Script error: No such module "Unsubst". Template:Infobox individual snooker tournament The 1977 World Snooker Championship (also known as the 1977 Embassy World Snooker Championship for the purposes of sponsorship) was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 18 and 30 April 1977 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.

John Spencer won in the final 25–21 against Cliff Thorburn.[1] The event was sponsored by cigarette manufacturer Embassy.

Tournament summary

Prize fund

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[10]

  • Winner: £6,000
  • Runner-up: £2,000
  • Semi-final: £1,200
  • Quarter-final: £750
  • Last 16: £350
  • Highest break: £500
  • Total: £17,000

Main draw

Numbers in (parentheses) indicate seedings.

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Qualifying

Source:[11][15]

Round 1 (Best of 21 frames)
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Round 2 (Best of 21 frames)
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Century breaks

There were six century breaks at the championship. The highest break of the tournament was 135 made by John Spencer.[16][17][18]

References

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