The very much present but ‘invisible’ staff

Providing the players and referees the perfect conditions in order they can focus only in snooker is the task for a huge number of people from European Billiards and Snooker Association and Federação Portuguesa de Bilhar during this Albufeira’s 2021 EBSA European Snooker Championships.

Competition Managers Vadim Krivda, from Russia, and Peter Thomas, from Wales

From Tournament Director Maxime Cassis to Competition Manager Peter Thomas plus IT Manager Dariusz Goral, the Organising Committee of this 2021 EBSA European Snooker Championships gathers itself devoted people from several different countries, such as Poland, Portugal, Wales, France and others.

The Tournament Office: heart that almost does not stop during 17 days of this EBSA European Snooker Championships

From Competition Manager Vadim Krivda to Assistant João Leão, to the Head of Coaching, Ireland’s PJ Nolan or the Belgiam table-fitters masters Pascal Meubis and Inge Vermeulen, every single one at the Organising Committee and Tournament Office is here trying his best and help players, referees, fans and their families the best way they can.

A rare pause for Referees Assessor Glen Sullivan-Bissett and Competition Manager Vadim Krivda

Assistance for any issue or subject? If they can not solve it immediately, well, impossible takes on only five minutes more and they’ll help to solve any problem. And every day there’s many solutions and situations to solve. The clock never stops.  

Federação Portuguesa de Bilhar’s Óscar Pereira is the logistics man, about rooms and transfers, for 17 days

They’are here in Albufeira to help. And work never stops from 10 a.m. until the end of the last match of the last evening session every single and each one of the 17 days for any need, come what may.

You know EBSA Treasurer John Terry, like his fellow Welsh countryman Peter Thomas, for a long time. Maxime Cassis and his assistant, Federação Portuguesa de Bilhar’s president Ricardo Salgado, are always on the move so that everything goes well and solving problems. Every year this family tries to improve to do his best for 17 days to assist 300 players from 43 different countries at 2021 EBSA European Snooker Championships.