Victory came on his debut in the competition.
Tag: Jimmy White
The Whirlwind is on a ten-match winning streak in the tournament.
The Northern Irishman bowed out at the scene of his greatest ever triumph.
A total of 16 players will be competing for the top prize.
The Whirlwind will be bidding for a fourth world seniors title and a third on the trot.
Tradition at SnookerHQ dictates that, just before the World Championship begins, we revisit this list of unlucky losers.
The decision means the Whirlwind can compete on the Main Tour for another two seasons.
The Whirlwind will likely have to rely on another ITC to remain on the tour.
There are 128 players hoping to claim one of the 16 coveted qualifying spots for the Crucible Theatre.