John Parrot won the last German Masters back in 1998 when it was a non-ranking event and the 2011 reincarnation sees ranking points available, a top line-up and an open field, playing until the 6th of Feb.
World Champion Neil Robertson is Skybet’s 13/2 2nd fav, following the late withdrawl of Ronnie O’Sullivan on Wednesday.
Wednesday 2 February
Ding, Junhui v Stevens, M (09:00)
Hendry, S v Trump, J (09:00)
Liu, Song v Wells, D (09:00)
McGill, A v Wehrmann, M (09:00)
Milkins, R v Munstermann, L (09:00)
Ebdon, P v Higginson, A (14:00)
O’Sullivan, R v Dale, D (14:00) – Abandoned
Carter, A v Lee, S (19:00)
Cope, J v Perry, J (19:00)
Murphy, S v Day, R (19:00)