Mike Russell won his 11th World Billiards Championship title by beating David Causier 1500-558 in the final in Leeds.

 

England-born Russell cruised to victory in the 1500-up final to successfully defend the title at the Northern Snooker Centre.

 

In the semi-finals he beat India's Pankaj Advani 1250-1012, while Causier saw off Matthew Bolton 1250-232.

 

The quarter-finals saw Russell beat Peter Gilchrist 1000-698 while Causier beat Rupesh Shah 1000-455, Advani beat Devendra Joshi 1000-721 and Bolton beat Matthew Sutton 1000-482.