World quantity two Mark Selby gained on the ultimate black to edge China’s Cao Yupeng 4-3 and progress to the final 32 of the Northern Eire Open.
The Leicester cueman made a break of 66 within the deciding body to depart Cao needing a snooker, which he did earlier than clearing as much as the black.
Cao missed and left the black over the pocket for Selby to clinch victory.
Ronnie O’Sullivan, who has misplaced the final three finals to Judd Trump, defeated Andy Hicks 4-1.
Shaun Murphy can also be by way of after a 4-2 win over Bai Langning on the Waterfront Corridor in Belfast.
Barry Hawkins is out after shedding 4-0 to Mark King whereas 2017 champion Mark Williams beat Elliot Slessor 4-3.
John Higgins loved a 4-2 victory over Farakh Ajaib and Kyren Wilson defeated Robert Milkins 4-1.
Mark Allen offered the spotlight of the event up to now with most 147 in entrance of his residence followers on Sunday.