The slow-running event finally moves onto the next phase.
The Rocket was also docked a frame for being late for one of his matches.
The first phase of the new event is finally nearing its conclusion.
The tournament has been chosen as part of another pilot scheme set up by the United Kingdom government.
As usual, there will a number of top-ups in the preliminary section of the draw.
The experienced Englishmen comfortably moved beyond the opening phase of the new competition.
The preliminary phase for this year’s blue-riband event is less than a month away.
The pair is the latest to advance to the next group stage of the WST Pro Series.
The Captain was in fine form as the first stage of the competition continued.