Top cueists for CCI Billiards
    Mumbai, Aug 10 (PTI) Top 16 cueists of the country
have been invited to take part in the CCI Billiards Classic to
be played at the Cricket Club of India's Wilson Jones
Billiards Room from August 13-28.
    This will be a time-format tournament and the top
cueists will have to contend with 16 leading players from
Mumbai, including Maharashtras top-four ranked billiards
players and Maharashtra Junior No.1 ranked billiards player,
said a media release today.
    The tournament offers a total prize fund of Rs 3.8
lakh with the champion standing to pocket the top prize of Rs
125,000 while the runner-up would earn a prize award of Rs
    The two losing semi-finalists would receive Rs 40,000
each and the four losing quarter-finalists Rs 20,000 each.
    In addition, a cash prize of Rs 10,000 will be
presented to the player with the highest break and another sum
of Rs 10,000 to the player with maximum number of double
century breaks, the release added. PTI SSR