The National Snooker Championship 2023, title was won by Sultan Muhammad, played at NBP Sports Complex, Karachi. The Final encounter score were:

Sultan Muhammad (Sindh) bt Shan Namat (Isb) 7-5

(69-58, 16-105(95), 86-24, 4-85(85), 21-72, 32-70, 69-30, 61-39, 56-21, 62-41, 53-66, 69-0)

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The National Snooker Championship 2023 award ceremony at NBP Sports Complex, Karachi – PBSF / Allsportspk

The awards in form of Cash Prizes and Trophies were the following:

Winner Prize: Rs. 200,000+Trophy to Sultan Muhammad.

Runner Up prize of Rs. 100,000+Trophy to  Shan Namat.

For Highest Break: Rs. 25,000 Prize + Trophy to Shahid Aftab (141).

Day 6 | Shan & Sultan In Finals

National Snooker Championship 2023 on Day 6 entered the Final stage at NBP Sports Complex, Karachi. The Final encounter is scheduled as follows:

10:00 am – Best of 13 frames

Shan Namat (Islamabad) v Sultan Muhammad (Sindh)

with the Final Prize Distribution Ceremony at 3:45 pm

Semi Final Results were as under:

Shan Namat (Isb) & Sultan Muhammad (Sindh) reached final with Shan Namat making a 108 Break in a match which finished in 2 hours 20 minutes with a score of 6-1 .

In the other semi final Sultan Muhammad won it with a close score of 6-5 in a match which lasted for 7 hours.

Final scores:

Shan Namat (Isb) bt Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb) 6-1 (43-53, 61-35, 92-23, 65-23, 81-0(81), 108-16(108), 70-06)

Sultan Muhammad (Sindh) bt Shahid Aftab (Pjb) 6-5 (73-18, 11-64, 53-61, 51-53, 20-64, 62-12, 63-55, 35-75, 64-53, 74-21, 64-18)

Day 5 – Quarter Final Result

Shan Namat & Awais Ullah Munair Qualify 1st time Semi Finals.

Shan Namat (Isb) bt today Baluchistan Champion Adil A. Jabbar.

Shan Namat (Isb) bt Adil A. Jabbar (Bal) 5-1

(78-34, 62-10, 62-10, 62-8, 72-1, 48-76, 76-24)

Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb) bt M. Naseem Akhtar (Pjb) 5-3

(134-0(58), 28-55, 65-26, 70-71, 59-18, 07-77(68), 74-0, 63-39(62)

Shahid Aftab (Pjb) bt Akash Rafiq (KPK) 5-2

(59-19, 65-69, 60-54, 72-34, 54-69, 66-35, 56-52)

Sultan Muhammad (Sindh) bt Sirbuland Khan (KPK) 5-2

(84-13, 26-72, 72-26, 72-01, 59-68, 83-07(62), 68-83)

Monday Fixture

10:00 am

Semi Final Matches

Shan Namat (Isb) v Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb)

Shahid Aftab (Pjb) v Sultan Muhammad (Sindh)

Day 4 | Pre Quarter Result

Defending Champion Muhammad Sajjad (Pjb) lost 3-5 against Sirbuland Khan (KPK). The former Junior World Champion, Muhammad Naseem Akhtar (Pjb) made a Break of 125.

Adil A. Jabbar (Bal) bt Abdul Sattar (Sindh) 5-2

(111-5(52), 28-61, 9-65, 78-6, 98-27(56), 68-30, 96-34(96),)

Shah Namat (Isb) bt Ali Hamza (Sinsh) 5-0

(64-16, 76-18, 76-16, 85-20, 94-07)

M. Naseem Akhtar (Pjb) bt Abdul Javed (Isb) 5-0

(59-50, 67-5, 126-08(125), 87-0, 45-12)

Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb) bt Sharjeel Mehmood (KPK) 5-2

(18-86(68), 70-0(62), 65-27, 44-36, 76-12(63), 36-87, 72-25(53),)

Akash Rafiq (KPK) bt Waseem Abbas (Pjb) 5-0

(94-08(90), 65-56, 63-08, 54-50, 54-08)

Shahid Aftab (Pjb) bt Zulfiqar A. Qadir (Sindh) 5-4

(22-65(64), 14-99, 60-34, 53-43(51), 64-60, 18-62, 38-59, 84-08(84), 64-40)

Sultan Muhammad (Sindh) bt Muhammad Faizan (Sindh) 5-2

(78-33, 59-19, 58-24, 51-64, 67-35, 21-66(66), 69-56)

Sirbuland Khan (KPK) bt Muhammad Sajjad (Pjb) 5-3

(19-89, 66-55, 1-88, 74-10, 56-44, 6-65, 65-33, 73-0(67),)

Sunday Fixture

10:00 am

Quarter Final

Adil A. Jabbar (Bal) v Shah Namat (Isb)

M. Naseem Akhtar (Pjb) v Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb)

Akash Rafiq (KPK) v Shahid Aftab (Pjb)

Sultan Muhammad (Sindh) v Sirbuland Khan (KPK)

Day 3 | Seeds 3 & 4 Loose; League Matches Conclude | Schedule

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Pakistan-45th National Snooker Championship 2020: Day 3

League Round Group PositionQualify For Pre Quarter

Group A. Muhammad Sajjad (Pjb), Shan Namat (Isb)

Group B. Ali Hamza (Sindh), Sirbuland Khan (KPK)

Group C. Muhammad Naseem Akhtar (Pjb), Akash Rafiq (KPK)

Group D. Waseem Abbas (Pjb), Abdul Sattar (Sindh)

Group E. Shahid Aftab (Pjb), Abdul Javed (Isb)

Group F. Adil A. Jabbar (Bal), Zulfiqar A. Qadir (Sindh)

Group G. Muhammad Faizan (Sindh), Sharjeel Mehmood (KPK)

Group H. Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb), Sultan Muhammad (Sindh)

The Day 3 Results were:

Jehanzaib Jahangir (Bal) bt Muhammad Bilal (Pjb) 4-0 (67-44, 61-52, 83-01, 55-16)

Rana Irfan (Pjb) bt Ali Hamza (Sindh) 4-3 (59-54, 47-60, 72-29, 94-09, 01-93, 28-70, 63-32)

Akash Rafiq (Kpk) bt M. Jawed Ansari (Sindh) 4-1 (61-07, 70-14, 61-14, 28-55, 80-58)

Waseem Abbas (Pjb) bt Zaib Khan (Bal) 4-2 (69-59, 48-77, 84-37(82), 0-85, 68-23(57), 67-36)

Farukh Usman (Sindh) bt Fawad Khan (Kpk) 4-0 (66-19, 64-53, 70-0(56), 64-08)

Muhammad Ijaz (Pjb) bt M. Iftikhar (Sindh) 4-1 (40-68, 70-52, 57-38, 127-0(127), 76-01(68),)

Mubashir Raza (Pjb) bt Rizwan A. Aziz (Bal) 4-1 (78-07(52), 106-7(55), 80-0, 23-53, 84-23)

Amir Shehzad (Kpk) bt Saif Ali Khan (Bal) 4-3 (67-40, 7-55, 61-54, 63-40, 42-73, 09-60, 63-55)

Muhammad Sajjad (Pjb) bt Shan Namat (Isb) 4-3 (86-08(81), 47-69, 69-48, 10-52, 16-65, 98-17(59), 51-41)  

Sirbuland Khan (Kpk) bt Ahsan Ramzan (Pjb) 4-0 Walk over

Muhammad Naseem Akhtar (Pjb) bt Babar Masih (Pjb) 4-0 (64-52, 58-23, 63-44, 44-16)

Abdul Sattar (Sindh) bt Haris Tahir (Pjb) 4-0 (54-40, 61-46, 69-46, 80-40)

Shahid Aftab (Pjb) bt Abdul Javed (Isb) 4-2 (67-2, 45-48, 21-62, 68-44, 69-59, 63-52)

Adil A. Jabbar (Bal) bt Zulfiqar A. Qadir (Sindh) 4-1 (59-79, 68-0, 119-0(119), 59-24, 139-0(139),)

Muhammad Faizan (Sindh) bt Sharjeel Mehmood (Kpk) 4-1 (80-42, 83-45, 73-24, 33-57, 70-31)

Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb) bt Sultan Muhammad (Sindh) 4-3 (43-60, 33-74, 74-2, 48-70, 91-0(54), 91-28(56), 73-22)

10th National Snooker Championship 2018: Punjab Players Dominate QF Round

Saturday; 31st December Fixture

Pre Quarter

10:00 am

Adil A. Jabbar (Bal) v Abdul Sattar (Sindh)

Shah Namat (Isb) v Ali Hamza (Sinsh)

M. Naseem Akhtar (Pjb) v Abdul Javed (Isb)

Sharjeel Mehmood (KPK) v Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb)

1:00 pm

Waseem Abbas (Pjb) v Akash Rafiq (KPK)

Zulfiqar A. Qadir (Sindh) v Shahid Aftab (Pjb)

Muhammad Faizan (Sindh) v Sultan Muhammad (Sindh)

Sirbuland Khan (KPK) v Muhammad Sajjad (Pjb)

Day 2 | World Champion Ahsan Loses Again + Most Main Seeded Players

On Day 2 matches former World Champion Ahsan Ramzan lost again against Ali Hamza. Most of the other seeded players also could not perform up to their levels. Seed 5, Shahid Aftab despite having the Highest Break of the day (141) lost against Farukh Usman a Qualifier. Seed No. 4 Haris Tahir lost against Qualifier, Waseem Abbas.

Day 2 Group Positions

Qualify for Pre Quarter

Group A. Muhammad Sajjad (Pjb), Shan Namat (Isb)

Group B. TBD

Group C. TBD

Group D. TBD

Group E. TBD

Group F. Zulfiqar A. Qadir (Sindh), Adil A. Jabbar (Bal)

Group G. TBD

Group H. Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb), Sultan Muhammad (Sindh)

Day 2 Detailed Results

Ali Hamza defeated Ex-World Champion, Ahsan Ramzan on Day 2 of the 47th National Snooker Championship 2023 – PBSF/Allsportspk

Farukh Usman (Sindh) bt Shahid Aftab (Pjb) 4-3 (60-70(64), 47-40, 57-26, 0-141(141), 42-73, 64-0, 57-38)

Abdul Javed (Isb) bt Fawad Khan (Kpk) 4-2 (97-21, 51-91, 61-26, 78-67, 57-63, 61-50)

Zulfiqar A. Qadir (Sindh) bt Muhammad Ijaz (Pjb) 4-0 (101-27(51), 74-62, 85-0(85), 56-47)

Adil A. Jabbar (Bal) bt M. Iftikhar (Sindh) 4-0 (74-32, 61-07, 90-8, 65-26)

Muhammad Faizan (Sindh) bt Rizwan A. Aziz (Bal) 4-0 (49-21, 59-18, 72-01(52), 61-29)

Sharjeel Mehmood (Kpk) bt Mubashir Raza (Pjb) 4-1 (80-39, 70-58, 50-14, 36-67, 55-42)

Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb) bt Saif Ali Khan (Bal) 4-0 (86-18(74), 70-0(60), 60-24, 79-18(55),)

Sultan Muhammad (Sindh) bt Amir Shehzad (Kpk) 4-3 (16-54, 66-31, 47-68, 77-13(60), 38-70, 72-36, 55-23)

Muhammad Sajjad (Pjb) bt Jhanzaib Jahangir (Bal) 4-1 (67-46, 70-43(58), 66-43, 54-61, 78-01(76),)

Shan Namat (Isb) bt Muhammad Bilal (Pjb) 4-1 (54-29, 65-15, 28-75, 71-45, 62-21)

Ali Hamza (Sindh) bt Ahsan Ramzan (Pjb) 4-2 (5-92, 55-48, 48-17, 57-18, 69-11, 66-62)

Sirbuland Khan (Kpk) bt Rana Irfan (Pjb) 4-3 (56-60, 31-74, 43-63, 69-61, 70-0, 71-23, 62-23)

Waseem Abbas (Pjb) bt Haris Tahir (Pjb) 4-1 (80-12, 55-68, 78-30, 59-34, 87-45)

Babar Masih (Pjb) bt Akash Rafiq (Kpk) 4-3 (47-75, 61-01(53), 84-14(51), 9-62, 54-37, 0-77(72), 71-41)

Muhammad Naseem Akhtar (Pjb) bt M. Jawed Ansari (Sindh) 4-1 (75-48, 68-58, 58-68, 69-29, 51-09)

Abdul Sattar (Sindh) bt Zaib Khan (Bal) 4-3 (44-97, 70-49, 63-18, 4-78, 76-63, 45-82, 67-25)

Day 3 – Friday; 30th December Fixtures

Jhanzaib Jahangir (Bal) VS Muhammad Bilal (Pjb)

Ali Hamza (Sindh) VS Rana Irfan (Pjb)

Akash Rafiq (Kpk) VS M. Jawed Ansari (Sindh)

Waseem Abbas (Pjb) VS Zaib Khan (Bal)

Farukh Usman (Sindh) VS Fawad Khan (Kpk)

Muhammad Ijaz (Pjb) VS M. Iftikhar (Sindh)

Rizwan A. Aziz (Bal) VS Mubashir Raza (Pjb)

Saif Ali Khan (Bal) VS Amir Shehzad (Kpk)

Muhammad Sajjad (Pjb) VS Shan Namat (Isb)

Ahsan Ramzan (Pjb) VS Sirbuland Khan (Kpk)

Babar Masih (Pjb) VS Muhammad Naseem Akhtar (Pjb)

Haris Tahir (Pjb) VS Abdul Sattar (Sindh)

Shahid Aftab (Pjb) VS Abdul Javed (Isb)

Zulfiqar A. Qadir (Sindh) VS Adil A. Jabbar (Bal)

Muhammad Faizan (Sindh) VS Sharjeel Mehmood (Kpk)

Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb) VS Sultan Muhammad (Sindh)

Day 1 | Major Upset; Ex-World Champion Ahsan Loses To Qualifier Rana

The 47th National Snooker Championship 2023 commenced at NBP Sports Complex, Karachi. The prestigious event will continue till 3rd January 2023 and decide the National Champion 2023.

The major upset on Day 1 was Ex-World Champion and National Seed, No. 2 Ahsan Ramzan having lost to a qualifier Rana Irfan who made a 103 Break in 2nd frame. The other performers of the day were Shahid Aftab who missed a black ball after 140 break and Abdul Javed made a Break of 101.

44th National Snooker Championship 2019: Day 1 – Defending Champion Asif Loses

Day 1 Results

Rana Irfan a qualifier cueist defeated Ex-World Champion, Ahsan Ramzan on Day 1 of the 47th National Snooker Championship 2023 – PBSF/Allsportspk

Babar Masih bt M. Jawed Ansari 4-3 (41-51, 80-43, 0-81(81), 32-98, 98-13(98), 71-35, 106-08(57),)

Akash Rafiq bt Muhammad Naseem Akhtar 4-2 (14-75, 68-33, 64-57(52), 16-71, 69-19(56), 94-02(64),)

Haris Tahir bt Zaib Khan 4-3 (109-08, 30-64, 40-63, 62-52, 98-47, 33-70(54), 68-15)

Waseem Abbas bt Abdul Sattar 4-1 (47-37, 56-18, 59-32(51), 1-75, 57-42)

Muhammad Sajjad bt Muhammad Bilal 4-0 (72-44, 56-50, 97-04(84), 62-34)

Shah Namat bt Jhanzaib Jahangir 4-0 (102-09(66), 103-13(62), 86-40, 78-31)

10th National Snooker Championship 2018: Day 1

Rana Irfan bt Ahsan Ramzan 4-2 (63-39, 121-0 (103), 39-83(83), 56-20, 39-78(53), 58-17)

Ali Hamza bt Sirbuland Khan 4-1 (75-34, 48-65, 59-56, 87-48, 59-46)

Shahid Aftab bt Fawad Khan 40 (79-14(58), 81-08(56), 140-0(140), 58-26)

Abdul Javed bt Farukh Usman 4-1 (101-0(101), 30-68, 102-31, 67-9, 57-04)

Zulfiqar A. Qadir bt M. Iftikhar 43 (72-45, 4-70, 36-60, 0-75, 112-06, 65-26, 61-18)

Adil A. Jabbar (Bal) bt Muhammad Ijaz (Pjb) 4-3 (114-06(90), 24-69, 31-73(58), 81-0(54), 30-71, 105-53, 78-65)

Mubashir Raza (Pjb) bt Muhammad Faizan (Sindh) 4-1 (65-33, 5-66, 85-47(64), 76-10(68), 107-14(92),)

Sharjeel Mehmood (Kpk) bt Rizwan A. Aziz (Bal) 4-1 (33-80(69), 60-09, 75-01, 61-02, 92-50)

Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb) bt Amir Shehzad (Kpk) 4-2 (105-07, 66-57, 61-73, 15-57, 60-27, 68-06)

Sultan Muhammad (Sindh)  bt Saif Ali Khan (Bal) 4-0 (68-30, 82-04, 91-50, 53-03)

Tomorrow on Thursday  Fixture

Shahid Aftab (Pjb) VS Farukh Usman (Sindh)

Abdul Javed (Isb) VS Fawad Khan (Kpk)

Zulfiqar A. Qadir (Sindh) VS Muhammad Ijaz (Pjb)

Adil A. Jabbar (Bal) VS M. Iftikhar (Sindh)

Muhammad Faizan (Sindh) VS Rizwan A. Aziz (Bal)

Sharjeel Mehmood (Kpk) VS Mubashir Raza (Pjb)

Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb) VS Saif Ali Khan (Bal)

Sultan Muhammad (Sindh) VS Amir Shehzad (Kpk)

Muhammad Sajjad (Pjb) VS Jhanzaib Jahangir (Bal)

Shah Namat (Isb) VS Muhammad Bilal Pjb)

Ahsan Ramzan (Pjb) VS Ali Hamza (Sindh)

Sirbuland Khan (Kpk) VS Rana Irfan (Pjb)

Babar Masih (Pjb) VS Akash Rafiq (Kpk)

Muhammad Naseem Akhtar (Pjb) VS M. Jawed Ansari (Sindh)

Haris Tahir (Pjb) VS Waseem Abbas (Pjb)

Abdul Sattar (Sindh) VS Zaib Khan (Bal)

Top 32 Players To Compete For Prestigious Title

Pakistan’s most prestigious Snooker event – 47th National Snooker Championship 2023 will be held from 28th December 2022 till 3rd January 2023 at NBP Sports Complex, Karachi.

Organised by PBSF-Pakistan Billiard and Snooker Federation and sponsored by NBP-National Bank of Pakistan, the prize bag is of Rupees 525,000 with the winner receiving Rupees 200,000.

It will be competed by 32 players including the Defending champion Muhammad Sajjad, divided into 8 Groups of four players each. The Winner will also qualify to represent Pakistan in the Asian Snooker Championship 2023 to be held in Doha, Qatar.

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The complete schedule of seven day is as follows:


Complete Schedule

Day 1 – Wednesday; 28th December Fixtures
Babar Masih (Pjb) VS M. Jawed Ansari (Sindh)
Muhammad Naseem Akhtar (Pjb) VS Akash Rafiq (Kpk)
Haris Tahir (Pjb) VS Zaib Khan (Bal)
Abdul Sattar (Sindh) VS Waseem Abbas (Pjb)
Muhammad Sajjad (Pjb) VS Muhammad Bilal (Pjb)
Shah Namat (Isb) VS Jhanzaib Jahangir (Bal)
Ahsan Ramzan (Pjb) VS Rana Irfan (Pjb)
Sirbuland Khan (Kpk) VS Ali Hamza (Sindh)
Shahid Aftab (Pjb) VS Fawad Khan (Kpk)
Abdul Javed (Isb) VS Farukh Usman (Sindh)
Zulfiqar A. Qadir (Sindh) VS M. Iftikhar (Sindh)
Adil A. Jabbar (Bal) VS Muhammad Ijaz (Pjb)
Muhammad Faizan (Sindh) VS Mubashir Raza (Pjb)
Sharjeel Mehmood (Kpk) VS Rizwan A. Aziz (Bal)
Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb) VS Amir Shehzad (Kpk)
Sultan Muhammad (Sindh) VS Saif Ali Khan (Bal)

Breaking – 1st U16 Junior National Championship 2019: Hamza Takes the Title


Day 2 – Thursday; 29th December Fixture
Shahid Aftab (Pjb) VS Farukh Usman (Sindh)
Abdul Javed (Isb) VS Fawad Khan (Kpk)
Zulfiqar A. Qadir (Sindh) VS Muhammad Ijaz (Pjb)
Adil A. Jabbar (Bal) VS M. Iftikhar (Sindh)
Muhammad Faizan (Sindh) VS Rizwan A. Aziz (Bal)
Sharjeel Mehmood (Kpk) VS Mubashir Raza (Pjb)
Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb) VS Saif Ali Khan (Bal)
Sultan Muhammad (Sindh) VS Amir Shehzad (Kpk)
Muhammad Sajjad (Pjb) VS Jhanzaib Jahangir (Bal)
Shah Namat (Isb) VS Muhammad Bilal Pjb)
Ahsan Ramzan (Pjb) VS Ali Hamza (Sindh)
Sirbuland Khan (Kpk) VS Rana Irfan (Pjb)
Babar Masih (Pjb) VS Akash Rafiq (Kpk)
Muhammad Naseem Akhtar (Pjb) VS M. Jawed Ansari (Sindh)
Haris Tahir (Pjb) VS Waseem Abbas (Pjb)
Abdul Sattar (Sindh) VS Zaib Khan (Bal)


Day 3 – Last Day of Round Robin Matches – Friday; 30th December Fixtures
Jhanzaib Jahangir (Bal) VS Muhammad Bilal (Pjb)
Ali Hamza (Sindh) VS Rana Irfan (Pjb)
Akash Rafiq (Kpk) VS M. Jawed Ansari (Sindh)
Waseem Abbas (Pjb) VS Zaib Khan (Bal)
Farukh Usman (Sindh) VS Fawad Khan (Kpk)
Muhammad Ijaz (Pjb) VS M. Iftikhar (Sindh)

Rizwan A. Aziz (Bal) VS Mubashir Raza (Pjb)
Saif Ali Khan (Bal) VS Amir Shehzad (Kpk)
Muhammad Sajjad (Pjb) VS Shah Namat (Isb)
Ahsan Ramzan (Pjb) VS Sirbuland Khan (Kpk)
Babar Masih (Pjb) VS Muhammad Naseem Akhtar (Pjb)
Haris Tahir (Pjb) VS Abdul Sattar (Sindh)
Shahid Aftab (Pjb) VS Abdul Javed (Isb)
Zulfiqar A. Qadir (Sindh) VS Adil A. Jabbar (Bal)
Muhammad Faizan (Sindh) VS Sharjeel Mehmood (Kpk)
Awais Ullah Munir (Pjb) VS Sultan Muhammad (Sindh)


44th National Snooker Championship ’19: Muhammad Bilal Wears The Champion Cap 2019

Day 4 – Saturday; 31st December Fixtures
10:00 am
4 Pre Quarter Matches
1:00 pm
4 Pre Quarter Matches

Day 5 – Sunday; 1st January Fixtures
10:00 am
4 Quarter Final Matches

Day 6 – Monday; 2nd Jan 2023 Fixtures
10:00 am
2 Semi Final Matches

Day 7 – Tuesday; 3rd January 2023 Fixtures
10:00 am
Final

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