1952 World Professional Match-play Championship
|Dates||12 November 1951–15 March 1952|
|Final venue||Tower Circus|
|Highest break||Fred Davis (140)|
The event was created following a dispute between the Professional Billiards Players' Association (PBPA) and the Billiards Association and Control Council (BACC). The BACC thought the championship is primarily about honour, and financial consideration should come at second place. The PBPA established an alternative 'world championship' called the PBPA Snooker Championship.
|Jackie Rea v Jim Lees||12–17 November 1951||Wellington, Shropshire|
|Albert Brown v John Pulman||27 November–1 December 1951||Slough|
|Alec Brown v Rex Williams||17–22 December 1951||Darlaston, Staffordshire|
|Jackie Rea v Kingsley Kennerley||7–11 January 1952||South Shields|
|Albert Brown v Alec Brown||14–18 January 1952||Derby|
|Walter Donaldson v Albert Brown||21–25 January 1952||Scunthorpe|
|Fred Davis v Jackie Rea||4–9 February 1952||Wellington, Shropshire|
|Fred Davis v Walter Donaldson||10–15 March 1952||Tower Circus, Blackpool|
|Jackie Rea||33||Jackie Rea||23|
|Jim Lees||28||Jackie Rea||35|
|Albert Brown||32||Albert Brown||30|
|John Pulman||27||Albert Brown||36|
|Alec Brown||39||Alec Brown||25|
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