After a 17-year absence the tournament returns to the calendar.
His success comes after four previous defeats in ranking event finals.
It’s day 21 and there’ll finally be a champion crowned.
The three-time champion will not take part in Stage Three of the competition.
The young Chinese player is only a few wins away from sealing ranking event glory.
The pair joins David Gilbert and Cao Yupeng in Stage Three of the competition.
A farcical decision saw an already eliminated player given a second chance.
The competition enters its fourth week.
The Englishman got off to a positive start.