The second oldest ranking event on the calendar got under way on Monday in Milton Keynes.
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After a couple of months of no snooker, the action on the green baize will return to our screens in less than a week.
The “Nugget” has seen a lot of his records surpassed, but even years after his retirement there’s one that he still proudly holds onto.
The Scot has been clinging onto the all-time record for ranking successes on the Main Tour recently.
The “Rocket” is joint first when it comes to ranking tournament triumphs, although he hasn’t won one in more than a year.