1955 Professional Matchplay Championship

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Professional Matchplay Championship
Tournament information
Venue Tower Circus
City Blackpool
Country England
Highest break 103
Final
Champion England Fred Davis
Runner-up England John Pulman
Score 37–34
1954
1956

The 1955 Professional Matchplay Championship was a snooker tournament held at the Tower Circus in Blackpool, England,[1] and the final finished on 19 Match 1955.[2]

Fred Davis won his seventh World title by defeating John Pulman 37–34 in the final.[1] Pulman made the highest break of the tournament with 103.[3]

Main draw[edit]

[4][5][6]

  Round 1
Best of 37/50 frames
    Semi-finals
Best of 61/47 frames
    Final
Best of 71 frames
                           
        England  Fred Davis 36  
  Northern Ireland  Jackie Rea 31     Northern Ireland  Jackie Rea 25    
  England  Harry Stokes 19         England  Fred Davis 37
      England  John Pulman 34
        England  Alec Brown 16    
  England  John Pulman 22     England  John Pulman 31  
  England  Rex Williams 15  

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. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: Birth of the Hurricane". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 2 June 2011. Retrieved 24 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "2004 Embassy World Championship Information". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 8 December 2004. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "World Championship 1955". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 14 March 2011. 
  5. ^ "Embassy World Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  6. ^ Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Lowestoft: Rose Villa Publications. p. 144. ISBN 0-9548549-0-X.