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    Smile 1952 Champion? Horace Lindrum or Fred Davis

    1952 was an interesting year for snooker, but who was the 'real' World Champion that year?

    The BA&CC high-mindedly declared that the championship was primarily a matter of honour and that financial considerations should be secondary, but the professionals did not see it that wa

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    Like it or not Horace Lindrum.

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    The fact that H.L. has his name on the World trophy confirms that he won the championship in the format of that year but their is no doubt that N.R. w

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    The Professional Matchplay was regarded by the public as the real World Championships throughout the 1950's until it ceased due to lack of publ

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    Spotted this thread from a while back. I would have to say "both". The BA&CC was of course, the official governing body at the time but the prof

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