1980 Classic

Status: Professional Invitational
Season: 1980-1981
Dates: December 1st 1980 - December 2nd 1980
Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
Location: England Civic Centre, Oldham, England
Sponsor: Wilsons
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount 4 - 1 - - - 5
Frame rate 4.75 - 19 - - - 3.8
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
8 0 8
Matches: 7
Frames: 19
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 0 0
Prize fund: GBP 13,000
Points scored: 2,041
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final England Steve Davis 4 (7) 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
Scores: 18-65(53); 74-5; 88-9; 62-40; 84-30
50+ Breaks:
Davis:

Taylor:
53
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1
Davis Taylor Total
Points scored: 326 149 475
Avg. points/frame: 65.2 29.8 95
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - - - - - - 0
Taylor 1 - - - - - 1
Semi-final England Steve Davis 2 (3) 1 England David Taylor
Scores: 76-37; 10-98(50); 85(57)-11
50+ Breaks:
Davis:
57
Taylor:
50
Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1
Davis Taylor Total
Points scored: 171 146 317
Avg. points/frame: 57 48.67 105.67
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis 1 - - - - - 1
Taylor 1 - - - - - 1
Semi-final Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 2 (3) 0 Wales Ray Reardon
Scores: 76-37; 80-25
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:

Reardon:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0
Taylor Reardon Total
Points scored: 156 62 218
Avg. points/frame: 78 31 109
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor - - - - - - 0
Reardon - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final England Steve Davis 2 (3) 0 Canada Cliff Thorburn
Scores: 91-23; 87-23
50+ Breaks:
Davis:

Thorburn:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0
Davis Thorburn Total
Points scored: 178 46 224
Avg. points/frame: 89 23 112
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - - - - - - 0
Thorburn - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final Wales Ray Reardon 2 (3) 0 England John Spencer
Scores: 88(76)-16; 87-39
50+ Breaks:
Reardon:
76
Spencer:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0
Reardon Spencer Total
Points scored: 175 55 230
Avg. points/frame: 87.5 27.5 115
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Reardon - - 1 - - - 1
Spencer - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final England David Taylor 2 (3) 0 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
Scores: 73-48; 87(56)-6
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:
56
Higgins:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0
Taylor Higgins Total
Points scored: 160 54 214
Avg. points/frame: 80 27 107
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor 1 - - - - - 1
Higgins - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 2 (3) 1 Wales Terry Griffiths
Scores: 73-43; 49-60; 75-63
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:

Griffiths:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1
Taylor Griffiths Total
Points scored: 197 166 363
Avg. points/frame: 65.67 55.33 121
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor - - - - - - 0
Griffiths - - - - - - 0