The best of 7 Frames Last 16 round matches of the Men’s competition is underway this Friday morning at St. Paul’s Bay Dolmen Hotel still with 11 countries hoping their competitors to achieve glory and succeed Estonian Andres Petrov as European Snooker Champion next Saturday March 18th.
A trio from Scotland (Michael Collumb, U21 european snooker champion Liam Graham and Ross Muir), pairs from England – Ashley Carty and the 2018 European Snooker Champion Harvey Chandler -, Finland (2020’s runner-up Heikki Niva and Robin Hull) and Ireland (Brendan O’Donoghue & Ross Bulman) and also competitors from Austria (2022 bronze medallist Florian Nüssle), Israel (Shachar Ruberg), Wales (Jack Bradford), Latvia (Rodion Judin), Hungary (U18 european champion Bulcsú Révész), Ukraine’s Iulian Boiko and the 2005 European Snooker Champion and local’s idol, Malta’s Alex Borg.
The best of 7 Frames quarterfinals will be played this Friday afternoon starting 3 p.m. at Malta’s venue. Only 14 matches to go at the Men’s competition and in all the four tournaments during this 2023 EBSA European Snooker Championships but lots of expectations from the Old Continent snooker fans.
The best of 7 semifinals will be played on Saturday March 18th starting 10 a.m. and 2. p.m. and the Best of 9 Frames Grand Final match is scheduled to start at 6. p.m. local time.
The next european champion will be nominated by EBSA to World Snooker to be invited to play on the tour as a ‘pro’ during 2023/24 and 2024/25 seasons, a prize every amateur in Europe aims for.