India will host the World Billiards Championship for the next four years, the Billiards and Snoooker Federation of India (BSFI) announced on 7 February 2017. The premier event was held in Bengaluru last year when champion cueist Pankaj Advani had triumphed in the 150-UP format beating Peter Gilchrist of Singapore.“We are pleased to announce that the IBSF has allotted the World Billiards Championship to India for the next four years. This will be the only World Championship recognised by all as the earlier one being held by the World Billiards Limited will not take place now. The World Billiards Limited will only have ranking events,” said secretary S Balasubramaniam.
The Billiards and Snoooker Federation of India (BSFI) informed that India will host the World Billiards Championship for the next four years. In 2016, the World Billiards Championship was held in Bengaluru. In the prestigious tournament, Pankaj Advani won in the 150-UP format beating Peter Gilchrist of Singapore. The Billiards and Snooker Federation of India (BSFI) is the central authority that deals with the growth and development of cue sports in India.