Michael White got here via a troublesome battle in opposition to Germany’s Richard Wienold at Q College occasion two in Sheffield, profitable 4-2 to succeed in the final 64.
Former Indian Open, Shoot Out and Paul Hunter Traditional champion White was relegated from the tour final 12 months and should attain the semi-finals of one of many two remaining Q College occasions to make certain of regaining a tour card.
He appeared at risk of an early exit when Wienold made a break of 87 to steer 2-1, however Welshman White took the subsequent two frames on the colors, then made a 52 within the subsequent as he arrange a 3rd spherical match with Ben Fortey.
Former Crucible quarter-finalist Patrick Wallace made the very best break of the occasion to this point, 138, as he noticed off Adam Duffy 4-2.
Russia’s prime participant Ivan Kakovskii compiled runs of 60, 75 and 112 in a powerful 4-2 defeat of Hans Blanckaert. Japan’s Keishin Kamihashi got here from 2-1 all the way down to edge out Neal Jones 4-3.
Combat again of the day got here from Latvia’s Rodion Judin as he recovered a 3-0 deficit to beat Manasawin Phetmalaikul 4-3 with a prime break of 81.
Former professional Sean O’Sullivan prime scored with 53 in a 4-1 win over Liam Davies. Michael Decide, a quarter-finalist on the Grand Prix again in 2004, beat Sergey Isaenko 4-0 with prime runs of 76, 75 and 55.
Occasion two runs till Monday.