Chennai, May 22:
Faisal Khan (Railways) beat Vijay Nichani (Coimbatore) with the pink ball in the decider frame (best of nine frames) in the final to emerge the champion of the N. Manimaran & Kishan Kothari Memorial SVS Club open snooker championship here on Tuesday.
When the green to black was on the table and the score board showed 37-28 got Faisal Khan vs Vijay Nichani. Vijay potted the green and demonstrated him ambidextrous ability playing safe on brown. After a couple of visits, Nichani sold the brown and Failsa having potted brown and blue, cut the pink to the centre pot thin from near the top cushion to win the title.
The scores: Faisal Khan (Railways) bt Vijay Nichani (Coimbatore) 5-4 (72-64, 74-22, 63-55, 47-63, 34-71, 88-25, 39-69, 0-80(50), 48-31).