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1939 World Snooker Championship

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1939 World Snooker Championship

World Snooker Championship
Tournament information
Venue Thurston's Hall
City London
Country England
Organisation(s) Billiards Association and Control Council
Highest break 113
Champion Joe Davis
Runner-up Sidney Smith
Score 43–30

The 1939 World Snooker Championship was a snooker tournament held at the Thurston's Hall in London, England.[1]

Joe Davis won his 13th World title by defeating Sidney Smith 43–30 in the final. Fred Davis made a new championship record with a top break of 113.[2]

Main draw

Round 1
Best of 31 frames
Best of 31 frames
Best of 31 frames
Best of 73 frames
          Joe Davis 19  
          Willie Smith 12  
            Joe Davis 17  
 Fred Davis 19        Fred Davis 14  
 Conrad Stanbury 12      Fred Davis 20  
 Tom Newman 19      Tom Newman 11  
 Alec Mann 12        Joe Davis 43
 Sidney Smith 21        Sidney Smith 30
 Sydney Lee 10      Sidney Smith 16  
 Claude Falkiner 10      Walter Donaldson 15  
 Walter Donaldson 21        Sidney Smith 20  
            Alec Brown 11  
          Alec Brown 17       
          Horace Lindrum 14       



Round 1
Best of 31 frames
Round 2
Best of 31 frames
Walter Donaldson 18
Herbert Holt 13
Walter Donaldson 18
Dickie Laws 13
Dickie Laws 19
Stanley Newman 12


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  2. ^ Kumar, Ashok (1999). Snooker and Billiards. Discovery Publishing House. p. 13.  
  3. ^ a b "World Championship 1939". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  4. ^ a b "Embassy World Championship". Snooker Scene. Archived from the original on 24 January 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Hayton, Eric (2004). The CueSport Book of Professional Snooker. Lowestoft: Rose Villa Publications. p. 143.  
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