Rupesh Shah

  • Geet Sethi bows out as eight Indians reach pre-quarters of World Billiards October 25, 2013

    Leeds: Eight Indian cueists entered the pre-quarterfinals of the World Billiards Championship after registering contrasting victories in their respective last 32 round matches, here on Thursday. However, seven-time world champion Geet Sethi lost to Arun Agrawal 2-4 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 6-2 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 5-2 to advance to the final of the 150-up format World Billiards Championship, here on Saturday. The 39-year old from Ahmedabad will now meet Mathew Bolton of Australia in the summit clash. Mathew defeated David Causier 5-3 in another match. Shah started...
  • Pankaj maintains India's great billiards tradition September 8, 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...