There are six former world champions left in the hunt for glory this year.
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The Scot knocked out a reigning world champion at the Crucible for the second time in his career.
They are chasing one of the last available spots in this season’s prestigious invitational.
Both players will have the opportunity to reach a maiden world final when they face off against each other in the last four.
A total of six out of the top eight seeds have made it through to this stage for the first time since 2015.
Snooker, like any sport, has had its fair share of rivalries down through the years.
The Scot reached the quarter-final in 2015 when he knocked then defending champion Mark Selby out in Sheffield.
Championship League Group 5 ended on Tuesday with Anthony McGill becoming the fifth player to qualify for March’s Winners’ Group in Leicester.
The 2019 Snooker Shoot-Out – the most controversial ranking event on the calendar – gets under way on Thursday at the Watford Colosseum.