1979 Masters

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  • Tournament Info

    Status: Professional Invitational
    Season: 1978-1979
    Dates: January 22nd 1979 - January 26th 1979
    Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
    Location: England Wembley Conference Centre, London, England
    Sponsor: Benson and Hedges
    Broadcaster: None
    Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Amount 3 2 2 1 - 2 10
    Frame rate 23.33 35 35 70 - 35 7
    Players:
    Professional Amateur Total
    10 0 10
    Matches: 9
    Frames: 70
    Centuries:
    Qualifiers Venue Total
    0 2 2
    Prize fund: GBP 6,000
    Points scored: 7,767

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    Final
    Frame scores
    28-97; 43-69; 75-60; 69-37; 97-18; 72-29; 71-23; 87-28; 74-67; 21-90; 36-76; 62-38
    Match progress
    0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 7-3, 7-4, 8-4
    Mans
    Higgins
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    735
    632
    1367
    Avg. points/frame
    61.25
    52.67
    113.92
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Mans - - - - - - 0
    Higgins - - - - - - 0
    Semi-final
    Frame scores
    58-39; 23-87(50); 74-43; 73-5; 109(77)-13; 77-30
    Match progress
    1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
    Higgins
    Mountjoy
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    77
    50
    Points Scored
    414
    217
    631
    Avg. points/frame
    69
    36.17
    105.17
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Higgins - - 1 - - - 1
    Mountjoy 1 - - - - - 1
    Semi-final
    Frame scores
    60-62; 66-22; 66-48; 57-53; 14-79(50); 15-75; 77-14; 83-38
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
    Mans
    Reardon
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    50
    Points Scored
    438
    391
    829
    Avg. points/frame
    54.75
    48.88
    103.63
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Mans - - - - - - 0
    Reardon 1 - - - - - 1
    Quarter-final
    Frame scores
    91-14; 48-80; 76-36; 81-36; 132(132)-6; 45-74; 78-23
    Match progress
    1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2
    Higgins
    Charlton
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    132
    Points Scored
    551
    269
    820
    Avg. points/frame
    78.71
    38.43
    117.14
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Higgins - - - - - 1 1
    Charlton - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Frame scores
    69-39; 88-34; 62-53; 26-68; 92-31; 27-101; 22-82(82); 46-56; 67-32
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 5-4
    Mans
    Thorburn
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    82
    Points Scored
    499
    496
    995
    Avg. points/frame
    55.44
    55.11
    110.56
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Mans - - - - - - 0
    Thorburn - - - 1 - - 1
    Quarter-final
    Frame scores
    138(111)-0; 93-8; 94-28; 83-35; 66-27
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0
    Mountjoy
    Spencer
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    111
    Points Scored
    474
    98
    572
    Avg. points/frame
    94.8
    19.6
    114.4
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Mountjoy - - - - - 1 1
    Spencer - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Frame scores
    67-36; 68-16; 112(30)-22; 42-74; 50-60; 72-48; 83-28
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2
    Reardon
    Taylor
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    30
    Points Scored
    494
    284
    778
    Avg. points/frame
    70.57
    40.57
    111.14
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Reardon - - - - - - 0
    Taylor - - - - - - 0
    Round 1
    Frame scores
    39-81; 54-43; 25-102(69); 69(56)-48; 79(79)-48; 84-25; 69-35
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2
    Mountjoy
    Davis
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    79, 56
    69
    Points Scored
    419
    382
    801
    Avg. points/frame
    59.86
    54.57
    114.43
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Mountjoy 1 - 1 - - - 2
    Davis - 1 - - - - 1
    Round 1
    Frame scores
    50-61; 59-44; 74-30; 26-82; 31-74; 27-88; 64-27; 76(68)-35; 97-29
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4
    Taylor
    Fagan
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    68
    Points Scored
    504
    470
    974
    Avg. points/frame
    56
    52.22
    108.22
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Taylor - 1 - - - - 1
    Fagan - - - - - - 0