Today we see players return to the table at Milton Keynes for the chance to compete against the reigning Number one and current Title Champion Mark Selby with the tournament taking place from February 21 to 27th.

Mark Selby will be anxious to retain the title against the likes of John Higgins , Ronnie O’Sullivan ,Neil Robertson, Judd Trump, Kyren Wilson, Mark Williams to name just a few .

With a trophy plus a cheque for £80,000 players will be anxious to reach the final.

Here is a breakdown on todays results in the best of 9 frames in Round 1 and the start of Round 2 matches.

Xiao Guodong5v2Andy Hicks
Zhou Yuelong5v1Gao Yang
Kyren Wilson5v2Jamie Jones
Aaron Hill3v5Fan Zhengyi
Yan Bingtao5v1Li Hang
Joe Perry5v2Cao Yupeng
Mark Selby5v3Matthew Selt
Judd Trump5v0Michael Judge
Graeme Dott5v4Mark Davis
Luca Brecel5v3Gary Wilson
Jackson Page3v5Sunny Akani
Jamie O’Neill1v5Ryan Day
Neil Robertson5v2Lei Peifan
Ronnie O’Sullivan5v1Nigel Bond
Soheil Vahedi2v5Ashley Carty
Liam Highfield4v5David Gilbert
Anthony Hamilton3v5Barry Hawkins
Jack Lisowski3v5Ashley Hugill

It all commences again tomorrow at 10am.