1996: Reaches his first and only ranking event final at the International Open, beating Stephen Hendry 5-2 in the second round and winning six matches in all before John Higgins ends his title dream with a 9-3 victory. Reaches the last 16 at the Crucible, beating John Parrott before losing to Dave Harold. Climbs to number 20 in the world.
2012: Wins a professional tournament for the first time, 22 years after turning pro, at a Players Tour Championship event in Gloucester, beating Marco Fu in the final.
2014: Reaches the semi-finals of the German Masters in Berlin before losing to Judd Trump.
2019: Reaches the last 16 of the China Open and the quarter-finals of the Shoot Out.