Tamil Nadu's Prem Prakash entered the knockout phase of the inaugural 6 Red Snooker National championship. Ideally suited for this format Prem Prakash scored two emphatic victories on Friday over Rishab Pandya (4-1) and Kamal Rohemetra (4-0).

Chitra Magimairaj gave local fans something to cheer about while scoring a 3-2 victory over Meenal Thakur to top Group A in the women's league and enter the last eight stage.

The results (league): Men. Group A: Aseem (Har) bt M.K. Manoj (TN) 32-25, 24-13, 38-54, 33-6, 41-13. Group B: Laxman Rawat (Del) bt Md. Asim (Rlys) 43-30, 47-27, 38-0, 44-12. Group C: Akshay Kumar (Del) bt Vijay Nichani (TN) 39-22, 20-35, 14-41, 12-40, 36-17, 41-12, 26-22. Group D: Abhishek Soparkar (Mah) bt Amit Bhushan (Kar) 27-13, 34-29, 47-26, 33-21. Group E: Brijesh Damani (WB) bt Shivam Arora (Bih) 6-33, 64-1, 40-0, 11-35, 44-0, 69 (69)-0. Group F: J.R. Pranit (TN) bt Prashanth Shinde (MP) 37-6, 32-21, 44-26, 41 (41)-7. Group G: Faisal Khan (Rlys) bt Manish Jain (WB) 65 (32)-0, 0-44, 38-25, 8-52, 36-4, 44-9. Group H: Siddharth Parekh (Rlys) bt T.V. Rajiv (AP) 5-45, 39-13, 32-26, 36-32, 43-7. Group I: Varun Madan (Del) bt M.S. Arun (Kar) 4-78, 40-20, 38-1, 32-1, 52 (52)-0. Group J: Pushpinder Singh (Del) bt Vasanth D. (Kar) 33-23, 38-9, 43-25, 0-39, 14-37, 36-3. Group K: Ravi Shankar (AP) w/o Pranav Jain (TN); Yogesh M. (Kar) bt Balaji Reddy (Kar) 41-19, 14-54, 26-29, 38-37, 44-31, 8-47, 38-12. Group L: Sandeep Gulati (Del) bt A. Deepak (Kar) 69 (69)-0, 48-41, 0-40, 60-0, 44-28; Arvind Savur (Kar) bt Joginder Singh (Kar) 26-18, 38-26, 33-14, 31-20. Group M: Prem Prakash (TN) bt Rishab Pandya (Mah) 32-5, 47-0, 24-34, 40 (33)-0, 35-14; Prem Prakash (TN) bt Kamal Rohmetra (JK) 33-17, 50-15, 41-17, 44-9; Rishab Pandya (Mah) bt Anuj Uppal (Del) 4-53, 29-7, 28-17, 38-8, 46-0; Shahbaaz Adil Khan (PSPB) bt Kamal Rohmetra (JK) 56-0, 77-0, 33-35, 16-30, 62-0, 34-10. Group N: Vinay Kothari (TN) bt Shashank Gupta (MP) 38-27, 21-35, 41-15, 15-35, 36-21, 29-25; Nishad Chowgle (Mah) bt Vinay Kothari (TN) 40-26, 45-54, 42-31, 61-6, 39-27; Nishad Chowgle (Mah) bt D. Mukhopadhya (WB) 39-31, 32-38, 1-40, 47-8, 29-9, 21-50, 33-22; R. Girish (Rlys) bt Shashank Gupta (MP) 25-31, 38-27, 44-2, 54-23, 27-26. Group O: Shravan Mohta (Mah) w/o Balamurugan (TN); Devendra Joshi (PSPB) w/o Balamurugan (TN); Nadeem Ahmed (TN) bt A.R. Arjun (TN) 45-8, 15-37, 34-17, 33-32, 38-28; Shravan Mohta (Mah) bt Nadeem Ahmed (TN) 23-32, 55-6, 32-16, 23-48, 37-19, 43 (41)-0. Group P: Madhu Chandra (Kar) bt Anand Raghuvanshi (Mah) 45-16, 35-32, 47-3, 30-9; Vijay Goel (Del) bt Prathamesh Sawant (Mah) 44-22, 42-6, 63-5, 59-8; Madhu Chandra (Kar) bt Vijay Goel (Del) 38-34, 46-23, 49-5, 25-29, 38-16; B.V.S. Murthy (Kar) bt Anand Raghuvanshi (Mah) 24-52, 38-23, 49 (32)-0, 43-1, 13-45, 46-8.

Women: Group A: Chitra Magimairaj (Kar) bt Meenal Thakur (Mah) 6-34, 53-15, 51-28, 10-38, 40-6; Neeta Kothari (WB) bt Sangeeta Hemchand (Mah) 38-33, 17-43, 45-17, 30-46, 32-23. Group B: Vidya Pillai (TN) bt Neeta Sanghvi (Mah) 43-9, 51-30, 32-11; Keerat Bhandal (Del) bt Indira Gowda (Kar) 34-30, 18-32, 22-31, 28-13, 46-15. Group C: Anuja Chandra (PSPB) bt Suniti Damani (WB) 32-16, 54-21, 42-9; Neena Praveen (TN) bt Varsha Sanjeev (Kar) 17-33, 45-15, 36-15, 53-27. Group D: Ashwini Puranik (MP) bt Aradhana Naik (Kar) 38-9, 35-26, 32-23; Ashwini Puranik (MP) bt Uma Nagaraj (Kar) 9-48, 51-3, 30-25, 54-47; Asha (TN) bt Aradhana Naik (Kar) 37-30, 35-39, 55-14, 44-17; Arantxa Sanchis (Mah) w/o Uma Nagaraj (Kar).

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