On the time of writing we’re right down to the final quarter last between Mark Williams and Tom Ford.
Ali Carter ought to have been taking part in Ronnie O’Sullivan however has needed to withdraw citing heath issues – not Covid associated in line with WST. We want him properly and a speedy restoration.
Jordan Brown has crushed Mark Selby and Stephen Maguire has knocked out the defending champion Shaun Murphy. These two will face one another tomorrow.
However what in regards to the amateurs?
Michael White hoped for a very good run on house soil, however a primary spherical match towards Mark Williams is a troublesome one for anybody. Williams ran out the winner 4-1.
The 2 wildcards chosen by the WPBSA have been Ben Fortey and Dylan Emery – following their worldwide performances earlier within the 12 months on the WSF Open in Malta.
Fortey was pitched towards Elliot Slessor and regardless of a very good efficiency, misplaced out 4-2. Emery went one higher and beat Lu Ning 4-3.
Two amateurs from the Q Faculty top-up record, Brian Ochoiski and Paul Davison have been drawn towards one another and Ochoiski ran out a 4-1 winner.
Jamie Curtis-Barrett was subsequent on the Q Faculty record and received the decision up after Amine Amiri withdrew. He misplaced out although to Liam Highfield on the ultimate black ball.
Brian Ochoiski confronted Masters champion Yan Bingtao and went out 4-0.
Dylan Emery performed Joe Perry and regardless of taking the primary body, went out 4-1.
I do want the WST would go to a tiered draw and provides the amateurs and decrease ranked professionals extra probability of progressing by taking part in towards one another for the primary spherical at the least.