1938 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
Highest break 104
Final
Champion England Joe Davis
Runner-up England Sidney Smith
Score 37–24
1937
1939

The 1938 World Snooker Championship was a snooker tournament held at the Thurston's Hall in London, England.[1]

Joe Davis won his twelfth World title by defeating Sidney Smith 37–24 in the final. The highest break was 104 made by Joe Davis.[2]

Main draw[edit]

[3][4][5]

Quarter-finals
Best of 31 frames
  Semi-finals
Best of 31 frames
  Final
Best of 61 frames
England  Joe Davis 24  
England  Sydney Lee 7     England  Joe Davis 24  
England  Willie Smith 16   England  Willie Smith 7  
England  Tom Newman 15       England  Joe Davis 37
England  Alec Brown[n 1] 6       England  Sidney Smith 24
England  Fred Davis 14     England  Fred Davis 13
England  Sidney Smith 27   England  Sidney Smith 18  
Canada  Conrad Stanbury 4  

Qualifying[edit]

[3][4][5]

  Round 1
Best of 31 frames
    Round 2
Best of 31 frames
                 
    England  Fred Davis 23
  England  Herbert Holt 21     England  Herbert Holt 8
  England  Charles Read 10  

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Alex Brown retired due to illness.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Turner, Chris. "World Professional Championship". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 April 2013. Retrieved 9 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "2004 Embassy World Championship Information". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 8 December 2004. Retrieved 7 May 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "World Championship 1938". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Embassy World Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Lowestoft: Rose Villa Publications. p. 143. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X.