EBSA has defined this Tuesday morning, much before last matches from round-robin stage of U21 and U18 European Snooker Championships is over, the system for the next stage of both events, the face to face matches and elimination rounds.
In U21 competition Last 48 stage is to be played best of 7 frames (4-0 up to 4-3), and the same happens in Last 32 round and Last 16 round. Quarterfinals and semis are to be played best of 9 frames (5-0 up to 5-4) and the Grand Final will be played best of 11 frames (6-0 up to 6-5).
The U18 even Last 64 stage will be played still best of 5 frames – like round-robin matches –, like Last 32 and Last 16 rounds, also. Quarterfinals and semifinals will be played best of 7 frames (4-0 up to 4-3) and in the Grand Final the difficulty also increases: best of 9 frames (5-0 up to 5-4).