Artem Istomin of Russia has now become probably the youngest ever player who is competing in any IBSF Men competition. 8-year-old Artem is the 2nd grade student and is practicing snooker for last four years.
He played his first match against Mohammad Rais Senzahi of Afghanistan. Lost it 4-nil but in fourth frame, his striking was well and he scored a break of 28 points before, Senzahi recovered and closed the won the frame 35-30.
From this age, the way he striking and controlling the game, he can define himself as a good player of this sport. His idol is Ronnie O’Sullivan and wants to emulate him some day.