1978 UK Championship

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    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