1980 Classic

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  • Tournament Info

    Status: Professional Invitational
    Season: 1979-1980
    Dates: January 7th 1980 - January 8th 1980
    Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
    Location: England New Century Hall, Manchester, England
    Sponsor: Wilsons
    Broadcaster: None
    Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Amount 4 1 1 - - - 6
    Frame rate 4.75 19 19 - - - 3.17
    Players:
    Professional Amateur Total
    8 0 8
    Matches: 7
    Frames: 19
    Centuries:
    Qualifiers Venue Total
    0 0 0
    Prize fund: GBP 8,900
    Points scored: 2,223

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    Final
    Referee
    Frame scores
    64-46; 51-50; 39-102; 19-97(75); 26-70(52); 67-29; 90(52)-30
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3
    Spencer
    Higgins
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    52
    75, 52
    Points Scored
    356
    424
    780
    Avg. points/frame
    50.86
    60.57
    111.43
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Spencer 1 - - - - - 1
    Higgins 1 - 1 - - - 2
    Semi-final
    Frame scores
    103(62)-16; 69(52)-62
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0
    Higgins
    Griffiths
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    62, 52
    Points Scored
    172
    78
    250
    Avg. points/frame
    86
    39
    125
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Higgins 1 1 - - - - 2
    Griffiths - - - - - - 0
    Semi-final
    Frame scores
    77-34; 77(55)-41
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0
    Spencer
    Virgo
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    55
    Points Scored
    154
    75
    229
    Avg. points/frame
    77
    37.5
    114.5
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Spencer 1 - - - - - 1
    Virgo - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Frame scores
    68-55; 69-35
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0
    Griffiths
    Meadowcroft
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    137
    90
    227
    Avg. points/frame
    68.5
    45
    113.5
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Griffiths - - - - - - 0
    Meadowcroft - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Frame scores
    74-37; 71-63
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0
    Higgins
    Taylor
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    145
    100
    245
    Avg. points/frame
    72.5
    50
    122.5
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Higgins - - - - - - 0
    Taylor - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Frame scores
    81-53; 100-16
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0
    Spencer
    Miles
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    181
    69
    250
    Avg. points/frame
    90.5
    34.5
    125
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Spencer - - - - - - 0
    Miles - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Frame scores
    77-58; 103-4
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0
    Virgo
    Mountjoy
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    180
    62
    242
    Avg. points/frame
    90
    31
    121
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Virgo - - - - - - 0
    Mountjoy - - - - - - 0