Snooker season 1986/1987

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Snooker season 1986/1987
Details
Duration July 1986–May 1987
Tournaments 30
Triple Crown winners
UK Championship England Steve Davis
Masters Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
World Championship England Steve Davis

The snooker season 1986/1987 was a series of snooker tournaments played from July 1986 to May 1987. The following table outlines the results for the ranking and invitational events.

Calendar[edit]

Date[n 1] Rank Tournament name Venue City Winner Runner-up Score Reference
07–?? 07–??  IRL NR Carlsberg Challenge RTÉ Studios Dublin Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor England Jimmy White 8–3 [1]
08–?? 08–??  THA NR Thailand Masters Chiang Mai Plaza Hotel Bangkok Thailand James Wattana Wales Terry Griffiths 2–1 [2]
08–?? 08–??  AUS NR Australian Masters Parmatta Club Sydney Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor England Steve Davis 3–2 [3]
08–?? 08–??  CAN NR Canadian Professional Championship Toronto Canada Cliff Thorburn Canada Jim Wych 6–2 [4]
08–?? 08–??  RSA NR South African Professional Championship Johannesburg South Africa Silvino Francisco South Africa Francois Ellis 9–1 [4]
09–?? 09–??  AUS NR Australian Professional Championship Wooloongong Sydney Australia Warren King Australia John Campbell 10–3 [4]
09–?? 09–??  MYS NR Malaysian Masters Putra World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur England Jimmy White Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 2–1 [5]
09–?? 09–??  HKG NR Hong Kong Masters Hong Kong England Willie Thorne Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 8–3 [5]
09–?? 09–??  CHN NR China Masters Shanghai England Steve Davis Wales Terry Griffiths 3–0 [5]
09–18 09–21  SCO NR Scottish Masters Hospitality Inn Glasgow Canada Cliff Thorburn Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 9–8 [6]
09–26 10–05  ENG WR International Open Trentham Gardens Stoke-on-Trent England Neal Foulds Canada Cliff Thorburn 12–9 [7]
10–?? 10–??  ENG NR Matchroom Trophy Cliffs Pavilion Southend-on-Sea England Willie Thorne England Steve Davis 10–9 [8]
10–18 10–26  ENG WR Grand Prix Hexagon Theatre Reading England Jimmy White England Rex Williams 10–6 [9]
10–28 11–01  CAN NR Canadian Masters CBC Television Studios Toronto England Steve Davis England Willie Thorne 9–3 [10]
11–14 11–30  ENG WR UK Championship Guild Hall Preston England Steve Davis England Neal Foulds 16–7 [11]
12–02 12–14  ENG TE World Doubles Championship Derngate Centre Northampton England Steve Davis
England Tony Meo
England Mike Hallett
Scotland Stephen Hendry
12–3 [12]
12–?? 12–??  ENG NR Pot Black BBC Studios Birmingham England Jimmy White Canada Kirk Stevens 2–0 [13][14]
01–02 01–11  ENG WR The Classic Norbreck Castle Hotel Blackpool England Steve Davis England Jimmy White 13–12 [15]
01–25 02–01  ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 9–8 [16]
02–?? 02–??  SCO NR Scottish Professional Championship Steve Davis Club Glasgow Scotland Stephen Hendry Scotland Jim Donnelly 10–7 [17]
02–?? 02–??  NIR NR Irish Professional Championship Antrim Forum Antrim Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor Republic of Ireland Joe O'Boye 9–2 [18]
02–06 02–11  ENG NR English Professional Championship Corn Exchange Ipswich England Tony Meo England Les Dodd 9–5 [19]
02–09 02–13  WAL NR Welsh Professional Championship Newport Centre Newport Wales Doug Mountjoy Wales Steve Newbury 9–7 [20]
02–15 03–01  ENG WR British Open Assembly Rooms Derby England Jimmy White England Neal Foulds 13–9 [21][22]
03–05 03–08  CHN NR Kent Cup Beijing England Willie Thorne England Jimmy White 5–2 [5]
03–18 03–21  ENG TE World Cup Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth   All Ireland A  Canada 9–2 [23][24]
03–24 03–29  IRL NR Irish Masters Goffs Complex Kildare England Steve Davis England Willie Thorne 9–1 [25]
04–18 05–04  ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield England Steve Davis England Joe Johnson 18–14 [26]
05–?? 05–??  WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn England Neal Foulds England Willie Thorne 9–8 [27][28]
01–?? 05–??  ENG NR Matchroom League England Steve Davis England Neal Foulds [n 2] [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 Steady England Steve Davis
2 Steady Canada Cliff Thorburn
3 Rise Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
4 Fall England Tony Knowles
5 Rise England Jimmy White
6 Rise Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
7 Rise England Willie Thorne
8 Rise England Joe Johnson
9 Fall Canada Kirk Stevens
10 Fall Wales Terry Griffiths
11 Fall England Tony Meo
12 Rise South Africa Silvino Francisco
13 Rise England Neal Foulds
14 Rise Wales Doug Mountjoy
15 Fall Wales Ray Reardon
16 Rise England Rex Williams

Notes[edit]

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

References[edit]

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