1935 World Snooker Championship

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World Snooker Championship
Tournament information
Venue Thurston's Hall
City London
Country England
Organisation(s) Billiards Association and Control Council
Champion England Joe Davis
Runner-up England Willie Smith
Score 25–20

The 1935 World Snooker Championship was a snooker tournament held at the Thurston's Hall in London, England.[1]

Joe Davis won his ninth World title by defeating Willie Smith 25–20 in the final. Davis recorded the first century break in the history of the World Championship, a 110 in his semi-final match against Tom Newman.[2][3] Conrad Stanbury was the first Canadian to participate at the World Championship.[4]

Main draw[edit]


Round 1
Best of 25 frames
Best of 25 frames
Best of 49 frames
         England  Joe Davis 15  
         England  Tom Newman 10  
           England  Joe Davis 25
           England  Willie Smith 20
         England  Alec Mann 4
England  Willie Smith 13     England  Willie Smith 13    
Canada  Conrad Stanbury 12  


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