Pankaj Advani Won 11th World Billiards Championship Title
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Pankaj Advani Won 11th World Billiards Championship Title




After beating numerous world champion Peter Gilchrist by six games to three in a fascinating final contest Pankaj Advani has won the 11th World Billiards championship. It was Pankaj’s 16th world title overall (billiards and snooker), which he has smoothly achieved.

Earlier the player has also defeated Myanmar's Aung Htay in the semi-finals and planned his victory against his Singapore-based British challenger. The Indian champion Pankaj thrash Gilchrist 151 (98)-33, 150 (97)-95, 124-150, 101 (98)-150 (89), 150 (87)-50, 152-37, 86 (86)-150, 151 (110)-104, 150 (88)-15.

Advani smartly played his final against the rival. He took short breaks points during his final to put pressure on the defender. The final was slightly different as compared to the semi-final, as Advani posted century break points in the semi-final.

Advani posted his only century break of 110 in the eighth game of the match. At the eighth game of the match Gilchrist lost his hope to win the title as he trailed 3-5 against the Indian player.

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