1929 World Snooker Championship

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World Snooker Championship
Tournament information
Final venue Lounge Hall
Final city Nottingham
Country England
Highest break 61
Champion England Joe Davis
Runner-up England Tom Dennis
Score 19–14

The 1929 World Snooker Championship was a snooker tournament held between 17 December 1928 and 7 March 1929 at various venues in England, with the final beginning on 4 March 1929.[1]

Joe Davis won his third World title by defeating Tom Dennis 19–14 in the final. The highest break of the tournament was 61 made by Davis.[1]


Match Date Venue, City[1]
Tom Dennis v Kelsall Prince 17–22 December 1928 Town Hall, Loughborough
Fred Lawrence v Alec Mann 21–24 January 1929 Camkin's Hall, Birmingham
Joe Davis v Fred Lawrence 27–30 January 1929 Camkin's Hall, Birmingham
Joe Davis v Tom Dennis 4–7 March 1929 Lounge Hall, Nottingham[2]

Main draw[edit]


  Round 1
Best of 25 frames
Best of 25 frames
Best of 37 frames
        England  Joe Davis 13  
  England  Fred Lawrence 13     England  Fred Lawrence 10    
  England  Alec Mann 12         England  Joe Davis 19
      England  Tom Dennis 14
        England  Tom Dennis 14    
        England  Kelsall Prince 6  


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