1989 UK Championship (snooker)

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StormSeal UK Championship
Tournament information
Dates 25 November–3 December 1989
Venue Guild Hall
City Preston
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Format Ranking event
Total prize fund £420,000
Winner's share £100,000
Highest break Scotland Stephen Hendry (141)
Final
Champion Scotland Stephen Hendry
Runner-up England Steve Davis
Score 16–12
1988
1990

The 1989 StormSeal UK Championship was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 25 November and 3 December 1989 at the Guild Hall in Preston, England. The televised stages were shown live on BBC. StormSeal became the new sponsor of the UK Championship. The highest break of the tournament was 138 made by Steve Davis.

Defending champion Doug Mountjoy lost in the last 64 against rookie player Joe O'Boye. While the 1988 runner-up Stephen Hendry won his first of five UK titles by defeating six times winner Steve Davis 16–12 and it took him on course for the world number on spot in the rankings.

Prize fund[edit]

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:

  • Winner: £100,000
  • Runner-up: £48,000
  • Semi-final: £N/A
  • Quarter-final: £12,000
  • Highest break: £8,000
  • Total: £420,000

Main draw[edit]

[1][2]

Last 64
Best of 17 frames
Last 32
Best of 17 frames
Last 16
Best of 17 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 17 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 17 frames
Final
Best of 31 frames
                  
Northern Ireland Joe O'Boye 9
Wales Doug Mountjoy 8
Northern Ireland Joe O'Boye 5
Canada Brady Gollan 9
Canada Brady Gollan 9
Australia Eddie Charlton 2
Canada Brady Gollan 5
Canada Alain Robidoux 9
Canada Alain Robidoux 9
England Tony Meo 5
Canada Alain Robidoux 9
South Africa Silvino Francisco 3
South Africa Silvino Francisco 9
England Steve Longworth 7
Canada Alain Robidoux 2
Wales Terry Griffiths 9
England Tony Knowles 9
England Robert Marshall 2
England Tony Knowles 9
Malta Tony Drago 7
Malta Tony Drago 9
England Mark Johnston-Allen 7
England Tony Knowles 7
Wales Terry Griffiths 9
Wales Terry Griffiths 9
Australia Warren King 4
Wales Terry Griffiths 9
England Tony Jones 8
England Tony Jones 9
Wales Steve Newbury 7
Wales Terry Griffiths 7
Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
Canada Cliff Thorburn 9
England Mark Rowing 2
Canada Cliff Thorburn 5
South Africa Peter Francisco 9
South Africa Peter Francisco 9
England Steve Campbell 5
South Africa Peter Francisco 3
Wales Mark Bennett 9
Canada Kirk Stevens 9
England John Virgo 7
Canada Kirk Stevens 2
Wales Mark Bennett 9
Wales Mark Bennett 9
Republic of Ireland Eugene Hughes 3
Wales Mark Bennett 2
Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
England Dean Reynolds 9
England Nick Terry 6
England Dean Reynolds 9
Wales Wayne Jones 8
Wales Wayne Jones 9
England Danny Fowler 7
England Dean Reynolds 8
Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
England John Spencer 1
Scotland Stephen Hendry 9
England Barry West 1
England Barry West 9
England David Taylor 5
Scotland Stephen Hendry 16
England Steve Davis 12
England John Parrott 9
Northern Ireland Jack McLaughlin 2
England John Parrott 9
Canada Bob Chaperon 8
Canada Bob Chaperon 9
England Mick Price 6
England John Parrott 6
England Gary Wilkinson 9
England Brian Morgan 9
England Steve James 4
England Brian Morgan 6
England Gary Wilkinson 9
England Gary Wilkinson 9
England David Roe 2
England Gary Wilkinson 9
England Jimmy White 0
England Joe Johnson 9
England Jim Chambers 7
England Joe Johnson 9
England Martin Clark 6
England Martin Clark 9
England Brian Rowswell 1
England Joe Johnson 6
England Jimmy White 9
England Jimmy White 9
England Nigel Bond 3
England Jimmy White 9
England Neal Foulds 5
England Neal Foulds 9
England Steve Meakin 1
England Gary Wilkinson 8
England Steve Davis 9
England Mike Hallett 9
Thailand James Wattana 7
England Mike Hallett 9
New Zealand Dene O'Kane 0
New Zealand Dene O'Kane 9
England Ian Graham 7
England Mike Hallett 9
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 6
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 9
England Dave Gilbert 2
Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 9
England Rex Williams 2
England Rex Williams 9
Northern Ireland Tommy Murphy 6
England Mike Hallett 5
England Steve Davis 9
England Willie Thorne 9
England Paul Medati 3
England Willie Thorne 9
Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 3
Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 9
England Steve Duggan 7
England Willie Thorne 4
England Steve Davis 9
England Steve Davis 9
Wales Tony Chappel 3
England Steve Davis 9
Wales Cliff Wilson 3
Wales Cliff Wilson 9
Republic of Ireland Paddy Browne 7

Final[edit]

Final: Best of 31 frames. Referee: Len Ganley
The Guild Hall, Preston, England, 2 and 3 December 1989.
Stephen Hendry
 Scotland
16–12 Steve Davis
 England
First session: 71–52, 75–1, 95–20 (54), 67–50 (Davis 50), 24–73, 18–71 (60), 41–65
Second session: 89–30 (55), 117–6 (88), 89–19 (64), 2–96 (59), 41–69, 105–0 (75), 92–13 (91)
Third session: 87–39, 17–75 (62), 37–95, 58–61, 77–33 (77), 29-80
Fourth session: 14–62, 123–13 (123), 112–10 (112), 70–16, 0–138 (138), 40–94, 97–22, 94–5 (66)
123 Highest break 138
2 Century breaks 1
10 50+ breaks 5

Century breaks[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "UK Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 10 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "1989 UK Championship Results". Snooker Database. Retrieved 13 October 2010.