Third leg of ACBS – Asian 10Red Snooker Tour hosted by Karnataka State Billiards Association under the auspices of Billiards and Snooker Federation of India got underway here in Bengaluru today. The tournament was inaugurated by Mr. Srinivas (IAS), Commissioner of Youth Services and Sports, Government of Karnataka. The Karnataka Government is the main sponsor of this mega event. He was accompanied by Mr. J. Rajakumar, General Manager (IOCL and Mr. Prasad, another General Manager from IOCL. The Indian Oil Corporation Limited is the co-sponsor of this tour. Other dignitaries present during inauguration ceremony were Mr. Michael Alkhoury, Secretary General of ACBS and Mr. H.R. Rathan Kumar, Treasurer BSFI. The Inauguration ceremony was started with Welcome Speech of Mr. Arvind Savur, President of Karnataka State Billiards Association. He welcomed all the foreign players in KSBA and hoped for their memorable stay in Bengaluru. He also thanked Government of Karnataka and Indian Oil Corporation for their valuable support to the tournament. Mr. Srinivas, in his speech, assured full cooperation from Karnataka Government for the success of this tournament. Mr. Michael Al-khoury also thanked all the dignitaries, sponsors and ACBS sponsors, Wiraka, Saluc and Hainsworth. The first shot was played by Mr. J. Rajakumar to announce the tournament open.