The action in Sheffield over the last week hasn’t been limited to just the Crucible Theatre.
Tag: Simon Lichtenberg
Stephen Maguire and Ryan Day both survived scares before booking their places in the main draw of the World Open after deciding frame qualification victories in Preston on Monday. Maguire edged Main Tour rookie Adam Stefanow 5-4 while Day repeated the scoreline against Ross Muir in what proved to be[Read More…]
The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) has announced that Simon Lichtenberg will be granted a two-year Main Tour card. Lichtenberg brilliantly became Germany’s first champion in a major international amateur tournament when he claimed the European Under-21 Championship in Sofia last week. However, his success immediately took on[Read More…]
Simon Lichtenberg has become the first German to win a major international event after victory in the European Under-21 Championship on Friday in Sofia. The 20 year-old produced a terrific display to beat Welshman Tyler Rees 6-3 in the final to claim the prestigious amateur title. Lichtenberg joins an exclusive[Read More…]
Ireland’s Ross Bulman has reached the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship after three superb victories in the knockout phase in Bulgaria on Thursday. The 16 year-old, who has been highly regarded in the last couple of years back on the Emerald Isle, lost only two frames as he stormed[Read More…]
By Frank B. Halfar In Berlin Every November, hundreds of German billiards players descend on the small spa resort town of Bad Wildungen in Hesse to determine the national champions in a total of no fewer than 39 competitions. In this billiards extravaganza that is played out over nine days,[Read More…]
By Frank B. Halfar In Berlin While snooker action abounds with the UK Championship and the IBSF World Championship under way, here’s a sign of life from the German amateur snooker scene, which recently held its National Championships. Simon Lichtenberg from Berlin became the surprise champion when he defeated 2014[Read More…]