|Venue: York Barbican Dates: 24 November-6 December|
|BBC coverage: Watch on BBC Two, Red Button, BBC Sport website, Connected TVs, tablets, mobiles and app from 28 November. Full details.|
Three-time UK Championship finalist Ken Doherty wasted no time in moving into the second round in York.
The 46-year-old world number 47 from Dublin thrashed fellow veteran Tony Drago 6-0 and will now play Mark Davis.
Doherty told BBC Sport: "It's the best I have played all season, but the way I have been playing that isn't hard.
"It was nice to play pretty well, score heavily and get a couple of centuries. I am delighted to win and play with a bit of confidence like I used to.
He added: "There's life in the old dog yet, but it's finding consistency."