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National Billiards & Snooker Championships gets underway in Chennai

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Over 1200 cueists to play on 16 tables over 35 days, says TNBSA President BG Muralidharan

 

 

Khel Today Bureau 

Chennai: The 90th National Billiards & Snooker Championships 2023 got underway at the Nehru Indoor Stadium here in Chennai on Tuesday, with Mr J Meghanatha Reddy, IAS, Member Secretary, Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu, inaugurating the 35-day extravaganza.

Among the host of dignitaries present at the glittering inaugural ceremony were Mr S Balasubramaniam (President, Billiards & Snooker Federation of India), Mr Sunil Bajaj (Secretary-General, BSFI), Mr HR Rathan Kumar (Treasurer, BSFI), Mrs Ashwini Puranik (Vice President, BSFI) and Mr BG Muralidharan, President, Tamil Nadu Billiards & Snooker Association, the organisers.

“We have 15 events comprising men, women, Masters and Under-18 and Under-21 boys and girls. We are going to witness over 1200 cueists playing on 16 tables over 35 days,” a visibly elated Muralidharan told the gathering.

Early rounds action in the Sub-Junior and Junior billiards & snooker for boys kicked off the proceedings and will run until November 29.

The Sub-Junior and Junior billiards & snooker for girls will be held between December 14 and December 21, the 6-Red Snooker for men and women from November 30 to December 7, the Senior Billiards & Snooker for men and women between December 6 and December 22 and the Masters snooker from December 21 to December 25.

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