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    Default Retrospective World Rankings - Early Years

    The World Ranking list was instigated in 1976/77 and took into account the previous 3 World Championships, so officially the first ever World Ranking event was the 1974 Park Drive World Championships.

    The points awarded at that time were:

    Winner = 5 points
    R/Up

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    There was an official list produced a year earlier using the same points basis 1973-1975, although it was referred to as a seeding list rather than a

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    They did. I think I saw it in a 75 snooker scene. An order of merit I think.

    Difficult call - itd be unfair to award only 3 points for

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    If you just stick to the 5-4-3-2-1 ranking method, the early ranking lists would be:

    1969-70:
    1 John Spencer 5
    2 Gary Owe

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    Excellent work, AndrewB!

    World Snooker should adopt this list. It's perfectly fair and reasonable that the late great John Spencer be re

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