Some 2nd day highlights
Scotland's Joseph McLaren back to winning ways with a 4-1 win over Hans Blanckaert (Belgium), likewise Michael Collumb with a 4-3 win over Australia's Hassan Kerde (who later beat Sergelen Batdelger of MOngolia by the same margin). Muhammad Faaris Khan of South Africa defeated Scotland's Mark Owen 4-2 and is the only unbeaten in Group D as Germany's Sascha Lippe fell 4-3 to Anthony Brabin (Cyprus).
Darryl Hill of the Isle of Man recovered from his early loss with two 4-0 wins against Canada's Jason Williams and Japan's Shuji Hase.
David John of Wales edged Egypt's Wael Talaat 4-3 to stay unbeaten with 3 from 3, matching Alan Lin Tang Ho of Hong Kong in Group G. Other successes for Wales as Duane Jones beat Chan Ka Kin of Hong Kong 4-1 and Lee Walker beat Israel's David Vaitzman 4-2. However Gareth Allen struggled against Thailand's Boonyarit Keattikun, losing 4-1.
Ireland's Brendan O'Donoghue has 2 wins from 2 in Group L, already the only unbeaten player in the group despite each player only having played 2 matches.
England's John Whitty had to wait for the 2nd day to play his first match, and beat Joris Maas of the Netherlands 4-0, but Ryan Causton had a surprise 4-3 loss to young Swede Arpat Pulat.
Australia's Matthew Bolton had an excellent 4-2 win against Brijesh Damani of India.
Top break so far is 134, achieved by both Mohamed Shehab (UAE) and Boonyarit Keattikun of Thailand.
A lot of the players in groups A to H have now played 3 games, undefeated players in those groups are Jeff Cundy (England), David John (Wales), Alan Lin Tang Ho (Hong Kong), Yuttapop Pakpoj (Thailand), Muhammad Faaris Khan (South Africa), Chan Chee Keong (Singapore), Mohammed Al Joaker (UAE) and Tomasz Skalski (Belgium), all with 3 wins, plus Manan Chandra (India), Muhammad Sajjad (Pakistan), David Hogan (Ireland), Mateusz Baranowski (Poland) and Zhōu Yuèlóng (China), each with 2 wins.