1953 News Of The World Tournament

Status: Professional Non-ranking
Season: 1952-1953
Dates: September 10th 1952 - January 19th 1953
Qualifying dates: May 5th 1952 - June 7th 1952
Location: England Leicester Square Hall, London, England
Sponsor: News of the World
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount - - - - - 10 10
Frame rate - - - - - 162.8 162.8
Note: Tournament based on round-robin results, Joe Davis finished top of the group, thus won the tournament.
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
11 2 13
Matches: 44
Frames: 1,628
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 10 10
Prize fund: GBP 500
Points scored: 3,299
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Group England John Barrie 25 (37) 12 England Fred Davis
Played:
1952-11-24 - 11-26
Group England John Barrie 25 (37) 12 England Sidney Smith
Played:
1952-12-29 - 12-31
Group England John Barrie 20 (37) 17 England Alec Brown
Played:
1952-11-06 - 11-08
Group England Albert Brown 22 (37) 15 England Sidney Smith
Played:
1952-11-17 - 11-19
Group England Alec Brown 20 (37) 17 England Sidney Smith
Played:
1952-12-01 - 12-03
50+ Breaks:
Brown:

Smith:

Match Progress:
Group England Alec Brown 20 (37) 17 Scotland Walter Donaldson
Played:
1952-12-11 - 12-13
Group England Albert Brown 19 (37) 18 Scotland Walter Donaldson
Played:
1953-01-01 - 01-03
Group England Alec Brown 21 (37) 16 England Albert Brown
Played:
1953-01-08 - 01-10
Group England Alec Brown 24 (37) 13 England John Pulman
Played:
1952-09-08 - 09-10
Group England Albert Brown 19 (37) 18 England John Pulman
Played:
1952-09-11 - 09-13
Group England Albert Brown 20 (37) 17 England John Barrie
Played:
1952-09-15 - 09-17
Group England Joe Davis 21 (37) 16 England John Barrie
Played:
1952-11-20 - 11-22
50+ Breaks:
Davis:

Barrie:

Match Progress:
Group England Joe Davis 23 (37) 14 England John Pulman
Played:
1952-12-04 - 12-06
50+ Breaks:
Davis:

Pulman:

Match Progress:
Group England Joe Davis 27 (37) 10 England Albert Brown
Played:
1952-12-08 - 12-10
50+ Breaks:
Davis:

Brown:

Match Progress:
Group England Fred Davis 21 (37) 16 England Sidney Smith
Played:
1952-10-30 - 11-01
Group England Joe Davis 22 (37) 15 England Alec Brown
Played:
1952-11-03 - 11-05
Group England Joe Davis 26 (37) 11 England Fred Davis
Played:
1953-01-15 - 01-17
Group England Joe Davis 21 (37) 16 England Sidney Smith
Played:
1952-10-09 - 10-11
50+ Breaks:
Davis:

Smith:

Match Progress:
Group England Joe Davis 24 (37) 13 Scotland Walter Donaldson
Played:
1952-10-06 - 10-08
50+ Breaks:
Davis:

Donaldson:

Match Progress:
Group England Fred Davis 22 (37) 15 England Alec Brown
Played:
1952-09-29 - 10-01
Group England Joe Davis 22 (37) 15 Northern Ireland Jackie Rea
Played:
1952-09-22 - 09-24
Group England Fred Davis 20 (37) 17 Scotland Walter Donaldson
Played:
1952-10-02 - 10-04
Group England Fred Davis(Walkover) 0 (37) 0 England Albert Brown
Group Scotland Walter Donaldson 20 (37) 17 Northern Ireland Jackie Rea
Played:
1952-11-10 - 11-12
Group Scotland Walter Donaldson 21 (37) 16 England John Pulman
Played:
1952-11-13 - 11-15
Group Scotland Walter Donaldson 27 (37) 10 England Sidney Smith
Played:
1953-01-12 - 01-14
Group Scotland Walter Donaldson 21 (37) 16 England John Barrie
Played:
1952-09-18 - 09-20
Group England John Pulman 19 (37) 18 Northern Ireland Jackie Rea
Played:
1952-12-18 - 12-20
Group England John Pulman 19 (37) 18 England John Barrie
Played:
1952-10-23 - 10-25
Group England John Pulman 20 (37) 17 England Fred Davis
Played:
1953-01-05 - 01-07
Group England John Pulman 22 (37) 15 England Sidney Smith
Played:
1952-10-27 - 10-29
Group Northern Ireland Jackie Rea 22 (37) 15 England Fred Davis
Played:
1952-11-27 - 11-29
50+ Breaks:
Rea:

Davis:

Match Progress:
Group Northern Ireland Jackie Rea 25 (37) 12 England John Barrie
Played:
1952-12-15 - 12-17
Group Northern Ireland Jackie Rea 25 (37) 12 England Alec Brown
Played:
1952-10-20 - 10-22
Group Northern Ireland Jackie Rea(Walkover) 0 (37) 0 England Albert Brown
Group Northern Ireland Jackie Rea 32 (37) 5 England Sidney Smith
Played:
1952-09-25 - 09-27
Pre-qualifying Group England Kingsley Kennerley 23 (37) 14 England Rex Williams
Played:
1952-05-26 - 05-28
Pre-qualifying Group England Kingsley Kennerley 26 (37) 11 England Jim Lees
Played:
1952-05-22 - 05-24
Pre-qualifying Group England Kingsley Kennerley 27 (37) 10 England Willie Smith
Played:
1952-05-15 - 05-17
Pre-qualifying Group Northern Ireland Jackie Rea 21 (37) 16 England Rex Williams
Played:
1952-06-05 - 06-07
Scores: 100-27; 71-32; 33-78; 80-34; 86-26; 18-111; 58-69; 46-33; 71-46; 37-69; 66-37; 30-50; 73-39; 35-77; 57-33; 80-28; 82-38; 93-33; 65-36; 51-80; 87-25; 36-68; 76-29; 44-88; 45-25; 31-76; 67-51; 58-52; 48-58; 97-30; no scores recorded for 7 frames
50+ Breaks:
Rea:

Williams:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 6-4, 7-4, 7-5, 8-5, 8-6, 9-6, 10-6, 11-6, 12-6, 13-6, 13-7, 14-7, 14-8, 15-8, 15-9, 16-9, 16-10, 17-10, 18-10, 18-11, 19-11, , , , , , , ,
Rea Williams Total
Points scored: 1821 1478 3299
Avg. points/frame: 49.22 39.95 89.16
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Rea - - - - - - 0
Williams - - - - - - 0
Pre-qualifying Group Northern Ireland Jackie Rea 25 (37) 12 England Jim Lees
Played:
1952-06-04 - 06-02
Pre-qualifying Group Northern Ireland Jackie Rea 20 (37) 17 England Kingsley Kennerley
Played:
1952-05-12 - 05-14
Pre-qualifying Group Northern Ireland Jackie Rea 22 (37) 15 England Willie Smith
Played:
1952-05-08 - 05-10
Pre-qualifying Group England Willie Smith 22 (37) 15 England Jim Lees
Played:
1952-05-19 - 05-21
Pre-qualifying Group England Rex Williams 28 (37) 9 England Jim Lees
Played:
1952-05-29 - 05-31
Pre-qualifying Group England Rex Williams 22 (37) 15 England Willie Smith
Played:
1952-05-05 - 05-07