Ace cueist Pankaj Advani, who not too long ago received the Asian Snooker Championship and World 6-Pink crown, would be the star attraction within the ‘GSC World Snooker Qualifiers’, a nationwide choice match, that will likely be performed right here from Sunday.
The match is being hosted by the Goregaon Sports activities Membership (GSC) from October 17 to 27, 2021.
This BSFI choice match is being organised by ‘The Sportal’ and can include three occasions — males’s, girls’s and boys’ under-21, a media launch issued right here mentioned at this time.
The matches will likely be performed on a round-robin league format.
Based on Indian coach Ashok Shandilya, the competitors is predicted to be robust as solely the highest two gamers from every class will qualify to characterize the nation within the World Snooker Championship to be performed in Doha later this 12 months, both in November or December. The dates will not be but to be finalised.
Advani clinched his twenty fourth world title profitable the 6-Pink Snooker World Cup in Doha, Qatar final month and had earlier retained his Asian snooker title, additionally performed within the Gulf metropolis.
He’s the agency favorite to complete on the high and ensure his place within the Indian workforce.
Advani (PSPB) will face a powerful problem from Indian primary and present nationwide champion Aditya Mehta.
In the meantime, India No. 1 and reigning nationwide champion Vidya Pillai (Karnataka) and India No. 2 Amee Kamani (Madhya Pradesh) will spearhead the sphere within the girls’s competitors.
The collaborating gamers:
Males: Aditya Mehta (PSPB), Pankaj Advani (PSPB), Laxman Rawat (PSPB), Pushpender Singh (RSPB), Dhvaj Haria (PSPB), Varun Madan (DEL), Himanshu Jain (TEL), Neeraj Kumar (RSPB).
Girls: Vidya Pillai (KTK), Amee Kamani (MP), Varsha Sanjeev (TN), Anupama R. (TN), Arantxa Sanchis (MAH), Chitra M. (KTK), Keerath Bhandaal (DEL), Suniti Damani (WB).