In the shorter format of this game of snooker has opened a new vista for many a players. It is very difficult to predict the out come of the game till the very end. it is bound to fire the imagination of people concert. There are six reds instead of fifteen in a conversational game of snooker. This format is bound to gain tremendous publicity like the T –20 game of cricket. This tournament for under way the Mayor R.P.S. Palli inaugurated the tournament here today at the Chandigarh Club. He presented beautiful trophy to the youngest player in India Ranveer Duggal of ST. Stephens School . The boy wonder is barely seven years old and he stands almost at the height of the table.In the ladies section Amee Kamani got better of India ’s International Uma Nagraj in four frames. She trounced her celebrated rival by 26-15, 01-33, 33-24 and 43-30. In another match Neeta Sanghvi had not difficulty in trouncing Sania Arif of Chandigarh in straight frames Varsha Sanjeev also defeated Sonaya by identical margin. Ashwani Puranik defeated Neha Arora using her 20 years experience in ladies snooker. India No. 2 Sunithi Dhamani got an earlier scare from Shruti Arora of Chandigarh . When she took the first frame using her potting abilities. then Dhamani got from behind inflict a 3-1 verdict in her favour.
Rakesh Duggal has made immaculate and true tables much to the delight of the players. Though the tables are little tight on the very first day but it will roll beautifully after the pressing is done tonight when the stars are going to be descent at Chandigarh Club it is going to be the biggest
In a ding-dong battle for superivesy Vikas Khanduri of Delhi defeated Aman Aggarwal Chandigarh by 4 frames Two 2. the scores were 36-24, 45-48, 08-41, 39-11, 13-39, 35-10. Ankur Nanda of Haryana got better of Mohit Singh Delhi by 4 frames to 0. In perhaps the closest encounter Ashan Abrar of UP, manage to beat Dikshant Negi of Uttrakhand by skin of his teeth. In the decider Abrar forged ahead of his rivals by huge margin. He triumphed 34-23, 20-33, 20-12, 20-49, 06-40, 36-30, 57-47
In the similar match Radhuvendra Rao, Andhra Pardesh beat Siddharth Sharma , Punjab , also by a margin of 4 frames to 3 he prevailed over 38-14, 37-29, 01-33, 06-26, 38-14, 01-35, 40-35
Mukesh Bassi, President Chandigarh Billiards and Snooker Association and Chandigarh Club Limited is providing excellent facilities to the players delegates and official to make this tournament a memorable one.