Tradition at SnookerHQ dictates that, just before the World Championship begins, we revisit this list of unlucky losers.
Tag: Mark Allen
After six days, the last eight contenders are finally known.
The Northern Irishman previously reached the final of the competition in 2013.
The non-ranking event gets under way on Sunday in Milton Keynes.
It was a mixed day for the marquee players as the action resumed at the Marshall Arena.
Several high-profile names crashed out, although a few of the favourites remain in the hunt for glory.
The 34 year-old will be disappointed not to be able to play his home event on home soil.
The Northern Irishman was playing his first match since winning the Champion of Champions on Sunday.
It was the Northern Irishman’s first tournament victory on the Main Tour in almost two years.