Who of the following has won the IBSF World Billiards Championship 201

| Who of the following has won the IBSF World Billiards Championship 2019 held in Mandalay, Myanmar?

A. Nay Thway Oo

B. Aditya Mehta

C. Pankaj Advani

D. Mike Russell

Right Answer is: C

SOLUTION

• The Bengaluru-based cueist Pankaj Advani increased his tally of world titles to 22 by winning a 4th straight final in the 150-up format at IBSF World Billiards Championship 2019 held in Mandalay, Myanmar. Pankaj Advani defeated Nay Thway Oo of Myanmar.

• Pankaj Advani has brought home a world trophy every year ever since returning from a professional stint in the UK in 2014.

• In the short format of billiards, this is Advani’s fifth title in the last six years.

• IBSF is the premier, international, non-professional tournament for game of English billiards.

• It was established in 1951 however, the event has been sanctioned by International Billiards and Snooker Federation since 1973.

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