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Miss Carpenter, the new amateur champion, shows her skill with the cue to Clark McConachy. "Well, you won the championship Miss Carpenter..." Another cracking classic snooker/billiards video - I love the trick shot at the end. Thelma's obituary read "Thelma Carpenter's two great professional rivals were Joyce Gardner and Ruth Harrison, and she had to wait until 1940 to win her first women's professional billiards championship. Though Ruth Harrison was the better snooker player, Thelma Carpenter came to dominate women's billiards, and eventually retired for lack of rivals. In 1953 she was still good enough to make a break of 328. After winning the women's amateur billiards championship in 1932, Thelma Carpenter was much in demand to visit clubs and take on the local champion. In 1934 she played an exhibition match against Sydney Lee, the men's amateur champion... according to contemporary report. The run of 41 close cannons which she made in the course of a break of 99 was really a high accomplishment, as very few men amateur players could do the same. Nevertheless, Lee emerged victorious by 10,258 points to 8,709."
A collection of quite interesting snooker videos.
One-Handed Snooker: A New Theory Demonstrated by Geoffrey Benstead (1933). This is a amazing classic video of Geoffrey Benstread playing snooker in his prefered way - one-handed!
Miss Carpenter, the new amateur champion, shows her skill with the cue to Clark McConachy. "Well, you won the championship Miss Carpenter..." Another cracking classic snooker/billiards video - I love the trick shot at the end. Thelma's obituary read "Thelm...
Here is a great example of why Alex Higgins was one of the most popular snooker players ever. Watch him quickly clear the table in an exhibition game. What a brilliant first red! "Did anybody time that break by any chance?..."
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