Robert Milkins and Stuart Bingham were among the victors on day two of qualifying for the Wuhan Open, earning places in the final stages of the new world ranking event to take place in China next month.
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Welsh Open champion Milkins saw off Zak Surety 5-2 with a top break of 52, while former Crucible king Bingham fired runs of 70, 73, 92 and 78 in a 5-3 success against James Cahill.
Aaron Hill made the highest break of his career so far, 145, as he scored a superb 5-0 victory over Joe Perry. The Irish youngster also compiled runs of 64 and 89.
Sanderson Lam continued his fine start to the season as he beat Tian Pengfei 5-3 with a top break of 132. Stuart Carrington knocked in breaks of 107, 111, 79 and 54 as he beat Fan Zhengyi 5-1.