1979 UK Championship

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  • Tournament Info

    Status: Professional Non-ranking
    Season: 1979-1980
    Dates: November 19th 1979 - December 1st 1979
    Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
    Location: England Guild Hall, Preston, England
    Sponsor: Coral
    Broadcaster: None
    Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Amount 46 32 15 12 8 5 118
    Frame rate 8.33 11.97 25.53 31.92 47.88 76.6 3.25
    Players:
    Professional Amateur Total
    27 0 27
    Matches: 26
    Frames: 383
    Centuries:
    Qualifiers Venue Total
    0 5 5
    Prize fund: GBP 15,000
    Points scored: 39,724

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    Final
    Frame scores
    70-60; 67-9; 81-24; 100(63)-24; 103(67)-26; 52-61; 73(69)-24; 96-29; 22-90; 32-68; 4-126(60); 49-51; 86-38; 50-59; 136(93)-3; 57(57)-56; 8-108(71); 55-45; Virgo docked 2 frames; 43-61; 50-73; 65-44; 17-91(56); 26-96(68); 74(50)-19; 78-8
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 7-2, 7-3, 7-4, 7-5, 8-5, 8-6, 9-6, 10-6, 10-7, 11-7, , , 11-8, 11-9, 12-9, 12-10, 12-11, 13-11, 14-11
    Virgo
    Griffiths
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    93, 69, 67, 63, 57, 50
    71, 68, 60, 56
    Points Scored
    1494
    1293
    2787
    Avg. points/frame
    55.33
    47.89
    103.22
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Virgo 2 3 - - 1 - 6
    Griffiths 1 2 1 - - - 4
    Semi-final
    Frame scores
    84-46; 77-52; 55-70(58); 58-64; 63-17; 56-47; 17-81; 83-30; 81-18; 77-32; 108(84)-30; 119(119)-4
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 7-3, 8-3, 9-3
    Griffiths
    Werbeniuk
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    119, 84
    58
    Points Scored
    878
    491
    1369
    Avg. points/frame
    73.17
    40.92
    114.08
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Griffiths - - - 1 - 1 2
    Werbeniuk 1 - - - - - 1
    Semi-final
    Frame scores
    73(62)-46; 70-49; 50-75; 96(54)-7; 124(57)-0; 10-72; 126(81)-0; 77-31; 62-54; 113(95)-11; 35-79; 22-96; 121(92)-6
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 8-2, 8-3, 8-4, 9-4
    Virgo
    Taylor
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    95, 92, 81, 62, 57, 54
    Points Scored
    979
    526
    1505
    Avg. points/frame
    75.31
    40.46
    115.77
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Virgo 2 1 - 1 2 - 6
    Taylor - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Frame scores
    25-90(57); 117(93)-26; 35-71(70); 85-35; 71-29; 91(60)-9; 86-36; 22-85(58); 20-54; 19-68; 5-83(76); 13-108(104); 60-20; 76-39; 126(118)-0; 74-16
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4, 5-5, 5-6, 5-7, 6-7, 7-7, 8-7, 9-7
    Griffiths
    Higgins
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    118, 93, 60
    104, 76, 70, 58, 57
    Points Scored
    925
    769
    1694
    Avg. points/frame
    57.81
    48.06
    105.88
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Griffiths - 1 - - 1 1 3
    Higgins 2 - 2 - - 1 5
    Quarter-final
    Frame scores
    66(50)-33; 66-43; 45-53; 27-67; 65-53; 62-47; 82-19; 70-47; 59-37; 83(74)-0; 2-62; 37-84(55); 67-75(50); 44-73; 73-33
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 8-2, 8-3, 8-4, 8-5, 8-6, 9-6
    Taylor
    Fagan
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    74, 50
    55, 50
    Points Scored
    848
    726
    1574
    Avg. points/frame
    56.53
    48.4
    104.93
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Taylor 1 - 1 - - - 2
    Fagan 2 - - - - - 2
    Quarter-final
    Frame scores
    47-82(54); 78-33; 63-70; 71(57)-58(58); 23-90; 71-39; 80-31; 70-29; 29-104(61); 52-62; 79(71)-46; 67-22; 58(53)-69; 80-33; 43-63; 89(61)-16
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3, 5-4, 5-5, 6-5, 7-5, 7-6, 8-6, 8-7, 9-7
    Virgo
    Davis
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    71, 61, 57, 53
    61, 58, 54
    Points Scored
    1000
    847
    1847
    Avg. points/frame
    62.5
    52.94
    115.44
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Virgo 2 1 1 - - - 4
    Davis 2 1 - - - - 3
    Last 16
    Frame scores
    88-16; 51-79; 108(77)-3; 32-77; 61-50; 41-69; 10-77(50); 48-58; 92-27; 81-57; 103(62)-23; 91(91)-22; 103(67)-9; 66(62)-37
    Match progress
    1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, 4-5, 5-5, 6-5, 7-5, 8-5, 9-5
    Davis
    Mountjoy
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    91, 77, 67, 62, 62
    50
    Points Scored
    975
    604
    1579
    Avg. points/frame
    69.64
    43.14
    112.79
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Davis - 3 1 - 1 - 5
    Mountjoy 1 - - - - - 1
    Last 16
    Frame scores
    74-63; 35-96(65); 70-42; 51-67; 74(60)-43; 41-89(89); 55-65; 57-65; 76-35; 72(53)-54; 68-44; 19-105; 66-23; 63-50; 60-35
    Match progress
    1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, 4-5, 5-5, 6-5, 6-6, 7-6, 8-6, 9-6
    Edmonds
    Davis
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    60, 53
    89, 65
    Points Scored
    881
    876
    1757
    Avg. points/frame
    58.73
    58.4
    117.13
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Edmonds 1 1 - - - - 2
    Davis - 1 - 1 - - 2
    Last 16
    Frame scores
    14-74; 69(65)-57; 30-69; 87-9; 23-53; 66-22; 24-82; 94(62)-3; 99(52)-19; 64-11; 60-37; 113(51,62)-13; 119(81)-13; 67-51
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4, 6-4, 7-4, 8-4, 9-4, 10-4
    Fagan
    Miles
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    81, 65, 62, 62, 52, 51
    Points Scored
    929
    513
    1442
    Avg. points/frame
    66.36
    36.64
    103
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Fagan 2 3 - 1 - - 6
    Miles - - - - - - 0
    Last 16
    Frame scores
    89-40; 59-50; 36-93(91); 80(52)-30; 46-66; 60(60)-42; 64-47; 85-36; 0-83(79); 81(70)-1; 27-59; 77-32; 72-11
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 6-3, 7-3, 7-4, 8-4, 9-4
    Griffiths
    Wilson
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    70, 60, 52
    91, 79
    Points Scored
    776
    590
    1366
    Avg. points/frame
    59.69
    45.38
    105.08
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Griffiths 1 1 1 - - - 3
    Wilson - - 1 - 1 - 2
    Last 16
    Frame scores
    74-36; 100-17; 85-22; 65-56; 34-89; 99(80)-20; 50-73; 61-28; 83-17; 51-61; 87-48; 90(53)-52
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 5-1, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 7-3, 8-3, 9-3
    Higgins
    Houlihan
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    80, 53
    Points Scored
    879
    519
    1398
    Avg. points/frame
    73.25
    43.25
    116.5
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Higgins 1 - - 1 - - 2
    Houlihan - - - - - - 0
    Last 16
    Frame scores
    33-93; 56-43; 9-79; 85-24; 53-66; 68-24; 72-3; 38-61; 20-91(64); 9-108(88); 8-61; 80-14; 82(63)-3; 24-81(50); 78-43; 66-56; 66(65)-55(55)
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 4-7, 5-7, 6-7, 6-8, 7-8, 8-8, 9-8
    Taylor
    Thorne
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    65, 63
    88, 64, 55, 50
    Points Scored
    847
    905
    1752
    Avg. points/frame
    49.82
    53.24
    103.06
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Taylor - 2 - - - - 2
    Thorne 2 1 - 1 - - 4
    Last 16
    9 (17) 6
    Frame scores
    55-74; 47-74(62); 10-82(73); 2-73(72); 50-84(59); 73-26; 83-39; 106(102)-5; 56-41; 79-27; 48-74; 85(51)-24; 86-79; 77-52; 79(71)-18
    Match progress
    0-1, 0-2, 0-3, 0-4, 0-5, 1-5, 2-5, 3-5, 4-5, 5-5, 5-6, 6-6, 7-6, 8-6, 9-6
    Virgo
    Meo
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    102, 71, 51
    73, 72, 62, 59
    Points Scored
    936
    772
    1708
    Avg. points/frame
    62.4
    51.47
    113.87
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Virgo 1 - 1 - - 1 3
    Meo 1 1 2 - - - 4
    Last 16
    Frame scores
    33-73; 84(83)-24; 62-26; 24-77(69); 55-29; 65-53(53); 20-103(59); 74-37; 49-63; 71-64(53); 14-75; 6-70; 41-65; 33-53; 62-52; 67-53; 74(69)-41
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3, 5-4, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6, 6-7, 6-8, 7-8, 8-8, 9-8
    Werbeniuk
    Spencer
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    83, 69
    69, 59, 53, 53
    Points Scored
    834
    958
    1792
    Avg. points/frame
    49.06
    56.35
    105.41
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Werbeniuk - 1 - 1 - - 2
    Spencer 3 1 - - - - 4
    Last 24
    Frame scores
    49-72(70); 73(63)-24; 86(65)-42; 86(52)-15; 4-114(97); 107(81)-10; 72-37; 64-57(56); 90-7; 26-66; 73-8; 8-27
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 7-3, 8-3, 8-4
    Davis
    Dunning
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    81, 65, 63, 52
    97, 70, 56
    Points Scored
    738
    479
    1217
    Avg. points/frame
    61.5
    39.92
    101.42
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Davis 1 2 - 1 - - 4
    Dunning 1 - 1 - 1 - 3
    Last 24
    Frame scores
    71-37; 76-39; 6-88; 90(55)-23; 20-98; 70-32; 70-57; 106(94)-33; 64-22; 93(60)-27; 60-74; 69-33
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 8-2, 8-3, 9-3
    Edmonds
    Meadowcroft
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    94, 60, 55
    Points Scored
    795
    563
    1358
    Avg. points/frame
    66.25
    46.92
    113.17
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Edmonds 1 1 - - 1 - 3
    Meadowcroft - - - - - - 0
    Last 24
    Frame scores
    95(89)-9; 63-52; 95-38; 58-65; 64-39; 30-76; 80(51)-31; 35-88(62); 74-46; 39-81(55); 78-37; 73-68; 56-37
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2, 5-3, 6-3, 6-4, 7-4, 8-4, 9-4
    Fagan
    Hallett
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    89, 51
    62, 55
    Points Scored
    840
    667
    1507
    Avg. points/frame
    64.62
    51.31
    115.92
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Fagan 1 - - 1 - - 2
    Hallett 1 1 - - - - 2
    Last 24
    Frame scores
    58-32; 44-56; 96(64)-33; 108(78)-5; 81-11; 30-73; 31-74; 78-20; 51-45; 108(103)-13; 63-33; 70-60
    Match progress
    1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 7-3, 8-3, 9-3
    Houlihan
    Rea
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    103, 78, 64
    Points Scored
    818
    455
    1273
    Avg. points/frame
    68.17
    37.92
    106.08
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Houlihan - 1 1 - - 1 3
    Rea - - - - - - 0
    Last 24
    Frame scores
    28-76; 69-10; 81-43; 40-43; 38-53; 58-50; 91(53)-22; 88-16; 81-17; 94-12; 103(88)-14; 37-63; 56(56)-80(51); 10-85; 8-63; 87-0
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 7-3, 8-3, 8-4, 8-5, 8-6, 8-7, 9-7
    Meo
    Taylor
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    88, 56, 53
    51
    Points Scored
    969
    647
    1616
    Avg. points/frame
    60.56
    40.44
    101
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Meo 2 - - 1 - - 3
    Taylor 1 - - - - - 1
    Last 24
    Frame scores
    88-39; 84-26; 68-44; 54(53)-58; 28-72; 68-45; 59-65; 91(57)-18; 71-58; 71(59)-12; 79-46; 86(86)-5; 58-41
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 7-3, 8-3, 9-3, 10-3
    Thorne
    Andrewartha
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    86, 59, 57, 53
    Points Scored
    905
    529
    1434
    Avg. points/frame
    69.62
    40.69
    110.31
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Thorne 3 - - 1 - - 4
    Andrewartha - - - - - - 0
    Last 24
    Frame scores
    71-40; 75-32; 82-12; 84(61)-37; 77(54)-32; 80(56)-13; 46-75; 25-88; 14-67; 90-45; 81(59)-30; 68-49
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0, 6-1, 6-2, 6-3, 7-3, 8-3, 9-3
    Werbeniuk
    Johnson
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    61, 59, 56, 54
    Points Scored
    793
    520
    1313
    Avg. points/frame
    66.08
    43.33
    109.42
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Werbeniuk 3 1 - - - - 4
    Johnson - - - - - - 0
    Last 24
    Frame scores
    30-62; 50-67; 95(78)-13; 80-51; 33-55; 19-74; 72-26; 96-17; 63-60; 76-12; 83-42; 77-36; 53-64; 26-64; 38-74; 62-46
    Match progress
    0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4, 6-4, 7-4, 8-4, 8-5, 8-6, 8-7, 9-7
    Wilson
    Pulman
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    78
    Points Scored
    953
    763
    1716
    Avg. points/frame
    59.56
    47.69
    107.25
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Wilson - - 1 - - - 1
    Pulman - - - - - - 0
    Round 1
    Frame scores
    34-56; 13-93; 56-52; 32-76; 45-76; 47-57; 76-20; 85-13; 75-23; 43-71; 42-51; 56-11; 46-60; 62-17; 63-38; 97-6; 88(53)-50
    Match progress
    0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5, 2-5, 3-5, 4-5, 4-6, 4-7, 5-7, 5-8, 6-8, 7-8, 8-8, 9-8
    Dunning
    Greaves
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    53
    Points Scored
    960
    770
    1730
    Avg. points/frame
    56.47
    45.29
    101.76
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Dunning 1 - - - - - 1
    Greaves - - - - - - 0
    Round 1
    Frame scores
    100(59)-25; 96-20; 119(72)-17; 93-29; 113-7; 62-51; 81-34; 39-70; 87-14; 91-22
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0, 7-0, 7-1, 8-1, 9-1
    Hallett
    Parkin
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    72, 59
    Points Scored
    881
    289
    1170
    Avg. points/frame
    88.1
    28.9
    117
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Hallett 1 - 1 - - - 2
    Parkin - - - - - - 0
    Round 1
    Frame scores
    14-95; 33-64; 43-70; 41-66; 42-52; 64-34; 66-25; 93(64)-34; 101(58)-15; 51-74; 43-68; 68-39; 54-49; 98(54)-35; 56-37; 28-61; 87(60)-20
    Match progress
    0-1, 0-2, 0-3, 0-4, 0-5, 1-5, 2-5, 3-5, 4-5, 4-6, 4-7, 5-7, 6-7, 7-7, 8-7, 8-8, 9-8
    Rea
    Bennett
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    64, 60, 58, 54
    Points Scored
    982
    838
    1820
    Avg. points/frame
    57.76
    49.29
    107.06
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Rea 2 2 - - - - 4
    Bennett - - - - - - 0