Pankaj Advani and others qualify for Indian Open
Pankaj Advani and others qualify for Indian Open

India No. 1 snooker player Pankaj Advani along with five others qualified for the Indian Open Championships after winning their respective knockout matches, here on Thursday.

Pankaj Advani enters Indian Open snooker qualifiers knockout
Pankaj Advani enters Indian Open snooker qualifiers knockout

Ace Indian cueist Pankaj Advani once again mesmerised the green baize to top the league round and enter the knockout phase of the Indian Open snooker qualifier, here on Wednesday.

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 undecided over Indian Open participation

Ace cueist Pankaj Advani on Thursday said he still hasn`t decided whether he will participate in the Indian Open World Ranking Snooker event scheduled to be held in October as the dates are clashing with the World Billiards Championship.

Grand welcome for world champion Pankaj Advani

Pankaj Advani was accorded a grand welcome at the airport here today when the cue sport champion arrived after winning the IBSF World 6-Red Snooker Championship in Egypt.

Historic title win for Advani in Egypt

Indian cueist Pankaj Advani today created history by becoming the first player in the world to win world titles in the long and shorter formats of both billiards and snooker by pocketing the IBSF World 6-Red snooker Championship, here.

Dilip Kumar shocks Aditya Mehta

Dilip Kumar of Railways stunned ace cueist Aditya Mehta 3-1 in a best-of-five frames Group A tie in the CCI Classic Billiards & Snooker Tournament, here on Saturday.

Selby stuns O`Sullivan to pocket World Snooker title

English pro Mark Selby played the match of his career to stun defending champion Ronnie O`Sullivan and pocket his maiden World Snooker Championship title here today.

Snooker needs to move out of UK for Asians: Advani

Back in India after a challenging snooker season, India`s poster boy of cue sports Pankaj Advani feels the game has to move out of the United Kingdom for Asian players to thrive and compete on a level playing field.

Pankaj Advani crashes out of Haikou World Open

India`s Pankaj Advani waged a grim battle against tournament favourite and World No.3 Ding Junhui before going down 4-5 in the decider to crash out of the Haikou World Open in China.

Pankaj Advani downs Kamal Chawla to win 24th National title

World champion Pankaj Advani (PSPB) won his sixth national snooker title with a commanding 6-3 win over Kamal Chawla of Railways in the 81st Manish National Snooker championship, here on Friday.

Pankaj Advani to return to his first love billiards after pro season

Ever since Pankaj Advani ventured into the glitzy world of professional snooker, his first love billiards took a back seat, but the eight-time world champion has vowed to play more of the traditional format after the end of pro season in April.

Billiards and snooker nationals start

The Manisha National Billiards and Snooker Championship started on Friday with defending champion Ishpreet Chadha of Maharashtra making it to the quarterfinals after getting a bye here.

Aditya Mehta wins Kolkata Open Snooker C`ship

India`s professional snooker player Aditya Mehta successfully defended his title at the second Kolkata Open Invitational Championship, defeating Kamal Chawla 6-2 in the summit clash here Sunday.

Snooker`s successful return to its birthplace with Indian Open

Before the Indian Open began, both the BSFI and WPBSA were sceptical about the tournament`s success, let alone its sustainability over a three-year period as per the contract, but what they have been left with after the five-day snooker extravaganza is only delightful memories.

Indian Open snooker: Mehta scalps Maguire to make final

Aditya Mehta re-wrote cuesport history by becoming the first-ever Indian to reach the final of a professional snooker tournament as he overcame World No.5 Stephen Maguire from Scotland 4-3 in the semi-final of the Indian Open here Friday.

Creme de la creme of snooker for Indian Open

The in-form duo of Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta will shoulder the Indian hopes when 64 of the world`s leading professionals compete in the country`s richest and biggest major ranking snooker event -- the 300,000 pound Indian Open -- starting here from Monday.

Indian Open Snooker: 45 Lakhs for Maximum Man

Besides the total prize-money of 300,000 pounds (Rs.3 crore), next week`s World Snooker Indian Open here will see another 45,000 pounds (Rs.45 lakhs) up for grabs for the player who makes the 147 maximum break.

Advani, Mehta qualify for International Championship

In a very positive development for Indian cue sport, eight-time world champion Pankaj Advani along with Aditya Mehta, today qualified for the main draw of the International Championship, one of the most prestigious ranking events on the Pro circuit.