The United States are hosting the 2019 Pan American Snooker Championship as play got underway today at the Q Ball Snooker & Pool in Houston, Texas.
The Pan American Snooker Championship has attracted a full-field of 48 players who have assembled in Houston from four nations of the Pan American region: Bermuda, Brazil and Canada joining players from the United States to compete in this prestigious international snooker event.
Bermuda is being represented by Steven Bremar and Paul Fedden.
The Championship began using a round-robin group format, with the 48 players having been drawn into eight groups of 6 players:
Fedden is in Group D and after two matches he finds himself in 5th place in the Group as he has 1 point giving up 4. Fedden went down 2 - 0 to Ajeya Prabhakar, before falling 2 – 1 to Bernard Frerotte.
Bremar is in Group F, went down 2 – 1 in his opener to Amit Karki
The winner of each group will advance into the round of 16, with the group runners-up and third place players going onto compete in the round of 24. The eight round of 24 winners will then match-up with the group winners in the round of 16.
Not only will the champion be crowned the 2019 Pan American Snooker Champion on Sunday evening, but will also be awarded the opportunity to compete as a professional player on the multimillion dollar World Snooker Tour for the 2019-20 & 2020-21 seasons.