Bengal Snooker League News

Announcement Of Bengal Premier League 2017 Org. By West Bengal Billiards Association In Association With The Saturday Club

The much awaited Bengal Premier League will be taking place next week from 20th till 25th June 2017 at Saturday Club, Kolkata. The series is being organized by West Bengal Billiards Association.

The Press Conference was addressed by Mr. Pradip Saragoi, President, The West Bengal Billiards Association; Mr. Anil Poddar, Convenor, Bengal Snooker League; Mr. Brijesh Damani, Asian Games Silver Medalist, World Team Bronze Medalist and Mr. Sourav Kothari, Arjuna Awardee and World No. 2 in Billiards.

The first edition was held last year and that was a grand success. Having seen the over-whelming response, following additions have been incorporated:

 Last year there were nine teams, and now one more team added to make it perfect 10.
Addition of one more marquee player to make it two marquee players per team and each team will be having total 6 players.
Total Prize money is as follows:
Winner Team                                      :Rs. 5,00,000.00
Runner up Team                                :Rs. 3,00,000.00
Players of Winning Team              :Rs. 1,00,000.00
Players of Runner up Team          :Rs.    50,000.00
Total Prize money                             :Rs.9, 50,000.00


Ten teams participating in the league are:

 TEAM                                                  OWNER

Alpha Cueists                                        Dheeraj & Dhiren Baid
Black Panthers                                     Piyush Bhagat
City Knights                                           Rajesh Tulsian & Ravi Goenka
Cue Magicians                                       Kingshuk Saha
Green Warriors                                    Pradyumna Mimani
Pappu Penguine                                   Manas Swaika & Siddharth Casyab
The Rockets                                          Rishabh Dugar
RKG Snooker Champs      Ravindra Kumar Gupta (RKG Snooker)
Shooting Stars                                      Sunil Saraogi & Chetan Mehta
Snooking Shooters                             Manoj Agarwal (Defending Team)