Snooker championship: Good show by Kankan Sashmi

Chennai: Veteran cueists Kankan Shamsi and Raj Mohan posted victories in the N Manimaran & Kishan Kothari Memorial SVS Club Open snooker Championship 2019 here Tuesday.

Lucknow cueist Shamsi, 61, narrowly missed a yellow at 48, in what would have been the first 50 break, in his match against Ajees Sam Gilbert of Kerala. He got past Gilbert by three frames to one while Raj Mohan outclassed Venkateswara Rao of SVS Club 3-0.

Results:

Shoaib of Q Ball beat Sheik Sohail of Nellore 3-0 (63-29, 89-61, 61-20); Kankan Sashmi of UP beat Ajees Sam Gilbert of Kerala 3-1 (70-45, 75-17, 17-64, 63-16); Kamalakannan of Cue Zone beat Jaswant Singh of SVS 3-1 (14-59, 52-44, 10-67, 0-62); Abhinav of Buddys beat Akash Jain of Nellore 3-1 (16-61, 40-20, 27-51, 30-48); Harish of TNBSA beat Roshan of Cues & Yous 3-0 (57-35, 78-19, 53-22); Sreedi Sainath of Cue Zone beat Manoj Dasarathan of Towers Club 3-0 (61-27, 55-21, 45-36)

Yatheender Raj of YMCA beat Sunthan Ibrahim of Impact 3-1 (147-0, 23-56, 62-43, 56-19); Vinod Shanmugham of Cues & Yous beat Ameen of Snooker Shot 3-2 (61-32, 67-22, 29-50, 65-40, 62-28); Srivatsan of TNBSA beat Vikram Venkat of Snook City 3-1 (65-28, 49-35, 55-59, 77-51); Sharath of Q Lounge beat Saravanan of TNCA 3-1 (47-35, 61-60, 35-56, 70-58); Shoaib of Q Ball beat Sheik Sohail of Nellore 3-0 (63-29, 89-61-61-20); Raj Mohan of Cues & Yous beat Venkateswara Rao of SVS Club 3-0 (62-21, 50-38, 61-37).

NT Bureau