Four players inside and four players outside the top 16 in the world rankings remain in the hunt for glory.
Tag: Scott Donaldson
The Scot won his maiden professional title earlier in 2020 with victory in the first of what has been three Championship League events this year.
It was a quieter week on the baize but silverware was still handed out, and there was a new member added to an exclusive snooker centuries club too.
Scott Donaldson claimed his first professional title by lifting the Championship League Snooker trophy in Leicester on Thursday.
The European Masters quarter-final stage in Austria will feature only two players who are ranked inside the top 16 on Friday.
Defending champion Mark Allen and world number one Judd Trump feature in a high-quality Scottish Open quarter-finals line-up in Glasgow.
The weekend is approaching and there has been another seven days on the baize to provide us with several things to talk about.
There will be six Chinese in the World Championship for the first time this year after the qualifiers ended on Wednesday in Sheffield.
Jimmy White and Ken Doherty have been knocked out of the 2019 World Snooker Championship after respective 10-4 losses in the penultimate qualifying round on Monday.