1970 World Snooker Championship

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Player's No.6 World Snooker Championship
Tournament information
Dates April 1970
Venue Victoria Hall
City London
Country England
Organisation(s) WPBSA
Winner's share £1,225[1]
Highest break Wales Ray Reardon (118)
Final
Champion Wales Ray Reardon
Runner-up England John Pulman
Score 37–33
1969
1971

The 1970 Player's No.6 World Snooker Championship was a snooker tournament that took place in April 1970. Like the previous year the final was held at the Victoria Hall in London, England,[2] and finished on 11 April 1970.[3] For the second and last time the event was sponsored by Player's No.6.[1]

Ray Reardon won in the final 37–33 against John Pulman. This year was the first of Reardon's six world titles; he held the title for only seven months until the next championship in Australia during November 1970.[4] Reardon also made the highest break of the tournament with 118.[5]

Main draw[edit]

[2][6]
First round Best of 21 frames

England David Taylor 11–8 Bernard Bennett England

Quarter-finals
Best of 61 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 73 frames
Final
Best of 73 frames
                   
       
 England John Spencer  31
 Northern Ireland Jackie Rea  15  
 England John Spencer  33
     Wales Ray Reardon  37  
 Wales Ray Reardon  31
 England Fred Davis  26  
 Wales Ray Reardon  37
   
   England John Pulman  33
 Wales Gary Owen  31
 England Rex Williams  11  
 Wales Gary Owen  12
     England John Pulman  37  
 England John Pulman  31
 England David Taylor  20  
 

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 11 May 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "World Championship 1970". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 28 December 2010. Retrieved 8 February 2011. 
  3. ^ Turner, Chris. "On this Week: First world title for Reardon". Eurosport UK. Archived from the original on 19 February 2014. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "World Championship 1971". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 28 December 2010. Retrieved 4 January 2011. 
  5. ^ "2004 Embassy World Championship Information". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 8 December 2004. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Embassy World Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2012.