Vivek Pathak - Media Officer, IBSF

Vivek Pathak - Media Officer, IBSF

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Russell wins his 6th IBSF World Billiards title

Mike Russell beat Robert Hall by 216 points (1500-1284) in Long Up format Final

President IBSF Mubarak Al-Khayarin with winners of both formats. Left-Pankaj Advani (150Up); Right- Mike Russell (Long-Up)

Englishman Mike Russell proved his class once again, notching up his sixth IBSF world billiards title, with a comprehensive 1500-1284 win against his compatriot Robert Hall in the long-up format final here in Doha, Qatar.

Hall confirms all England final

Hall survived a thrilling fight back from Nay Thway Oo of Myanmar at the World Billiards Championship semi-final, which he managed to win by just 11 points to secure world title for England.

Russell outclassed Advani to enter Long Up final

Mike Russell of England exhibited excellence of break building and that too having a good pace in the 1250-Up semi-final of 2017 IBSF World Championship here at Doha, Qatar. With that he defeated Indian challenge Pankaj Advani by 630 points and took sweet revenge of his 150-Up failure few days ago.

Pankaj knock-out Gilchrist to step in the semi-finals

After showcasing master-class performance in quarter-final match, India’s ace cueist, Pankaj Advani knocked out former World Champion Peter Gilchrist to reach in the semi-final stage of the 2017 IBSF World Billiards championship (Long up format) here in Doha, Qatar.

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