Snooker season 1988/1989

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Snooker season 1988/1989
Details
Duration July 1988–May 1989
Tournaments 28
Triple Crown winners
UK Championship Wales Doug Mountjoy
Masters Scotland Stephen Hendry
World Championship England Steve Davis

The snooker season 1988/1989 was a series of snooker tournaments played during the years 1988 and 1989. 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–??  NZL NR New Zealand Masters Wellington Scotland Stephen Hendry England Mike Hallett 6–1 [1]
08–03 08–07  HKG NR Hong Kong Masters Queen Elizabeth Stadium Hong Kong England Jimmy White England Neal Foulds 6–3 [1]
08–25 09–11  ENG WR International Open Trentham Gardens Stoke-on-Trent England Steve Davis England Jimmy White 12–6 [2]
09–?? 09–??  CAN NR Canadian Professional Championship Minkler Auditorium Toronto Canada Alain Robidoux Canada Jim Wych 8–4 [3]
09–?? 09–??  AUS NR Australian Professional Championship Rooty Hill Retired Soldiers Club Sydney Australia John Campbell Australia Robby Foldvari 9–7 [3]
09–26 09–29  UAE NR Dubai Masters Al Nasr Stadium Dubai England Neal Foulds England Steve Davis 5–4 [4]
10–?? 10–??  IRL NR Fosters Professional RTÉ Studios Dublin England Mike Hallett Scotland Stephen Hendry 8–5 [5]
10–04 10–09  ENG NR Matchroom Professional Championship Cliffs Pavilion Southend-on-Sea England Steve Davis Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 10–7 [1]
10–10 10–23  ENG WR Grand Prix Hexagon Theatre Reading England Steve Davis Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 10–6 [6]
10–26 11–05  CAN WR Canadian Masters Minkler Auditorium Toronto England Jimmy White England Steve Davis 9–4 [7]
11–11 11–27  ENG WR UK Championship Guild Hall Preston Wales Doug Mountjoy Scotland Stephen Hendry 16–12 [8]
12–02 12–10  ENG NR World Matchplay Brentwood Centre Brentwood England Steve Davis England John Parrott 9–5 [9]
12–?? 12–18  EUR NR Norwich Union Grand Prix England Steve Davis England Jimmy White 5–4 [1][10]
01–01 01–15  ENG WR The Classic Norbreck Castle Hotel Blackpool Wales Doug Mountjoy Wales Wayne Jones 13–11 [11]
01–?? 01–??  WAL NR Welsh Professional Championship Newport Centre Newport Wales Doug Mountjoy Wales Terry Griffiths 9–6 [12]
01–?? 01–??  RSA NR South African Professional Championship Johannesburg South Africa Perrie Mans South Africa Robbie Grace 8–5 [3]
01–22 01–29  ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London Scotland Stephen Hendry England John Parrott 9–6 [13][14]
01–30 02–11  FRA WR European Open Deauville England John Parrott Wales Terry Griffiths 9–8 [15][16]
02–12 02–18  ENG NR English Professional Championship Redwood Lodge Bristol England Mike Hallett England John Parrott 9–7 [17][18]
02–?? 02–20  SCO NR Scottish Professional Championship Marco's Leisure Centre Edinburgh Scotland John Rea Scotland Murdo Macleod 9–7 [18][19]
02–?? 02–??  NIR NR Irish Professional Championship Antrim Forum Antrim Northern Ireland Alex Higgins Northern Ireland Jack McLaughlin 9–7 [20]
02–19 03–05  ENG WR British Open Assembly Rooms Derby England Tony Meo England Dean Reynolds 13–6 [21][22]
03–21 03–24  ENG TE World Cup Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth  England  Rest of the World 9–8 [23][24]
03–28 04–02  IRL NR Irish Masters Goff's Kill Northern Ireland Alex Higgins Scotland Stephen Hendry 9–8 [25]
04–15 05–01  ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield England Steve Davis England John Parrott 18–3 [26]
01–?? 05–14  ENG NR Matchroom League England Steve Davis England John Parrott [n 2] [27]
09–28 05–23  ENG NR Continental Airlines London Masters Café Royal London Scotland Stephen Hendry England John Parrott 4–2 [1]
05–?? 05–??  WAL NR Pontins Professional Pontins Prestatyn Wales Darren Morgan Malta Tony Drago 9–2 [28]
WR = World ranking event
NR = 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.[29][30][31]

No. Ch. Name
1 Steady England Steve Davis
2 Steady England Jimmy White
3 Steady England Neal Foulds
4 Rise Scotland Stephen Hendry
5 Rise Wales Terry Griffiths
6 Fall Canada Cliff Thorburn
7 Rise England John Parrott
8 Fall England Tony Knowles
9 Rise England Mike Hallett
10 Fall Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
11 Fall England Joe Johnson
12 Fall South Africa Silvino Francisco
13 Fall England Willie Thorne
14 Rise South Africa Peter Francisco
15 Rise England John Virgo
16 Rise Wales Cliff Wilson

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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