Ansh makes it double with Billiards title

JAMMU: Ansh Chopra made it a double title win when he secured the Sub-Junior Billiards title too in the ongoing State Billiards and Snooker Championship under the banner of J&K Billiards and Snooker Association at Billiards Hall, MA Stadium, here today.

In the final, played this evening, Ansh trounced Saksham Mahajan 2-1 (52-47, 42-50, 50-11). Earlier, in the semifinals, Saksham defeated Manav Pathania in straight frames of 51-42, 51-20 while Ansh Chopra outplayed Sankalp Soni 2-1 (31-50, 50-26, 50-25.

In all, eight young cueists turned up for the three-ball event to play straightway in the quarterfinals. The Results: Quarterfinals: Ansh Chopra bt Umar Ul Islam 2-1 (50-35, 30-51, 51-57); Sankalp Soni bt Sourav Santoy 2-0 (51-33, 50-27); Saksham Mahajan bt Manas Sawhney 2-0 (50-46, 51-27; Manav Pathania bt Vansh Gupta 2-0 (51-41, 50-40).

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