The third day of the championship sees the third place seed begin his campaign.
That man is Ding Junhui, whose first match is against his fellow countryman Xiao Guodong. Also playing today is Belgium’s Luca Brecel who takes on Ricky Walden, while there is also an all-English battle between Barry Hawkins and Stuart Carrington.
Meanwhile we also see the conclusions of the matches between Mark Allen and Liam Highfield, as well as Shaun Murphy against Jamie Jones.
The World Snooker Championships is on BBC Two at 10.00 and 13.00, as well as the BBC Red Button.