Referees tribute in images
More than 30 referees have come from many different countries in Europe to take part in the 2016 EBSA Men European Snooker Championships.
As the images above prove these ladies and gentleman dressed in black are very passionate about snooker wherever their home is.
From Croatia to Belarus passing through France and Portugal they are inconspicuous but an essential part of the championships.
In the meantime the competition continues and the 147 players give their best trying to lift the cup next Saturday.