World Billiards C'ship: Advani, Gilchrist lead the field

Pankaj Advani and Peter Gilchrist are among the big names who will compete in the IBSF World billiards championship, which commences at the Chenniappan Memorial billiards hall at KSBA here on December 5.

Pankaj Advani World Billiards Championship

Pankaj Advani, a multiple world champion, is one of 13 Indian entries in the event.   -  Nagara Gopal

Pankaj Advani and Peter Gilchrist are among the big names who will compete in the IBSF World billiards championship, which commences at the Chenniappan Memorial billiards hall at KSBA here on December 5.

Advani, a multiple world champion, is one of 13 Indian entries in the event. Devendra Joshi, Dhruv Sitwala and B. Bhaskar are some of the other Indians in the fray.

Gilchrist, the 2013 world champion, will also be seen in action. The tournament will be held in two formats — long-up and points.