1977 UK Championship

Status: professional non-ranking
Season: 1977-1978
Dates: November 26th 1977 - December 3rd 1977
Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
Location: England Tower Circus, Blackpool, England
Sponsor: Super Crystalate
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount 20 9 1 1 1 1 33
Frame rate 9.2 20.44 184 184 184 184 5.58
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
22 0 22
Matches: 21
Frames: 184
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 1 1
Prize fund: GBP 5,000
Points scored: 19,655
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final Ireland Patsy Fagan 12 (23) 9 Wales Doug Mountjoy
Scores: 57-21; 34-81; 48-47; 48-57; 40-68; 45-13; 68(53)-31; 64-57; 64(57)-43; 48-73; 52(52)-79(51); 38-73; 41-70; 98(68)-0; 58-57; 37-87; 34-72; 75(53)-16; 73(52)-55; 47-39; 80(63)-28
Match Progress: 1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6, 6-7, 7-7, 8-7, 8-8, 8-9, 9-9, 10-9, 11-9, 12-9
Fagan Mountjoy Total
Points scored: 1149 1067 2216
Avg. points/frame: 54.71 50.81 105.52
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Fagan 5 2 - - - - 7
Mountjoy 1 - - - - - 1
Semi-final Ireland Patsy Fagan 9 (17) 8 England John Virgo
Scores: 43-85(67); 18-59; 60-51; 51-25; 10-71; 54-66; 95(54)-33; 60(60)-15; 55-35; 12-96; 35-83; 29-78; 64-67; 69-22; 69-65; 85-16; 60-14
Match Progress: 0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4, 5-5, 5-6, 5-7, 5-8, 6-8, 7-8, 8-8, 9-8
Fagan Virgo Total
Points scored: 869 881 1750
Avg. points/frame: 51.12 51.82 102.94
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Fagan 1 1 - - - - 2
Virgo - 1 - - - - 1
Semi-final Wales Doug Mountjoy 9 (17) 2 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
Scores: 0-139(129); 88-15; 97(96)-21; 59-31; 73(55)-26; 27-66; 72-30; 52-32; 77(61)-41; 79(52)-7; 68-64(52)
Centuries: Higgins: 129
Match Progress: 0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 8-2, 9-2
Mountjoy Higgins Total
Points scored: 692 472 1164
Avg. points/frame: 62.91 42.91 105.82
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy 2 1 - - 1 - 4
Higgins 1 - - - - 1 2
Quarter-final Ireland Patsy Fagan 5 (9) 4 England Jim Meadowcroft
Scores: 54-33; 53-63; 22-72(50); 78-16; 81-29; 72-20; 16-91; 57-69; 59-38
Match Progress: 1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 5-4
Fagan Meadowcroft Total
Points scored: 492 431 923
Avg. points/frame: 54.67 47.89 102.56
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Fagan - - - - - - 0
Meadowcroft 1 - - - - - 1
Quarter-final Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 5 (9) 0 England John Dunning
Scores: 80-1; 109(69)-18; 69-49; 77-8; 108(80)-12
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0
Higgins Dunning Total
Points scored: 443 88 531
Avg. points/frame: 88.6 17.6 106.2
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - 1 - 1 - - 2
Dunning - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final Wales Doug Mountjoy 5 (9) 4 England Willie Thorne
Scores: 14-56; 24-85; 71-50; 61-32; 83-9; 51-62; 50-61; 62-56; 76-23
Match Progress: 0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4
Mountjoy Thorne Total
Points scored: 492 434 926
Avg. points/frame: 54.67 48.22 102.89
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy - - - - - - 0
Thorne - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final England John Virgo 5 (9) 2 England Graham Miles
Scores: 71-15; 34-66; 31-82; 65-42; 53-48; 57-29; 66-52(52)
Match Progress: 1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2
Virgo Miles Total
Points scored: 377 334 711
Avg. points/frame: 53.86 47.71 101.57
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Virgo - - - - - - 0
Miles 1 - - - - - 1
Last 16 England John Dunning (Walkover) 0 (9) 0 England John Pulman
Last 16 Ireland Patsy Fagan 5 (9) 0 England Fred Davis
Scores: 64-48; 77-37; 64-36; 71-41; 68-43
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0
Fagan Davis Total
Points scored: 344 205 549
Avg. points/frame: 68.8 41 109.8
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Fagan - - - - - - 0
Davis - - - - - - 0
Last 16 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 5 (9) 4 England David Taylor
Scores: 69-49; 65-34; 24-48; 32-55; 35-90; 65-9; 63-80; 94-32; 84(74)-0
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4
Higgins Taylor Total
Points scored: 531 397 928
Avg. points/frame: 59 44.11 103.11
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - - 1 - - - 1
Taylor - - - - - - 0
Last 16 England Jim Meadowcroft 5 (9) 4 Wales Ray Reardon
Scores: 75-48; 55-63; 71-32; 68-47; 37-98; 39-75; 59-50; 31-70; 71-31
Match Progress: 1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 4-4, 5-4
Meadowcroft Reardon Total
Points scored: 506 514 1020
Avg. points/frame: 56.22 57.11 113.33
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Meadowcroft - - - - - - 0
Reardon - - - - - - 0
Last 16 England Graham Miles 5 (9) 1 Scotland Chris Ross
Scores: 26-76; 97-14; 118-10; 58-42; 93(59)-22; 115-28
Match Progress: 0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
Miles Ross Total
Points scored: 507 192 699
Avg. points/frame: 84.5 32 116.5
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Miles 1 - - - - - 1
Ross - - - - - - 0
Last 16 Wales Doug Mountjoy 5 (9) 3 England John Spencer
Scores: 66-27; 78-27; 47-63; 72-53; 60-51; 28-71; 49-90(58); 67-54(54)
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3
Mountjoy Spencer Total
Points scored: 467 436 903
Avg. points/frame: 58.38 54.5 112.88
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy - - - - - - 0
Spencer 2 - - - - - 2
Last 16 England Willie Thorne 5 (9) 4 England Rex Williams
Scores: 102(62)-25; 41-68; 71-41; 58-31; 17-63; 72-46; 39-58; 35-89; 60-44
Match Progress: 1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 5-4
Thorne Williams Total
Points scored: 495 465 960
Avg. points/frame: 55 51.67 106.67
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorne - 1 - - - - 1
Williams - - - - - - 0
Last 16 England John Virgo 5 (9) 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
Scores: 77-34; 98-32; 70-40; 45-70; 70-63; 15-76; 82-25
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2
Virgo Taylor Total
Points scored: 457 340 797
Avg. points/frame: 65.29 48.57 113.86
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Virgo - - - - - - 0
Taylor - - - - - - 0
Last 24 England John Dunning 5 (9) 4 England Maurice Parkin
Scores: 80(61)-29; 33-47; 19-73; 72-32; 56-67; 68-29; 73-37; 58-59; 88(53)-33
Match Progress: 1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 4-4, 5-4
Dunning Parkin Total
Points scored: 547 406 953
Avg. points/frame: 60.78 45.11 105.89
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Dunning 1 1 - - - - 2
Parkin - - - - - - 0
Last 24 Ireland Patsy Fagan 5 (9) 1 Northern Ireland Jackie Rea
Scores: 6-85; 60-39; 71-12; 86(53)-26; 78-26; 76-22
Match Progress: 0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
Fagan Rea Total
Points scored: 377 210 587
Avg. points/frame: 62.83 35 97.83
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Fagan 1 - - - - - 1
Rea - - - - - - 0
Last 24 England Jim Meadowcroft 5 (9) 1 England Pat Houlihan
Scores: 82-32; 71(53)-41; 77(53)-46; 77-44; 33-87; 90-15
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 5-1
Meadowcroft Houlihan Total
Points scored: 430 265 695
Avg. points/frame: 71.67 44.17 115.83
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Meadowcroft 2 - - - - - 2
Houlihan - - - - - - 0
Last 24 Wales Doug Mountjoy 5 (9) 2 Wales Roy Andrewartha
Scores: 50-66; 50-84; 58-46; 68-60; 66-37; 82-20; 60-35
Match Progress: 0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2
Mountjoy Andrewartha Total
Points scored: 434 348 782
Avg. points/frame: 62 49.71 111.71
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy - - - - - - 0
Andrewartha - - - - - - 0
Last 24 Scotland Chris Ross 5 (9) 4 England Jack Karnehm
Scores: 69-45; 58-62; 86-5; 66-42; 39-65; 60-35; 25-64; 48-49; 48-36
Match Progress: 1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 5-4
Ross Karnehm Total
Points scored: 499 403 902
Avg. points/frame: 55.44 44.78 100.22
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Ross - - - - - - 0
Karnehm - - - - - - 0
Last 24 England David Taylor 5 (9) 4 England David Greaves
Scores: 39-59; 83-33; 64-58; 46-63; 71-45; 21-70; 55-31; 59-39; 51-74
Match Progress: 0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3, 5-4
Taylor Greaves Total
Points scored: 489 472 961
Avg. points/frame: 54.33 52.44 106.78
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor - - - - - - 0
Greaves - - - - - - 0
Last 24 England Willie Thorne 5 (9) 1 England Bernard Bennett
Scores: 78-38; 111(68)-12; 122(54)-9; 15-77; 91-30; 74-41
Match Progress: 1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
Thorne Bennett Total
Points scored: 491 207 698
Avg. points/frame: 81.83 34.5 116.33
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorne 1 1 - - - - 2
Bennett - - - - - - 0
Last 24 England John Virgo (Walkover) 0 (9) 0 England John Barrie