1939 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 113
Final
Champion England Joe Davis
Runner-up England Sidney Smith
Score 43–30
1938
1940

The 1939 World Snooker Championship was a snooker tournament held at the Thurston's Hall in London, England.[1]

Joe Davis won his 13th World title by defeating Sidney Smith 43–30 in the final. Fred Davis made a new championship record with a top break of 113.[2]

Main draw[edit]

[3][4][5]

Round 1
Best of 31 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 31 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 31 frames
Final
Best of 73 frames
      
         England  Joe Davis 19  
         England  Willie Smith 12  
           England  Joe Davis 17  
England  Fred Davis 19       England  Fred Davis 14  
Canada  Conrad Stanbury 12     England  Fred Davis 20  
England  Tom Newman 19     England  Tom Newman 11  
England  Alec Mann 12       England  Joe Davis 43
England  Sidney Smith 21       England  Sidney Smith 30
England  Sydney Lee 10     England  Sidney Smith 16  
England  Claude Falkiner 10     Scotland  Walter Donaldson 15  
Scotland  Walter Donaldson 21       England  Sidney Smith 20  
           England  Alec Brown 11  
         England  Alec Brown 17       
         Australia  Horace Lindrum 14       
      

Qualifying[edit]

[3][4][5]

Round 1
Best of 31 frames
Round 2
Best of 31 frames
           
Scotland Walter Donaldson 18
England Herbert Holt 13
Scotland Walter Donaldson 18
England Dickie Laws 13
England Dickie Laws 19
England Stanley Newman 12

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. ^ Kumar, Ashok (1999). Snooker and Billiards. Discovery Publishing House. p. 13. ISBN 8-17141-475-3. 
  3. ^ a b "World Championship 1939". 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.