One of the richest national pool championships will be held here at the YMCA from February 15-24. Defending champions Manan Chandra (8-ball) and Rafat Habib (9-ball) will be defending their titles in the Rs 3.5 lakh BLP Pool National Championships.
Record number of entries have been received by the organisers — Delhi Billiards and Snooker Association. Men's section has attracted around 192 players in 9-ball and 128 in 8-ball, while the women's has 18 entries in both 8 and 9 ball events. In the women's section, Meenal Thakur (8-ball) and Anuja Chandra (9-ball) will be defending their titles. The winners of both the sections will be eligible to join the selection camp for the Asian Games later this year.