HYDERABAD: Kamal Chawla of Western Railway defeated K. Venkatesham (SCR) 531-408 in the billiards quarterfinals in the 40th all-India Railway billiards and snooker championship at the RRC Stadium here on Monday.

The results:

Quarterfinals: Snooker: Wasim Ahmed (SR) bt P. Siddarth (CR) 5-45, 43-53, 56-54, 72-62, 62-22, 22-65, 50-22; Antim Singh (SR) bt Ashok Shandilya (CR) 73-58, 35-69, 69-47, 64-14, 71-48; K. Venkatesham (SCR) bt Faisal Khan (CR) 81-31, 78-36, 67-1, 31-76, 56-34.

Billiards: P. Siddarth (CR) bt S. Simhachalam (SCR) 439-437; Rafat Habib (SR) bt Md. Asim (ER) 432-413; Kamal Chawla (WR) bt K. Venkatesham (SCR) 531-408; Ashok Shandilya (CR) bt P.G. Benny (SCR) 780-447.

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