Seven of the eight gamers by way of to the quarter-finals of Q Faculty occasion one are searching for a right away return to the professional tour having been relegated on the finish of final season.
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Michael Georgiou is the one exception – the previous Shoot Out winner dropped off the tour in 2020 then took a yr away from snooker to spend time in his native Cyprus, however is now only one win away from a recent two-year tour card.
The 4 winners of the quarter-finals in Sheffield will every be handed a spot on the circuit for the 2021/22 and 2022/23 seasons.
Georgiou beat Oliver Brown 4-1 within the final 16 with a high break of 104. He’ll now meet Welshman Jackson Web page, who thrashed Sean Harvey 4-0 with a high run of 60.
China’s Yuan Sijun noticed off Sydney Wilson 4-0, incomes a match with Birmingham’s Mitchell Mann, who made a 93 in a 4-2 defeat of Duane Jones.
Peter Strains, the 51-year-old veteran from Leeds, eased into the final spherical with a 4-1 victory over Lee Shanker. He’ll now meet Preston’s Ian Burns, who received a 40-minute decider to edge out David Lilley 4-3.
A high run of 118 helped China’s Bai Langning beat James Cahill 4-1, organising a tie with Fraser Patrick, who got here from 2-1 right down to beat Lei Peifan 4-3.