1981 Masters

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  • Tournament Info

    Status: Professional Invitational
    Season: 1980-1981
    Dates: January 27th 1981 - February 1st 1981
    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 8 4 4 2 1 2 21
    Frame rate 11.75 23.5 23.5 47 94 47 4.48
    Players:
    Professional Amateur Total
    12 0 12
    Matches: 11
    Frames: 94
    Centuries:
    Qualifiers Venue Total
    0 2 2
    Prize fund: GBP 20,000
    Points scored: 10,123

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    Final
    Referee
    Broadcast
    Match was broadcast
    Frame scores
    117(75)-10; 38-69; 54-64; 62-47; 99-38; 58-51; 20-69; 69-10; 77-37; 75-39; 113-5; 0-136(136); 31-97; 51-62; 85-48
    Match progress
    1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 7-3, 8-3, 8-4, 8-5, 8-6, 9-6
    Higgins
    Griffiths
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    75
    136
    Points Scored
    949
    782
    1731
    Avg. points/frame
    63.27
    52.13
    115.4
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Higgins - - 1 - - - 1
    Griffiths - - - - - 1 1
    Semi-final
    Broadcast
    Match was broadcast
    Frame scores
    33-64; 63-35; 76(56)-27; 1-78; 17-104(55); 48-57; 37-68; 70-62; 57-12; 77-51; 62-21
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 3-5, 4-5, 5-5, 6-5
    Griffiths
    Spencer
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    56
    55
    Points Scored
    541
    579
    1120
    Avg. points/frame
    49.18
    52.64
    101.82
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Griffiths 1 - - - - - 1
    Spencer 1 - - - - - 1
    Semi-final
    Referee
    Broadcast
    Match was broadcast
    Frame scores
    37-79; 82-22; 34-100(70); 28-74; 42-69; 22-69; 71-30; 79-5; 85(85)-57; 61-52; 83(77)-35
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5, 2-5, 3-5, 4-5, 5-5, 6-5
    Higgins
    Thorburn
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    85, 77
    70
    Points Scored
    624
    592
    1216
    Avg. points/frame
    56.73
    53.82
    110.55
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Higgins - - 1 1 - - 2
    Thorburn - - 1 - - - 1
    Quarter-final
    Broadcast
    Match was broadcast
    Frame scores
    36-58; 93-17; 110-8; 25-70; 69-41; 70-1; 85-11
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2
    Griffiths
    Davis
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    488
    206
    694
    Avg. points/frame
    69.71
    29.43
    99.14
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Griffiths - - - - - - 0
    Davis - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Referee
    Broadcast
    Match was broadcast
    Frame scores
    61-37; 51-63; 110(51)-6; 81-40; 72-37; 101(71)-8
    Match progress
    1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
    Higgins
    Mountjoy
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    71, 51
    Points Scored
    476
    191
    667
    Avg. points/frame
    79.33
    31.83
    111.17
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Higgins 1 - 1 - - - 2
    Mountjoy - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Broadcast
    Match was broadcast
    Frame scores
    30-56; 74(51)-38; 64-48; 91-14; 68-55; 70-32
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
    Spencer
    Reardon
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    51
    Points Scored
    397
    243
    640
    Avg. points/frame
    66.17
    40.5
    106.67
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Spencer 1 - - - - - 1
    Reardon - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Broadcast
    Match was broadcast
    Frame scores
    38-66; 37-49; 71-32; 107(102)-25; 70-47; 1-69; 32-53; 60-46; 104(84)-0
    Match progress
    0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4
    Thorburn
    Mans
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    102, 84
    Points Scored
    520
    387
    907
    Avg. points/frame
    57.78
    43
    100.78
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Thorburn - - - 1 - 1 2
    Mans - - - - - - 0
    Round 1
    Broadcast
    Match was broadcast
    Frame scores
    51-38; 87-37; 32-66; 11-89; 80(60)-26; 28-64; 73-16; 36-64; 68(64)-59
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 4-4, 5-4
    Davis
    Stevens
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    64, 60
    Points Scored
    466
    459
    925
    Avg. points/frame
    51.78
    51
    102.78
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Davis - 2 - - - - 2
    Stevens - - - - - - 0
    Round 1
    Broadcast
    Match was broadcast
    Frame scores
    26-106; 82-14; 12-110(91); 72-60; 76-28; 51-42; 59-64(54); 65-25
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3
    Mans
    Davis
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    91, 54
    Points Scored
    443
    449
    892
    Avg. points/frame
    55.38
    56.13
    111.5
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Mans - - - - - - 0
    Davis 1 - - - 1 - 2
    Round 1
    Broadcast
    Match was broadcast
    Frame scores
    71-48; 70(62)-56(50); 58-43; 81-39; 85-21
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0
    Mountjoy
    Charlton
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    62
    50
    Points Scored
    365
    207
    572
    Avg. points/frame
    73
    41.4
    114.4
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Mountjoy - 1 - - - - 1
    Charlton 1 - - - - - 1
    Round 1
    Broadcast
    Match was broadcast
    Frame scores
    46-81; 35-68(56); 60-58; 59-19; 80-24; 89(65)-21; 119(52)-0
    Match progress
    0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2
    Spencer
    Taylor
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    65, 52
    56
    Points Scored
    488
    271
    759
    Avg. points/frame
    69.71
    38.71
    108.43
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Spencer 1 1 - - - - 2
    Taylor 1 - - - - - 1