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Pankaj Advani: Ace Indian Cueist Beats Singapore's Peter Gilchrist To Win World Billiards Championships Title

Pankaj Advani: Ace Indian Cueist Beats Singapore's Peter Gilchrist To Win World Billiards Championships Title

Earlier, Advani had beaten Htay 5-0 in the morning to storm into the finals while Gilchrist defeated India's Dhvaj Haria 5-1 in another semi-final.

Dec 12, 2016, 22:34 PM IST
Happy to successfully juggle between Snooker, Billiards: Pankaj Advani

Happy to successfully juggle between Snooker, Billiards: Pankaj Advani

Winning titles after titles may have become a habit for the great player but Advani is more happy to cap off the season on a high.

Nov 23, 2015, 17:45 PM IST
Pankaj Advani demolishes Peter Gilchrist ​to win 14th World Billiards title

Pankaj Advani demolishes Peter Gilchrist ​to win 14th World Billiards title

 India's most successful cueist Pankaj Advani on Sunday added another feather to his cap by winning the IBSF World Billiards Championship by outplaying his opponent in the final to take his world title count to 14 here on Sunday.

Sep 27, 2015, 15:46 PM IST
Billiards Premier League commences from August 19

Billiards Premier League commences from August 19

Top Maharashtra cueists, turning out for eight franchise outfits, will battle for glory in the Rs 10 lakh prize-money 2nd Videocon-Billiards Premier League (BPL), organised by Billiards and Snooker Association of Maharashtra, here from tomorrow.

Aug 18, 2015, 21:25 PM IST
Dhruv Sitwala stuns Pankaj Advani to claim Asian Billiards title

Dhruv Sitwala stuns Pankaj Advani to claim Asian Billiards title

 Rising Mumbai cueist Dhruv Sitwala stunned multiple world champion Pankaj Advani to win the ACBS Asian Billiards Championship and pocket his first international title here on Monday.

Apr 13, 2015, 20:57 PM IST
CCI to felicitate Pankaj Advani

CCI to felicitate Pankaj Advani

The Cricket Club of India will be felicitating ace cueist Pankaj Advani at a function to be held at the CCI's C.K. Nayudu Hall, here on Saturday.

Feb 19, 2015, 18:18 PM IST
Pankaj Advani loses to Siddharth Parikh but still tops ranking

Pankaj Advani loses to Siddharth Parikh but still tops ranking

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani lost to Siddharth Parikh but still managed to top the overall ranking in the selection camp for Asian Billiards Championship here on Thursday.

Feb 05, 2015, 19:48 PM IST
Brijesh Damani stuns Pankaj Advani in Asian Billiards selection camp

Brijesh Damani stuns Pankaj Advani in Asian Billiards selection camp

Kolkata cueist Brijesh Damani stunned world and national champion Pankaj Advani in the opening game of the selection camp trials for the Asian Billiards Championship, here on Tuesday.

Feb 03, 2015, 20:58 PM IST
Pankaj Advani storms into last-32 of National Snooker C'ship

Pankaj Advani storms into last-32 of National Snooker C'ship

Indian ace Pankaj Advani kept himself in line for a double as he topped the group A table to storm into the last 32 of the senior National Snooker Championship at the Bengal Rowing Club on Wednesday.

Jan 22, 2015, 00:04 AM IST
Shrikrishna meets Chadha in sub-junior billiards finals

Shrikrishna meets Chadha in sub-junior billiards finals

S Shrikrishna of Tamil Nadu set up a summit clash with defending champion Ishpreet Chadha of Maharashtra in the sub-junior billiards of the National Championship at the Bengal Rowing Club here on Sunday.

Jan 04, 2015, 22:43 PM IST
Big brother's 'gyaan' helps Pankaj, says mother

Big brother's 'gyaan' helps Pankaj, says mother

Pankaj Advani might have become the toast of India after winning the World Billiards title (time format), but the ace cueist's mother Kajal says it is elder brother and sports psychologist Shree's 'gyaan' that often does the trick for him.

Oct 31, 2014, 14:09 PM IST
World Billiards Championship: Pankaj Advani beats Robert Hall to win 12th title

World Billiards Championship: Pankaj Advani beats Robert Hall to win 12th title

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani claimed another World Title by convincingly beating Robert Hall of the UK in the World Billiards Championship finals in the Timed Format.

Oct 30, 2014, 09:22 AM IST
Pankaj Advani edges past David Causier in World Billiards semis thriller

Pankaj Advani edges past David Causier in World Billiards semis thriller

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani held his nerves to edge past David Causier of England in the semi-final of the World Billiards Championship time format by a mere five points, here today.

Oct 29, 2014, 15:38 PM IST
Billiards Premier League is good for the sport: Pankaj Advani

Billiards Premier League is good for the sport: Pankaj Advani

 Cue sports ace Pankaj Advani says tournaments like the Billiards Premier League need to be encouraged and conducted at the national level to make the game popular.

Oct 21, 2014, 18:22 PM IST
Mixed luck for Pankaj Advani in World billiards

Mixed luck for Pankaj Advani in World billiards

Former champion Pankaj Advani, returning to the three-ball sport after a two-season break, had a mixed start as he lost to 2013 winner Peter Gilchrist of Singapore 2-3 but defeated Brian Harvey 3-0 in his next outing as the World Billiards Championship (points format) started here Monday.

Oct 21, 2014, 13:38 PM IST

Dhruv Sitwala`s 188 break steers MB`s Shooters into BPL final

Dhruv Sitwala, fresh from his silver medal winning feat in the recent world team championship, uncorked the tournament-high break of 188 to steer MB`s Shooters into the final of the inaugural Videocon Billiards Premier League at the Bombay Gymkhana here today.

Aug 24, 2014, 19:38 PM IST

Siddharth Parikh`s 168 launches RRockets to top of Billiards League

Australian Open bronze medallist Siddharth Parikh fired the tournament`s highest break of 168 to take RRockets to the top of the table in the inaugural Videocon Billiards Premier League here on Saturday.

Aug 23, 2014, 22:13 PM IST

Billiards Premier League is good for the sport: Pankaj Advani

Cue sports ace Pankaj Advani says tournaments like the Billiards Premier League need to be encouraged and conducted at the national level to make the game popular.

Aug 21, 2014, 13:37 PM IST

Nalin Patel fires two century breaks in Billiards Premier League

Former world professional No.7 Nalin Patel fired two impressive century breaks for an explosive start to the inaugural Videocon Billiards Premier League, organised by the Billiards and Snooker Association of Maharashtra, at the Bombay Gymkhana on Sunday.

Aug 17, 2014, 18:30 PM IST

Sourav Kothari looking forward to bond as a team with Alok Kumar

Sourav Kothari is now looking forward to team bonding with Alok Kumar against whom he won the title bouts to win the national and Asian titles.

Aug 10, 2014, 12:51 PM IST