Players and Achievements

Karnataka based billiards and snooker players have won accolades at national and international levels . And a major part of credit for these achievement goes to KSBA . Since it's inception the association has been striving to provide the best facilities to players. Players from Karnataka have achieved special place in Cue Sports.
From left: Mundir Sheraji, Amit Bhushan, Chitra M., Uma Devi, Bhaskar B., B.V.Srinivasmurthy, I.H.Manudev, Balaji Reddy
T.A.Selvaraj, Bangalore, Karnataka ,
Senior Snooker National Champion - 1946
Senior Billiards and Snooker National Champion - 1949
Pankaj Advani, Bangalore, Karnataka ,
Sports Achievements
No. of World Titles - 7 (1 in Snooker, 6 in Billiards)
IBSF , World Billiards Championship , Syria, 2010 : No.2
Asian Games 2010 & 2006 - Gold Medals in Billiards Singles
No. of Asian Billiards Titles - 4
No. of Australian Open Titles - 1
No. of National titles (Jr. & Sr.) - 21
Major Awards Won
Padmashree Award 2009
Rajyotsava Award 2007
Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2006
Arjuna Award 2004
Arvind Savur, Bangalore, Karnataka
Billiards Nationals: No.1 - 1967
Snooker Nationals: No.1 - 1974, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80
World Snooker Semifinalist - 1972, 1980
Major Awards Won
Mysore State Dasahara award
Karnataka State Rajyotsava award
Arjuna Award 1979
Om Agarwal Life Time Achievement award
Omar Rehman, Bangalore, Karnataka
Senior Snooker National Championship, semifinalist - 1968 & 1973
Major Awards Won
Karnataka State Dasahara award - 1972
M.G.Jayaram, Bangalore, Karnataka
Senior Snooker National Champion - 1983
Senior Snooker / Billiards National: Semi Finalist - 1972, 74, 75, 78, 82, 94
Senior Snooker National: No.2 - 1976, 94
4 times State Champion in Billiards & Snooker
B.V.S.Murthy, Bangalore, Karnataka
Senior Snooker National Champion - 1990, 1993
IBSF World Snooker Team Champion - 2006
I.H.Manudev, Bangalore, Karnataka
Junior Snooker National Champion - 1995
Junior Snooker National: Ranked No. 4 - 1995
Senior Snooker National: Quarter Finalist - 1999
Senior Snooker National: Ranked No. 6 - 2010
B.Bhaskar, Bangalore, Karnataka
Senior Billiards National: Ranked no. 3 - 1997
Senior Billiards National: Ranked No. 2 - 1998
Mundir Sherazi, Bangalore, Karnataka
Sub Junior Billiards National: Ranked No. 1 - 2009
Junior Billiards National: Ranked No. 2 - 2009
Junior Snooker National: Ranked No. 2 - 2009
Junior Billiards National: Ranked No. 1 - 2010
Duncan Mackenzie, Bangalore, Karnataka
Junior Snooker National Champion - 1980
Senior Snooker National: Ranked No. 4 - 1987
Judith Walia, Bangalore, Karnataka
National Snooker No.1 - 1989
National Snooker No.1 - 1997
Farah Khan, Bangalore, Karnataka
National Billiards No.1 - 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000
National Snooker No.1 - 1999
National Snooker No.3 2000
M.Chitra, Bangalore, Karnataka
World Billiards Champion - 2006, 2007
World Billiard Championshion: Runner-up - 2008, 2009
Australian Open Junior Champion - 2008
Australian Open Junior Championship: Runner-up - 2009
National Billiards No.2 - 2002, 2005, 2008
National Snooker No.3 - 2003, 2004, 2005
National Snooker No.2 - 2008
National 8 Ball Pool No.1 - 2006
National 9 Ball Pool No.1 - 2007
National 9 Ball Pool No.4 - 2008
Uma Devi, Bangalore, Karnataka
National Billiards No.1 - 2002, 2008, 2010, 2011
National Billiards No.2 - 2000, 2003, 2004
National Billiards No.3 - 1997, 2001, 2007, 2009, 2010
National Snooker No.2 - 2002, 2003, 2004
National Snooker No.3 - 2007
Usha Rao, Bangalore, Karnataka
National Snooker Champion - ....
Varsha Sanjeev, Bangalore, Karnataka
Sub-Junior Billiards National: No. 3 - 2010
Junior Billiards National: No. 2 - 2010
Junior Snooker National: No. 1 - 2010
Sub-Junior Billiards & Snooker: No. 1 - 2011
Junior Billiards National: No. 1 - 2011