Below is the World Snooker Championship schedule and TV times for day 2 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
The Rocket was slow to lift off but finished with a bang.
The venue stages of the tournament take place from April 17 until May 3.
World Snooker Championship Draw
They have fought their way through the gruelling ten-day preliminaries.
The qualifying rounds have almost reached a conclusion.
It has become one of the most exciting parts of the snooker calendar.
There’s not much longer to wait in order to discover the first qualifiers this year.
The decision means the Whirlwind can compete on the Main Tour for another two seasons.