Latvian 2022 EBSA U16 european snooker champions Artemis Zizins was the first one to get the visa on his passport for the semis of the 2023 EBSA European Snooker Championships U18 event underway at St. Paul’s Bay Dolmen Hotel.
Zizins claimed victory by 4 Frames to 1 facing England’s Oliver Sykes at the first best of 7 Frames quarterfinals match to end this Thursday night in Malta.
On semifinal 2 of the U18 event, scheduled for Friday March 10th at 2 p.m., and to be played also best of 7 Frames, the Latvian talent will face Bulcsú Révész: the hungarian claimed victory in the decider of his quarterfinal match facing another latvian competitor, Filip Kalnins,
Semifinal 1 will have England’s Liam Pullen facing Moldova’s Vladislav Gradinari playing also best of 7 Frames but starting first on Friday mornin:10 a.m. The 2023 WSF Junior Open runner-up (‘Vlad’) facing the European 2022 EBSA U16 European Snooker Championships runner-up (Liam).
Vladislav Gradinari claimed victory at this Thursday night quarterfinal facing Northern Ireland’s Joel Connolly in the decider while Liam Pullen closed the road to 2023 EBSA U16 european champion crowned 24 hours before, Scotland’s Jake Borwick, by a two frames difference, 4-2.