1950 World Snooker Championship

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World Snooker Championship
Tournament information
Venue Tower Circus
City Blackpool
Country England
Organisation(s) Billiards Association and Control Council
Highest break 140
Final
Champion Scotland Walter Donaldson
Runner-up England Fred Davis
Score 51–46
1949
1951

The 1950 World Snooker Championship was a snooker tournament held at the Tower Circus in Blackpool, England.[1]

For the fourth year running the final was contested by Fred Davis and Walter Donaldson. Donaldson defeated Davis 51–46 to win his second and last world title.[1] Davis made the highest break of the tournament with 140.[2]

Main draw[edit]

[3][4][5]

Quarter-finals
Best of 71 frames
  Semi-finals
Best of 71 frames
  Final
Best of 97 frames
England  Fred Davis 44  
England  Alec Brown 27     England  Fred Davis 43  
Canada  George Chenier 37   Canada  George Chenier 28  
South Africa  Peter Mans 34       England  Fred Davis 46
Scotland  Walter Donaldson 42       Scotland  Walter Donaldson 51
England  Kingsley Kennerley 29     Scotland  Walter Donaldson 37
England  John Pulman 34   England  Albert Brown 34  
England  Albert Brown 37  

Qualifying[edit]

[3][4][5]

Round 1
Best of 35 frames
  Round 2
Best of 35 frames
  Round 3
Best of 35 frames
England  Sydney Lee 20  
Canada  Conrad Stanbury 15     England  Sydney Lee 16  
England  Herbert Holt 26   England  Herbert Holt[n 1] 8  
England  Dickie Laws 9       England  Sydney Lee 14
England  Willie Smith 28       England  Kingsley Kennerley 21
Wales  William Withers 7     England  Willie Smith 13
England  John Barrie 14   England  Kingsley Kennerley 22  
England  Kingsley Kennerley 21  

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Herbert Holt retired due to illness.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 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 1950". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  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. 144. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X.