1930 World Snooker Championship

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World Snooker Championship
Tournament information
Final venue Thurston's Hall
Final city London
Country England
Highest break 79
Champion England Joe Davis
Runner-up England Tom Dennis
Score 25–12

The 1930 World Snooker Championship was a snooker tournament played in various locations throughout the season. The final was held at the Thurston's Hall in London, England.[1][2]

Joe Davis won his fourth World title by defeating Tom Dennis 25–12 in the final. Davis also made a 79 break, the highest break in the history of the tournament,[2] breaking his own record he set in the previous year.[3][4]

Main draw[edit]


  Round 1
Best of 25 frames
Best of 25 frames
Best of 49 frames
        England  Joe Davis 13  
  England  Fred Lawrence 13     England  Fred Lawrence 2    
  England  Alec Mann 11         England  Joe Davis 25
      England  Tom Dennis 12
        England  Tom Dennis 13    
  England  Tom Newman 11     England  Nat Butler 11  
  England  Nat Butler 13  


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