ACBS Asian Snooker Championship

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.

WinnersEdit

[1][2][3]

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

StatsEdit

Champions by countryEdit

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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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