1982 World Championship – Wikipedia

The 1982 World Snooker Championship took place between 30 April and 16 May 1982 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England.

Higgins reached the final after an epic 16–15 semi-final victory over Jimmy White. Trailing 14–15, and 0–59 down in the 30th frame, Higgins saved himself with a memorable clearance of 69 and then won the decider.

In the final Higgins beat Reardon 18-15.