He eased into round 2 of the Snooker World Championship yesterday.
Mark Allen will have a keen eye on events at the Crucible this afternoon.
He eased into the last-16 at the World Championship with a 10-2 victory over Lyu Haotian last night.
Allen will play either Kurt Maflin or Mark Selby in round-2 - they get their first round match underway today.
Prior to that, three-time champion Mark Williams opens his campaign against Sam Craigie.
While Shaun Murphy faces Mark Davis.