• World Championship 1978

    Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

    Prize Fund £24,000 First prize £7,500

    Competitors 28

    FIRST QUALIFYING ROUND:

    M Parkin beat B Bennett  9-4
    R Andrewartha beat J Karnehm  9-0
    J Barrie beat D Greaves  9-3
    P Houlihan C Ross  9-1

    SECOND QUALIFYING ROUND:

    D Mountjoy beat Andrewartha  9-3
    P Fagan beat J Dunnning  9-5
    W Thorne beat R Williams  9-3
    B Werbeniuk beat M Parkin  9-2
    P Mans beat Barrie  9-6
    David Taylor beat P Morgan  9-7
    Houlihan beat J Meadowcroft  9-6
    F Davis beat J Virgo  9-8

    ROUND 1:

    E. Charlton bt W. Thorne  13-12
    F. Davis bt Dennis Taylor  13-9
    P. Fagan bt A. Higgins  13-12
    P. Mans bt J. Spencer  13-8
    G. Miles bt David Taylor  13-10
    R. Reardon bt D. Mountjoy  13-9
    C. Thorburn bt P. Houlihan  13-8
    B. Werbeniuk bt J. Pulman  13-4

    QUARTER-FINALS:

    E. Charlton bt C. Thorbum  13-12
    F. Davis bt P. Fagan  13-10
    P. Mans bt G. Miles  13-7
    R. Reardon bt B. Werbeniuk  13-6

    SEMI-FINALS:

    P. Mans bt F. Davis  18-16
    R. Reardon bt E. Charlton  18-14

    FINAL:

    R. Reardon bt P. Mans  25-18