Vivek Pathak - Media Officer, IBSF

Vivek Pathak - Media Officer, IBSF

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Advani conquers Point format of 2016 World Billiards

The golden boy from India Pankaj Advani has once again proved his supremacy in the three balls game ‘billiards’ by winning the 2016 World Billiards Point format championship here at Bengaluru, India. To win the title, he defeated another great name in the world of billiards, Peter Gilchrist of Singapore, who had won the world title in Long Up version four days back.

Gilchrist – Advani set stage for Point format final

The defending champion Peter Gilchrist of Singapore and the versatile multiple time world champion Pankaj Advani are ready for the clash of titans in the 2016 World Billiards championship 150-Up finale. The match will be played shortly for the Best of 11 games.

Advani back to his rhythm and confirms medal

Pankaj Advani from India, who missed out the medal in Long-Up format, gets back on his rhythm and confirmed his place in the medals round of 2016 IBSF World Billiards Point format. In the quarter-final he knocked out the reigning Asian champion Dhruv Sitwala by 5 games to 2.

Double delight for Haria

India’s young billiards player, Dhvaj Haria has confirmed his second medal from the 2016 World Billiards championship and have got his name included in the set of Indian players like Geet Sethi, Devendra Joshi, Alok Kumar, Pankaj Advani and others who have won medals in both the formats during same year.

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