1946 World Championship

Status: Professional Non-ranking
Season: 1945-1946
Dates: February 4th 1946 - May 18th 1946
Qualifying dates: January 7th 1946 - February 16th 1946
Location: England Royal Horticultural Hall, London, England
Sponsor: None
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount 19 9 5 6 2 6 47
Frame rate 26.11 55.11 99.2 82.67 248 82.67 10.55
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
14 0 14
Matches: 13
Frames: 496
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 6 6
Prize fund: GBP 2,350
Points scored: 20,878
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final England Joe Davis 78 (145) 67 Australia Horace Lindrum
Played:
1946-05-06 - 05-18
Scores: 55-54; 28-92; 98(51)-29; 94-60; 82-34; 54-62; 33-73; 82(59)-34; 71-17; 50-59; 61-59; 55-72; 60-71; 0-125(59); 42-78(66); 79-29; 62-36; 125(61)-11; 83-27; 91-31; 70-71; 89-19; 62-47; 37-94(56); 59-31; 56-61; 114(104)-15; 41-77; 57-66; 52-55; 48-80(53); 86(52)-15; 65-39; 44-92; 61(61)-62; 66-33; 80-27; 69-40; 37-70; 88(50)-49; 108(56)-25; 58-69; 155(133)-4; 108(74)-25; 35-92; 53-72; 76-31; 38-71; 51-77; 72-35; 22-110; 105(58)-25; 50-78; 23-89; 114(63)-0; 104-36; 96(62)-33; 103-26; 25-73; 52-74; 85(55)-27; 28-82; 37-80; 35-69; 17-97; 136(136)-0; 98(84)-26; 57-56; 117(107)-13; 61-50; 94(94)-25; 8-86; 103-8; 61-47; 47-72; 68-51; 53-63; 21-103(22); 44-86(54); 103-15; 53-65; 34-79; 77-55; 96-30; 96(61)-23; 13-103; 108(75)-26; 79(55)-45; 26-65; 43-89; 63-44; 103-48; 36-83(50); 59(59)-69; 103(83)-24; 40-87; 69-50; 48-55; 98(83)-36; 22-111; 82-47; 80(76)-44; 87(87)-45; 64-38; 28-93; 54-72; 44-73; 51-64; 79-33; 75-21; 47-56; 82-37; 82(76)-58; 70(52)-50; 27-67; 75-45; 10-106(53); 89(77)-25; 91-25; 43-82; 55(53)-84; 80-24; 99(67)-31; 35-73; 79(66)-52; 20-93(60); 67-49; 80-53; 6-93; 122(122)-0; 42-87(58); 28-97; 86-54; 28-105; 91-27; 20-77; 44-67; 72(58)-59; 145(116)-0; 99-15; 85-29; 47-55; 96(83)-23; 26-109(86); 48-54
50+ Breaks:
Davis:
136, 133, 122, 116, 107, 104, 94, 87, 84, 83, 83, 83, 77, 76, 76, 75, 74, 67, 66, 63, 62, 61, 61, 61, 59, 59, 58, 58, 56, 55, 55, 53, 52, 52, 51, 50
Lindrum:
86, 66, 60, 59, 58, 56, 54, 53, 53, 50, 22
Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 6-4, 7-4, 7-5, 7-6, 7-7, 7-8, 8-8, 9-8, 10-8, 11-8, 12-8, 12-9, 13-9, 14-9, 14-10, 15-10, 15-11, 16-11, 16-12, 16-13, 16-14, 16-15, 17-15, 18-15, 18-16, 18-17, 19-17, 20-17, 21-17, 21-18, 22-18, 23-18, 23-19, 24-19, 25-19, 25-20, 25-21, 26-21, 26-22, 26-23, 27-23, 27-24, 28-24, 28-25, 28-26, 29-26, 30-26, 31-26, 32-26, 32-27, 32-28, 33-28, 33-29, 33-30, 33-31, 33-32, 34-32, 35-32, 36-32, 37-32, 38-32, 39-32, 39-33, 40-33, 41-33, 41-34, 42-34, 42-35, 42-36, 42-37, 43-37, 43-38, 43-39, 44-39, 45-39, 46-39, 46-40, 47-40, 48-40, 48-41, 48-42, 49-42, 50-42, 50-43, 50-44, 51-44, 51-45, 52-45, 52-46, 53-46, 53-47, 54-47, 55-47, 56-47, 57-47, 57-48, 57-49, 57-50, 57-51, 58-51, 59-51, 59-52, 60-52, 61-52, 62-52, 62-53, 63-53, 63-54, 64-54, 65-54, 65-55, 65-56, 66-56, 67-56, 67-57, 68-57, 68-58, 69-58, 70-58, 70-59, 71-59, 71-60, 71-61, 72-61, 72-62, 73-62, 73-63, 73-64, 74-64, 75-64, 76-64, 77-64, 77-65, 78-65, 78-66, 78-67
Davis Lindrum Total
Points scored: 9433 7875 17308
Avg. points/frame: 65.06 54.31 119.37
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis 12 7 5 5 1 6 36
Lindrum 7 2 - 1 - - 10
Semi-final England Joe Davis 21 (31) 10 England Stanley Newman
Played:
1946-03-04 - 03-06
Semi-final Australia Horace Lindrum 17 (31) 14 England Fred Davis
Played:
1946-03-07 - 03-09
Scores: no scores recorded for 20 frames; 36-60; 24-62; 52-36; 54-45; 74-38; 65-60; 46-74; 65-45; 16-120; 79-46; 32-74
50+ Breaks:
Lindrum:

Davis:

Match Progress:
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Lindrum Davis Total
Points scored: 543 660 1203
Avg. points/frame: 17.52 21.29 38.81
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Lindrum - - - - - - 0
Davis - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final England Fred Davis 24 (31) 7 England Alec Brown
Played:
1946-02-21 - 02-23
Quarter-final England Joe Davis 21 (31) 10 Scotland Walter Donaldson
Played:
1946-02-04 - 02-06
Scores: no scores recorded for 6 frames; 113(90)-0; no scores recorded for 24 frames
50+ Breaks:
Davis:
90
Donaldson:

Match Progress:
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Davis Donaldson Total
Points scored: 113 0 113
Avg. points/frame: 3.65 0 3.65
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - - - - 1 - 1
Donaldson - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final Australia Horace Lindrum 17 (31) 14 England Herbert Holt
Played:
1946-03-04 - 03-06
Quarter-final England Stanley Newman 19 (31) 12 England Sidney Lee
Played:
1946-02-18 - 02-20
Scores: no scores recorded for 20 frames; 36-61; 51-44; 29-89; 47-67; 98-9; 37-58; 40-75; 43-61; 38-49; 76-30; 60-29
50+ Breaks:
Newman:

Lee:

Match Progress:
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Newman Lee Total
Points scored: 555 572 1127
Avg. points/frame: 17.9 18.45 36.35
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Newman - - - - - - 0
Lee - - - - - - 0
Round 3 England Stanley Newman 21 (31) 10 England Kingsley Kennerley
Played:
1946-02-14 - 02-16
Round 2 England Kingsley Kennerley 8 (31) 2 England Tom Reece
Round 2 England Stanley Newman 17 (31) 14 Canada Con Stanbury
Round 1 England Kingsley Kennerley 22 (31) 9 England Fred Lawrence
Played:
1946-01-07 - 01-09
Round 1 England Stanley Newman 16 (31) 15 England Willie Leigh
Played:
1946-01-10 - 01-12
Scores: no scores recorded for 20 frames; 36-61; 51-44; 29-89; 47-67; 98-9; 37-58; 40-75; 43-61; 38-49; 76-30; 60-29
50+ Breaks:
Newman:

Leigh:

Match Progress:
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Newman Leigh Total
Points scored: 555 572 1127
Avg. points/frame: 17.9 18.45 36.35
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Newman - - - - - - 0
Leigh - - - - - - 0
Round 1 Canada Con Stanbury 18 (31) 13 England John Barrie
Played:
1946-01-28 - 01-30