Snooker season 1989/1990

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Snooker season 1989/1990
Details
Duration July 1989–May 1990
Tournaments 22
Triple Crown winners
UK Championship Scotland Stephen Hendry
Masters Scotland Stephen Hendry
World Championship Scotland Stephen Hendry

The snooker season 1989/1990 was a series of snooker tournaments played between July 1989 and May 1990. The following table outlines the results for ranking and the 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 England Willie Thorne England Joe Johnson 7–4 [1]
08–07 08–13  HKG WR Hong Kong Open International Convention Centre Hong Kong England Mike Hallett New Zealand Dene O'Kane 9–8 [2]
08–17 08–27  THA WR Asian Open Channel 12 Studios Bangkok Scotland Stephen Hendry Thailand James Wattana 9–6 [3]
09–13 09–17  SCO NR Scottish Masters Scottish Exhibition Centre Glasgow Scotland Stephen Hendry Wales Terry Griffiths 10–1 [4]
09–19 09–30  ENG WR International Open Trentham Gardens Stoke-on-Trent England Steve Davis Scotland Stephen Hendry 9–4 [5]
10–09 10–22  ENG WR Grand Prix Hexagon Theatre Reading England Steve Davis England Dean Reynolds 10–0 [6]
10–27 11–03  UAE WR Dubai Classic Al Nasr Stadium Dubai Scotland Stephen Hendry Wales Doug Mountjoy 9–2 [7][8]
11–?? 11–??  EUR NR Norwich Union Grand Prix England Joe Johnson Scotland Stephen Hendry 5–4 [1]
11–17 12–03  ENG WR UK Championship Guild Hall Preston Scotland Stephen Hendry England Steve Davis 16–12 [9]
12–07 12–16  ENG NR World Matchplay Brentwood Centre Brentwood England Jimmy White England John Parrott 18–9 [10]
01–02 01–13  ENG WR The Classic Norbreck Castle Hotel Blackpool England Steve James Australia Warren King 10–6 [11]
02–04 02–11  ENG NR The Masters Wembley Conference Centre London Scotland Stephen Hendry England John Parrott 9–4 [12][13]
02–12 02–17  WAL NR Welsh Professional Championship Newport Centre Newport Wales Darren Morgan Wales Doug Mountjoy 9–7 [14][15]
02–18 03–04  ENG WR British Open Assembly Rooms Derby Canada Bob Chaperon Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 10–8 [16][17]
03–10 03–16  FRA WR European Open Palais des Sports Lyon England John Parrott Scotland Stephen Hendry 10–6 [18][19]
03–21 03–24  ENG NR World Cup Bournemouth International Centre Bournemouth  Canada  Northern Ireland 9–5 [20][21]
03–27 04–01  IRL NR Irish Masters Goff's Kill England Steve Davis Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 9–4 [22]
04–13 04–29  ENG WR World Snooker Championship Crucible Theatre Sheffield Scotland Stephen Hendry England Jimmy White 18–12 [23]
01–?? 05–??  ENG NR Matchroom League England Steve Davis Scotland Stephen Hendry [n 2] [24]
01–?? 05–??  EUR NR International League England Tony Meo England Jimmy White [n 2] [24]
10–?? 05–15  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 Scotland Stephen Hendry England Mike Hallett 9–6 [25]
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.[26][27][28]

No. Ch. Name
1 Steady England Steve Davis
2 Rise England John Parrott
3 Rise Scotland Stephen Hendry
4 Fall England Jimmy White
5 Steady Wales Terry Griffiths
6 Rise England Mike Hallett
7 Fall Canada Cliff Thorburn
8 Rise Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
9 Rise England Willie Thorne
10 Rise Wales Doug Mountjoy
11 Steady England Joe Johnson
12 Fall England Tony Knowles
13 Rise England John Virgo
14 Rise England Tony Meo
15 Rise England Dean Reynolds
16 Rise England Steve James

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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