Snooker season 1982/1983

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Snooker season 1982/1983
Details
Duration August 1982–27 May 1983
Tournaments 18
Triple Crown winners
UK Championship Wales Terry Griffiths
Masters Canada Cliff Thorburn
World Championship England Steve Davis

The snooker season 1982/1983 was a series of snooker tournaments played during the years 1982 and 1983. 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
08–?? 08–??  AUS NR Australian Masters Channel 10 Television Studios Sydney England Steve Davis Australia Eddie Charlton [n 2] [1]
09–23 09–26  SCO NR Scottish Masters Holiday Inn Glasgow England Steve Davis Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 9–4 [2]
09–27 10–10  ENG WR International Open Assembly Rooms Derby England Tony Knowles England David Taylor 9–6 [3]
10–11 10–22  ENG WR Professional Players Tournament La Reserve Sutton Coldfield Wales Ray Reardon England Jimmy White 10–5 [4][5]
International Snooker Club Aston
10–23 10–31  ENG TE World Team Classic (team event) Hexagon Theatre Reading  Canada  England 4–2 [6][7]
11–20 12–04  ENG NR UK Championship Guild Hall Preston Wales Terry Griffiths Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 16–15 [8]
12–16 12–19  ENG TE World Doubles Championship Crystal Palace London England Steve Davis
England Tony Meo
Wales Terry Griffiths
Wales Doug Mountjoy
13–2 [9][10]
01–?? 01–??  ENG NR Pot Black BBC Studios Birmingham England Steve Davis Wales Ray Reardon 2–0 [11][12]
01–09 01–16  ENG NR The Classic Spectrum Arena Warrington England Steve Davis Canada Bill Werbeniuk 9–5 [13]
01–23 01–30  ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London Canada Cliff Thorburn Wales Ray Reardon 9–7 [14][15]
02–16 02–20  WAL NR Welsh Professional Championship Ebbw Vale Leisure Centre Ebbw Vale Wales Ray Reardon Wales Doug Mountjoy 9–1 [16][17]
02–21 02–23  ENG NR Tolly Cobbold Classic Corn Exchange Ipswich England Steve Davis Wales Terry Griffiths 7–5 [18][19]
02–28 03–06  ENG NR International Masters Assembly Rooms Derby Wales Ray Reardon England Jimmy White 9–6 [20][21]
03–09 03–13  NIR NR Irish Professional Championship Mayfield Leisure Centre Belfast Northern Ireland Alex Higgins Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 16–11 [22]
03–22 03–27  IRL NR Irish Masters Goff's Kill England Steve Davis Wales Ray Reardon 9–2 [23][24][25]
04–16 05–02  ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield England Steve Davis Canada Cliff Thorburn 18–6 [26]
05–07 05–14  WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn Wales Doug Mountjoy Wales Ray Reardon 9–7 [27][28]
05–21 05–27  ENG NR Pontins Brean Sands Sands Holiday Village Burnham-on-Sea England Tony Meo South Africa Silvino Francisco 9–7 [29]
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 ranking events and were invited for the Masters.[30][31][32]

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

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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