Europe’s top pool stars at Spa event

A young player from Gibraltar lines up a shot
A young player from Gibraltar lines up a shot

Malta, Gibraltar, Holland, Cyprus and even the Shetland Isles are among the teams represented at the EBA European Pool Championship at Bridlington Spa this week.

The floor of the Royal Hall has been filled with dozens of tables, as hundreds of players have arrived in town for the 12-day event.

Pictures by Paul Atkinson

Pictures by Paul Atkinson

Belgium has sent teams for the first time and France and all of the home nations are also involved.

There are men’s, women’s seniors, juniors and learning disability categories for individuals and teams.

The competition runs until Saturday and admission is free for spectators.

The floor of the Spa Royal Hall is filled with dozens of pool tables

The floor of the Spa Royal Hall is filled with dozens of pool tables