ISLAMABAD Defending champion Mohammad Sajjad outplayed Farhan Noor 4-2 in the first round of the second NBP National Ranking Snooker Championship that started here at PSB Snooker Hall, Pakistan Sports Complex on Thursday. Mohammad Sajjad from Punjab won the first frame at 92-31 with huge margin, as the winner displayed excellent skills of the game. Farhan finished the second frame at 57-24 to square the match 1-1. The final score-line was 92-31, 24-57, 79-66, 58-70, 85(72)-17 and 64-39. Sohail Shahzad (Sindh) played first century break of the championship against Yasir Shahzad (PKP) in the first frame of the first session and ousted him from the hall without conceding a single frame with the score-line of 115-(110)-06, 64-39, 78-06 and 78(63)-44. Mohammad Javed, Shah Khan, Imran Qamar, Mohammad Yousaf, Najm-ur-Rehman and Mohammad Akmal also won their matches by defeating their respective rivals. Former world champion, Mohammad Yousaf overcame local cue man Shehram Changezi 4-2 in the second session of the national snooker showpiece. Yousaf claimed the first frame 68-60 after a close contest, however, in second frame he could not maintain his pace and lost with big margin at 22-62 with the difference of 40 points. Yousaf won the third and fourth frames in a row to make the score 3-1. Changezi won the fifth frame at 60-10 with big margin. Yousaf won the match by claiming sixth frame at 59-38 against the upcoming local snooker lad. The final score-line was 68-60, 22-62, 64-45, 61-47, 10-60 and 59-38. Results: (1st Session): Mohammad Javed (Punjab) beat Abdul Rauf Kurd (Bal) 4-1 (60-07, 59-39, 76-10, 21-70(55), 81-15) Shah Khan (KPP) beat Asjad Iqbal (Punjab) 4-2 (59-48, 23-60, 65-44, 63-42, 34-73, 73-20) Mohammad Sajjad (Punjab) beat Farhan Noor (Punjab) 4-2 (92-31, 24-57, 79-66, 58-70, 85(72)-17, 64-39) Sohail Shehzad (Sindh) beat Yasir Shahzad (NWFP) 4-0 (115-(110)-06, 64-39, 78-06, 78(63)-44) (Second Session): Imran Qamar (Punjab) beat Abdul Sattar (Sindh) 4-1 (72-56, 51-40, 65-33, 65-71, 57-21) Mohammad Yousuf (Sindh) beat Shehram Changezi (Punjab) 4-2 (68-60, 22-62, 64-45, 61-47, 10-60, 59-38) Najm-ur-Rehman (Sindh) beat Mohammad Ishtiaq (Sindh) 4-2 (61-23, 55-39, 44-49, 09-79, 52-47) Mohammad Akmal (Sindh) beat Farrukh Usman (Sindh) 4-3 (81-36, 53-37, 56-38, 49-20, 39-61, 34-62, 50-40) Third Session): Vishan Gir (Sindh) beat Sharjeel Mehmood (KPKP) 4-2 (37-55, 55-52, 45-32, 48-52, 72-40, 60-34) Nauman Awan (NWFP) beat Farhan Khan (NWFP) 4-0 (72-40, 56-13, 63-37, 50-31) Umair Alam (Sindh) beat Kamran Shah (Bal) 4-1 (51-28, 31-71, 57-10, 58-14, 65-223) Mohammad Asif Toba (Punjab) beat Bahadur Baloch (Bal) 4-2 (27-68, 59-60, 53-58, 62-49, 51-17, 46-32) Mohammad Asif (Punjab) beat Mohammad Ahsan Javed 4-0 (57-51, 65-38, 62-30, 78-0)