# Embassy World Championship

**Tour:**Main Tour;

**Date:**20 Apr - 6 May 1991;

**Venue:**Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, England;

**Type:**Ranking;

**Defending champion:**Stephen Hendry;

**Notes:**See also results (140)

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John Parrott (a) | 18 | - | 11 | Jimmy White (a) | Parrott took an early 7ï¿½0 lead. | |||||

Session 1: Referee: John Williams |
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Semifinals | ||||||||||

Jimmy White (a) | 16 | - | 9 | Steve James (a) | Session 1 was played on May 2nd, White's 29th and James' 30th birthday. | |||||

John Parrott (a) | 16 | - | 10 | Steve Davis (a) | Davis made his ninth semi-final in a row: a record to remember. | |||||

Quarterfinals | ||||||||||

Steve James (a) | 13 | - | 11 | Stephen Hendry (a) | This was Hendry's last defeat at the Crucible until 1997 final against Ken Doherty. | |||||

Jimmy White (a) | 13 | - | 3 | Gary Wilkinson (a) | ||||||

John Parrott (a) | 13 | - | 10 | Terry Griffiths (a) | ||||||

Steve Davis (a) | 13 | - | 7 | Dennis Taylor (a) | ||||||

Round 2 (Last 16) |
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1 | Stephen Hendry (a) | 13 | - | 8 | Alain Robidoux (a) | |||||

2 | Steve James (a) | 13 | - | 12 | Dean Reynolds (a) | |||||

3 | Gary Wilkinson (a) | 13 | - | 9 | Martin Clark (a) | |||||

4 | Jimmy White (a) | 13 | - | 12 | Neal Foulds (a) | 140 by White was the highest break of the tournament. | ||||

5 | John Parrott (a) | 13 | - | 1 | Tony Knowles (a) | |||||

6 | Terry Griffiths (a) | 13 | - | 12 | Alan McManus (a) | |||||

7 | Dennis Taylor (a) | 13 | - | 8 | Tony Jones (a) | |||||

8 | Steve Davis (a) | 13 | - | 6 | Tony Meo (a) | The 14th frame of the second round match between Steve Davis and Tony Meo took 70 minutes, including a 33-minute spell on just the final yellow and green. Meo won the frame by the bizarre score of 87ï¿½72, which included many foul points. | ||||

Round 1 (Last 32) |
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1 | Stephen Hendry (a) | 10 | - | 4 | Warren King (a) | |||||

2 | Alain Robidoux (a) | 10 | - | 5 | Steve Newbury (a) | |||||

3 | Steve James (a) | 10 | - | 3 | Ian Graham (a) | |||||

4 | Dean Reynolds (a) | 10 | - | 8 | Robert Marshall (a) | |||||

5 | Gary Wilkinson (a) | 10 | - | 2 | Doug Mountjoy (a) | All colors on spots, Wilkinson missed the yellow in a maximum attempt in frame 4. | ||||

6 | Martin Clark (a) | 10 | - | 6 | Mark Bennett (a) | |||||

7 | Neal Foulds (a) | 10 | - | 7 | Eddie Charlton (a) | |||||

8 | Jimmy White (a) | 10 | - | 3 | Nick Dyson (a) | |||||

9 | John Parrott (a) | 10 | - | 6 | Nigel Gilbert (a) | |||||

10 | Tony Knowles (a) | 10 | - | 8 | John Virgo (a) | |||||

11 | Alan McManus (a) | 10 | - | 8 | Willie Thorne (a) | This was McManus' first time at the Crucible | ||||

12 | Terry Griffiths (a) | 10 | - | 3 | Barry Pinches (a) | |||||

13 | Tony Jones (a) | 10 | - | 4 | Mike Hallett (a) | |||||

14 | Dennis Taylor (a) | 10 | - | 6 | Joe Johnson (a) | Johnson's last Crucible appearance | ||||

15 | Tony Meo (a) | 10 | - | 7 | Craig Edwards (a) | |||||

16 | Steve Davis (a) | 10 | - | 8 | Ken Doherty (a) | This was Doherty's first time at the Crucible |

## World Championship Qualifiers

**Tour:**Main Tour;

**Date:**22 Mar - 1 Apr 1991;

**Venue:**Unknown; View on separate page;

**Notes:**See also results (109)