1931 World Snooker Championship

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World Snooker Championship
Tournament information
Venue Lounge Hall
City Nottingham
Country England
Organisation(s) Billiards Association and Control Council
Champion England Joe Davis
Runner-up England Tom Dennis
Score 25–21

The 1931 World Snooker Championship was a snooker tournament held at the Lounge Hall in Nottingham, England.[1][2] It was the fifth edition of the tournament.

Despite a surge in popularity in the game, only two players competed for the title: defending champion Joe Davis and previously twice a runner-up, Tom Dennis.[2] Davis won his fifth World title by defeating Dennis 25–21 in the final.

Main draw[edit]


Best of 49 frames
England Joe Davis 25
England Tom Dennis 21


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