Snooker - UK Championship

The second most important tournament on the circuit, traditionally held towards the end of each year. From 1977-83 it was only open to UK residents but thereafter it has been contested by professional players from around the world and was granted ranking event status in 1984.
Venues have been: 1977: Blackpool Tower Circus; 1978-97: Guild Hall, Preston: 1998-2000: Bournemouth International Centre; 2007-10: Telford; 2001-06 & 2011-present: Barbican Centre, York

YEAR
WINNER
RUNNER-UP
1977
PATSY FAGAN (Rir)
D Mountjoy (Wal)
1978
DOUG MOUNTJOY (Wal)
D Taylor (Eng)
1979
JOHN VIRGO (Eng)
T Griffiths (Wal)
1980
STEVE DAVIS (Eng)
A Higgins (Nir)
1981
STEVE DAVIS (Eng)
T Griffiths (Wal)
1982
TERRY GRIFFITHS (Wal)
A Higgins (Nir)
1983
ALEX HIGGINS (Nir)
S Davis (Eng)
1984
STEVE DAVIS (Eng)
A Higgins (Nir) 
1985
STEVE DAVIS (Eng)
W Thorne (Eng)
1986
STEVE DAVIS (Eng)
N Foulds (Eng)
1987
STEVE DAVIS (Eng)
J White (Eng)
1988
DOUG MOUNTJOY (Wal)
S Hendry (Sco)
1989
STEPHEN HENDRY (Sco) 
S Davis (Eng)
1990
STEPHEN HENDRY (Sco)  
S Davis (Eng)
1991
JOHN PARROTT (Eng)
J White (Eng)
1992
JIMMY WHITE (Eng)
J Parrott (Eng)
1993
RONNIE O'SULLIVAN (Eng)
S Hendry (Sco)
1994
STEPHEN HENDRY (Sco)
K Doherty (Rir)
1995
STEPHEN HENDRY (Sco)
P Ebdon (Eng)
1996
STEPHEN HENDRY (Sco)
J Higgins (Sco)
1997
RONNIE O'SULLIVAN (Eng)
S Hendry (Sco)
1998
JOHN HIGGINS (Sco)
M Stevens (Wal)
1999
MARK WILLIAMS (Wal)
M Stevens (Wal)
2000
JOHN HIGGINS (Sco)
M Williams (Wal)
2001
RONNIE O'SULLIVAN (Eng)
K Doherty (Rir)
2002
MARK WILLIAMS (Wal)
K Doherty (Rir)
2003
MATTHEW STEVENS (Wal)
S Hendry (Sco)
2004
STEPHEN MAGUIRE (Sco)
D Gray (Eng)
2005
DING JUNHUI (Chn)
S Davis (Eng)
2006
PETER EBDON (Eng)
S Hendry (Sco) 
2007
RONNIE O'SULLIVAN (Eng)
S Maguire (Sco)
2008
SHAUN MURPHY (Eng)
M Fu (Hkg)
2009
DING JUNHUI (Chn)
J Higgins (Sco)
2010
JOHN HIGGINS (Sco)
M Williams (Wal)
2011 JUDD TRUMP (Eng) M Allen (Nir)
2012 MARK SELBY (Eng) S Murphy (Eng)
2013 NEIL ROBERTSON (Aus)
M Selby (Eng)
2014 RONNIE O'SULLIVAN (Eng) J Trump (Eng)
2015 NEIL ROBERTSON (Aus) Liang W (Chn)
2016 MARK SELBY (Eng) R O'Sullivan (Eng)
2017 RONNIE O'SULLIVAN (Eng) S Murphy (Eng)
2018 RONNIE O'SULLIVAN (Eng) M Allen (Nir)

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