Team USA Participants at 8th ICF World World Cup - Birmingham, UK

World Cup Group

USA Teams for 8th ICF World Cup Nov 7th - 11th

Team USA - Men

Vishal Karangutkar

Neel Joshi

Deep Joshi

Murali Balasubramanyam

Vishal Karangutkar Neel Joshi Deep Joshi Murali Balasubramanyam

Team USA - Women

Uma Munagala

Sujatha Tella

Saroj Parikh

Deepika Kalahasthi

Uma Munagala Sujatha Tella Saroj Parikh Deepika Kalahasthi

SRR - Entries

Atul Bhave

Neil Khatu

Shibu Jose

Subbu Laxminarayanapuram

Atul Bhave Neil Khatu Shibu Jose Subbu Laxminaryanapuram

US Open 2016 - Tournament Report By Dr.Neeraj Sampathy

Dinesh Babu Wins US Open 2016 Singles

Anil & Sandeep Wins US Open 2016 Doubles

Anil Kumar is the MVP of First Ever SPONSORS League

Banquet Video

More Pictures

Sarvanan Chandrababu Won US National 2016

USCA Channel

USCA Facebook

Louie Fernandes Won US Open 2015

USCA Goes Green Video

US Open 2015 Results

Tournament Report

Sarvanan Babu Wins Richmond US Nationals

Dr. Nilesh Mehta's Article on Hindi Alive about Nationals 2015

Richmond Times Article about Nationals 2015

Click here for the results of 2015 Nationals

Visit our facebook page for more pictures and details


From President's Desk

2014 US National Champion

Click here for the results of 2014 Nationals

Champion for SINGLES -- RAM GOPAL


!!! Team USCA off to Maldives !!!

A four member team comprising of Dr. Shivaram Gowdagere, Atul Bhave (also the team Manager), Murali Balasubramanyam and Jayadev Suryadevara will represent USCA in the upcoming Carrom World Cup to be held in Maldives from Sep 13 - Sep 17 2014.

Since its inception in 1996, USCA has hosted multiple international carrom tournaments including the last World Cup held in Richmond, Virginia in 2010, where Yogesh Pardesi (India) clinched the World Title in a nail biting finals against his fellow country man Radha Krishnan. Click Here for the finals video

Also, the US pair of Saravanan Babu and Neil Khatu clinched the third spot in the Doubles Event in this tournament. A big achievement at the world stage!

USCA has also participated in various international carrom tournaments held all across the globe in countries like France, UK, India, Malaysia, Sri Lanka to name a few. USCA wishes its players and all the participants in this World Cup the best.


Dr. Shivaram Gowdagere

Atul Bhave

Murali Balasubramanyam

Jayadev Suryadevara

Dr. Shivaram Gowdagere Atul Bhave Murali Balasubramanyam Jayadev Suryadevara

!!! Saravanan Babu makes a clean sweep again !!!

2014 Eastern Open Championship Results

Singles Top 4

Doubles Top 4

Saravanan Babu Saravanan Babu & Neil Khatu
Sridhar Galipelli Shivaram Gowdagere & Jayadev Suryadevara
Shivaram Gowdagere Sridhar Galipelli & Vishal Karangutkar
Vishal Karangutkar Wajahat Mohammad & Moaz Shaikh

2014 Eastren Open Results

Current Rankings (End of 2013 Nationals)

Tournament report by Dr. Nilesh Mehta Click here

2013 US Nationals Doubles Champions

Dr. Nilesh Mehta & Saravanan Chandrababu are the 2013 US Nationals Doubles Champions

Saravanan Chandrababu wins the singles title for the 7th time in a row

2013 Eastern Open Champion

Sridhar Galipelli is the 2013 Eastern Open Champion

Francis D'Costa from Ontario, Canada is the runners-up

The all Canadian pair of Francis D'Costa & Moaz Shaikh wins the Doubles Championship. They defeated the seasoned players Sekhar Challa & Madhu Rao in straight 2 sets.

For complete tournament results Click here

Dallas v/s Houston Test Match - March 2nd & 3rd

Dallas - Houston Carrom Test Match will be conducted on March 2nd & 3rd weekend in Richardson, TX. This Match is conducted by the Dallas Carrom Club on behalf of the US Carrom Association and is sponsored by the India Association of North Texas and Tajmahal Imports. This is the 2nd Test Match in the Series. The first one was conducted in Houston a couple of years ago. The following players from Houston will be visiting Dallas: Rajesh Desai, Ravi Wagle, Ibrahim Tawawala, Yogi Patel, Aditya Chavali, Siraj Lalani. The following players will be participating from Dallas: Shivaram Gowdagere, Shibu Jose, Hemant Khetade, Pramod Shah, Renuka Shah, Prakash Kagal, Shreenivas Mallisetti.

NJ Carrom Club wins the test match against Canada 8-4

The players from NJ Carrom Club travelled to Markham, Canada on the weekend of Jan 4-6 to play a test match series against Canada. Canada was on a high after clinching the 4th place in the team event of the recentlty concluded World Championships in Sri Lanka. But the seasoned players of NJCC easily overcame their challenge by winning the singles 5-3 and the doubles 3-1, thereby winning the test series 8-4.

The only white slam was scored by Umair Kamal of Canada in his singles match against Sekhar Challa of NJ.

Francis D'Costa & the rest of the Canadian team were excellent hosts and the NJ players had a great time.

More details will follow soon...

Saravanan Babu wins the 2012 US National Championship.

He defeated Sekhar Challa in two straight sets to clinch his 6th National title in a row.

Saravanan Babu & Neil Khatu wins the Doubles Championship.

They defeated the defending champions Sekhar Challa & Vishal Karangutkar in straight 2 sets.

For detailed results click here...

Doubles Champions

Dr. Nilesh Mehta's Report

Shreenivas Mallisetti's Report

Californian Perspective

And a Canadian Perspective as well

6th Carrom World Championship - Colombo, Sri Lanka

The 6th World Carrom Championship will be organized by the Carrom Federation of Sri Lanka under the authority granted by the International Carrom Federation.

The World Championship will be held from 31st October to 4th November 2012.

Galadari Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka

USCA Team:

1. Vishal Karangutkar
2. Jayadev Suryadevara
3. Neil Khatu
4. Sekhar Challa

For more details click here


Carrom Articles

Carom Play Techniques Refernce - Mr. Somanchi (courtesy Dr. Neeraj Sampathy)

Carrom Play Techniques - Mr. Somanchi (courtesy Dr. Neeraj Sampathy)

Brief Story on US Nationals Singles Champions - Shreenivas Mallisetti

History behind the making of a champion - Yogesh Pardeshi


  • President:
  • Jayadev Suryadevara

  • Vice President:
  • Sasidhar Doppalapudi

  • Secretary:
  • Aditya Chavali

  • Treasurer:
  • Shibu Jose

  • Manager:
  • Hemant Khetade

  • Joint Secretary:
  • Sai Ram Nidadavolu

  • Joint Secretary:
  • Aswani Kumar Adusumilli


  • Shreenivas Mallisetti
  • Subbu Laxminarayanapuram
  • Ravi Chandran