1940 World Championship

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  • Tournament Info

    Status: Professional Non-ranking
    Season: 1939-1940
    Dates: February 22nd 1940 - March 20th 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
    Note: No editions played between 1941 and 1945.
    Players:
    Professional Amateur Total
    9 0 9
    Matches: 8
    Frames: 290
    Centuries:
    Qualifiers Venue Total
    0 2 2
    Prize fund: GBP 0
    Points scored: 33,031

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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
    1940-03-07 - 03-09
    Frame scores
    95(53)-22; 68(57)-53(53); 85(60)-41; 12-95; 29-83; 57-39; 90-33; 47-60; 35-100; 45-75; 72-37; 103-48; 83-28; 42-81; 118-14; 49-83; 87-25; 31-88; 90-29; 66-59; 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, 5-3, 5-4, 5-5, 6-5, 7-5, 8-5, 8-6, 9-6, 9-7, 10-7, 10-8, 11-8, 12-8, 12-9, 13-9, 14-9, 15-9, 16-9, 17-9, 18-9, 19-9, 20-9, 21-9, 22-9
    Davis
    Donaldson
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    73, 72, 60, 57, 53, 50
    53
    Points Scored
    2257
    1453
    3710
    Avg. points/frame
    72.81
    46.87
    119.68
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Davis 3 1 2 - - - 6
    Donaldson 1 - - - - - 1
    Semi-final
    Played on
    1940-03-11 - 03-13
    Frame scores
    47-51; 58-64; 44-58; 63-47; 58-61; 84-64; 28-101; 36-72; 37-71; 83-44; 79-35; 43-70; 72-15; 44-69; 78-46; 116-27; 76-35; 85-25; 48-80; 66-54; 73-38; 42-92; 81-24; 94-27; 55-70; 67-35; 66-42; 51-62; 55-53; 1-112; 64-61
    Match progress
    0-1, 0-2, 0-3, 1-3, 1-4, 2-4, 2-5, 2-6, 2-7, 3-7, 4-7, 4-8, 5-8, 5-9, 6-9, 7-9, 8-9, 9-9, 9-10, 10-10, 11-10, 11-11, 12-11, 13-11, 13-12, 14-12, 15-12, 15-13, 16-13, 16-14, 17-14
    Davis
    Smith
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    1894
    1705
    3599
    Avg. points/frame
    61.1
    55
    116.1
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Davis - - - - - - 0
    Smith - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    20 (31) 11
    Played on
    1940-02-29 - 03-02
    Frame scores
    79-44; 67-45; 84-27; 41-84; 64-44; 109-0; 94-28; 92-43; 77-49; 85-43; 70-41; 46-72; 32-67; 72-43; 65-51; 33-65; 39-50; 41-62; 98-30; 64-46; 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, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 8-1, 9-1, 10-1, 10-2, 10-3, 11-3, 12-3, 12-4, 12-5, 12-6, 13-6, 14-6, 15-6, 16-6, 16-7, 17-7, 17-8, 17-9, 18-9, 18-10, 19-10, 19-11, 20-11
    Davis
    Lee
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    88
    Points Scored
    2032
    1507
    3539
    Avg. points/frame
    65.55
    48.61
    114.16
    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; 47-53; 66-59; 74-31; 64-49; 69-29; 61-64
    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, 16-10, 17-10, 18-10, 19-10, 20-10, 20-11
    Davis
    Brown
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    63
    Points Scored
    2082
    1451
    3533
    Avg. points/frame
    67.16
    46.81
    113.97
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Davis - 1 - - - - 1
    Brown - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Played on
    1940-02-22 - 02-24
    Frame scores
    78-26; 72-32; 90-30; 70-36; 40-65; 68-30; 38-56; 45-58; 36-45; 95-13; 79-34; 75-38; 86-28; 54-49; 36-63; 54-51; 65-54; 59-57; 91-30; 29-74; 74-72; 64-63; 73-34; 37-61; 53-32; 91-32; 58-47; 95-27; 104-16; 82-28; 70-34
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 5-1, 5-2, 5-3, 5-4, 6-4, 7-4, 8-4, 9-4, 10-4, 10-5, 11-5, 12-5, 13-5, 14-5, 14-6, 15-6, 16-6, 17-6, 17-7, 18-7, 19-7, 20-7, 21-7, 22-7, 23-7, 24-7
    Donaldson
    Holt
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    2061
    1315
    3376
    Avg. points/frame
    66.48
    42.42
    108.9
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Donaldson - - - - - - 0
    Holt - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Played on
    1940-03-04 - 03-06
    Frame scores
    10-97(53); 94(63)-37; 70-39; 112(86)-5; 78-14; 93-43; 97-30; 88-24; 82-20; 21-91; 93-25; 49-47; 68-45; 87-33; 80-33; 105-18; 97-18; 41-61; 91-42; 41-65; 27-53; 64-37; 85-23; 111(68)-23; 94-32; 62-46; 55-69; 38-85; 41-55; 66-33; 37-50
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 8-1, 8-2, 9-2, 10-2, 11-2, 12-2, 13-2, 14-2, 15-2, 15-3, 16-3, 16-4, 16-5, 17-5, 18-5, 19-5, 20-5, 21-5, 21-6, 21-7, 21-8, 22-8, 22-9
    Smith
    Newman
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    86, 68, 63
    53
    Points Scored
    2177
    1293
    3470
    Avg. points/frame
    70.23
    41.71
    111.94
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Smith - 2 - 1 - - 3
    Newman 1 - - - - - 1
    Round 1
    Played on
    1940-02-19 - 02-21
    Frame scores
    54-44; 58-54; 49-60; 45-66; 39-63; 56-35; 72-39; 29-68; 48-40; 96-22; 73-30; 87-42; 60-23; 65-61; 30-59; 66-48; 81-34; 31-73; 68-24; 29-82; 35-67; 51-41; 75-33; 94-5; 43-63; 61-45; 24-72; 54-40; 51-66; 19-51; 45-52
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 4-4, 5-4, 6-4, 7-4, 8-4, 9-4, 10-4, 10-5, 11-5, 12-5, 12-6, 13-6, 13-7, 13-8, 14-8, 15-8, 16-8, 16-9, 17-9, 17-10, 18-10, 18-11, 18-12, 18-13
    Holt
    Stanbury
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    1688
    1502
    3190
    Avg. points/frame
    54.45
    48.45
    102.9
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Holt - - - - - - 0
    Stanbury - - - - - - 0