1976 Canadian Open

Status: Professional Non-Ranking
Season: 1976-1977
Dates: September 1st 1976
Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
Location: Canada Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto, Canada
Sponsor: None
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount 5 1 6 1 2 7 22
Frame rate 41.8 209 34.83 209 104.5 29.86 9.5
Note: Dates tournament was held unknown. The above dates are placeholders.
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
8 8 16
Matches: 15
Frames: 209
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 7 7
Prize fund: GBP 4,248
Points scored: 5,242
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final England John Spencer 17 (33) 9 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
Scores: 108-1; 63-70; 49-36; 54-65; 76-22; 66-29; 28-53; 95(78)-28; 101-18; 15-70; 77-41; 114(90)-8; 94-21; 70-56; 68-56; 0-111(74); 72-55; 86(86)-59; 65-32; 0-109(102); 14-69; 30-75; 23-88(56); 89(74)-8; 72-51; 68-40
Centuries: Higgins: 102
Match Progress: 1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 6-4, 7-4, 8-4, 9-4, 10-4, 11-4, 11-5, 12-5, 13-5, 14-5, 14-6, 14-7, 14-8, 14-9, 15-9, 16-9, 17-9
Spencer Higgins Total
Points scored: 1597 1271 2868
Avg. points/frame: 61.42 48.88 110.31
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Spencer - - 2 1 1 - 4
Higgins 1 - 1 - - 1 3
Semi-final Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 9 (17) 1 Canada Bernie Mikkelsen
Scores: 58-29; 63-49; 76-46; 82(57)-28; 40-70; 70-64; 62-52(51); 66(50)-40; 71-15; 78(78)-0
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 8-1, 9-1
Higgins Mikkelsen Total
Points scored: 666 393 1059
Avg. points/frame: 66.6 39.3 105.9
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins 2 - 1 - - - 3
Mikkelsen 1 - - - - - 1
Semi-final England John Spencer 9 (17) 4 England John Virgo
Scores: 118(114)-0; 63-27; 61-52; 66-23; 61-40; 35-76(63); 110(59)-16; 71-1; 58-72(72); 13-57; 2-99; 98(91)-6; 89(79)-1
Centuries: Spencer: 114
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 7-2, 7-3, 7-4, 8-4, 9-4
Spencer Virgo Total
Points scored: 845 470 1315
Avg. points/frame: 65 36.15 101.15
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Spencer 1 - 1 - 1 1 4
Virgo - 1 1 - - - 2
Quarter-final Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 9 (17) 3 Canada Bill Werbeniuk
Quarter-final Canada Bernie Mikkelsen 9 (17) 8 England John Pulman
Centuries: Mikkelsen: 141
Match Progress:
Quarter-final England John Spencer 9 (17) 2 Canada Winnie McKinlay
Centuries: Spencer: 100
Match Progress:
Quarter-final England John Virgo 9 (17) 5 Canada Cliff Thorburn
Centuries: Virgo: 112
Match Progress:
Last 16 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 9 (17) 4 Canada Kirk Stevens
Last 16 Canada Winnie McKinlay 9 (17) 8 England Willie Thorne
Last 16 Canada Bernie Mikkelsen 9 (17) 6 England David Greaves
Last 16 England John Pulman 9 (17) 4 Canada Mario Morra
Last 16 England John Spencer 9 (17) 1 Canada Denis McColgan
Last 16 Canada Cliff Thorburn 9 (17) 1 Canada Eddy Agha
Last 16 England John Virgo 9 (17) 4 Canada Stan Holden
Centuries: Virgo: 128; Holden: 123
Match Progress:
Last 16 Canada Bill Werbeniuk 9 (17) 6 Canada Paul Lanning