Monday16th of February ~ Sunday 22nd of February at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
So, we reach the last 16 and go down to two tables now, the biggest surprise this round being the loss of defending champion Ronnie O'Sullivan, losing to Matthew Stevens for the first time in 12 years in a decider. Also, another top 8 seed, Mark Allen lost to Ben Woollaston in a decider as well.
In terms of a home player victory, both of Wales's rising young talents have lost and it's up to the old guard of Mark Williams and Matthew Stevens to get a Welsh name in the trophy this year.
Still there's some tough competition, with the likes of Mark Selby, Neil Robertson, Stephen Maguire and Judd Trump still in it, as well as other top 16 players looking for some form and ranking money before the Crucible, as well as young Luca Brecel, refinding some form and looking to fulfill his potential.
Who will make it to the quarter finals?
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