Snooker season 1984/1985

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Snooker season 1984/1985
Details
Duration July 1984–18 May 1985
Tournaments 25
Triple Crown winners
UK Championship England Steve Davis
Masters Canada Cliff Thorburn
World Championship Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor

The snooker season 1984/1985 was a series of snooker tournaments played from July 1984 to May 1985. The following table outlines the results for the ranking and the invitational events.

Calendar[edit]

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score Reference
07–11 07–13  NZL New Zealand Masters Kingsgate Convention Centre Auckland England Jimmy White Canada Kirk Stevens 5–3 [1]
08–?? 08–??  CAN Canadian Professional Championship Brass Cannon Club Toronto Canada Cliff Thorburn Canada Mario Morra 9–2 [2]
08–13 08–17  AUS Australian Professional Championship RSL Club Dubbo Australia Eddie Charlton Australia Warren King 10–3 [2]
08–20 08–23  ESP Costa Del Sol Classic Las Palmeras Hotel Fuengirola Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor England Mike Hallett 5–2 [3]
08–?? 08–??  AUS Australian Masters Parmatta Club Sydney England Tony Knowles England John Virgo 7–3 [3][4]
08–27 08–31  THA Thailand Masters Ambassador Hotel Bangkok England Jimmy White Wales Terry Griffiths 4–3 [5][6]
09–?? 09–??  SGP Singapore Masters Mandarin Stadium Singapore Wales Terry Griffiths England Steve Davis [n 2] [7]
09–?? 09–??  MYS Malaysian Masters Selangor Club Kuala Lumpur Wales Terry Griffiths England Tony Meo [n 2] [7]
09–?? 09–??  HKG Hong Kong Masters Queen Elisabeth Stadium Hong Kong England Steve Davis Wales Doug Mountjoy 4–2 [7][8]
09–14 09–16  IRL Carlsberg Challenge RTÉ Studios Dublin England Jimmy White England Tony Knowles 9–7 [9][10]
09–20 09–23  SCO Scottish Masters Hospitality Inn Glasgow England Steve Davis England Jimmy White 9–4 [11][12][13]
09–24 10–07  ENG WR International Open Eldon Square Recreation Centre Newcastle England Steve Davis England Tony Knowles 9–2 [14]
10–20 10–28  ENG WR Grand Prix Hexagon Theatre Reading Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor Canada Cliff Thorburn 10–2 [15]
11–18 12–02  ENG WR UK Championship Guild Hall Preston England Steve Davis Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 16–8 [16]
12–05 12–16  ENG World Doubles Championship Derngate Centre Northampton Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
England Jimmy White
Canada Cliff Thorburn
England Willie Thorne
10–2 [17]
01–04 01–13  ENG WR The Classic Spectrum Arena Warrington England Willie Thorne Canada Cliff Thorburn 13–8 [18]
01–27 02–03  ENG The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London Canada Cliff Thorburn Wales Doug Mountjoy 9–6 [19]
02–05 02–10  ENG English Professional Championship Corn Exchange Ipswich England Steve Davis England Tony Knowles 9–2 [20][21]
02–05 02–10  SCO Scottish Professional Championship Marco's Leisure Centre Edinburgh Scotland Murdo MacLeod Scotland Eddie Sinclair 10–2 [3][21][22]
02–17 03–03  ENG WR British Open Assembly Rooms Derby South Africa Silvino Francisco Canada Kirk Stevens 12–9 [23][24]
03–20 03–23  ENG World Cup Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth   All-Ireland  England A 9–7 [25][26]
03–26 03–31  IRL Irish Masters Goff's Kill England Jimmy White Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 9–5 [27]
04–08 04–11  NIR Irish Professional Championship Ulster Hall Belfast Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 10–5 [28][29]
04–12 04–28  ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor England Steve Davis 18–17 [30]
05–07 05–11  WAL Welsh Professional Championship Abertillery Leisure Centre Abertillery Wales Terry Griffiths Wales Doug Mountjoy 9–4 [31]
05–11 05–18  WAL Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn Wales Terry Griffiths England John Spencer 9–7 [32][33]
WR = World ranking event
Non-ranking 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.[34][35][36]

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

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Dates use the month day format
  2. ^ a b No play-off was held and the title was decided on league table only.

References[edit]

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