It was one of the more straightforward groups from the first week in the new competition.
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It marked the first piece of action of the new calendar year.
Two of the favourites and a pair of outsiders are in with a shot of capturing the £200,000 top prize this weekend.
Only eight players are now in with a chance of capturing the 2020 title.
They are chasing one of the last available spots in this season’s prestigious invitational.
Eight players remain in with a shot of glory in the revamped round-robin competition.
The “Jester” was a finalist in the competition for consecutive years back in 2008 and 2009.
There are eight players left in the hunt for glory in what is the first Home Nations series event of the campaign.
The fifth and sixth group winners booked their spots in the next phase of the competition.
Michael Holt has won the 2020 Snooker Shoot Out at the Colosseum in Watford – the Nottingham player’s maiden ranking title.