Pankaj Advani

(Right Handed Cueist)

Bangalore, KARNATAKA

DOB: 24 July 1985

CONFERRED WITH:

Arjuna Award in 2004

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna in 2006

PADMASHREE in 2009

Professional / Amateur / Beginner

Turned Professional in the year 2007

Highest Qualification in Sports

16 time World Champion:

WPBSA World Billiards - 01

IBSF World Billiards - 10

IBSF World Snooker - 02

IBSF World 6Reds - 02

IBSF World Team Billiards - 01

 

27 National titles (overall)

Highest Break

Billiards - 867 (In Chennai Nationals 2006)

Snooker - 145 (In Lucknow Nationals 2014)

Record

The second cueist after Paul Mifsud who has both titles in pocket. IBSF World Billiards and IBSF World Snooker.

Second Indian cueist to win IBSF World Snooker after O.B. Agarwal.

Second Indian cueist to have World Professional Billiards title after Geet Sethi.

Tournament Records

 

- 2017 Kolkata Open National Invitation Snooker Championship - Winner

- 2016 National 6Reds Snooker Championship - Winner

- 2016 IBSF World Billiards Championship (150-Up Format) - Winner

- 2016 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Long Up Format) - Quarter Finalist

- 2016 Sangsom Pro 6Reds Snooker Championship - Semi Finalist

- 2016 IBSF World Team Snooker Championship (with Manan Chandra) - Last-32

- 2016 IBSF World 6Reds Snooker Championship - Last-64

- 2016 Asian Snooker Championship - Semi Finalist

- 2016 Asian Team Snooker Champioinship (With Aditya Mehta & Manan Chandra) - Runner - Up

- 2016 Asian 6Reds Snooker Champioinship - Winner

- 2016 Asian Billiards Champioinship - Quarter Finalist

- 2016 83rd Indian National Billiards Championship - Rank 5

- 2015 IBSF World Snooker Championship - Winner

- 2015 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Timed) - Winner

- 2015 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point) - Runner-Up

- 2015 IBSF World 6Reds Snooker - Winner

- 2015 82nd Indian National Snooker Championship - Winner

- 2015 82nd Indian National Billiards Championship - Winner

- 2014 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Timed) - Winner

- 2014 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point) - Winner

- 2014 IBSF World Team Billiards Championship - Winner

- 2014 IBSF World 6Reds Snooker - Winner

- 2014 81st Indian National Snooker Championship - Winner

- 2012 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Timed) - Winner

- 2012 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point) - Quarter Finalist

- 2012 79th Indian National Snooker Championship - Top 16

- 2012 79th Indian National Billiards Championship - Winner

- 2011 2nd Indian National 6-Red Snooker Championship - Rank 6

- 2011 WPBSA World Billiards Championship - Semi Finalist

- 2011 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) - Runner-Up

- 2011 78th Indian National Snooker Championship - Rank 6

- 2011 78th Indian National Billiards Championship - Winner

- 2011 Asian Snooker Championship, Indore (India) - Semi Finalist

- 2011 Asian Billiards Championship, Kish Island (Iran) - Quarter Finalist

- 2010 IBSF World Snooker (Men) Championship - Runner-Up

- 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games (English Billiards) - Gold Medal

- 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games (Snooker Individual) - Top 16

- 2010 World Pro Billiards Championship :: Leeds (UK) - Quarter Finalist

- 2010 77th Indian National Snooker Championship - Winner

- 2010 77th Indian National Billiards Championship - Runner-Up

- 2010 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Time Format) - Bronze Medalist

- 2010 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) - Runner-Up (Silver Medalist)

- 2010 Nahar Group-MIG Club Invitation Snooker Championship - Runner-up

- 2010 9th Asian Billiards Championship, Pune, India - Winner

- 2010 1st Indian National 6-Red Snooker Championship - Winner

- 2009 VIP MATRIX All India Invitation Snooker Championship, Chennai - Semi Finalist

- 2009 IBSF World Snooker (Men) Championship - Top 32

- 2009 3rd Indoor Asian Games English Billiards (Individual) - Bronze Medal

- 2009 76th Indian National Snooker Championship - Winner

- 2009 76th Indian National Billiards Championship - Winner

- 2009 World Pro Billiards Championship :: Leeds (UK) - Winner

- 2009 G.Raman Nair Annual Billiards Championship 2009 - Runner-up

- 2009 8th Asian Billiards Championship, Pune, India - Winner

- 2009 CCI Platinum Jubilee Snooker Championship - Winner

- 2008 75th Indian National Snooker Championship - Winner

- 2008 75th Indian National Billiards Championship - Winner

- 2008 IBSF World Snooker (Men) Championship - Quarter Finals

- 2008 ASCA - All India Invitation Snooker Championship :: Chennai - Winner

- 2008 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Time Format) :: Bangalore (India) - Winner

- 2008 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) :: Bangalore (India) - Winner

- 2008 World Pro Billiards Championship :: Leeds (UK) - Quarter Finalist

- 2008 Australian Open Billiards Championship 2008 - Winner

- 2008 3rd PCL-Manisha Invitation Snooker Championship - Quarter Finalist

- 2008 24th Asian Snooker Championship - Rank 4

- 2008 7th Asian Billiards Championship - Winner

- 2008 Yasin Merchant Classic Doubles Snooker Tournament - WINNER (Partner :: Manan Chandra)

- 2008 Dillipan Memorial 9Ball Pool Tournament - Pre-Quarter Finalist (Top 16)

- 2007 74th Indian National Billiards Championship - Winner

- 2007 74th Indian National Snooker Championship - Winner

- 2007 Indoor Asian Games English Billiards - Quarter Final

- 2007 IBSF World Billiards Champion - Time format

- 2007 IBSF World Billiards Championship (point format) - Pre-Quarter Finalist (Top 16)

- 2007 World Professional Billiards Championship - Quarter Finalist

- 2007 Asian Billiards Championship - Quarter Finalist

- 2007 JS Trophy Invitational Snooker Champion

- 2007 73rd Indian National Billiards Championship - Runner Up

- 2007 73rd Indian National Snooker championship - Rank 4

- 2006 Doha Asian Games (Billiards Singles) - Gold Medal

- 2006 USA Team Snooker C'ship - Runner-up (alongwith Yasin Merchant & Manan Chandra)

- 2005 Asian Billiards Champion

- 2005 Indian National Billiards Champion

- 2005 Indian National U-21 Snooker Champion

- 2005 Indian National U-21 Billiards Champion

- 2003 Indian National U-21 Billiards Champion

- 2003 Indian National U-21 Snooker Champion

- 2001 Indian National U-21 Billiards Champion

- 2000 Indian National U-21 Billiards Champion

- 1999 Pot Shot All Indian Triangular Champion

- 1999 Pot Shot non-Medalist Champion

 

Cue in use

Master Cue - Pro Butt

Club

Karnataka State Billiards Association

Other Activities

Employed with Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited

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Hobbies

Swimming

 

 

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