Neena retains snooker title - The New Indian Express

Neena retains snooker title

Published: 26th October 2012 11:04 AM

Last Updated: 26th October 2012 11:04 AM

Neena Praveen of TNBSA defended her snooker title by beating Asha of Coimbatore 3-0 in the final of the TNBSA State Ranking tournament. In Billiards Poorna Priyadarshini of TNBSA secured her maiden billiards title by defeating Sowmini Srinivas of Gandhi Nagar Club 3-1 (75up).


Ladies Snooker (Final): Neena Praveen (TNBSA) bt Asha (CBA) 3-0. 3&4 Placing: Sowmini Srinivas (Gandhi Nagar Club) bt Poorna Priyadharshni (TNBSA) 2-1

Semifinals: Asha (CBA) bt Sowmini Srinivas (Gandhi Nagar Club) 3-1; Neena Praveen (TNBSA) bt Poorna Priyadharshni (TNBSA) 3-0.

Ladies Billiards (Final): P Priyadarshini (TNBSA) bt S Srinivas (GNC) 3-1. 3&4 placing: Asha (CBA) bt N Praveen (TNBSA) 2-0.

Praveen shines

P Praveen Kumar unbeaten 91 paved the way for Nellai Nadar MHSS to beat Vysya Vidyalaya Hr. Sec. School by 97 runs in the final of the inter-school cricket tournament for MASC Trophy. 

Brief scores

Final: Nellai Nadar MHSS  216 for 2 in 20 overs (B Veera jayachandran 45, K Venkatesh Prabhakaran 61 no, P Praveen Kumar 91 no) bt Vysya Vidyalaya Hr. Sec. School 119 for 7 in 20 overs (B Karthick Sriram 30, Akilan 2/25, Veera 2/12, Sukumaran 2/21); Special Awards: Best Bowler: Venkatesh Prabhakaran (Nellai  Nadar). Best Batsman: P Praveen Kumar (Nellai Nadar). Best All Rounder: S Swaminathan (Sri Sankara Vidyalaya). Promising Cricketer: S Santhosh (Shiv – Vysya Vidyalaya).

Balasubramaniam takes sole lead

IM Ramanathan Balasubramaniam of ICF lead with 6.5 points after the seventh round of the United India 2nd CDCA FIDE Rated Chess tournament at Hall of Chess, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai here today. Eight players including FIDE Masters P Maheswaran and M Vinoth Kumar shared the second spot with 6.0 points.

The double round day saw International Master R Balasubramaniam defeating M Vinoth Kumar in the morning round and signing peace with top seed IM Norm holder Ram S Krishnan in the afternoon.

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