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The 1977 Super Crystalate UK Championship took place at the Blackpool Tower Circus, Blackpool between November 26 and December 3, 1977.

After his success with the World Snooker Championship at the Crucible Theatre 7 months previously, Mike Watterson instituted this new championship with sponsorship from manufacturers of Super Crystalate balls. The venue Blackpool Tower Circus, had a strong snooker tradition from the April world finals of the 1950s but Blackpool in this competition was a different story and crowds were poor. Partly because matches were short, there were a number of upsets, Ray Reardon going out 5-4 to Jim Meadowcroft in his first match. Only one established player, Alex Higgins, reached the semi-finals and the winner went to Patsy Fagan, a London-based Dubliner, a professional for less than a year. The final was televised and shown on BBC1's Grandstand. Joe Davis presented Fagan with the trophy.

As mentioned above, Blackpool had poor crowds for this championship and the following year, The Preston Guildhall would host the championship and stayed on for the next 20 years.

Prize moneyEdit

Winner £2,000

Total £7,000

The ResultsEdit

First Round Best of 9 frames

Flag of England Jim Meadowcroft 5-4 Pat Houlihan Flag of England

Flag of Ireland Patsy Fagan 5-1 Jackie Rea Flag of Northern Ireland

Flag of Scotland Chris Ross 5-4 Jack Karnehm Flag of England

Flag of England David Taylor 5-4 David Greaves Flag of England

Flag of England John Dunning 5-4 Maurice Parkin Flag of England

Flag of England Willie Thorne 5-4 Bernard Bennett Flag of England

Flag of Wales Doug Mountjoy 5-2 Roy Andrewartha Flag of England

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
           
 Flag of Wales Ray Reardon  4
 Flag of England Jim Meadowcroft  5  
 Flag of England Jim Meadowcroft  4
   Flag of Ireland Patsy Fagan  5  
 Flag of England Fred Davis  0
 Flag of Ireland Patsy Fagan  5  
 Flag of Ireland Patsy Fagan  9
   Flag of England John Virgo  8  
 Flag of England Graham Miles  5
 Flag of Scotland Chris Ross  1  
 Flag of England Graham Miles  2
   Flag of England John Virgo  5  
 Flag of Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor  2
 Flag of England John Virgo  5  
 Flag of Ireland Patsy Fagan  12
   Flag of Wales Doug Mountjoy  9
 Flag of Northern Ireland Alex Higgins  5
 Flag of England David Taylor  4  
 Flag of Northern Ireland Alex Higgins  5
   Flag of England John Dunning  0  
 Flag of England John Pulman  w/d
 Flag of England John Dunning  w/o  
 Flag of Northern Ireland Alex Higgins  2
   Flag of Wales Doug Mountjoy  9  
 Flag of England Rex Williams  4
 Flag of England Willie Thorne  5  
 Flag of England Willie Thorne  4
   Flag of Wales Doug Mountjoy  5  
 Flag of England John Spencer  3
 Flag of Wales Doug Mountjoy  5  


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