1953 News Of The World Tournament

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  • Tournament Info

    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

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    Group
    25 (37) 12
    Played on
    1952-11-24 - 11-26
    Group
    Played on
    1952-12-29 - 12-31
    Group
    20 (37) 17
    Played on
    1952-11-06 - 11-08
    Group
    Played on
    1952-11-17 - 11-19
    Group
    Played on
    1952-12-01 - 12-03
    Brown
    Smith
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    105
    Group
    Played on
    1952-12-11 - 12-13
    Group
    Played on
    1953-01-01 - 01-03
    Group
    Played on
    1953-01-08 - 01-10
    Group
    24 (37) 13
    Played on
    1952-09-08 - 09-10
    Group
    Played on
    1952-09-11 - 09-13
    Group
    Played on
    1952-09-15 - 09-17
    Group
    21 (37) 16
    Played on
    1952-11-20 - 11-22
    Davis
    Barrie
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    107, 110
    Group
    23 (37) 14
    Played on
    1952-12-04 - 12-06
    Davis
    Pulman
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    122
    Group
    27 (37) 10
    Played on
    1952-12-08 - 12-10
    Davis
    Brown
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    114, 110
    Group
    Played on
    1952-10-30 - 11-01
    Group
    22 (37) 15
    Played on
    1952-11-03 - 11-05
    Group
    26 (37) 11
    Played on
    1953-01-15 - 01-17
    Group
    21 (37) 16
    Played on
    1952-10-09 - 10-11
    Davis
    Smith
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    113, 104
    Group
    Played on
    1952-10-06 - 10-08
    Davis
    Donaldson
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    113
    Group
    22 (37) 15
    Played on
    1952-09-29 - 10-01
    Group
    22 (37) 15
    Played on
    1952-09-22 - 09-24
    Group
    Played on
    1952-10-02 - 10-04
    Group
    England Fred Davis (Walkover)
    0 (37) 0
    Group
    Played on
    1952-11-10 - 11-12
    Group
    Played on
    1952-11-13 - 11-15
    Group
    Played on
    1953-01-12 - 01-14
    Group
    Played on
    1952-09-18 - 09-20
    Group
    19 (37) 18
    Played on
    1952-12-18 - 12-20
    Group
    Played on
    1952-10-23 - 10-25
    Group
    20 (37) 17
    Played on
    1953-01-05 - 01-07
    Group
    Played on
    1952-10-27 - 10-29
    Group
    22 (37) 15
    Played on
    1952-11-27 - 11-29
    Rea
    Davis
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    102
    Group
    25 (37) 12
    Played on
    1952-12-15 - 12-17
    Group
    25 (37) 12
    Played on
    1952-10-20 - 10-22
    Group
    Northern Ireland Jackie Rea (Walkover)
    0 (37) 0
    Group
    Played on
    1952-09-25 - 09-27
    Pre-qualifying Group
    Played on
    1952-05-26 - 05-28
    Pre-qualifying Group
    Played on
    1952-05-22 - 05-24
    Pre-qualifying Group
    Played on
    1952-05-15 - 05-17
    Pre-qualifying Group
    Played on
    1952-06-05 - 06-07
    Frame 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
    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
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    1821
    1478
    3299
    Avg. points/frame
    49.22
    39.95
    89.16
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Rea - - - - - - 0
    Williams - - - - - - 0
    Pre-qualifying Group
    25 (37) 12
    Played on
    1952-06-04 - 06-02
    Pre-qualifying Group
    Played on
    1952-05-12 - 05-14
    Pre-qualifying Group
    Played on
    1952-05-08 - 05-10
    Pre-qualifying Group
    22 (37) 15
    Played on
    1952-05-19 - 05-21
    Pre-qualifying Group
    Played on
    1952-05-29 - 05-31
    Pre-qualifying Group
    Played on
    1952-05-05 - 05-07