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International Titles won by Indian Cueists

Billiards World Champion (Men)

 

YEAR

INDIAN WORLD TITLE WINNER

PLAYED AGAINST

1

1958 Calcutta, India

Wilson Jones :: Score Round-Robin

Leslie Driffield - England)

2

1964 Pukehohe, NZ

Wilson Jones :: Score Round-Robin

Jack Karnehm - England)

3

1977 Melbourne, AUS

(Time Format) - Michael Ferreira :: Score 2683-2564

Bob Close - England

4

1981 New Delhi, India

(Time Format) - Michael Ferreira :: Score 2725-2631

Norman Dagley - England

5

1983 Malta

(Time Format) - Michael Ferreira :: Score 3933-2744

Subhash Agrawal - India

6

1985 New Delhi, India

(Time Format) - Geet Sethi :: Score 3809-2453

Robart (Bob) Marshall - Australia

7

1987 Belfast, N. Ireland

(Time Format) - Geet Sethi :: Score 4846-3256

Joe Grech - Malta

8

1990 Bangalore, India

(Time Format) - Manoj Kothari :: Score 2890-2422

Ashok Shandilya - India

9

1992 England

(Time Format) - Geet Sethi :: Score 2529-718

Mike Russell - England

10

1993 England

(Time Format) - Geet Sethi :: Score 2139-1140

Mike Russell - England

11

1995 England

(Time Format) - Geet Sethi :: Score 1661-931

Devendra Joshi - India

12

1998 England

(Time Format) - Geet Sethi :: Score 1400-1015

Mike Russell - England

13

2001 Christchurch, NZ

(Time Format) - Geet Sethi :: Score 3484-1289

Ashok Shandilya - India

14

2002 Australia

(50-Up Point  Format)- Ashok Shandilya :: Score 11-9

Praput C. - Thailand

15

2005 Malta

(Time Format) - Pankaj Advani

Geet Sethi - India

16

2005 Malta

(Point  Format) - Pankaj Advani

Devendra Joshi - India

17

2006 Leeds

(Time Format) - Geet Sethi - India :: Score 2073-1057

Lee Lagan - England

18

2007 Myanmar

(Point  Format) - Rupesh Shah :: Score 6-4

Ashok Shandilya - India

19

2007 Myanmar

(Time Format) - Pankaj Advani :: Score 1963 - 1489

Dhruv Sitwala - India

20

2008 Bangalore, India

(Point  Format) - Pankaj Advani :: Score 6-1

Geet Sethi - India

21

2008 Bangalore, India

(Time Format) - Pankaj Advani :: Score 2368 - 2020

Devendra Joshi - India

22

2009 Leeds, , England

(Time Format) - Pankaj Advani :: Score 2030 - 1253

Mike Russell - England

23

2012 Leeds, , England

(Point  Format) - Rupesh Shah :: Score 6-2

Matthew Bolton - Australia

24

2012 Leeds, England

(Time Format) - Pankaj Advani :: Score 1895 - 1216

Mike Russell - England

25

2014 Glasgow, Scotland

Team Billiards - Ashok Shandilya, Devendra Joshi, Pankaj Advani and Rupesh Shah :: Score 5-4

Team India A

26

2014 Leeds, England

(Point  Format) - Pankaj Advani :: Score 6-2

Peter Gilchrist - Singapore

27

2014 Leeds, England

(Time Format) - Pankaj Advani :: Score 1928 - 893

Robert Hall - England

28

2015 Adelaide, AUS

(Time Format) - Pankaj Advani :: Score 2408 - 1240

Peter Gilchrist - Singapore

29

2016 Bengaluru, India

(Point Format) - Pankaj Advani :: Score 6-3

Peter Gilchrist - Singapore

30

2017 Doha, Qatar

(Point Format) - Pankaj Advani :: Score 6-2

Mike Russell - England

31

2018 Yangon, Myanmar

(Point Format) - Pankaj Advani :: Score 6-2

Nay Thway - Myanmar

32

2018 Yangon, Myanmar

(Long Up) - Pankaj Advani :: Score 1500-299

B. Bhaskar - India

33

2019 Mandalay, Myanmar

(Point Format) - Pankaj Advani :: Score 6-0

Nay Thway - Myanmar

Billiards World Champion (Women)

1

2005

Anuja Thakur

Lynette Horsburgh - England

2

2006 Leeds, England

Chitra Magimairaj

Emma Bonney - England

3

2007 Leeds, England

Chitra Magimairaj

Emma Bonney - England

4

2012 Leeds, England

R.Umadevi

Emma Bonney - England

5

2015 Adelaide, Australia

Arantxa Sanchis :: 414 - 255

R.Umadevi - India

Billiards World Champion (Junior)

1

2015 Adelaide, Australia

S. Shrikrishna :: 731 - 525

Ishpreet Chadha - India

Snooker World Champion (Men / Masters / 6Reds)

1

1984 Dublin, Ireland

(15 RED) O.B. Agarwal

Terry Parsons - Wales

2

2003 China

(15 RED) Pankaj Advani

Saleh Mohammed - Pakistan

3

2006 San Jose, USA

(TEAM MASTERS) Geet Sethi, Devendra Joshi & B.V.S. Murthy

Team New Zealand

4

2014 Sharm-el-Sheikh

(6 RED) Pankaj Advani :: Score 6-1

Kacper Filipiak - Poland

5

2015 Karachi, Pakistan

(6RED) Pankaj Advani :: Score 6-2

Yan Bingtao - China

6

2015 Hurghada, Egypt

(15 RED) Pankaj Advani :: Score 8-6

Zhao Xintong - China

7

2016 Doha, Qatar

(MASTERS) - Dharminder Lilly :: Score 6-2

Elfed Evans  - Wales

8

2017 Doha, Qatar

(15 RED) Pankaj Advani :: Score 8-2

Amir Sarkhosh - Iran

9

2018 Doha, Qatar

(World Cup Team) Pankaj Advani / Manan Chandra :: Score 3-2

Team Pakistan - Babar Masih / Md. Asif

10

2019 Mandalay, Myanmar

(6 RED) Laxman Rawat :: Score 6-5

Muhammad Asif - Pakistan

11

2019 Mandalay, Myanmar

(15 RED TEAM ) Pankaj Advani / Aditya Mehta :: Score 4-2

Team Thailand - Pongsakorn Chongjairak / Poramin Danjirakul

Snooker World Champion (Women)

1

2013 Carlow, Ireland

Team - Vidya Pillai & Arantxa Sanchis :: Score 3-2

Team Hong Kong

2

2014 Leeds, UK

Masters - Chitra Magimairaj. :: Score 3-0

Alena Asmolova

3

2017 St.Peterseburg, RUS

Under-16 - Anupama Ramachandran :: Score 3-1

Keethaana Pandian - India

4

2018 St.Peterseburg, RUS

Under-16 - Keethaana Pandian :: Score 3-1

Albina Leschuk - Belarus

Asian Championship Titles

Billiards

1

1987 New Delhi, India

Geet Sethi

Subhash B. Agarwal - India

2

2002 Bangalore, India

Ashok Shandilya

 

3

2004 Myanmar

Devendra Joshi

Kyaw Oo - Myanmar

4

2005

Pankaj Advani

Praput Chaithanasukarn - Thailand

5

2008 Yangon, Myanmar

Pankaj Advani :: Score 5-4

Rupesh Shah - India

6

2009 Pune - India

Pankaj Advani :: Score 5-3

Peter Gilchrist - Singapore

7

2010 Indore, India

Pankaj Advani :: Score 6-5

Peter Gilchrist - Singapore

8

2011 Kish Island

Alok Kumar :: Score 6-0

Praput Chaithanasukan - Thailand

9

2012 Goa, India

Pankaj Advani :: Score 6-3

Thawat Sujaritthuarkarn - Thailand

10

2013 Indore, India

Rupesh Shah :: Score 6-4

Alok Kumar - India

11

2014 Chandigarh, India

Sourav Kothari :: Score 6-4

Alok Kumar - India

12

2015 Beijing, China

Dhruv Sitwala :: Score 6-3

Pankaj Advani - India

13

2016 Colombo, Sri Lanka

Dhruv Sitwala :: Score 6-2

B. Bhaskar - India

14

2017 Chandigarh, India

Pankaj Advani :: Score 6-3

Sourav Kothari - India

15

2018 Yangon, Myanmar

Pankaj Advani :: Score 6-3

B. Bhaskar - India

Snooker, Team & 6Reds

1

Snooker 1989
New Delhi, India

(15 RED) Yasin Merchant

Udon Khaimuk - Thailand

2

Snooker 2001
Karachi, Pakistan

(15 RED) Yasin Merchant

Jin Long - China

3

Snooker 2004
Jordan

(15 RED) Alok Kumar

Pankaj Advani - India

4

Snooker 2012
Doha, Qatar

(15 RED) Aditya Mehta :: Score 7-5

Pankaj Advani - India

5

Snooker 2013
Karachi, Pakistan

(15 RED) Team Snooker Championship - Alok Kumar, Manan Chandra & Brijesh Damani :: Score 3-0

Team Iran

6

Snooker 2014
Karachi, Pakistan

(15 RED) Team Snooker Championship - Kamal Chawla, Dharminder Lilly & Faisal Khan :: Score 3-1

Team Pakistan

7

6Reds 2016
Abu Dhabi, UAE

(6 RED) Pankaj Advani :: Score 7-5

Moh Keen Hoo - Malaysia

8

Team 2017
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

(15 RED) Team Snooker Championship - Pankaj Advani, Laxman Rawat & Malkeet Singh :: Score 3-0

Team Pakistan

9

Snooker 2019
Doha, Qatar

(15 RED) Pankaj Advani :: Score 7-5

Moh Keen Hoo - Malaysia

Medals received by Indian cueists during Asian Games

1998 - Bangkok (Thailand)

S. #

Event

Gold

Silver

Bronze

1

Billiards - Individual

Ashok Shandilya

Geet Sethi

 

2

Billiards - Doubles

Geet Sethi

Ashok Shandilya

 

Devendra Joshi

B. Bhaskar

2002 - Bhusan (South Korea)

1

Billiards - Individual

 

 

Geet Sethi

2

Billiards - Doubles

 

Geet Sethi

Alok Kumar

 

3

Snooker - Doubles

Yasin Merchant

Rafath Habib

 

 

2006 - Doha (UAE)

1

Billiards - Individual

Pankaj Advani

Ashok Shandilya

 

2

Billiards - Doubles

 

 

Geet Sethi
Ashok Shandilya

3

Snooker - Team

 

 

Yasin Merchant

Rupesh Shah
Aditya Mehta

2010 - Guangzhou (China)

1

Billiards - Individual

Pankaj Advani

 

 

2

Snooker - Team

 

Yasin Merchant

Aditya Mehta

Brijesh Damani

 

3

8Ball Pool - Individual

 

 

Alok Kumar

4

Snooker - Individual

 

 

Aditya Mehta