]

The breakdown of prize money and ranking points of the event are shown below:[2]

Prize money Ranking points
Winner £60,000 2700
Runner-up £32,000 2025
Semi-final £16,000 1520
Quarter-final £9,050 1330
Last 16 £4,550 1140
Last 32 £2,600 855
Last 64 Unseeded £1,900 640
Seeded 427
Highest break Prize money Break
Non-televised £1,200 145 Finland Robin Hull
Televised £2,400 140 England Dave Harold

Main draw[edit]

[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 17 frames
                                   
1 England Peter Ebdon 5
Republic of Ireland Stephen O'Connor 3
1 England Peter Ebdon 5
Scotland Jamie Burnett 3
17 England Steve James 2
Scotland Jamie Burnett 5
1 England Peter Ebdon 3
England Jimmy Michie 5
27 England Mick Price 4
England Ian Brumby 5
  England Ian Brumby 4
England Jimmy Michie 5
11 England Nigel Bond 1
England Jimmy Michie 5
England Jimmy Michie 4
12 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5
12 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5
Wales Dominic Dale 2
12 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5
28 England Jason Ferguson 0
28 England Jason Ferguson 5
England Shokat Ali 3
12 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5
England Wayne Brown 3
20 New Zealand Dene O'Kane 2
England Wayne Brown 5
England Wayne Brown 5
53 Wales Tony Chappel 4
6 England John Parrott 4
53 Wales Tony Chappel 5
12 Northern Ireland Joe Swail 5
51 Scotland John Higgins 9
8 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
England Ken Owers 3
8 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 5
England Mark King 0
22 England Gary Wilkinson 4
England Mark King 5
8 Republic of Ireland Ken Doherty 3
10 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
32 Canada Alain Robidoux 5
England Darren Clarke 2
32 Canada Alain Robidoux 4
10 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
10 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
England Jason Weston 3
10 England Ronnie O'Sullivan 0
51 Scotland John Higgins 5
15 England Willie Thorne 4
51 Scotland John Higgins 5
51 Scotland John Higgins 5
18 England Martin Clark 4
18 England Martin Clark 5
40 England Stephen Lee 4
51 Scotland John Higgins 5
4 Thailand James Wattana 3
21 England Tony Knowles 5
47 Northern Ireland Jason Prince 3
21 England Tony Knowles 3
4 Thailand James Wattana 5
4 Thailand James Wattana 5
England John Read 1
51 Scotland John Higgins 9
19 England Dave Harold 6
3 England Steve Davis 5
Northern Ireland Terry Murphy 3
3 England Steve Davis 5
37 England Joe Johnson 0
31 Wales Mark Bennett 0
37 England Joe Johnson 5
3 England Steve Davis 5
35 England Anthony Hamilton 1
25 England Neal Foulds 1
35 England Anthony Hamilton 5
35 England Anthony Hamilton 5
62 Wales Steve Newbury 2
13 England David Roe 1
62 Wales Steve Newbury 5
3 England Steve Davis 3
33 England Andy Hicks 5
14 Wales Terry Griffiths 5
England Steve Judd 0
14 Wales Terry Griffiths 1
33 England Andy Hicks 5
23 England Mike Hallett 4
33 England Andy Hicks 5
33 England Andy Hicks 5
Scotland Euan Henderson 3
24 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 0
Scotland Euan Henderson 5
Scotland Euan Henderson 5
5 England Jimmy White 2
5 England Jimmy White 5
59 Scotland Paul McPhillips 2
33 England Andy Hicks 8
19 England Dave Harold 9
7 Scotland Alan McManus 5
49 England Nigel Gilbert 1
7 Scotland Alan McManus 5
26 Wales Doug Mountjoy 2
26 Wales Doug Mountjoy 5
England Karl Payne 4
7 Scotland Alan McManus 2
19 England Dave Harold 5
19 England Dave Harold 5
55 Wales Paul Davies 3
19 England Dave Harold 5
9 Wales Darren Morgan 3
9 Wales Darren Morgan 5
54 Canada Cliff Thorburn 1
19 England Dave Harold 5
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 2
16 Malta Tony Drago 5
England Mark Flowerdew 1
16 Malta Tony Drago 2
45 England Rod Lawler 5
30 England Brian Morgan 3
45 England Rod Lawler 5
45 England Rod Lawler 0
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
29 England Dean Reynolds 5
58 Wales Mark Williams 1
29 England Dean Reynolds 3
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
2 Scotland Stephen Hendry 5
Scotland Chris Small 4

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 17 frames. Referee: Wales John Williams.
Assembly Rooms, Derby, England, 23 October 1994.
John Higgins (51)
 Scotland
9–6 Dave Harold (19)
 England
Afternoon: 98–10, 41–64, 82–48 (67), 72–9, 1–75 (70), 67–9, 74–0 (62), 93–36 (92)
Evening: 91–23, 6–123 (99), 22–82 (72), 118–0 (118), 46–58, 28–77, 82–1 (82)
118 Highest break 99
1 Century breaks 0
5 50+ breaks 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Snooker: Higgins faces tough task". London: The Independent. 28 August 1994. Retrieved 11 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "1994 New Skoda Grand Prix". Snooker.org. Retrieved 5 January 2011.