Billiards and Snookers

NDPS introduces Billiards and Snookers to its students

The school has a well-equipped billiards and snooker room for its students. In addition to the world class tables, the room has all the required amenities for training and holding competitions.
The coach Mr. Ketan Chawla is a national player of billiards and snooker and a well-known name in the world of billiards and snooker. He is passionate about the sport and is keen to train the students and open a world of new opportunities for them.

SNOOKER is a cue sport played on a rectangular billiards table covered with a green cloth called baize, with six pockets, one at each corner and one in the middle of each long side. 

Snooker was invented by the British Army in the Indian Town of Jabalpur at Narmada Club in 1875.

Omprakesh Bankelal Agrawal

(27 April 1955 – 15 May 1994), was The First Indian Professional Snooker Player. As an Amateur, he was World Champion in 1984.

BILLIARDS: English Billiards, called simply Billiards is a cue sport that combines the aspects of Carom Billiards and Pool. Two Cue Balls(one white and one yellow)and a red object ball are used. Each player or team uses a different cue ball. It is played on a Billiards table with the same dimensions as one used for Snooker and points are scored for Cannons and Pocketing the balls.

Billiards was invented in France in the 1340s. Played as an outdoor lawn game similar to croquet, it eventually moved indoors and onto a wooden table with green cloth to resemble grass on which it had been previously played.

Wilson Lionel Garton-Jones (2 May 1922 – 4 October 2003) was a Professional player of English billiards from India. Jones, a dominant National Amateur Champion for more than a decade, won the amateur World Championship Twice, in 1958 and 1964. He was the first Indian to be a World champion in any sport.