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Chand in top form

Zanzeer Singh
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

NITESH Chand lived up to expectations to win the Amar Bob's-sponsored snooker tournament A grade competition at the South Seas Club in Lautoka on Sunday.

The former Fiji number three defeated upcoming player Vikrant Chandra 2-1 in the final.

Chand, who won the Paradise Beverages-sponsored third national championship a fortnight ago was on target during the tournament which attracted a big turnout.

In the semi-final Chand defeated Isireli Kaci 2-1. Chandra beat Raymond Reddy by the same score ine in his semi-final.

Western Beauty Hair Salon managing director Suresh Mani won the B Grade.

He defeated club secretary Rahul Mohammed 2-0 in the final.

In the semi-finals, Mani beat Vinay Madhavan 2-0 while Mohammed defeated Narayan Sami2-1.

Club secretary Mohammed said they recorded a good turnout after a long time.

He said the matches were closely contested.

"A total of 32 players entered the one-day event," Mohammed said.

"The next tournament will be sponsored by member Bhagwat Maharaj and it will be a doubles event."