Snooker season 1981/1982

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Snooker season 1981/1982
Details
Duration 27 June 1981–28 May 1982
Tournaments 19
Triple Crown winners
UK Championship England Steve Davis
Masters England Steve Davis
World Championship Northern Ireland Alex Higgins

The snooker season 1981/1982 was a series of snooker tournaments played between 27 June 1981 and 28 May 1982. The following table outlines the results for ranking events and the invitational events.

Calendar[edit]

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score Reference
06–25 06–27  AUS NR Australian Masters Channel 10 Television Studios Sydney England Tony Meo England John Spencer [n 2] [1]
09–22 09–25  SCO NR Scottish Masters Kelvin Hall Glasgow England Jimmy White Canada Cliff Thorburn 9–4 [2]
10–?? 10–??  ENG NR International Open Assembly Rooms Derby England Steve Davis Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 9–0 [3]
10–?? 11–01  ENG TE World Team Classic (team event) Hexagon Theatre Reading  England  Wales 4–3 [4][5]
11–03 11–07  NIR NR Northern Ireland Classic Ulster Hall Belfast England Jimmy White England Steve Davis 11–9 [6][7]
11–22 12–05  ENG NR UK Championship Guild Hall Preston England Steve Davis Wales Terry Griffiths 16–3 [8]
01–?? 01–??  ENG NR Pot Black BBC Studios Birmingham England Steve Davis Australia Eddie Charlton 2–0 [9][10]
01–10 01–13  ENG NR The Classic Civic Centre Oldham Wales Terry Griffiths England Steve Davis 9–8 [11]
01–26 01–31  ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London England Steve Davis Wales Terry Griffiths 9–5 [12]
02–?? 02–24  ENG NR Tolly Cobbold Classic Corn Exchange Ipswich England Steve Davis Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 8–3 [13][14]
02–?? 02–28  WAL NR Welsh Professional Championship Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre Ebbw Vale Wales Doug Mountjoy Wales Terry Griffiths 9–8 [15][16]
03–01 03–07  ENG NR International Masters Assembly Rooms Derby England Steve Davis Wales Terry Griffiths 9–7 [17]
03–05 03–07  SCO NR Scottish Professional Championship Glen Pavilion Dunfermline Scotland Eddie Sinclair Scotland Ian Black 11–7 [18]
03–?? 03–14  NIR NR Irish Professional Championship Riverside Theatre Coleraine Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 16–13 [19][20]
03–?? 03–28  IRL NR Irish Masters Goff's Kill Wales Terry Griffiths England Steve Davis 9–5 [21][22]
04–?? 04–??  SCO NR Highland Masters Eden Court Theatre Inverness Wales Ray Reardon England John Spencer 11–4 [6]
04–30 05–16  ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield Northern Ireland Alex Higgins Wales Ray Reardon 18–15 [23]
05–?? 05–??  ENG NR Bass and Golden Leisure Classic Liverpool Centre Liverpool England Rex Williams England Ray Edmonds 4–1 [6]
05–22 05–28  WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn England Steve Davis Wales Ray Reardon 9–4 [24][25]
WR = World ranking event
NR = Non-ranking event
TE = Team event

Official rankings[edit]

The top 16 of the world rankings, these players automatically played in the final rounds of the World Snooker Championship and were invited for the Masters.[26][27][28]

No. Ch. Name
1 Rise Canada Cliff Thorburn
2 Rise England Steve Davis
3 Rise Wales Terry Griffiths
4 Fall Wales Ray Reardon
5 Rise Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
6 Rise Wales Doug Mountjoy
7 Rise England David Taylor
8 Fall Australia Eddie Charlton
9 Rise Canada Bill Werbeniuk
10 Rise Canada Kirk Stevens
11 Fall Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
12 Fall England Fred Davis
13 Fall England John Virgo
14 Rise England John Spencer
15 Fall South Africa Perrie Mans
16 Steady England Graham Miles

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format
  2. ^ The final was decided on aggregate score over three frames.

References[edit]

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