1st All India Open Invitational Snooker Championship 2016 Has Been Won by Rahul Sachdev [ Current Affairs ]

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The first All India Open Invitational Snooker Championship 2016 has been won by Rahul Sachdev at Aurangabad in Maharashtra. He has beaten Pushpender Singh of Indian Railways by 5 - 3 score. With this he had won first title of his career and this will considered as major innovation in his career after winning this title.

  • Rahul had beaten Laxman Rawat of Indian Railways by 5 - 1 score in semifinals.
  • Pushpender Singh had beaten Kamal Chawla of Indian Railways by 5 - 1 score in the semifinals.
  • Billiards and Snooker Association of Aurangabad has organized the All India Open Invitational Snooker Championship 2016 with collaboration of Cue Sports India.

About Snooker:

  • It is a cue sport founded in 19th century.
  • It was started by Billiards who was the first player of snooker.
  • The first championship of snooker was organized in 1916 as English Amateur Championship.
  • Chamberlain a popular player of 19th century is use to comment on missed short as “a real snooker” so snooker is comes from that, before this snooker is named as Billiards.

- Published on: March 2, 2016