Ricky Walden held off Crucible debutant Kyren Wilson's fightback to avoid joining the high-profile exits in the first round.
Alan McManus dumped former champion John Higgins out of the World Championship on Tuesday.
Michael Wasley sprang one of the Crucible's great upsets as he beat Ding Junhui at the World Championship.
Mark Selby secured his place in the second round of the World Championship with a 10-9 win over Michael White.
John Higgins made a dismal start to his all-Scottish clash with Alan McManus at the World Championship.
Joe Perry fought back to beat Jamie Burnett 10-7 and set up a World Championship meeting with Ronnie O'Sullivan.
Round-by-round results from the 2014 World Championship at the Crucible in Sheffield.
A full draw and daily schedule for snooker's World Championship at the Crucible in Sheffield from April 19 to May 5.
Stephen Maguire tumbled out of the Dafabet World Championship with a 10-9 defeat against Ryan Day.
Two-time World Championship runner-up Ali Carter struggled past qualifier Xiao Guodong in the first round.