In a thrilling final Kevin Mercieca went on to beat Duncan Pisani and booked a place in the Mens national team that will be representing our country in the coming European Championships being held in Ireland in February. Trailing 6-7 Mercieca had to fight back and grabbed the tournament in the final and decisive frame to register an 8-7 victory.
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World Champion Christ Mills continued with his winning stride this time claiming victory of the first local ranking tournament reserved for the Over 50’s category. In the final Mills had the better off Marcel Micallef with an 8-5 victory. Thanks to this victory Mills booked a place in the national Over 50’s team that will represent Malta in the coming European Championships being held in Ireland in February.
Thanks to a brilliant performance Ryan Falzon clinched victory in the Under 23’s category. After eliminating last season’s number one Ryan Pisani in the semi finals, Falzon did not look back and went on to beat hot favorite Dejan Grech 8-6 in the final. Falzon was in great form and is ready to offer stiff challenges to category contenders.
Christian Spiteri claimed victory of the first Under 18’s category ranking tournament of the season beating Liam Mifsud 6-2 in the final. Spiteri was very confident throughout the tournament winning all games in the group stages and knockout stages.