Meheernosh Billimoria of Bombay Gymkhana took optimum advantage of the conditions to comfortably march past Garware Club House. Billimoria, starting with a scratch handicap had no problems adjusting to the home tables and beat back the challenge from Khsturia (+10 handicap) as he raced to 200-165 victory in a first-round match of the Bombay Gymkhana Handicap Billiards Tournament
In another match, Shailesh Rao of Matunga Gymkhana also playing with a scratch handicap easily got past Suresh Sawant (-30) of Mandpeshwar Civic Foundation by 200-153 points margin to advance control and strolled past Gregory D’Souza of Catholic Gymkhana (scratch handicap) by a convincing 200-146 point’s margin.
Walter Vaz, a Bombay Gym marker, also tasted success. Vaz (-60) overcame Chirag Mehta of Garware Club House (-70) 200-126 in another first-round clash.
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