1978 UK Championship

Tournament Info

Status: Professional Non-ranking
Season: 1978-1979
Dates: November 22nd 1978 - December 1st 1978
Qualifying dates: September 13th 1978 - September 26th 1978
Location: England Guild Hall, Preston, England
Sponsor: Coral
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount 33 16 12 3 2 4 70
Frame rate 9.61 19.81 26.42 105.67 158.5 79.25 4.53
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
24 0 24
Matches: 23
Frames: 317
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 4 4
Prize fund: GBP 12,500
Points scored: 34,899
Final
Frame scores
32-61; 76-16; 115-18; 29-75; 47-65(60); 55-44; 65-33; 62-32; 19-84; 7-74(55); 46-74; 35-81; 80(68)-34; 74(58)-29; 64-22; 88(50)-33; 57(52)-66; 65-35; 84-51; 58-39; 26-83; 112-33; 90(63)-26; 120(120)-1
Match progress
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3, 5-4, 5-5, 5-6, 5-7, 6-7, 7-7, 8-7, 9-7, 9-8, 10-8, 11-8, 12-8, 12-9, 13-9, 14-9, 15-9
Mountjoy
Taylor
Total
50+ Breaks
120, 68, 63, 58, 52, 50
60, 55
Points Scored
1506
1109
2615
Avg. points/frame
62.75
46.21
108.96
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy 3 2 - - - 1 6
Taylor 1 1 - - - - 2
Semi-final
Frame scores
81-49; 124(89)-0; 68-46; 103(59)-9; 80(51)-0; 82-32; 80-30; 86(57)-37; 53-66; 69-48
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0, 7-0, 8-0, 8-1, 9-1
Mountjoy
Miles
Total
50+ Breaks
89, 59, 57, 51
Points Scored
826
317
1143
Avg. points/frame
82.6
31.7
114.3
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy 3 - - 1 - - 4
Miles - - - - - - 0
Semi-final
Frame scores
67-56; 60-16; 76-35; 81-33; 40-91; 67-16; 77-33; 79-0; 34-61; 6-133(54); 40-81; 65-39; 42-73; 48-40
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 7-2, 7-3, 7-4, 8-4, 8-5, 9-5
Taylor
Higgins
Total
50+ Breaks
54
Points Scored
782
707
1489
Avg. points/frame
55.86
50.5
106.36
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor - - - - - - 0
Higgins 1 - - - - - 1
Quarter-final
Frame scores
64-40; 52-48; 83(57)-15; 56-39; 66-37; 14-98; 78(54)-24; 37-79; 106-12; 57-32; 35-62; 40-92; 60-56
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 5-1, 6-1, 6-2, 7-2, 8-2, 8-3, 8-4, 9-4
Higgins
Davis
Total
50+ Breaks
57, 54
Points Scored
748
634
1382
Avg. points/frame
57.54
48.77
106.31
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins 2 - - - - - 2
Davis - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final
Frame scores
104(92)-2; 62-58; 78-61(61); 111(58)-16; 60-11; 78-33; 70-56; 75(70)-44; 20-75; 139(139)-0
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0, 7-0, 8-0, 8-1, 9-1
Miles
Thorne
Total
50+ Breaks
139, 92, 70, 58
61
Points Scored
797
356
1153
Avg. points/frame
79.7
35.6
115.3
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Miles 1 - 1 - 1 1 4
Thorne - 1 - - - - 1
Quarter-final
Frame scores
45-63; 102(83)-7; 86-19; 82-38; 56-62; 122(52)-0; 84-25; 34-92; 33-70; 100-42; 66-34; 49-33; 67-31
Match progress
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4, 6-4, 7-4, 8-4, 9-4
Mountjoy
Andrewartha
Total
50+ Breaks
83, 52
Points Scored
926
516
1442
Avg. points/frame
71.23
39.69
110.92
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy 1 - - 1 - - 2
Andrewartha - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final
Frame scores
69-30; 53-56; 69-38; 62-53; 68-58; 87-30; 27-93; 67-33; 93-15; 87-38; 73-51
Match progress
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 8-2, 9-2
Taylor
Virgo
Total
50+ Breaks
Points Scored
755
495
1250
Avg. points/frame
68.64
45
113.64
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor - - - - - - 0
Virgo - - - - - - 0
Last 16
Frame scores
56-28; 78-58; 59-40; 12-85; 38-60; 72(54)-34; 53-36; 73-54; 28-75; 19-98; 31-90(55); 16-73; 31-68; 67-61(54); 8-115; 60-27; 72-42
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6, 6-7, 7-7, 7-8, 8-8, 9-8
Andrewartha
Spencer
Total
50+ Breaks
54
55, 54
Points Scored
773
1044
1817
Avg. points/frame
45.47
61.41
106.88
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Andrewartha 1 - - - - - 1
Spencer 2 - - - - - 2
Last 16
Frame scores
31-71(64); 87(67)-9; 110(78)-1; 70-33; 58-45; 78-43; 70-21; 63-48; 90-31; 6-120(101); 74-47
Match progress
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 8-1, 8-2, 9-2
Davis
Dunning
Total
50+ Breaks
78, 67
101, 64
Points Scored
737
469
1206
Avg. points/frame
67
42.64
109.64
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - 1 1 - - - 2
Dunning - 1 - - - 1 2
Last 16
Frame scores
55-53; 74-60; 68-26; 60-49; 7-112; 114-15; 40-73; 69-34; 49-69; 80(50)-58; 90-23; 48-58; 51-54; 31-55; 78-30
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 5-1, 5-2, 6-2, 6-3, 7-3, 8-3, 8-4, 8-5, 8-6, 9-6
Higgins
Meadowcroft
Total
50+ Breaks
50
Points Scored
914
769
1683
Avg. points/frame
60.93
51.27
112.2
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins 1 - - - - - 1
Meadowcroft - - - - - - 0
Last 16
Frame scores
30-77; 72-6; 88-26; 1-129(70,51); 69-25; 63-43; 34-72(72); 53-45; 4-124(95); 58-59; 21-63; 67-28; 66-54; 65-49; 29-90; 50-52; 82-32
Match progress
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3, 5-4, 5-5, 5-6, 6-6, 7-6, 8-6, 8-7, 8-8, 9-8
Miles
Williams
Total
50+ Breaks
95, 72, 70, 51
Points Scored
852
974
1826
Avg. points/frame
50.12
57.29
107.41
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Miles - - - - - - 0
Williams 1 - 2 - 1 - 4
Last 16
Frame scores
70(59)-33; 28-65; 48-58; 94-31; 98(50)-41; 67-55(54); 46-58; 83(53)-20; 60-48; 80-15; 61-73; 76-12; 92-23
Match progress
1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 7-3, 7-4, 8-4, 9-4
Mountjoy
Taylor
Total
50+ Breaks
59, 53, 50
54
Points Scored
903
532
1435
Avg. points/frame
69.46
40.92
110.38
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy 3 - - - - - 3
Taylor 1 - - - - - 1
Last 16
Frame scores
61-53; 68-45; 75-27; 99-23; 39-90(72); 35-86; 36-64; 6-111; 51-63; 47-60; 42-58; 73-32; 64-9; 90-24; 61-49; 61-47
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 4-7, 5-7, 6-7, 7-7, 8-7, 9-7
Taylor
Fagan
Total
50+ Breaks
72
Points Scored
908
841
1749
Avg. points/frame
56.75
52.56
109.31
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor - - - - - - 0
Fagan - - 1 - - - 1
Last 16
Frame scores
83-24; 94(53)-22; 83(51)-39; 34-74; 38-59; 70-56; 54-57; 92-32; 77-30; 42-73; 34-72; 40-88(53); 68(60)-54(54); 69-41; 76-29
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6, 7-6, 8-6, 9-6
Thorne
Reardon
Total
50+ Breaks
60, 53, 51
54, 53
Points Scored
954
750
1704
Avg. points/frame
63.6
50
113.6
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorne 2 1 - - - - 3
Reardon 2 - - - - - 2
Last 16
Frame scores
47-59; 43-73; 65-57; 49-24; 69-48; 40-50; 90-28; 65-38; 64-53; 66-5; 69-40; 79(78)-42
Match progress
0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 7-3, 8-3, 9-3
Virgo
Pulman
Total
50+ Breaks
78
Points Scored
746
517
1263
Avg. points/frame
62.17
43.08
105.25
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Virgo - - 1 - - - 1
Pulman - - - - - - 0
Last 24
Frame scores
58-24; 9-85; 67-36; 60-43; 53-68; 50-81(63); 78(78)-32; 78-41; 60-50; 60-56; 82(54)-51; 81-46
Match progress
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 7-3, 8-3, 9-3
Andrewartha
Houlihan
Total
50+ Breaks
78, 54
63
Points Scored
736
613
1349
Avg. points/frame
61.33
51.08
112.42
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Andrewartha 1 - 1 - - - 2
Houlihan - 1 - - - - 1
Last 24
Frame scores
67-16; 80-9; 70-39; 39-74(64); 63-58; 65-10; 70-23; 82(57)-24; 74-19; 58-65; 36-74; 92-34
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 8-1, 8-2, 8-3, 9-3
Dunning
Greaves
Total
50+ Breaks
57
64
Points Scored
796
445
1241
Avg. points/frame
66.33
37.08
103.42
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Dunning 1 - - - - - 1
Greaves - 1 - - - - 1
Last 24
Frame scores
65-38; 64-51; 86-26; 33-73; 74-25; 43-74(60); 25-111; 32-107; 24-97; 63-55; 79(60)-39; 69-48; 86-12; 59-48
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 5-5, 6-5, 7-5, 8-5, 9-5
Meadowcroft
Rea
Total
50+ Breaks
60
60
Points Scored
802
804
1606
Avg. points/frame
57.29
57.43
114.71
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Meadowcroft - 1 - - - - 1
Rea - 1 - - - - 1
Last 24
Frame scores
46-61; 94(50)-32; 121(118)-3; 47-85(58); 46-65; 44-81; 112(62)-11; 61-50; 105-30; 89(71)-26; 86-21; 71(57)-42; 31-53; 75(62)-31
Match progress
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4, 6-4, 7-4, 8-4, 8-5, 9-5
Mountjoy
Barrie
Total
50+ Breaks
118, 71, 62, 62, 57, 50
58
Points Scored
1028
591
1619
Avg. points/frame
73.43
42.21
115.64
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy 2 2 1 - - 1 6
Barrie 1 - - - - - 1
Last 24
Frame scores
79-18; 70-29; 137(80)-0; 90-40; 111(61)-1; 113(75)-5; 57-71; 90(63)-32; 23-58; 81-39; 65-29
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0, 6-1, 7-1, 7-2, 8-2, 9-2
Taylor
Parkin
Total
50+ Breaks
80, 75, 63, 61
Points Scored
916
322
1238
Avg. points/frame
83.27
29.27
112.55
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor - 2 1 1 - - 4
Parkin - - - - - - 0
Last 24
Frame scores
74-54; 78-23; 5-76(52); 61-73; 107(71)-15; 59-9; 27-58; 98-37; 61-50; 57-15; 27-77; 57-54; 79-18
Match progress
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 7-3, 7-4, 8-4, 9-4
Thorne
Bennett
Total
50+ Breaks
71
52
Points Scored
790
559
1349
Avg. points/frame
60.77
43
103.77
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorne - - 1 - - - 1
Bennett 1 - - - - - 1
Last 24
Frame scores
71-41; 66-71; 33-91(58); 61-44; 89-0; 64-55; 97-25; 81-41; 25-60; 78-46; 14-111; 59-36; 104-0
Match progress
1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 6-3, 7-3, 7-4, 8-4, 9-4
Virgo
Edmonds
Total
50+ Breaks
58
Points Scored
842
621
1463
Avg. points/frame
64.77
47.77
112.54
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Virgo - - - - - - 0
Edmonds 1 - - - - - 1
Last 24
Frame scores
52-76; 73-29; 83(73)-40; 32-65; 43-71; 52-64; 36-82(76); 7-74(52); 25-86; 28-84; 91-44; 73-47; 85-17; 82-9; 73-32; 81(69)-18; 70-53
Match progress
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 2-5, 2-6, 2-7, 2-8, 3-8, 4-8, 5-8, 6-8, 7-8, 8-8, 9-8
Williams
Griffiths
Total
50+ Breaks
73, 69
76, 52
Points Scored
986
891
1877
Avg. points/frame
58
52.41
110.41
Breaks
50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Williams - 1 1 - - - 2
Griffiths 1 - 1 - - - 2