This Asian crown is special as it comes just before the Padma Bhushan ceremony (April 2). I got to defend my title from last year plus got to play the final with my sparring partner and dear friend Bhaskar as we bring back both gold and silver to our country and our state Karnataka,

Pankaj Advani, 4 months
Pankaj Advani retains Asian Billiards Championship title in Myanmar