India to Host World Billiards Championship for Next Four Years (Download PDF)

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The Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) declares that India will be home to World Billiards Championships for next four years. Last year, prestigious tournament was held in Bengaluru.

Pankaj Advani of India, in World Billiards Championship

Pankaj Advani of India, in World Billiards Championship

Pankaj Advani of India, in World Billiards Championship

Highlights

  • IBSF has allotted World Billiards Championship to India for next four years.
  • This will be the only World Championship recognized by all as earlier one being held by World Billiards Limited.
  • The World Billiards Limited will only have ranking events.
  • premier event was held in Bengaluru last year when champion cueist Pankaj Advani had triumphed in 150-UP format beating Peter Gilchrist of Singapore.

About IBSF World Billiards Championship

  • It was previously known as World Amateur Billiards Championship.
  • It is premier, international, non-professional tournament for game of English billiards.
  • Event has been sanctioned by International Billiards and Snooker Federation since 1973.
IBFS World Billiards Championship

IBFS World Billiards Championship

IBFS World Billiards Championship

About Billiard

  • Cue sports also known as billiard sports.
  • Team members: Single opponents, doubles or teams
  • Type: Indoor, table
  • Equipment: Billiard ball, billiard table, cue stick
  • Billiard balls vary from game to game, in size, design and quantity.

- Published/Last Modified on: March 17, 2017

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