Silver, Rupesh, Siddharth claims Bronze at WBL Billiards
Reigning national champion Sourav Kothari earns Silver medal from
the just concluded short format WBL Billiards championship 2017 held
in Leeds, England. Last night in the final Kothari lost to
Englishman David Causier 4-8.
Sourav did not have a good start and was down 4 games in a short
span on time, but after that having aid of 69 unfinished break, he
managed to get a breakthrough and reduced the deficit.
Though Causier maintained his lead with two more game-wins but again
Sourav bounced back by securing next two games to stay in
10th game had an extremely bad taste, which Kothari lost by just one
point and that remained a game changer for Causier, with Silver to
Two other Indian players, former World No.3 Siddharth Parikh and
three times World Champion, Rupesh Shah claims bronze from the
In semi-finals, Rupesh lost to Causier 4-7, whereas Siddharth Parikh
went down to Kothari 5-7.
The Long Up format of WBL Billiards championship will start from
today with the final on 1st December.
:: 26 July