World Title Number 15 For Pankaj Advani

Indian cueist Pankaj Advani has pocketed his 15th World Championship win at the IBSF World Snooker Championship in Hurghada. Advani defeated Zhua Xintong in the final of the tournament with a score of 8-6 in the best of 15 match. The match started off on a positive note for the Indian as he was leading

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IBSF Snooker Championship: Pankaj Advani In Semis

Pankaj Advani has made it to the semi-finals of the IBSF Snooker Championship being held at Hurghada, Egypt. Pankaj Advani – Lone Indian in the men’s category As things stand now, Advani is the lone Indian in the men’s category. He defeated Alex Borg of Malta 6-0 to guarantee his spot in the Semi-Finals. He

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IBSF World Snooker: Pankaj Advani In Last 32

Pankaj Advani has made it to the final 32 of the IBSF World Snooker championship while Varsha Sanjeev crashed out. Varsha, who earlier made it to the knockout round of 24 in the women’s category faced off against veteran Theresa Whitten of Australia. The 18-year-old Indian failed to keep up with the veteran and the

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Pankaj Advani Wins Title No. 14

Pankaj Advani is India’s most successful cueist. The ISBF World Billiards Championship recently concluded at Adelaide became his 14th world title. He ousted Singapore’s Peter Gilchrist in the finals of the competition by a margin of 1168 points. A good night’s sleep did the trick for Pankaj Advani After winning his 14th world title, Pankaj

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Sports Stats Weekly #8: Cue Sports (Billiards, Snooker)

Cue sports such as billiards, snooker, pool and their different variants are quite popular as a pass time hobby in many of the metro cities in the country. Unfortunately, not many people would ever plan on turning pro in the game in spite of India’s vast success in the field, which is quite disappointing. What is also disappointing

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Dhruv Sitwala Upset Pankaj Advani To Win Asian Billiards Title

Mumbai cueist Dhruv Sitwala produced a big surprise in the Asian Billiards Championship held at Beijing when he won the title by upsetting Pankaj Advani. First taste of International success The Asian Billiards Championship title is the first International crown of Sitwala’s career and he had some tough competition to win the tournament. Three World

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Pankaj Advani Triumphs At The National Snooker Championship

The stand out resume of Pankaj Advani saw a new addition when the 12 time world Champion annexed the Senior National Snooker Championship at the Bengal Rowing Club. Advani defeated 24 year old Varun Madan 6-3 in the finals in a hard fought match. In a well fought encounter Advani prevailed 83(45)-36, 73(54)-35, 27-86(57), 79-0,

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Pankaj Advani Wins National Billiards Championship

Indian Billiards ace Pankaj Advani pocketed his seventh National billiards Championship beating Dhruv Sitwala 5-0 on Saturday at the Bengal Rowing Club. The start of the game did not go as Pankaj wanted but after the first frame, it was all too easy for Pankaj. He posted breaks of 150 and 153 to sweep the match in

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Pankaj Advani Interview: India’s Man Of Steel

I had to lost to Peter in the group stage very narrowly and knew the capacity he has to win. Therefore I was very alert from the word go. Initially Peter took the lead and I was on the backfoot. But by the time of the interval, I managed to draw parity at 2-2. That was good enough for me. After having a bite, some tea and a chat with Shree, I was in a much better place, taking the next 4 frames to win the title.



Pankaj Advani Wins World Billiards Championship In Timed Format

Pankaj Advani claimed another World Title by convincingly beating Rob Hall of the UK in the Finals.  Pankaj once again displayed his temperament and class in winning a second World Title in this tournament. Last Week, Pankaj claimed the World Title in the Points Format by beating Peter Gilchrist in the Finals. 12th World Title For

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