सामयिक विषय: Billiards, Snooker & Squash

2017 Victorian Open (Squash)

Victorian Open, 2017

Question: Who among the following  squash players has won the recently concluded Victorian Open squash tournament?

(a) Cyrus Poncha
(b) Sourav Ghoshal
(c) Ritwik Bhattacharya
(d)  Harinder Pal Sandhu

Answer- (d)
Related facts:

Victorian Open Squash Tournament, PSA Tour Session concluded in Victoria, Australia from July 11-16, 2017.

Competition Results

Male category

Winner-Harinder Pal Sandhu (India)

Runner up– Rex Hedrick (Australia)

Female category

Winner-Liutsz Ling (Hong Kong)

Runner up-Amanda Landers-Murphy (New Zealand)

In this tournament, Sandhu reached the final without dropping a game.

It was Sandhu’s fourth title in the year 2017.

Reference:

https://www.squashvic.com.au/w/blog/international-duo-take-out-victorian-open-titles
http://www.punjabkesari.in/sports/news/harinder-pal-sandhu-647146
http://www.ptinews.com/news/8891617_Harinder-Pal-Sandhu-wins-Victorian-Open-title.html

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

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