1991 AC World Championship - London, England - Winner: John Walters (ENG)

The 3rd WCF Association Croquet World Championship

Venue: The Hurlingham Club, London, England

Dates: 8-15 September 1991

Champion: John Walters (England)

Finalist: David Openshaw (England)

Main event results

32 entries, block stage and championship knock-out

Block A                    
  RF PS SJ CI JB SC AF MY Wins Pos
R.I. Fulford (ENG)   26 25tp 10tpo -17 22tp 11tpo 23stp 6 1
P.J. Skinley (NZE) -26   3 11 12 14 12 24 6 1
S. Jones (NZE) -25 -3   17 1 25 7 26 5 3
C.J. Irwin (IRE) -10 -11 -17   11 21 14 21 4 4
J. Bast (USA) 17 -12 -1 -11   15 3 24 4 4
S. Comish (ENG) -22 -14 -25 -21 -15   16 20 2 6
A. Faulkner (AUS) -11 -12 -7 -14 -3 -16   22 1 7
M. Yamada (JPN) -23 -24 -26 -21 -24 -20 -22   0 8
                     
Block B                    
  JW JH DO IB MK EP WR NE Wins Pos
J.O. Walters (ENG)   26 -17 4 13 1 11 21 6 1
J.K. Hogan (NZE) -26   24tp -2 25 19 23tp 13 5 2
D.K. Openshaw (ENG) 17 -24   3 -2 12 12 13 5 2
I.J. Burridge (WAL) -4 2 -3   2 6 -24 6 4 4
M. Kobelt (AUS) -13 -25 2 -2   17 24 14 4 4
E. Peterson (USA) -1 -19 -12 -6 -17   21 14 2 6
W. Rodoni (USA) -11 -23 -12 24tp -24 -21   17 2 6
N. Eatough (SWI) -21 -13 -13 -6 -14 -14 -17   0 8
                     
Block C                    
  SM AS DM JS DG KB AB JG Wins Pos
S.N. Mulliner (ENG)   26tp -13 10 14tp 15 26 19tp 6 1
A.J. Stephens (NZE) -26   18 4 15 24 25tp 24 6 1
D.B. Maugham (ENG) 13 -18   -16 3 23 21 26tp 5 3
J. Stark (USA) -10 -4 16tp   17 20 -5 6 4 4
D.J. Goacher (ENG) -14 -15 -3 -17   17 26 19 3 5
K. Boal (AUS) -15 -24 -23 -20 -17   5 19 2 6
A. Browne (IRE) -26 -25 -21 5 -26 -5   9 2 6
J-B. Grochain (FRA) -19 -24 -26 -6 -19 -19 -9   0 8
                     
Block D                    
  CC IB RB GN RJ GL SA LC Wins Pos
C.D. Clarke (ENG)   26 11otp -7 13tp 24tp 26tp 22sxp 6 1
I.D. Bond (SCO) -26   26 15 25 20 22 23 6 1
R.L. Bamford (SAF) -11 -26   11 26tp 11 26tp 26tp 5 3
G.W. Noble (ENG) 7 -15 -11   -26 26 14 23 4 4
R.V. Jackson (NZE) -13 -25 -26 26   25 3 22tp 4 4
G. Latham (AUS) -24 -20 -11 -26 -25   17 12 2 6
S.T. Arkley (USA) -26 -22 -26 -14 -3 -17   16 1 7
L. Colombo (ITA) -22 -23 -26 -23 -22 -12 -16   0 8

Championship knock-out stage

Round 1

GW Noble beat SN Mulliner -17, +14otp, +18tp
DK Openshaw beat SG Jones +22, -17, +15
CD Clarke beat IJ Burridge +17tp, +4tp
DB Maugham beat PJ Skinley +16, +26tp
JO Walters beat CJ Irwin +21, +15
RL Bamford beat AJ Stephens +19, +15
RI Fulford beat J Stark +12tp, +15tp
JK Hogan beat ID Bond +23tp, +13tp

Quarter Finals

DK Openshaw beat GW Noble +22, +26
CD Clarke beat DB Maugham +25tp, -8stp, +15
JO Walters beat RL Bamford +23, -24tp, +3
RI Fulford beat JK Hogan +26tp, +8tpo

Semi Finals

DK Openshaw beat CD Clarke +25, -14, +14
JO Walters beat RI Fulford +14otp, +26tp

Final

JO Walters beat DK Openshaw +7, +25tp