सामयिक विषय: Billiards, Snooker & Squash

1st Asian Snooker (WOMEN) Championships 2017

First Asian Snooker (Women) Championship 2017

Question: Where did the first Asian Snooker (women) championship held?
(a) Chandigarh
(b) Lucknow
(c) New Delhi
(d) Bhopal
Ans: (a)
Related facts:-

  • From 12 to 14 April, 2017; the first Asian Snooker (Women) Championship, 2017 was held in the Chandigarh, India.
  • In the final of this competition, Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee won the first Asian Snooker (Women) Championship 2017 title defeating Thailand’s Waratthanun Sukritthanes by the margin of 3-2.

Related Links:-
http://cuesportsindia.com/global/2017/acbs/womensnooker.htm
http://www.lifeinchandigarh.com/news-views_champions-reign-supreme
https://twitter.com/cuesportsindia/status/852882719952445440

16th asian men's billiard championship

16th Asian Billiards (Men) Championship 2017

Question:-Who was the winner of 16th Asian Billiards (Men) Championship 2017?
(a) Alok Kumar
(b) B. Bhaskar
(c) Saurabh Kothari
(d) Pankaj Advani
Ans: (d)
Related facts:-

  • From 08 to 14 April 2017; the 16th Asian Billiards (men) championship was held in Chandigarh, India.
  • Pankaj Advani (India) defeated Saurabh Kothari (India) by 6-3 to win the 16th Asian Billiards (men) championship title in the final of the competition.
  • It is worth mentioning that for Pankaj Advani, the sixteen times world champion this is the 6th Asian Billiards and seventh Asian championship title.

Related Links:-
http://www.cuesportsindia.com/global/2017/acbs/billiards.htm
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/more-sports/snooker/billiards/pankaj-advani-beats-sourav-kothari-to-win-asian-billiards-championship-title/articleshow/58182326.cms

India to host World Billiards Championship

India to host World Billiards Championship

Question: Recently Billiards and Snoooker Federation of India (BSFI) has announced that India will host the World Billiards Championship for the next how many years?
(a) Two Years
(b) Four Years
(c) Six Years
(d) Eight Years
Ans: (b)
Related facts:

  • According to the announcement by the Billiards and Snoooker Federation of India (BSFI) India will host the World Billiards Championship for the next four years.
  • This was announced on 6 February 2017 by Billiards and Snoooker Federation of India (BSFI) secretary S Balasubramaniam.
  • This will be the only World Championship recognized by all as the earlier one being held by the World Billiards Limited will not take place now.
  • In 2016, the World Billiards Championship was held in Bengaluru.

Reference:
http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/sports/india-to-host-world-billiards-championship-for-next-four-years/article9524635.ece

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