The final round of World Championship qualifying gets underway on Saturday, with six of the 16 qualifying places to be decided by the end of the evening.
A host of big names will set out to book their place in the first round of snooker's most prestigious tournament.
The morning session features six matches in which a maximum of nine frames will be played.
Former world champion Ken Doherty looks to ditch the commentary box for the baize when he takes on fellow veteran Anthony Hamilton.
The Darling of Dublin has enjoyed a fine season and will be desperate to round it off by reaching the Crucible once again.
Mark Davis, the highest ranked player in the qualifiers, takes on 147 hero Robert Milkins in a close looking encounter; both will feel they have a realistic chance of a good run in the main event should they get progress on Saturday.
UK Championship semi-finalist Ricky Walden takes on Welsh wonderkid Jamie Jones in a potential thriller, while attacking players Tom Ford and Jamie Cope are in action against Chinese opposition.
The main match of the day sees seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry take on talented Chinese youngster Yu Delu.
The man known as 'the King of The Crucible' is just one win away from walking out to his usual rapturous reception at the home of snooker in the first round.
The Scot will be wary of his young opponent, who has already won three qualifying matches to recah this stage and is bidding to appear at the Crucible for the first time after enjoying a fine maiden season on the professional tour.#
Marco Fu looks to return to winning ways as he takes on newcomer Joe Jogia, while Marcus Campbell faces a tough test in Chinese World Cup winner Liang Wenbo.
Mark King is the man standing in the way of 17-year-old Belgian prodigy Luca Brecel becoming the youngest player ever to appear at the Crucible.
Brecel has already taken high profile scalps en route to this stage including Michael Holt in a dramatic decider and is without doubt a player to look out for.
The matches commencing at 10am will resume at 7pm for a possible ten more frames, with six more places in round four to be determined by the end of the final session.
The action gets underway at 10am GMT, with selected matches being streamed live over the best of 19 frames from the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield.
Betfred.com World Championship qualifiers Order of Play
Saturday April 14
50) Ken Doherty v Anthony Hamilton
52) Ricky Walden v Jamie Jones
53) Mark Davis v Rob Milkins
54) Ryan Day v Gerard Greene
56) Tom Ford v Cao Yupeng
61) Jamie Cope v Liu Chuang
55) Stephen Hendry v Yu Delu
57) Marco Fu v Joe Jogia
58) Mark King v Luca Brecel
59) Marcus Campbell v Liang Wenbo
50) Ken Doherty v Anthony Hamilton*
52) Ricky Walden v Jamie Jones*
53) Mark Davis v Rob Milkins*
54) Ryan Day v Gerard Greene*
56) Tom Ford v Cao Yupeng*
61) Jamie Cope v Liu Chuang*
*Indicates final session of match
A £10 accumulator for Ricky Walden, Ryan Day, Tom Ford and Jamie Cope to win their matches pays £50 with Bet365