English Open: Mark Allen beaten by 16-year-old Yan Bingtao
Antrim's Mark Allen has been knocked out of the English Open by 16-year-old Chinese player Yan Bingtao.
In Thursday's third round match in Manchester, the world number eight lost 4-3 to Bingtao who is ranked at 98 and on his first season on the world tour.
Earlier in the tournament, Allen had 4-1 wins over England's Jamie Curtis-Barrett and Scott Donaldson of Scotland.
Belfast's Joe Swail lost 4-2 to Leicestershire's Tom Ford.
The English Open is the first event in the new Home Nations series, with the trophy named after six-times world champion Steve Davis.