The 24-year-old Limburger was immediately into his rhythm and potte in the openingsframe a 139 break away. The 48-year-old McManus, among more ex-winner of The Masters, took frame two with a 54 break. Brecel replied with breaks of 130 and 108, and stood at the break 3-1.
In frame five potte McManus, triple semi-finalist at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS, 40 points on the road, but Brecel took over with a 59 break. In the following two frames, the “Belgian Bullet” breaks of 66 and 95, good for a clear victory, and this in two hours time.
Striking: Brecel plays more good in the East. He won the China Championship. In the semi-final our fellow countryman, the man in form Neil Robertson (WS-7), the world champion of 2010. “The Thunder from Down Under” and put in his quarters the Englishman Sam Craigie (WS 93), 6-0 on the side.
Earlier this season, won the 37-year-old Robertson, the Riga Masters and the Welsh Open and he played the final of the Players Championship and the Tour Championship, in which he kept his several had to recognize in Ronnie O'sullivan. A nice extra for Brecel, he is now sure of his place on the main table of the world championship snooker, april 20, will start in the Crucible of Sheffield.