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    Ranking Snooker Championship In Pakistan

  • 17-year wait ends as Pakistan wins Asian Snooker Championship

    Pakistan's Hamza Akbar beat Pankaj Advani India 7-6 to win the country's first Asian Snooker Championship after a gap of 17 years after a hotly contested final in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia on Thursday...

    The 22-year-old, who became Pakistan's youngest national champion at the age of 19, was coming off the back of a dream run, beating compatriots Shahram Changezi and Mohammad Asif en route to the 31st Asian Snooker Championship final... ...

  • The National Championship: Islamabad Regional Championship

    Starting from October 18, 2017, for four consecutive days, children from various schools of Islamabad and as far away as Chakwal and Muzafarabad, took part in the Islamabad Regional Championship...

    After multiple rounds, there were 10 winners on October 21, qualifying for the National Championship...

  • The National Championship: Lahore Regional Championship

    Maiha Shehryar from Beaconhouse School System JT Girls, Lahore won the Dawn Spelling Bee Lahore Regional Championship title for the 15-17 age group on October 28, 2017, capping a day of nerves, furrowed brows, cheers, shocked expressions and tears poised to spill from the faces of youngsters, who had not qualified for the National Final...

    The Multan, Faisalabad and Lahore Pool Round winners participated in the Lahore Regional...

  • Squad named for World 6-Red, Team Snooker Championship

    KARACHI: The Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Association (PBSA) announced on Thursday squad for the Jubilee Insurance World 6-Red and Team Snooker Championship, starting here on Aug 6...

    “Overall, 18 nations including Pakistan have confirmed their participation in the event,” said PBSA chief Alamgir Shaikh while announcing the squad for the championship...

  • Asian Snooker Championship postponed due to virus

    KARACHI: The Asian Confederation of Billiards Sports (ACBS) has postponed the 36th Asian Snooker Championship, eighth Asian Team and ninth 6-Reds competitions that were scheduled to take plate at Doha from March 27 to April seven due to fast spreading coronavirus pandemic...

    “Yes the annual events have been postponed by the Doha-based regional body for safety of cueists and officials,” the Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Federation...

  • Shahid, Asjad set up ranking snooker final

    KARACHI: Former national champion Shahid Aftab and Pakistan No 2 Asjad Iqbal, both from Punjab, were stretched to limits by local cueist Abdul Sattar and Mohammad Ijaz respectively before making it to the final of the ninth National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) Ranking Snooker Cup at the bank’s sports complex on Monday...

    Sattar, who needed just one frame to wrap up the match, lost concentration and saw the next four frames and the match...

  • Asjad Iqbal clinches ranking snooker title for fourth time

    KARACHI: International cueist Asjad Iqbal and the National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) Ranking Snooker Cup title have been synonymous for the last couple of years...

    The triumph — 63-49, 39-69, 65-17, 1-86, 5-64, 96-44, 74-42, 67-15, 30-82, 72-42, 78-30, 62-29 — also helped him reach the top of the national ranking after a lapse of seven years succeeding former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif...

  • Qadir stuns Bilal in ranking snooker

    Qadir stunned seasoned Mohammad Bilal 6-2 to sneak in his career’s maiden final of a ranking championship at the Karachi Gymkhana on Thursday...

    He is now drawn to face former world amateur snooker champion Mohammad Asif in the final on Friday after the latter sent top player Asjad Iqbal packing straight 6-0 in the first semi-final of the Jubilee Insurance third ranking snooker championship...

  • Asif downs Qadir to lift ranking snooker title

    Qadir in the final of the Jubilee Insurance third ranking snooker championship to land his first domestic title of the year at Karachi Gymkhana on Friday...

    While doing so the snooker celebrity also notched up two splendid breaks of 101 and 143 in the fifth and 10th frames...

  • Sajjad out of ranking snooker after second successive loss

    KARACHI: Top seed and national champion Mohammad Sajjad on Friday became the first major casualty when he was knocked out on the last day of the league matches in the ninth National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) Ranking Snooker Cup at the bank’s sports complex...

    Apart from Sajjad, other seeded cueists who could not go beyond the league were former Pakistan No 1 and the third seed Khurram Agha, fourth seed Nadir Miraan, seventh seed Mohammad...

  • Changezi, Masih, Imran, Rafique make exit in ranking snooker

    KARACHI: Top seed and losing finalist of this year’s national championship Shahram Changezi is among four seeded players who were knocked out from the seventh National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) ranking snooker championship held at the bank’s sports complex on Friday...

    By making early exit, he also failed to qualify for the next month’s IBSF world championship which is being held at Egypt from Nov 10-21...

  • Majid to face Asif in ranking snooker final today

    KARACHI: Highly talented Mohammad Majid Ali and cue sport maestro Mohammad Asif stepped into the final of the Langnese ranking snooker cup after registering magnificent victories over their opponents in the pre-finals at hotel Movenpick on Wednesday...

    Former national junior champion and 17th ranked Majid exhibited better acumen to whip 14th ranked Babar Masih 6-4 (78-49, 53-70, 63-37, 70-42, 15-90, 21-82, 73-33, 80-19, 44-54, 73-48)...

  • Asif tames Majid in gruelling final to lift ranking snooker cup

    KARACHI: Former world champion and top seed Mohammad Asif came from behind to whip former Asian junior number two Mohammad Majid Ali 8-4 in the gruelling final to lift the Langnese ranking snooker cup at hotel Movenpick on Thursday...

    Asif, who went down 5-6 to Shahram Changezi in the 40th national championship earlier this year, made a remarkable comeback capturing back-to-back ranking titles (NBP and the Langnese cups) to culminate...

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