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Upsets at snooker championship

Zanzeer Singh
Sunday, July 13, 2014

MAJOR upsets were recorded at the opening round of the Paradise Beverages third National Rankings Snooker Championship A Grade in Lautoka yesterday.

Philip Gock the former Fiji seniors champion who is ranked 29, defeated seventh ranked Ali Hussein 3-1.

Number eight Yogendra Prasad lost to 28th ranked Mosese Nawaqakuta 3-2 in a close affair.

In the all Lautoka battle, student Nitesh Chand outfoxed his master Suresh Chauhan 3-2.

National Billiards and Snooker Association secretary Raymond Reddy said two defaults were recorded after players failed to turn up on time for their matches.

"Because of the lack of interest in both divisions, the committee decided to organise the tournament on a knockout basis," Reddy said.

"A total of 24 players would have prompted pool play but we could not get that many entries.

"Also there were some queries about the seeding for the tournament which was clarified. At our last meeting the committee decided that only the top eight ranked players in each of the two grades would be seeded for the tournament."

The tournament continues today at the Lautoka Club and the South Seas Club.








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