Pankaj Advani
(Right Handed Cueist)
Bangalore, KARNATAKA
DOB: 24 July 1985
PADMASHREE
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award
Arjuna Awardee
Professional / Amateur / Beginner Turned Professional in the year 2007
Highest Sports Qualification 7 times World Champion
World Billiards (WPBSA) - One
World Billiards (IBSF) - Five
World Snooker (IBSF) - One
Highest Break Billiards - 876 (In Chennai Nationals 2006)
Snooker - 139
Record The second cueist after Paul Mifsud who has both titles in pocket. IBSF World Billiards and IBSF World Snooker.
Second Indian cueist to won IBSF World Snooker after O.B. Agarwal.
Second Indian cueist to have World Professional Billiards title after Geet Sethi.
Tournament Records
- 2012 79th Indian National Snooker Championship - Top 16
- 2012 79th Indian National Billiards Championship - Winner
- 2011 2nd Indian National 6-Red Snooker Championship - Rank 6
- 2011 WPBSA World Billiards Championship - Semi Finalist
- 2011 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) - Runner-Up
- 2011 78th Indian National Snooker Championship - Rank 6
- 2011 78th Indian National Billiards Championship - Winner
- 2011 Asian Snooker Championship, Indore (India) - Semi Finalist
- 2011 Asian Billiards Championship, Kish Island (Iran) - Quarter Finalist
- 2010 IBSF World Snooker (Men) Championship - Runner-Up
- 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games (English Billiards) - Gold Medal
- 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games (Snooker Individual) - Top 16
- 2010 World Pro Billiards Championship :: Leeds (UK) - Quarter Finalist
- 2010 77th Indian National Snooker Championship - Winner
- 2010 77th Indian National Billiards Championship - Runner-Up
- 2010 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Time Format) - Bronze Medalist
- 2010 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) - Runner-Up (Silver Medalist)
- 2010 Nahar Group-MIG Club Invitation Snooker Championship - Runner-up
- 2010 9th Asian Billiards Championship, Pune, India - Winner
- 2010 1st Indian National 6-Red Snooker Championship - Winner
- 2009 VIP MATRIX All India Invitation Snooker Championship, Chennai - Semi Finalist
- 2009 IBSF World Snooker (Men) Championship - Top 32
- 2009 3rd Indoor Asian Games English Billiards (Individual) - Bronze Medal
- 2009 76th Indian National Snooker Championship - Winner
- 2009 76th Indian National Billiards Championship - Winner
- 2009 World Pro Billiards Championship :: Leeds (UK) - Winner
- 2009 G.Raman Nair Annual Billiards Championship 2009 - Runner-up
- 2009 8th Asian Billiards Championship, Pune, India - Winner
- 2009 CCI Platinum Jubilee Snooker Championship - Winner
- 2008 75th Indian National Snooker Championship - Winner
- 2008 75th Indian National Billiards Championship - Winner
- 2008 IBSF World Snooker (Men) Championship - Quarter Finals
- 2008 ASCA - All India Invitation Snooker Championship :: Chennai - Winner
- 2008 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Time Format) :: Bangalore (India) - Winner
- 2008 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) :: Bangalore (India) - Winner
- 2008 World Pro Billiards Championship :: Leeds (UK) - Quarter Finalist
- 2008 Australian Open Billiards Championship 2008 - Winner
- 2008 3rd PCL-Manisha Invitation Snooker Championship - Quarter Finalist
- 2008 24th Asian Snooker Championship - Rank 4
- 2008 7th Asian Billiards Championship - Winner
- 2008 Yasin Merchant Classic Doubles Snooker Tournament - WINNER (Partner :: Manan Chandra)
- 2008 Yasin Merchant Classic Doubles Snooker Tournament - WINNER (Partner :: Manan Chandra)
- 2007 74th Indian National Billiards Championship - Winner
- 2007 74th Indian National Snooker Championship - Winner
- 2007 Indoor Asian Games English Billiards - Quarter Final
- 2007 IBSF World Billiards Champion - Time format
- 2007 IBSF World Billiards Championship (point format) - Pre-Quarter Finalist (Top 16)
- 2007 World Professional Billiards Championship - Quarter Finalist
- 2007 Asian Billiards Championship - Quarter Finalist
- 2007 JS Trophy Invitational Snooker Champion
- 2007 73rd Indian National Billiards Championship - Runner Up
- 2007 73rd Indian National Snooker championship - Rank 4
- 2006 Doha Asian Games (Billiards Singles) - Gold Medal
- 2006 USA Team Snooker C'ship - Runner-up (alongwith Yasin Merchant & Manan Chandra)
- 2005 Asian Billiards Champion
- 2005 Indian National Billiards Champion
- 2005 Indian National U-21 Snooker Champion
- 2005 Indian National U-21 Billiards Champion
- 2003 Indian National U-21 Billiards Champion
- 2003 Indian National U-21 Snooker Champion
- 2001 Indian National U-21 Billiards Champion
- 2000 Indian National U-21 Billiards Champion
- 1999 Pot Shot All Indian Triangular Champion
- 1999 Pot Shot non-Medalist Champion
Cue in Use Master Cue - Pro Butt
Club Karnataka State Billiards Association
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