1938 World Championship

Status: Professional Non-ranking
Season: 1937-1938
Dates: March 6th 1938 - April 7th 1938
Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
Location: England Thurstons Hall, London, England
Sponsor: None
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount 9 7 2 - 6 1 25
Frame rate 33.11 42.57 149 - 49.67 298 11.92
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
10 0 10
Matches: 9
Frames: 298
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
1 1 2
Prize fund: GBP 0
Points scored: 26,361
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final England Joe Davis 37 (61) 24 England Sidney Smith
Played:
1938-04-04 - 04-09
Scores: 69-33; 93-32; 44-68; 39-69; 60-46; 38-67; 73-38; 79-39; 29-73; 89-31; 57-48; 24-92; 67-30; 24-76; 50-28; 23-73; 20-68; 112-21; 69(69)-43; 79-57; 57(55)-69; 25-87; 66-80; 91(67)-30; 20-99; 37-50; 72-46; 66-49; 69-22; 55-62; 75-53; 89-39; 77-29; 114(93)-15; 15-99(68); 101(61)-35; 36-81; 50-63; 86-32; 89(57)-34; 42-70; 46-67; 87-25; 58-53; 98(56)-17; 54-80; 61-50; 100(77)-33; 88-48; 58-51; 31-85; 39-55; 24-95; 105(98)-21; 50-73(55); 72-30; 80-47; 110(54)-8; 81-44; 61-48; 71-33
50+ Breaks:
Davis:
98, 93, 77, 69, 67, 61, 57, 56, 55, 54
Smith:
68, 55
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3, 5-4, 6-4, 7-4, 7-5, 8-5, 8-6, 9-6, 9-7, 9-8, 10-8, 11-8, 12-8, 12-9, 12-10, 12-11, 13-11, 13-12, 13-13, 14-13, 15-13, 16-13, 16-14, 17-14, 18-14, 19-14, 20-14, 20-15, 21-15, 21-16, 21-17, 22-17, 23-17, 23-18, 23-19, 24-19, 25-19, 26-19, 26-20, 27-20, 28-20, 29-20, 30-20, 30-21, 30-22, 30-23, 31-23, 31-24, 32-24, 33-24, 34-24, 35-24, 36-24, 37-24
Davis Smith Total
Points scored: 3844 3139 6983
Avg. points/frame: 63.02 51.46 114.48
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis 4 3 1 - 2 - 10
Smith 1 1 - - - - 2
Semi-final England Joe Davis 24 (31) 7 England Willie Smith
Played:
1938-03-28 - 03-30
Scores: 65-69; 63-49; 110(59)-0; 73-36; 76-38; 112(104)-8; 108(96)-23; 45-56; 71-51; 78-30; 66-58; 53-55; 70-33; 100(61)-16; 25-100(91); 69-22; 28-78; 78(59)-24; 75-48; 68-44; 87-26; 48-66; 60-25; 84-21; 45-67; 90(55)-31; 71-36; 61-53; 86-21; 69-35; no scores recorded for 1 frame
50+ Breaks:
Davis:
104, 96, 61, 59, 59, 55
Smith:
91
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 6-2, 7-2, 8-2, 9-2, 9-3, 10-3, 11-3, 11-4, 12-4, 12-5, 13-5, 14-5, 15-5, 16-5, 16-6, 17-6, 18-6, 18-7, 19-7, 20-7, 21-7, 22-7, 23-7,
Davis Smith Total
Points scored: 2134 1219 3353
Avg. points/frame: 68.84 39.32 108.16
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis 3 1 - - 1 1 6
Smith - - - - 1 - 1
Semi-final England Sidney Smith 18 (31) 13 England Fred Davis
Played:
1938-03-31 - 04-02
Scores: 92(68)-38; 52-32; 39-54; 101(71)-10; 64-46; 61-47; 85-27; 101-40; 7-113; 76-47; 1-91; 61-37; 74-27; 98-49; 33-80; 71-42; 40-60; 39-61; 107(97)-15; 78-37; 46-60; 33-62; 67-44; 32-47; 67-15; 99-37; 65-77; 34-55; 85-23; 4-108(63); 94-28
50+ Breaks:
Smith:
97, 71, 68
Davis:
63
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 7-2, 8-2, 8-3, 9-3, 10-3, 11-3, 11-4, 12-4, 12-5, 12-6, 13-6, 14-6, 14-7, 14-8, 15-8, 15-9, 16-9, 17-9, 17-10, 17-11, 18-11, 18-12, 19-12
Smith Davis Total
Points scored: 1906 1509 3415
Avg. points/frame: 61.48 48.68 110.16
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Smith - 1 1 - 1 - 3
Davis - 1 - - - - 1
Quarter-final England Fred Davis 14 (31) 6 England Alec Brown
Played:
1938-03-21 - 03-23
Scores: 57-49; 63-48; 62-51; 110-0; 48-69; no scores recorded for 5 frames; 74-22; 80-37; 64-52; 32-90; 64-44; no scores recorded for 5 frames
50+ Breaks:
Davis:

Brown:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, , , , , , 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 7-2, 8-2, , , , ,
Davis Brown Total
Points scored: 654 462 1116
Avg. points/frame: 32.7 23.1 55.8
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - - - - - - 0
Brown - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final England Joe Davis 24 (31) 7 England Sidney Lee
Played:
1938-03-14 - 03-16
Scores: 83-17; 33-88; 65-17; 59-29; 99-35; no scores recorded for 5 frames; 83-28; 64-57; 61-52; 84-25; 100-27; no scores recorded for 5 frames; 84-33; 16-68; 92-24; 72-44; 71-52; no scores recorded for 6 frames
50+ Breaks:
Davis:

Lee:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, , , , , , 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 8-1, 9-1, , , , , , 10-1, 10-2, 11-2, 12-2, 13-2, , , , , ,
Davis Lee Total
Points scored: 1066 596 1662
Avg. points/frame: 34.39 19.23 53.61
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - - - - - - 0
Lee - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final England Sidney Smith 27 (31) 4 Canada Con Stanbury
Played:
1938-03-24 - 03-26
Scores: 49-61; 58-67; 47-54; 60-36; 75-21; 106-11; 50-38; 73-31; 85-38; 68-37; 75-20; 62-54; 86-12; 91-18; 85-50; 49-47; 68-32; 76-32; 64-48; 74-26; 64-30; 79-26; 64-50; 77-34; 59-42; 28-74; 78(56)-32; 94-14; 68-46; 71-50; 107(95)-26
50+ Breaks:
Smith:
95, 56
Stanbury:

Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 0-3, 1-3, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 7-3, 8-3, 9-3, 10-3, 11-3, 12-3, 13-3, 14-3, 15-3, 16-3, 17-3, 18-3, 19-3, 20-3, 21-3, 22-3, 22-4, 23-4, 24-4, 25-4, 26-4, 27-4
Smith Stanbury Total
Points scored: 2190 1157 3347
Avg. points/frame: 70.65 37.32 107.97
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Smith 1 - - - 1 - 2
Stanbury - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final England Willie Smith 16 (31) 15 England Tom Newman
Played:
1938-03-17 - 03-19
Scores: 35-63; 72-56; 62-36; 18-69; 28-67; 87-24; 54-47; 12-73; 59-36; no scores recorded for 1 frame; 61-36; 31-65; 48-68; 21-81; 93-42; no scores recorded for 5 frames; 43-82; 43-52; 75-40; 51-42; 72-38; 69-44; 57-54; 33-78; 59-57; no scores recorded for 2 frames
50+ Breaks:
Smith:

Newman:

Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 4-4, 5-4, , 6-4, 6-5, 6-6, 6-7, 7-7, , , , , , 7-8, 7-9, 8-9, 9-9, 10-9, 11-9, 12-9, 12-10, 13-10, ,
Smith Newman Total
Points scored: 1183 1250 2433
Avg. points/frame: 38.16 40.32 78.48
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Smith - - - - - - 0
Newman - - - - - - 0
Round 2 England Fred Davis 23 (31) 8 England Herbert Holt
Played:
1938-03-10 - 03-12
Scores: 57-40; 84-38; 53-54; 76-14; 83-35; no scores recorded for 5 frames; 68-42; 29-63; 87-27; 71-53; 84-37; no scores recorded for 5 frames; 36-75; 81-34; 36-81; 42-58; 89-27; 73-29; 81-43; 75-61; 50-81; 43-73; 76-30
50+ Breaks:
Davis:

Holt:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, , , , , , 5-1, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 8-2, , , , , , 8-3, 9-3, 9-4, 9-5, 10-5, 11-5, 12-5, 13-5, 13-6, 13-7, 14-7
Davis Holt Total
Points scored: 1374 995 2369
Avg. points/frame: 44.32 32.1 76.42
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - - - - - - 0
Holt - - - - - - 0
Round 1 England Herbert Holt 21 (31) 10 England CW Read
Played:
1938-03-07 - 03-09
Scores: 57-44; 34-78; 38-92; 37-64; 64-66; no scores recorded for 5 frames; 69-27; 72-40; 49-47; 59-80; 75-43; no scores recorded for 5 frames; 65-39; 66-54; 79-35; 79-23; 32-76; no scores recorded for 6 frames
50+ Breaks:
Holt:

Read:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, , , , , , 2-4, 3-4, 4-4, 4-5, 5-5, , , , , , 6-5, 7-5, 8-5, 9-5, 9-6, , , , , ,
Holt Read Total
Points scored: 875 808 1683
Avg. points/frame: 28.23 26.06 54.29
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Holt - - - - - - 0
Read - - - - - - 0