1940 World Championship

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  • Tournament Info

    Status: Professional Non-ranking
    Season: 1939-1940
    Dates: February 22nd 1940 - March 18th 1940
    Qualifying dates: February 19th 1940 - February 21st 1940
    Location: England Thurstons Hall, London, England
    Sponsor: None
    Broadcaster: None
    Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Amount 7 6 5 4 - 2 24
    Frame rate 41.43 48.33 58 72.5 - 145 12.08
    Players:
    Professional Amateur Total
    9 0 9
    Matches: 8
    Frames: 290
    Centuries:
    Qualifiers Venue Total
    0 2 2
    Prize fund: GBP 0
    Points scored: 19,046

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    Final
    37 (73) 36
    Played on
    1940-03-14 - 03-20
    Frame scores
    78-36; 74-32; 72-51; 33-58; 93-29; 34-75; 84-23; 62-50; 68-24; 37-76; 52-63; 79-23; 64-55; 61-70; 15-102; 97-55; 56-69; 64-68; 75-57; 133-12; 10-104; 70-63; 87-25; 46-80; 63-67; 45-80; 35-104(56); 39-75(55); 31-90; 25-90; 35-85(84); 23-114(76); 41-62; 9-100; 79-21; 41-90; 106(88)-15; 80-30; 82-34; 40-79(78); 85-19; 41-66; 109-2; 70-31; 78-36; 22-91; 92-7; 81-39; 102(61)-24; 41-101(101); 85-25; 27-84; 8-117(68); 76-49; 85-25; 20-78; 74-71; 91-43; 24-111; 84-14; 62-59; 68-66; 89-26; 31-98(72); 55-73; 38-76; 19-89; 68-57; 36-90; 76-38; 12-86; 101(101)-12; 24-83
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 7-3, 7-4, 8-4, 9-4, 9-5, 9-6, 10-6, 10-7, 10-8, 11-8, 12-8, 12-9, 13-9, 14-9, 14-10, 14-11, 14-12, 14-13, 14-14, 14-15, 14-16, 14-17, 14-18, 14-19, 14-20, 15-20, 15-21, 16-21, 17-21, 18-21, 18-22, 19-22, 19-23, 20-23, 21-23, 22-23, 22-24, 23-24, 24-24, 25-24, 25-25, 26-25, 26-26, 26-27, 27-27, 28-27, 28-28, 29-28, 30-28, 30-29, 31-29, 32-29, 33-29, 34-29, 34-30, 34-31, 34-32, 34-33, 35-33, 35-34, 36-34, 36-35, 37-35, 37-36
    Davis
    Davis
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    101, 88, 61
    101, 84, 78, 76, 72, 68, 56, 55
    Points Scored
    4292
    4322
    8614
    Avg. points/frame
    58.79
    59.21
    118
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Davis - 1 - 1 - 1 3
    Davis 2 1 3 1 - 1 8
    Semi-final
    Played on
    1940-03-11 - 03-13
    Frame scores
    47-51; 58-64; 44-58; 63-47; 50-61; no scores recorded for 5 frames; 79-35; 43-70; 72-15; 44-69; no scores recorded for 6 frames; 73-38; 42-92; 81-24; 94-27; 55-70; no scores recorded for 6 frames
    Match progress
    0-1, 0-2, 0-3, 1-3, 1-4, , , , , , 2-4, 2-5, 3-5, 3-6, , , , , , , 4-6, 4-7, 5-7, 6-7, 6-8, , , , , ,
    Davis
    Smith
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    845
    721
    1566
    Avg. points/frame
    27.26
    23.26
    50.52
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Davis - - - - - - 0
    Smith - - - - - - 0
    Semi-final
    Played on
    1940-03-07 - 03-09
    Frame scores
    95(53)-22; 68(57)-53(53); 85(60)-41; 12-95; 29-83; no scores recorded for 5 frames; 72-37; 103-48; 83-28; 42-81; 118-14; no scores recorded for 5 frames; 67-77; 110(50)-3; 88(73)-36; 55-46; 102(72)-7; 80-49; 99-17; 85-37; 88-31; 96-22; 83-35
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 3-2, , , , , , 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 6-3, 7-3, , , , , , 7-4, 8-4, 9-4, 10-4, 11-4, 12-4, 13-4, 14-4, 15-4, 16-4, 17-4
    Davis
    Donaldson
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    73, 72, 60, 57, 53, 50
    53
    Points Scored
    1660
    862
    2522
    Avg. points/frame
    53.55
    27.81
    81.35
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Davis 3 1 2 - - - 6
    Donaldson 1 - - - - - 1
    Quarter-final
    20 (31) 11
    Played on
    1940-02-29 - 03-02
    Frame scores
    no scores recorded for 10 frames; 70-41; 46-72; 32-67; 72-43; 65-51; 64-53; 109-18; 33-64; 97-7; 40-67; 24-89; 59-54; 28-91; 115(88)-8; 44-77; 67-45
    Match progress
    , , , , , , , , , , 1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 5-3, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, 7-5, 7-6, 8-6, 8-7, 9-7
    Davis
    Lee
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    88
    Points Scored
    965
    847
    1812
    Avg. points/frame
    31.13
    27.32
    58.45
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Davis - - - 1 - - 1
    Lee - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    20 (31) 11
    Played on
    1940-02-26 - 02-28
    Frame scores
    45-75; 89-56; 47-52; 90-24; 82-24; 101-14; 44-74; 77-31; 57-44; 92-35; 99-21; 65-48; 71-35; 53-57; 61-59; 58-36; 41-83; 45-62; 40-56; 44-85; 112(63)-11; 72-44; 37-100; 83-31; 96-9
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 7-3, 8-3, 9-3, 10-3, 10-4, 11-4, 12-4, 12-5, 12-6, 12-7, 12-8, 13-8, 14-8, 14-9, 15-9, 16-9
    Davis
    Brown
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    63
    Points Scored
    1701
    1166
    2867
    Avg. points/frame
    54.87
    37.61
    92.48
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Davis - 1 - - - - 1
    Brown - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Played on
    1940-02-22 - 02-24
    Quarter-final
    Played on
    1940-03-06 - 03-08
    Frame scores
    10-97(53); 94(63)-37; 70-39; 112(86)-5; 78-14; no scores recorded for 5 frames; 93-25; 49-47; 68-45; 87-33; 80-33; no scores recorded for 5 frames; 27-53; 64-37; 85-23; 111(68)-23; 94-32; no scores recorded for 6 frames
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, , , , , , 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 8-1, 9-1, , , , , , 9-2, 10-2, 11-2, 12-2, 13-2, , , , , ,
    Smith
    Newman
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    86, 68, 63
    53
    Points Scored
    1122
    543
    1665
    Avg. points/frame
    36.19
    17.52
    53.71
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Smith - 2 - 1 - - 3
    Newman 1 - - - - - 1
    Round 1
    Played on
    1940-02-19 - 02-21