Player Profile

Sourav Kothari

NameDate of Birth Country
Sourav Kothari16-11-1984India

(Right Handed Cueist)

Kolkata, WEST BENGAL

Highest Sports Qualification - 2014 Asian Billiards Championship - Gold

2011, 2014 and 2015 World Billiards - Bronze

Highest Break - Billiards - 531

Snooker - 141
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Tournament Records

- 2015 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) - Semi Finalist

- 2015 Asian Billiards Championship - Semi Finalist

- 2014 Asian Billiards Championship - Winner

- 2014 81st Indian National Billiards Championship - Winner

- 2011 79th Indian National Snooker Championship - Top 16

- 2012 79th Indian National Billiards Championship - Rank 3

- 2011 2nd Indian National 6 Red Snooker Championship - Top 16

- 2011 WPBSA World Billiards Championship - Top 16

- 2011 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) - Semi Finalist

- 2011 78th Indian National Billiards Championship - Top 16

- 2011 78th Indian National Snooker Championship - Top 16

- 2011 Australian Open Billiards Championship (Adelaide) - Semi Finalist

- 2010 World Pro Billiards Championship :: Leeds (UK) - Quarter Finalist

- 2010 77th Indian National Snooker Championship - Top 16

- 2010 77th Indian National Billiards Championship - Top 16

- 2010 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) - Top 16

- 2010 City of Melbourne Snooker 2010 - Top 16

- 2010 Nahar Group-MIG Club Invitation Snooker Championship - Winner

- 2010 1st Indian National 6-Red Snooker Championship - Top 16

- 2010 Alumni Club All India Invitation Snooker Championship, Chennai - Quarter Finalist

- 2009 VIP MATRIX All India Invitation Snooker Championship, Chennai - Runner-Up

- 2009 IBSF World Snooker (Men) Championship - Top 64

- 2009 76th Indian National Snooker Championship - Runner-Up

- 2009 76th Indian National Billiards Championship - Top 16

- 2009 Shyam Shroff Memorial - Khar Gymkhana Invitational Snooker Tournament - Quarter Finalist

- 2009 8th Asian Billiards Championship, Pune, India - Represented India

- 2009 CCI Platinum Jubilee Snooker Championship - Round 16

- 2009 Nahar Group-MIG Club Invitation Snooker Championship - Participated

- 2008 75th Indian National Snooker Championship - Rank 3

- 2008 75th Indian National Billiards Championship - Rank 8

- 2008 IBSF World Snooker (Men) Championship - Round of 64

- 2008 ASCA - All India Invitation Snooker Championship :: Chennai - Pre Quarter Finalist

- 2008 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Time Format) :: Bangalore (India) - Quarter Finalist

- 2008 IBSF World Billiards Championship (Point Format) :: Bangalore (India) - Pre-Quarter Finalist

- 2008 World Pro Billiards Championship :: Leeds (UK) - Quarter Finalist

- 2008 3rd PCL-Manisha Invitation Snooker Championship - Quarter Finalist

- 2008 Indian National 9Ball Pool Championship - Top 32

- 2008 Fifth R.K. Gupta Memorial - Alexander Club (Meerut) Billiards Tournament - Quarter Finalist

- 2008 Fifth R.K. Gupta Memorial - Alexander Club (Meerut) Snooker Tournament - Winner

- 2008 Yasin Merchant Classic Doubles Snooker Tournament - Participated (Partner :: Shahbaz Adil Khan)

- 2007 74th India National Billiards Championship - Rank 7

- 2007 74th India National Billiards Championship - Rank 4

- 2005 Represent India in World Billiards Championship

- 2005 Represent India in Asian Billiards Championship

- 2004 Indian National U-21 Billiards Runner-up

- 2004 Indian National U-21 Snooker Runner-up

- 2003 Indian National U-21 Snooker Runner-up

- 2004 Represent India in World U-21 Snooker Championship

- 2003 Represent India in World U-21 Snooker Championship

- 2002 Represent India in World U-21 Snooker Championship
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Cue in Use - Stamford Cue

Club - Bengal Rowing Club, Kolkata

Other Activities - Employed with Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Limited

Follow Other Sports - Table Tennis

Hobbies - Reading

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  • To the world billiards champion!
    Born on November 16, 1984 in the city of Kolkata, Sourav Kothari brought its country fame on several occasions, but the entire nation beamed with prid...
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  • A Very Happy Birthday to The Sun of Indian Snooker player Aditya Mehta
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  • China Championship
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  • Shanghai Masters
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  • China Championship
    “Doing well in China is important with the way the rankings work these days, so to win more matches in such a big tournament was pleasing, altho...
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  • Paul Hunter Classic
    “I have performed well in the Paul Hunter Classic in recent years so I was looking forward to competing again this time around. It was a bit of ...
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  • Happy birthday Andhra Pradesh's cueist- I.V Rajiv
    The name needs no introduction when it comes to snooker, I.V. Rajiv, born on 7th October, 1981 is a brand of his own. He has been one the greatest pla...
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  • Ryan Day words after Riga Masters
    “It would have been brilliant to retain my first ranking tournament win but unfortunately it was not meant to be. A walkover in my qualifying ro...
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  • Jamie Jones Blog After Riga Masters
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  • Ryan Day words after World Open
    “A good 5-2 win against Robbie Williams in the first round put me in good stead for the rest of the week. Unfortunately for me, Noppon was on th...
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