8-Ball, 9-Ball, 10-Ball & Straight Pool
2015 Junior World 9-Ball 3rd Place Finish (U17)
Break/Jump Cue: Stinger NG06
McDermott Ambassador Since: 2015
Competes: Europe & Asia
Home Club: Klub Sportowy Arkadia Tczew
Favorite Venue: Club Bilardownia — Gdańsk, Poland
Player he looks up to: Jayson Shaw
Tips/advice for aspiring players:
It is important to play as often as possible.
Best advice he received from someone:
Your biggest opponent is a ball, not the person you are playing.
Kamil Sząszor was born in Tczew, Poland in 1999. Kamil has been training at the Arkadia Tczew Club since he was eight years old. During his career, he has won four bronze medals at the Polish Championships and a gold medal in the team event.
In 2013, Kamil was appointed to the Junior National Team and competed in the Junior European Championships in Sarajevo. In his debut, he won the silver medal and the title of Vice-Champion of Europe.
Kamil competed in the 2015 Polish Junior Championships and was crowned Polish Champion in both 9-ball and 10-ball. He also earned a silver medal in 14.1 straight pool and a bronze medal in 8-ball.
That July, he competed in the European Junior Championships in Austria, earning two silver medals (9-ball and 10-ball).
Throughout 2015 Kamil played in International Championships including the “Best of the East” in Mikołów, Poland, and the “Euro Tour” in Germany, the Netherlands and Austria. Kamil also reached the podium twice at the biggest ranking tournament in Poland, “Pol Tour."
Sząszor competed in the World Junior Championships in China. He had a great run and finished in 3rd place. In 2016 he would like to compete on that level again and obtain an even better score.
Presently, Kamil is considered by many to be the best junior player in Poland. His high level of playing allows him to compete with the top players in Poland.