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National Billiards Championship: Kothari survives scare, Advani, Shah register easy wins
National Billiards Championship: Kothari survives scare, Advani, Shah register easy wins

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.

Hisataka Kamihashi, 13, not just a schoolboy at World Snooker
Hisataka Kamihashi, 13, not just a schoolboy at World Snooker

For Hisataka Kamihashi it was two hours of unbearable tension as he squirmed about in his chair, then got up for a walkabout before returning to his seat in the stands overlooking Table 6 at the IBSF World Snooker Championships here Monday.

India `B` win World Billiards Team Championships title

India`s `B` team defeated its `A` side 5-4 in an all-Indian final to clinch the inaugural World Team Billiards Championships title here.

Peter Gilchrist cues past Pankaj Advani, Rupesh Shah to pocket Glasgow Open

Reigning world billiards champion Peter Gilchrist outclassed former world champions Pankaj Advani and Rupesh Shah en route to his Galsgow Open triumph and register his first title of the season.

Indian cueists look to conquer World Billiards Team Championship

Having displayed their individual brilliance on the green baize, the Indian cueists are now ready to deliver as a team in the inaugural IBSF World Billiards Team Championship, which commences in Glasgow Monday.

No gold, Indian billiards missed Advani at World C`ships

No Indian cueist managed to win a gold medal at the recently-concluded World Billiards Championships and the one who probably had the best chance could not be there because of a clash in scheduling.

Rupesh Shah upsets Sethi, progresses into pre-quarters

Rupesh Shah caused a major upset at the World Billiards Championship when he defeated seven-time world champion and compatriot Geet Sethi in the `Long up` format and advanced into the pre-quarters of the event, on Tuesday.

Rupesh Shah shows his class in World Billiards

Defending champion Rupesh Shah from India continued his fine run in the World Billiards Championship as he notched up convincing wins over his respective opponents in the Point Format, here.

Pankaj Advani wins PSPB snooker and billiards championship

Eight-time world champion Pankaj Advani staved off a stiff challenge from Rupesh Shah before prevailing 3-2 in the decider to win the PSPB Snooker and Billiards Championship, here on Friday.

Rupesh becomes Asian Billiards champion

Reigning world champion Rupesh Shah added another feather in his cap by clinching the 12th Asian Billiards championship with win over compatriot Alok Kumar in the fiercely fought finalon Sunday.

Four Indians in quarterfinals of Asian Billiards Championship

Four Indian cueists booked quarterfinal berths in the 12th ONGC Asian Billiards Championship after the completion of round-robin stage here on Thursday.

Rupesh scores two games on opening day of Asian Billiards

World champion Rupesh Shah notched up two easy wins to put himself in a strong position for a knock-out berth as Indians began their campaign on a strong note on the first day of the 12th Asian English Billiards Championships here on Monday.

PM congratulates Pankaj Advani and Rupesh Shah

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday congratulated Indian cueists Pankaj Advani and Rupesh Shah for winning the World Billiards Championship in time and point format respectively in Leeds in England.

Rupesh Shah of India wins career`s second World Billiards title

Rupesh Shah became only the fifth Indian cueist to lift the world title twice after he beat Australia`s Matthew Bolton 6-2 in the final of the World Billiards (point frame) here.

Rupesh Shah in World billiards final

Rupesh Shah of India overcame Peter Gilchrist (Singapore) 5-2 to enter the final of the 150-up format World Billiards Championship, here Saturday.

Praput beat Rupesh Shah in Billiards tourney

Rupesh Shah of India went down fighting against Praput Chaithanasukan of Thailand in the clash between two former world champions.