World Masters Men 1979

In 1979 Eric Bristow won his second Winmau World Masters. On his way to victory he defeated among others Dave Whitcombe, Dick McGinnis, Bobby George and Allan Hogg.

The latter was the big surprise of this tournament. The Canadian, also a two time participant at the Embassy, played the tournament of his life, but could not cope in the final against The Crafty Cockney.

The tournament was played again at the Wembley conference centre in London.

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Venue: England Wembley Conference Centre, London From: Friday 30 November 1979 Till: Saturday 01 December 1979

Champion

Eric Bristow
1979 World Masters

Prize money

  • Champion
    £4,001
  • Runner-up
    £1,250
  • 3d place
    £400
  • 4d place
    £200
  • Quarter finalists
    £100
  • Total
    £6,251

List of finals

Year Winner Result Runner-Up
2017 6 - 1
(1) (90.21)
1
2016
(1) (92.46)
6
6 - 3
(11) (86.28)
3
2015
(1) (92.55)
7
7 - 3
(92.10)
3
2014
(9) (89.67)
7
7 - 3
(6) (82.08)
3
2013
(1) (96.11)
7
7 - 0
(2) (93.91)
0
2012
(1) (94.86)
7
7 - 4
(7) (84.81)
4
2011
(4) (100.62)
7
7 - 2
(2) (95.85)
2
2010
(1) (94.29)
7
7 - 3
(2) (90.99)
3
2009
(5) (90.15)
7
7 - 6
(86.07)
6
2008
(3) (97.26)
7
7 - 6
(4) (95.55)
6
2007 7 - 5
(6) (95.28)
5
2006
(3) (94.50)
7
7 - 5
(1) (93.69)
5
2005 7 - 3
(87.45)
3
2004
(4) (97.86)
7
7 - 6
(6) (98.19)
6
2003
(3) (93.60)
7
7 - 6
2002 7 - 4
(82.50)
4
2001 4 - 2
(16) (95.16)
2
2000
(11) (90.75)
3
3 - 2
(1) (86.82)
2
1999
(15) (88.20)
3
3 - 1
(81.87)
1
1998 3 - 2
1997
(88.89)
3
3 - 2
(2) (91.26)
2
1996 3 - 2
1995
(94.17)
3
3 - 0
(1) (90.96)
0
1994 3 - 2
1993 3 - 1
1992 3 - 2
1991 3 - 2
1990 3 - 2
1989
(7) (92.67)
3
3 - 2
(1) (92.67)
2
1988 3 - 2
1987
(1) (94.26)
3
3 - 1
(2) (90.81)
1
1986 3 - 2
1985 3 - 0
1984 3 - 1
1983 2 - 1
1982 2 - 1
1981
(1) (92.04)
2
2 - 1
(2) (95.10)
1
1980
(4) (84.69)
2
2 - 0
(11) (73.77)
0
1979
(3) (81.93)
2
2 - 0
(72.00)
0
1978 2 - 1
1977 3 - 1
1976 3 - 0
1975 3 - 1
1974 3 - 2