ACBS Asian Snooker Championship

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The ACBS Asian Snooker Championship is the premier non-professional snooker tournament in Asia. The event series is sanctioned by the Asian Confederation of Billiard Sports and started from 1984.[1][2][3] Mostly, the winner of the tournament qualifies for the next season of the Professional Snooker Tour.

Winners[edit]

[1][2][3]

Year Venue Winner Runner-up Score
1984 Thailand Thailand Sakchai Sim-ngam Thailand Vichien Sangthong 8–5
1985 Singapore Hong Kong Gary Kwok Thailand Sakchai Sim-ngam 8–5
1986 Sri Lanka Thailand James Wattana Hong Kong Gary Kwok 8–1
1987 Malaysia Thailand Udon Khaimuk Thailand James Wattana 8–6
1988 Sri Lanka Thailand James Wattana Hong Kong Kenny Kwok 8–7
1989 India India Yasin Merchant Thailand Udon Khaimuk 8–6
1990 Indonesia Malaysia Sam Chong Hong Kong Stanley Leung 8–1
1991 Pakistan Thailand Chuchart Triritanapradit India Yasin Merchant 8–3
1992 Thailand Thailand Praput Chaithanasakul Thailand Chuchart Triritanapradit 8–7
1993 China Thailand Praput Chaithanasakul Thailand Chuchart Triritanapradit 8–5
1994 Bangladesh Malaysia Ooi Chin Kay Thailand Samporn Kanthawung 8–7
1995 Thailand Thailand Anurat Wongjan Thailand Thephachai Woratraiphob 8–7
1996 China Thailand Anan Terananon Thailand Amnuayorn Chotipong 8–5
1997 United Arab Emirates Thailand Anurat Wongjan Philippines Marlon Manalo 8–6
1998 Pakistan Pakistan Muhammad Yousaf Thailand Phirom Ritthiprasong 8–7
1999 Thailand Pakistan Farhan Mirza Thailand Noppadon N 8–2
2000 Hong Kong Philippines Marlon Manalo Pakistan Farhan Mirza 8–7
2001 Pakistan India Yasin Merchant China Jin Long 8–4
2002 China China Ding Junhui Singapore Keith E. Boon 8–4
2004[4] Aqaba, Jordan India Alok Kumar India Pankaj Advani 8–4
2005 Thailand China Jin Long China Cai Jianzhong 6–4
2006[5] Colombo, Sri Lanka Thailand Issara Kachaiwong United Arab Emirates Mohammed Shehab 6–3
2007[6] Karachi, Pakistan Thailand Supoj Saenla India Yasin Merchant 7–0
2008[7] Dubai, United Arab Emirates China Jin Long India Aditya Mehta 7–3
2009[8] Tangshan, China Thailand James Wattana China Mei Xiwen 7–3
2010[9] Chanthaburi, Thailand Thailand Issara Kachaiwong Pakistan Muhammad Sajjad 7–3
2011[10] Indore, India Thailand Passakorn Suwannawat India Aditya Mehta 6–2
2012[11] Doha, Qatar India Aditya Mehta India Pankaj Advani 7–5
2013[12] Karachi, Pakistan Afghanistan Saleh Mohammad Syria Omar Al Kojah 7–2
2014[13] Al Fujairah, United Arab Emirates Malaysia Thor Chuan Leong Taiwan Hung Chuang Ming 7–3
2015[14] Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Pakistan Hamza Akbar India Pankaj Advani 7–6
2016[15] Doha, Qatar Thailand Kritsanut Lertsattayathorn United Arab Emirates Mohamed Shehab 6–2
2017[16] Doha, Qatar China Lyu Haotian India Pankaj Advani 6–3
2018 Tabriz, Iran Iran Amir Sarkhosh Iran Ali Ghareghouzlo 6–1
2019 Doha, Qatar India Pankaj Advani Thailand Thanawat Thirapongpaiboon 6–3

Stats[edit]

Champions by country[edit]

Country Wins Players First title Last title
 Thailand 16 11 1984 2016
 India 5 4 1989 2019
 Malaysia 3 3 1990 2014
 Pakistan 3 3 1998 2015
 China 4 3 2002 2017
 Hong Kong 1 1 1985 1985
 Philippines 1 1 2000 2000
 Afghanistan 1 1 2013 2013
 Iran 1 1 2018 2018

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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