Geet Sethi, a five-time winner of the World Professional Billiards Championship and a recipient of India's highest sporting award, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, is from Ahmedabad, as is Parthiv Patel, a cricketer who has been a member of the Indian cricket team a number of times and currently plays for the Deccan Chargers. Tejas Bakre, a chess grandmaster, is also from Ahmedabad.
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“a notable prince that was called King John;
And he ruled England with main and with might,
For he did great wrong, and maintained little right.”
—Unknown. King John and the Abbot of Canterbury (l. 24)