1948 World Championship

Status: Professional Non-ranking
Season: 1947-1948
Dates: February 9th 1948 - May 1st 1948
Qualifying dates: December 1st 1947 - January 14th 1948
Location: England Tower Circus, Blackpool, England
Sponsor: None
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount - - - - - 3 3
Frame rate - - - - - 260.33 260.33
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
14 0 14
Matches: 13
Frames: 781
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 3 3
Prize fund: GBP 0
Points scored: 766
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final England Fred Davis 84 (145) 61 Scotland Walter Donaldson
Played:
1948-04-19 - 05-01
Scores: no scores recorded for 120 frames; 51-85; 55-48; 20-77; 52-44; 93-14; no scores recorded for 20 frames
50+ Breaks:
Davis:

Donaldson:

Match Progress:
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Davis Donaldson Total
Points scored: 271 268 539
Avg. points/frame: 1.87 1.85 3.72
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - - - - - 1 1
Donaldson - - - - - - 0
Semi-final England Fred Davis 43 (71) 28 New Zealand Clark McConachy
Played:
1948-04-05 - 04-10
Semi-final Scotland Walter Donaldson 46 (71) 25 England Albert Brown
Played:
1948-03-29 - 04-03
Quarter-final England Albert Brown 36 (71) 35 England Sidney Smith
Played:
1948-03-01 - 03-04
Quarter-final England Fred Davis 43 (71) 28 England Alec Brown
Played:
1948-03-15 - 03-20
Quarter-final Scotland Walter Donaldson 46 (71) 25 England Kingsley Kennerley
Played:
1948-03-22 - 02-27
Quarter-final New Zealand Clark McConachy 42 (71) 29 England John Pulman
Played:
1948-02-09 - 02-14
Round 3 England John Pulman 18 (35) 17 England Willie Leigh
Played:
1948-01-12 - 01-14
Scores: no scores recorded for 34 frames; 60-49
50+ Breaks:
Pulman:

Leigh:

Match Progress:
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Referee: Frank Collins
Pulman Leigh Total
Points scored: 60 49 109
Avg. points/frame: 1.71 1.4 3.11
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Pulman - - - - - - 0
Leigh - - - - - - 0
Round 2 England Willie Leigh 21 (35) 14 England John Barrie
Played:
1948-01-08 - 01-10
50+ Breaks:
Leigh:

Barrie:

Match Progress:
Round 2 England John Pulman 19 (35) 16 Canada Con Stanbury
Played:
1948-01-05 - 01-07
Round 1 England John Barrie 19 (35) 16 England HF Francis
Played:
1947-12-11 - 12-13
50+ Breaks:
Barrie:

Francis:

Match Progress:
Round 1 England Willie Leigh 18 (35) 17 England Herbert Holt
Played:
1947-12-08 - 12-10
Scores: no scores recorded for 34 frames; 83-35
50+ Breaks:
Leigh:

Holt:

Match Progress:
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Leigh Holt Total
Points scored: 83 35 118
Avg. points/frame: 2.37 1 3.37
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Leigh - - - - - - 0
Holt - - - - - - 0
Round 1 England John Pulman(Walkover) 0 (35) 0 England Sidney Lee
Round 1 Canada Con Stanbury 26 (35) 9 England Eric Newman
Played:
1947-12-04 - 12-06