Only 20 out of 60 still dreaming in the U16 event

With the round-robin round of matches at the U16 EBSA 2023 European Snooker Championships advancing on the tables this Monday at Malta’s St. Paul’s Bay Domen Hotel only 20 of the 60 competitors who started the event this morning are still battling to get the European crown.

Aged 8 Adam Pace from Malta, and his mother, Anne-Marie: the youngest one will also play U18 event

The best of three frames round-robin matches are almost coming to an end and lots of group winners, who go through for the knock-out stage, already done their job at the table.

From the 60 who started the U16 event this Monday, only 20 will go through to the knock-out stage

Only a third of the total amount of players who had begun the competition this Monday can still dream to succeed Latvia’s Artijs Zizins as the next U16 snooker european champion. Eight of them will face eachother in four Last 20 still best of three frames matches – the first one at the knock-out stage – to find the last four survivors who will join the Last 16 round to be played already best of five frames as all the competition to come, including the final.

You’ll never be old enough or much too young to play snooker: Malta’s Adam Pace is a true inspiration