Pankaj Advani makes the cue his 'magic wand' in 2014
Pankaj Advani makes the cue his 'magic wand' in 2014

 In the history of cue sports, he is already nothing short of a living legend and Pankaj Advani added some more sheen to his golden career by taking his world title count from 8 to 12 in a landmark year for himself and the sport.

Qualifier Abhishek Soparkar stuns veteran cueist Yasin Merchant
Qualifier Abhishek Soparkar stuns veteran cueist Yasin Merchant

Qualifier Abhishek Soparkar shocked seasoned cueist Yasin Merchant 7-6 in the Rs 1.89 lakh NSCI-BoI All India 9-Ball Open Pool tournament here on Monday.

Cueists peak between 25-35 years of age: Pankaj Advani
Cueists peak between 25-35 years of age: Pankaj Advani

Hailing China's 14-year-old sensation Yan Bingtao for his World Snooker title triumph, Indian ace Pankaj Advani said the youngster is extremely mature for his age but insisted that cueists peak only after crossing 25.

14-year-old Chinese boy sends Pankaj Advani packing at World Snooker
14-year-old Chinese boy sends Pankaj Advani packing at World Snooker

China's 14-year-old Yan Bingtao on Friday scripted a sensational upset as he sent 12-time world title holder Pankaj Advani packing with a 6-4 victory in the quarter-finals of the Seaways IBSF World Snooker Championship.

Pankaj Advani enters World Snooker quarters
Pankaj Advani enters World Snooker quarters

Maintaining his winning streak, Indian ace Pankaj Advani stormed into the quarterfinals of the Seaways IBSF World Snooker Championship at Kanteerava Indoor Stadium here today.

Pankaj Advani advances, Kamal Chawla exits World Snooker Championships
Pankaj Advani advances, Kamal Chawla exits World Snooker Championships

Star Indian cueists Pankaj Advani and Manan Chandra on Wednesday stormed into the last-32 stage as Kamal Chawla crashed out of the Seaways IBSF World Snooker Championships at the Sree Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, here.

Pankaj Advani, 3 others in world snooker knockouts
Pankaj Advani, 3 others in world snooker knockouts

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani and compatriot Kamal Chawla on Saturday stormed into the Seaways IBSF World Snooker Championship knockout stage, continuing their unbeaten streak in the event here in the southern Indian state Karnataka on Saturday.

Pankaj Advani, Kamal Chawla inch closer to World Snooker knockouts
Pankaj Advani, Kamal Chawla inch closer to World Snooker knockouts

Indian cue stars Pankaj Advani and Kamal Chawla on Friday moved closer to the knockout stage after registering their third straight win against their respective opponents on Day 3 of the IBSF World Snooker Championship at Sree Kanteerava Stadium here.

Pankaj Advani and co impress in World Snooker
Pankaj Advani and co impress in World Snooker

Top Indian cueists Pankaj Advani and Kamal Chawla registered routine wins to give the home fans enough smiles on the second day of the IBSF World Snooker Championship here on Thursday.

Pankaj Advani wins opening match in IBSF World Snooker
Pankaj Advani wins opening match in IBSF World Snooker

India's top cueist Pankaj Advani fought off a stiff resistance from Keen Hoo Moh of Malaysia to notch up a 4-2 win in his opening match in the Seaways IBSF World Snooker Championship here on Wednesday.

Pankaj Advani hot favourite for World Snooker Championship
Pankaj Advani hot favourite for World Snooker Championship

The holder of 12 world titles Pankaj Advani is one of the title favourites in the men's section and three-time champion Darren Morgan is one to watch out for in masters' category in the IBSF World Snooker Championship starting here tomorrow.

Pankaj Advani is one of the best I have ever seen: Matthew Bolton
Pankaj Advani is one of the best I have ever seen: Matthew Bolton

Heaping praise on the Indian legacy in billiards and snooker, Australian cueist Matthew Bolton on Monday said that the nation's poster boy of cue sports Pankaj Advani is one of the best he has seen and one of the favourites to win the IBSF World Snooker Championship.

Jaiveer, Dhvaj, Aditya can replace me in future: Pankaj Advani
Jaiveer, Dhvaj, Aditya can replace me in future: Pankaj Advani

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani on Wednesday said that anyone among Jaiveer Dhingra, Aditya Agarwal and Dhvaj Haria has the potential to replace him in future but advised the young guns to emerge as champions and winners in order to rise and shine.

Pankaj Advani fires a break of 147 in snooker
Pankaj Advani fires a break of 147 in snooker

 Fresh from his World Billiards grand double, ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani has quickly shifted gears ahead of the World Snooker Championships as he fired a break of 147 in a friendly snooker game at the Star Academy, here.

Pankaj Advani to lead Indian charge in World Billiards
Pankaj Advani to lead Indian charge in World Billiards

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani will spearhead the strong Indian contingent of 17 men and two women in the World Billiards Championship in Leeds, commencing on October 20.

Badami, Parikh, Manish and Himanshu enter final qualifiers
Badami, Parikh, Manish and Himanshu enter final qualifiers

Manish Jain of Bengal and Mumbai troika Hasan Badami, Siddharth Parikh and Himanshu Jain today booked their berth in the final qualifying tournament for next March's Indian Open Snooker tournament by reaching the semi finals of the first stage qualifiers here on Saturday.

Indian Open snooker postponed to March next year
Indian Open snooker postponed to March next year

Owing to the state elections in Maharashtra, this season's Indian Open world ranking snooker event, slated to be held here, has been postponed from its original date of October 13-17 to March 10-14 next year.

Indian Open snooker postponed to March next year
Indian Open snooker postponed to March next year

Owing to the state elections in Maharashtra, this season's Indian Open world ranking snooker event, slated to be held here, has been postponed from its original date of October 13-17 to March 10-14 next year.

Pankaj Advani quits snooker pro-tour
Pankaj Advani quits snooker pro-tour

Pankaj Advani, arguably India`s finest cue sport exponent, announced Friday that he has opted out of professional snooker circuit after a two-year stint.

India beats Pakistan at Asian Snooker Team Championship

Indian cueists continued their fantastic run in 2014 by winning a gold medal in the recently- concluded Asian Snooker Team championship here.