Irishman Ken Doherty, a former world champion, crashed out of the Indian Open World Ranking snooker tournament following a 4-2 defeat against Northern Ireland's Joe Swail in a first round battle of veteran cueists here.
Indian ace cueist Pankaj Advani lost a thriller 3-4 against young Scottish rival Rhys Clark, making an exit from the 300,000 pound sterling Indian Open World Ranking Snooker Tournament here on Wednesday.
Adjusting to the fast championship tables is one of the key areas for the six Indian wild cards to do well in the 300,000 pound sterling Indian Open Snooker Championship commencing here on March 10, said national champion Pankaj Advani on Sunday.
Indian ace Pankaj Advani routed his PSPB colleague and 'friend' Dhruv Sitwala 5-0 in a flawless display of potting en route to his seventh Senior National Billiards Championship at the Bengal Rowing Club, here on Saturday.
Indian cue sports star Pankaj Advani on Thursday remarked Olympic achievement has become national "obsession" and urged the athletes to change their perception to excel in their respective disciplines.
Dhvaj Haria of Petroleum Sports Promotion Board produced the biggest upset of the tournament ousting defending champion Sourav Kothari in the prequarters of the National Billiards Championship at the Bengal Rowing Club here on Thursday.
Top cueists on display at the National Billiards Championship had a relatively easy day out on the board, except Sourav Kothari who survived through a stern challenge from local boy Aamer Hossain to fight again at the Bengal Rowing Club Tuesday.
Indian ace cueists Pankaj Advani and Sourav Kothari will renew their rivalry when the duo compete in BRC Gloster National Billiards and Snooker Championship at Bengal Rowing Club beginning here on Saturday.
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.
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.