1948 World Championship

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    Status: Professional Non-ranking
    Season: 1947-1948
    Dates: January 15th 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 - 2 1 - - 3 6
    Frame rate - 390.5 781 - - 260.33 130.17
    Players:
    Professional Amateur Total
    14 0 14
    Matches: 13
    Frames: 781
    Centuries:
    Qualifiers Venue Total
    0 3 3
    Prize fund: GBP 0
    Points scored: 45,629

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    Final
    Played on
    1948-04-19 - 05-01
    Frame scores
    34-70; 105-27; 62-47; 104-17; 77-46; 47-72; 52-63; 54-50; 39-101; 87-1; 31-57; 60-44; 22-87; 61-45; 94-36; 55-21; 34-71; 66-63; 24-94; 90-27; 44-75; 27-71; 60-58; 98-29; 10-103; 36-62; 98-20; 43-84; 62-21; 41-80; 56-46; 67-61; 34-64; 75-31; 92-43; 69-28; 92-31; 61-44; 39-63; 73-37; 86-40; 30-89; 30-78; 92-36; 69-34; 108-0; 28-76; 73-49; 76-18; 38-69; 37-75; 96-3; 68-48; 76-37; 56-41; 81-21; 9-107; 62-33; 62-47; 29-85; no scores recorded for 12 frames; 97-43; 32-78; 49-75; 19-72; 98-38; 45-87; 32-93; 78-21; 35-90; 31-80; 13-92; 101-27; 11-106; 80-45; 23-87; 86(78)-39; 87-16; 11-85; 55-63; 75-26; 36-86; 82-46; 29-71; 55-54; 37-79; 22-68; 60-69; 71-36; 33-70; 59-48; 56-38; 55-58; 120-9; 99-25; 1-90; 53-32; 92-13; 61-53; 51-37; 91-20; 79-21; 107-12; 80-44; 118-16; 73-75; 20-81; 67-65; 33-56; 51-85; 55-48; 20-77; 52-44; 93-14; no scores recorded for 20 frames
    Match progress
    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    Davis
    Donaldson
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    6650
    5979
    12629
    Avg. points/frame
    45.86
    41.23
    87.1
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Davis - - 1 - - 1 2
    Donaldson - - - - - - 0
    Semi-final
    Played on
    1948-04-05 - 04-10
    Frame scores
    68-41; 25-89; 57-45; 103-35; 56-43; 82-32; 51-65; 100-27; 23-65; 110-17; 71-33; 71-31; no scores recorded for 14 frames; 49-59; 21-84; 79-33; 75-34; 48-63; 49-71; 64-47; 30-87; 52-79; 79-37; 24-95; 86-25; no scores recorded for 4 frames; 56-64; 85-39; 62-42; 36-70; 91-23; 80-33; 50-75; no scores recorded for 11 frames; 50-75; no scores recorded for 10 frames
    Match progress
    1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 5-2, 6-2, 6-3, 7-3, 8-3, 9-3, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 9-4, 9-5, 10-5, 11-5, 11-6, 11-7, 12-7, 12-8, 12-9, 13-9, 13-10, 14-10, , , , , 14-11, 15-11, 16-11, 16-12, 17-12, 18-12, 18-13, , , , , , , , , , , , 18-14, , , , , , , , , ,
    Davis
    McConachy
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    1983
    1658
    3641
    Avg. points/frame
    27.93
    23.35
    51.28
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Davis - - - - - - 0
    McConachy - - - - - - 0
    Semi-final
    Played on
    1948-03-29 - 04-03
    Frame scores
    64-51; 82-43; 53-45; 101-15; 76-24; 105-24; 59-57; 43-86; 28-84; 85-56; 36-51; 66-59; no scores recorded for 59 frames
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0, 7-0, 7-1, 7-2, 8-2, 8-3, 9-3, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    Donaldson
    Brown
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    798
    595
    1393
    Avg. points/frame
    11.24
    8.38
    19.62
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Donaldson - - - - - - 0
    Brown - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Played on
    1948-03-01 - 03-04
    Frame scores
    71-31; 28-95; 6-105; 65-51; 64-34; 83-46; 26-83; 17-81; 20-106; 60-51; 36-65; 38-65; 68-64; no scores recorded for 56 frames; 72-35; 86-40
    Match progress
    1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 4-5, 5-5, 5-6, 5-7, 6-7, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 7-7, 8-7
    Brown
    Smith
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    740
    952
    1692
    Avg. points/frame
    10.42
    13.41
    23.83
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Brown - - - - - - 0
    Smith - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    43 (71) 28
    Played on
    1948-03-15 - 03-20
    Frame scores
    64-51; 82-43; 53-45; 101-15; 76-24; 105-24; 59-57; 43-86; 28-84; 85-56; 36-51; 66-59; no scores recorded for 59 frames
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0, 7-0, 7-1, 7-2, 8-2, 8-3, 9-3, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    Davis
    Brown
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    798
    595
    1393
    Avg. points/frame
    11.24
    8.38
    19.62
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Davis - - - - - - 0
    Brown - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Played on
    1948-03-22 - 02-27
    Frame scores
    28-79; 35-51; 78-38; 62-43; 96-23; 100-22; 49-73; 31-92; 56-27; 38-72; 40-64; 84-29; 35-85; 89-36; 72-37; no scores recorded for 6 frames; 80-49; 75-39; 48-56; 63-61; 64-52; 37-68; 99-16; 54-59; 79-56; no scores recorded for 4 frames; 53-68; 60-42; 78-34; no scores recorded for 34 frames
    Match progress
    0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 4-4, 5-4, 5-5, 5-6, 6-6, 6-7, 7-7, 8-7, , , , , , , 9-7, 10-7, 10-8, 11-8, 12-8, 12-9, 13-9, 13-10, 14-10, , , , , 14-11, 15-11, 16-11, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    Donaldson
    Kennerley
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    1683
    1371
    3054
    Avg. points/frame
    23.7
    19.31
    43.01
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Donaldson - - - - - - 0
    Kennerley - - - - - - 0
    Quarter-final
    Played on
    1948-02-09 - 02-14
    Frame scores
    83-41; 42-48; 84-27; 88-31; 35-67; 56-40; 69-42; 70-43; 66-34; 66-53; 64-36; 66-40; 110-22; 67-20; 92-23; 63-54; 64-54; 37-90; 102(65)-25; 94-37; 65-37; 52-56; 45-65; 41-82; 34-67; 5-109(65); 70-40; 40-66; 77-23; 64-58; no scores recorded for 4 frames; 25-66; 74-64; 79-45; 53-43; 75-46; 40-86; 58-60; 96-27; 59-37; 53-76; 55-50; 57-46; 77-39; 76-30; 87-45; 41-53; 103-15; no scores recorded for 1 frame; 65-36; no scores recorded for 9 frames
    Match progress
    1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 8-2, 9-2, 10-2, 11-2, 12-2, 13-2, 14-2, 15-2, 15-3, 16-3, 17-3, 18-3, 18-4, 18-5, 18-6, 18-7, 18-8, 19-8, 19-9, 20-9, 21-9, , , , , 21-10, 22-10, 23-10, 24-10, 25-10, 25-11, 25-12, 26-12, 27-12, 27-13, 28-13, 29-13, 30-13, 31-13, 32-13, 32-14, 33-14, , 34-14, , , , , , , , ,
    McConachy
    Pulman
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    65
    65
    Points Scored
    3084
    2294
    5378
    Avg. points/frame
    43.44
    32.31
    75.75
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    McConachy - 1 - - - - 1
    Pulman - 1 - - - - 1
    Round 3
    Played on
    1948-01-12 - 01-14
    Referee
    Frame scores
    51-62; 43-80; 67-40; 84-28; 27-69; 80-25; 40-53; 43-53; 78-15; 49-57; 33-70; 68-57; 73-28; 61-48; 57-78; 51-36; 44-87; 24-72; 28-58; 66-43; 45-41; 79-33; 55-65; 33-79; 94-23; 82-28; 19-74; 84-27; 48-67; 71-59; 19-71; 55-48; 113-27; 54-65; 60-49
    Match progress
    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 1-0
    Pulman
    Leigh
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    1978
    1815
    3793
    Avg. points/frame
    56.51
    51.86
    108.37
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Pulman - - - - - - 0
    Leigh - - - - - - 0
    Round 2
    Played on
    1948-01-08 - 01-10
    Frame scores
    48-53; 49-68; 88-37; 31-84; 16-95; 65-67; 61-33; 10-86; 63-39; 65-59; 41-52; 19-88; 67-27; 36-74; 69-19; 53-31; 74-1; 66-36; 57-12; 59-51; 59-21; 58-36; 80-28; 35-80; no scores recorded for 11 frames
    Match progress
    0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5, 2-5, 2-6, 3-6, 4-6, 4-7, 4-8, 5-8, 5-9, 6-9, 7-9, 8-9, 9-9, 10-9, 11-9, 12-9, 13-9, 14-9, 14-10, , , , , , , , , , ,
    Leigh
    Barrie
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    1269
    1177
    2446
    Avg. points/frame
    36.26
    33.63
    69.89
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Leigh - - - - - - 0
    Barrie - - - - - 1 1
    Round 2
    Played on
    1948-01-05 - 01-07
    Frame scores
    18-77; 19-47; 80-43; 17-63; 52-61; 59-48; 47-79; 53-38; 34-58; 30-56; 43-60; 75-13; 52-47; 21-82; 66-42; 47-64; 49-45; 55-62; 53-65; 66-28; 60-56; 95-20; 69-22; 63-47; 22-67; 21-48; 108-19; 97-11; 64-52; 73-7; 9-99; 79-20; 57-47; 64-52; 35-56
    Match progress
    0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 2-4, 2-5, 3-5, 3-6, 3-7, 3-8, 4-8, 5-8, 5-9, 6-9, 6-10, 7-10, 7-11, 7-12, 8-12, 9-12, 10-12, 11-12, 12-12, 12-13, 12-14, 13-14, 14-14, 15-14, 16-14, 16-15, 17-15, 18-15, 19-15, 19-16
    Pulman
    Stanbury
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    1852
    1701
    3553
    Avg. points/frame
    52.91
    48.6
    101.51
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Pulman - - - - - - 0
    Stanbury - - - - - - 0
    Round 1
    19 (35) 16
    Played on
    1947-12-11 - 12-13
    Frame scores
    51-42; 25-75; 72-14; 67-37; 46-51; 23-54; 66-54; 71-43; 56-36; 54-60; 23-66; 42-69; 51-42; 25-75; 72-14; 67-37; 40-51; 23-54; 66-54; 71-43; 56-36; 54-60; 33-66; 42-69; no scores recorded for 11 frames
    Match progress
    1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3, 6-3, 6-4, 6-5, 6-6, 7-6, 7-7, 8-7, 9-7, 9-8, 9-9, 10-9, 11-9, 12-9, 12-10, 12-11, 12-12, , , , , , , , , , ,
    Barrie
    Francis
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    1196
    1202
    2398
    Avg. points/frame
    34.17
    34.34
    68.51
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Barrie - - - - - 1 1
    Francis - - - - - - 0
    Round 1
    Played on
    1947-12-08 - 12-10
    Frame scores
    56-30; 44-66; 42-78; 69-28; 33-70; 70-31; 66-44; 56-46; 92-40; 60-58; 63-55; 32-87; 24-51; 43-28; 63-32; 20-42; 67-29; 25-83; 47-50; 39-66; 28-83; 37-49; 71-40; 49-81; 56-45; 65-32; 57-59; 78-40; 11-70; 57-71; 55-29; 25-76; 57-36; 35-61; 83-35
    Match progress
    , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 1-0
    Leigh
    Holt
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    1775
    1821
    3596
    Avg. points/frame
    50.71
    52.03
    102.74
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Leigh - - - - - - 0
    Holt - - - - - - 0
    Round 1
    England John Pulman(Walkover)
    0 (35) 0
    Round 1
    Played on
    1947-12-04 - 12-06
    Frame scores
    64-51; 58-23; 57-55; 75-28; 50-64; 78-60; no scores recorded for 29 frames
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 5-1, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
    Stanbury
    Newman
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    382
    281
    663
    Avg. points/frame
    10.91
    8.03
    18.94
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Stanbury - - - - - - 0
    Newman - - - - - - 0