RUPESH SHAH

  • Peter Gilchrist cues past Advani, Shah to pocket Glasgow Open August 11, 2014

    Glasgow: Reigning world billiards champion Peter Gilchrist outclassed former world champions Pankaj Advani and Rupesh Shah en route to his Galsgow Open triumph and register his first title of the season. The New Zealandborn Singaporean player eased past former world champion (Points Format) Shah with a victory margin of 399 points...
  • Geet Sethi bows out as eight Indians reach prequarters of World Billiards October 24, 2013

    Leeds: Eight Indian cueists entered the prequarterfinals of the World Billiards Championship after registering contrasting victories in their respective last 32 round matches, here on Thursday. However, seventime world champion Geet Sethi lost to Arun Agrawal 24 in one of the major upsets of the tournament. Defending champion Rupesh Shah continued...
  • Rupesh Shah crowned Asian billiards champion April 8, 2013

    Indore: Reigning world champion Rupesh Shah added another feather to his cap by clinching the 12th Asian Billiards Championship beating compatriot Alok Kumar in a fiercely fought final here on Sunday. After winning the lag, Kumar asked Shah to start with white but went on to lose the first game in...
  • Rupesh Shah wins World Billiards in point frame October 28, 2012

    Leeds: Rupesh Shah became only the fifth Indian cueist to lift the world title twice after he beat Australia's Matthew Bolton 62 in the final of the World Billiards (point frame) here. Starting by winning the lag, he won the first game comfortably but in the next game, Bolton levelled the...
  • Rupesh reaches final of World Billiards Championship October 27, 2012

    Leeds: India's Rupesh Shah prevailed over Peter Gilchrist of Singapore 52 to advance to the final of the 150up format World Billiards Championship, here on Saturday. The 39year old from Ahmedabad will now meet Mathew Bolton of Australia in the summit clash. Mathew defeated David Causier 53 in another match. Shah started...
  • Pankaj maintains India's great billiards tradition September 7, 2009

    New Delhi: Pankaj Advani's win is just the latest addition to India's grand history in the sport. For decades now, Indian cueists have been setting the green baize ablaze. Independent India's first World Champion Wilson Jones was a pioneer of cue sports in the country. He won the World Amateur Billiards Title...