There could be a lot of chopping and changing this season.
Tag: Mark Selby
Trump is guaranteed to return to the world number one spot ahead of Selby at the end of this tournament.
The Rocket has reached the final in each of the last three campaigns.
Every top 16 member in action made it through the first hurdle unscathed.
It marks the first ranking event on the World Snooker Tour calendar in almost two months.
There has been one significant change in the standings.
The world champion will usurp Judd Trump at the top of the standings.
There are still plenty of heavy hitters left despite the short format.
The names were paired off on Tuesday ahead of the next stage at the Morningside Arena.