The Golden Crown All India Open Snooker Tournament - Season1

under the auspices of Gujarat State Billiards Association (GSBA) is commencing on 10th Aug'19 at The Golden Crown Snooker Club and Training Centre - Rajkot.
The qualifying rounds will be played from 10th to 17th Aug and the main draw will be played from 18th to 22nd Aug.
Top Indian players like Aditya Mehta, Laxman Rawat, Kamal Chawla, Brijesh Damani, Sandeep Gulati, Anurag Giri and Rahul Sachdev are top seeds of the event.

The tournament will be played among 350+ participants on a knock out format.

Players from Railways, PSPB, Indore, Bhopal, Ratlam, Mumbai, Pune, Dehli, Agra, Ahmedabad, Baroda, Surat, Vapi, Navsari, Rajkot, Gondal, Jamnagar, Porbander and Jetpur will be participating.
You and your team are cordially invited to cover the championship which will last for 13 long days from 10 am to 10 pm.
Please find the below-attached tournament poster for your reference.
We at GSBA strongly believe that the support from you is immeasurable and gives our players a special boost and helps the sport grow in all directions.


Gujarat State Open Ranking Snooker & Billiards Tournament

The CENTRUM Gujarat State Open Ranking Snooker & Billiards Tournament 2017 is on at The Karnavati Club.

Results: Senior Snooker

Qualifying Round 2:

18th September 2017

Best of 5 Frames

Abhishek Parekh w/o

Bhavin Sonaiya bt Keyur Patel: 3-2 (26-60, 79-37, 18-65, 88-44, 64-16)

Nishit Patel w/o

Qualifying Round 2:

19th September 2017

Best of 5 Frames

Utsav Ramani bt Sheel Shah: 3-0

Mittal Patel bt Smith Gajjar: 3-0

Aditya Sagar bt Ankur Khetan: 3-1

Sachin Kansara bt Yuvraj Singh Shekhavat: 3-1

Rashesh Gaglani bt Raghav Agrawal: 3-1

Karmesh Patel bt Amit Rajpara: 3-1


Yesterday evening current junior no. 2 Bhavin Sonaiya won a cliff hanger 3-2 against upcoming youngster Keyur Patel. Keyur started with a first frame win, Bhavin levelled the score in the second frame. Keyur again won the third frame to take the lead 2-1, but Bhavin bounced back and levelled again to play a decider. In the decider Bhavin played a match winning frame to enter into the next round.

Seasoned Sachin Kansara from Baroda played exceptionally well to beat a well experienced Yuvraj Singh Shekhavat 3-1.

Rashesh Gaglani knocked off Raghav Agrawal 3-1 where as Karmesh Patel won over Amit Rajpura by a similar score continuing his from in this years state tournament.



Ellisbridge Gymkhana Club, Gujarat State Billiards Association and lvory Balls are jointly organizing the Arcoy All lndia Open 6 Red Snooker Tournament 20\9 at Ellisbridge Gymkhana from December, 28th till January t1th 2019. The tournament is an All lndia open Tournament and one of its kind. There is a participation of around 250 players including Shri Geet Sethi (Padma Shri & Arjun Awardee, B times World Champion & Billiards Legend), Aditya Mehta (Professional Snooker Player, World 6 Red Doubles Champion), Lakshman Rawat (World 6 Red Champion), Amee Kamani (World Women 6 Red Runnerup), Bnijesh Damani (Silver Medalist Asian Games 2010 & Former National Snooker Champion), Manan Chandra (Gold Medalist Asian Games 2Ot3 & 2009) & Our own Billiards players Dhwaj Haria & Rupesh Shah along with Top ranking players from major cities across Gujarat (Ahmedabad, Baroda, Rajkot, Surat, Vapi, Kutch, Bhuj, Navsari, Surend ranagat, Jamnagar, porbandar) & lndia (lndore, Bhopal, Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bihar, Udaipur, Nagpur,Agra). The event is played over 15 Days and has a reasonably large viewership footfall atthe venue. We hereby cordially extend the official invitation to you to cover the championship in media (newspaper, news channels) & also to invite you for the press conference with the above tdp players of lndia & World on Sth January, 2O2O alt2 noon at Ellisbridge Gymkhana Club, Netaji Marg, Ellisbridge, Ahmedabad. Kindly send your representative and photographer for the above press conference. We strongly believe that the support from you is immeasurable and gives our players a specral boost and helps the sport grow in all directions. We look forward to your valuable support and collaboration in the event.