17-Mar-2019 to 28-Mar-2019

Venue :

PYC Hindu Gymkhanna, 766 Shivajinagar, Bhandarkar Road, Pune 411004.



    Corner Pocket Warriors lift at the 13th Edition of PYC-ATC SNOOKER CHALLENGE title
    Pune, March 30, 2019:  Riding on great form Pune team Corner Pocket Warriors outplayed Corner Pocket Challengers 3-0 to lift the title at the 13th Edition of PYC-ATC Snooker Challenge organized by PYC Hindu Gymkhana in co-operation with Deccan Gymkhana Club.

    In final match Pune’s team Corner Pocket Warriors took a 1-0 lead when India’s no.6 player Sandeep Gulati   score a close  3-2(58(41)-08, 00(77)77, 03-38, 73-17, 42-35) win over Laxman Rawat in a five frame match.  In the second match Corner Pocket Warriors player Shivam Arora scraped past Faizal Khan 3-1 in another close match winning  (22-35, 80-12, 44-15, 56-39) to give his team a  2-0 lead, In the third match  Shoaib Khan got the better of  Lucky Vatnani securing a  07-41, 64-53, 47-00, 50-22   win to take his team to a 3-0 win .

    The winner team Corner Pocket Warriors received trophy and Rs. 1,50,000, while Runner-Up Team Corner Pocket Challengers got Trophy and Rs.90,000 Cash prize, while Semifinalist Team got Rs.45,000 Cash prize & Trophy while the Quarter-Finalist team got Rs 25,000 each Cash prize & Trophy.

    Apart from prizes highest breaks were won by Anurag Giri(115points)  who got Nagee cue and Rs.10000/- and Brijesh Damani(77points) for record break in Six Red Snooker Event got Nagee Cue and Rs.10000/-. The prizes were given away at the hands of Mr. Nikhil Kulkarni, Manager of ATC Global Logistic Pvt Ltd, Mr.Nikhil Dandekar, Sales Manger Pune Division of ATC Global Logistic Pvt Ltd and Dr. Sudhir Bhate, President of PYC Hindu Gymkhana. Mr.Chandrashekhar Naniwadekar, Treasurer of PYC Hindu Gymkhana, International Women Snooker Player Ashwini Puranik, Mr. Tanmay Agashe, PYC Billiards Secretary, Mr. Salil Deshpande, Tournament Director, Mr.Arun Barve and Kapil Khare were present on the occasion.

    Following are the results:  Final Round:

    Corner Pocket Warriors bt Corner Pocket Challengers 3-0(Sandeep Gulati bt Laxman Rawat 58(41)-08, 00(97)97, 03-38, 73-17, 42-35; Shivam Arora bt Faizal Khan 22-35, 80-12, 44-15, 56-39; Shoaib Khan bt Lucky Vatnani 07-41, 64-53, 47-00, 50-22).

Last Date of Entry
Entry Form
Entries Recieved
06 Mar 2019


18th - 28th March 2019

Entry Fees

The entry fee per team is Rs.5,000/- including GST.

Entries must be accompanied by the Entry Fee. Entry fee per team is Rs.5,000/-  Including GST Last date for Entry  Wednasday  6th March 2019.
The entry may be cancelled by the committee if the payment is not received prior to the date specified. The entry fee can be paid by Cash  at the PYC reception, Or by demand draft in favour of PYC Hindu Gymkhana payable at Pune, Or by Online transfer  the details are as follows
Name of Benificiary  : PYC Hindu Gymkhana
Account Number      : 20130831925 ( Savings Account)
Name of Bank         : Bank Of Maharashtra (D. G. Branch Pune 411004)
IFSC                      : MAHB0000003
MICR code              : 411014014
(After the payment of entry fee The UTR number may please be communicated to
Mr. Salil Deshpande on whatsapp.)

Match Format & Rules


Winner team  :        Rs. 1,50,000/-

Runner team   :         Rs.  90,000/-

S. finalist each team  :        Rs.  45,000/-
Q. finalist each team  :         Rs   25,000/-
Trophy will also be awarded with each Prize

Highest break :  Rs. 10,000/- each  
One for 15 red Snooker One for 6 Red Snooker.
Min Qualifying breaks 100 for 15 Red and 60 for 6Red game.

Very Important :
Prize Money will be subject to deduction of TDS @ 30.9% and hence the PAN Numbers of the winning players will essentially be required.


Tournament  committee:

Salil deshpande      :   9822064230      

Arun Barve              :    9822022498

Vishal Malhotra       :   9822059235     

Rajwardhan joshi    :    9766108889   

Samar Khandelwal  :   9503070001