Sumit Talwar defeated Sundeep Gulati 9-7 to bag his maiden title in the BLP National eight-ball pool championship here on Saturday.

The results: Eight-ball pool: Final: Sumit Talwar bt Sundeep Gulati 9-7. Third-place playoff: Manan Chandra bt Balaji Reddy 5-1.

Nine-ball pool (Qualifying round): Group A: Rafath Habib bt A.R. Arjun 6-4, Ayush Kumar bt Ateet Kumar 6-3, Abhishek Raj bt Lalbiaksanga 6-3, Sameer Bhalla bt Dharminder Sehwag 6-3. Group B: Sunny Solanki bt K.S. NaveenKumar 6-4, Siddharth Parikh bt Danish Ali 6-1, Lalit Dahiya bt Ajay Kumar 6-3.

Group C: Sukhpreet Singh bt Chetan Ahuja 6-2, Anil Sharma bt Sukhpreet Singh 6-2, Vijay Goel bt R. Loganathan 6-3, I.H. Manudev bt Ajay Singh 6-5. Group D: Vinayak Agarwal bt Rajat Kaura 6-3, Manjot Singh bt Shahjahan 6-1, Faisal Khan bt Vinayak Agarwal 6-0, Ankur Nanda bt Shrenik Jain 6-2, Varun Madan bt Amardeep Bhatia 6-1, Manjot Singh bt Manmeet Bhatia 6-4.

Group E: D.Raj Kumar bt Chaitanya Halbe 6-4, Simranpreet Singh bt Mandeep Makkar 6-2. Group F: J. Varun Kumar bt Abhimanyu Gandhi 6-4, Devendra Joshi bt Mandeep Ahuja 6-0.

Group G: Harnam bt Rajan Dhama 6-3. Group H: K. Lallawnkima bt Amit Gujral 6-2, Shiv Johari bt Hitesh Soni 6-3. Group I: Aman Goel bt Jasmeet Amrit 6-1. Group K: Shudhansu Lal bt Ankit Goel 6-3.

Group M: Lalsangzela bt Bhupinder Singh 6-4, Aseem bt Rajiv Juneja 6-3, Rajesh Kapoor bt Ankit Shah 6-3. Group N: Charles Thagliana bt Arpit Sethi 6-3, H.S. Bhogal bt Balan Arivukkannan 6-2, Laxman Rawat bt Saurabh Singh 6-2. Group O: Rajesh bt Dipayan Kothari 6-5, Umesh Gupta Siddharth Kumar 6-3. Group P: Virender Sharma bt Inder Hanspat bt 6-2, Chirag Arora bt Suraj Singh 6-5, M.K. Verma bt Siddharth Sharma 6-2.

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