Netease Sports reported on October 13:
The 2020 Snooker England Open kicked off in Milton Keynes. The first round of the competition for O'Sullivan was 0-2 behind and pulled 4 games in a row, reversing the promotion 4-2. Defending champions Selby and Robertson both beat their opponents 4-0, and Allen passed the first round 4-2.
O'Sullivan, who previously withdrew from the Champions League due to the epidemic, faced 21-year-old French amateur Ochoski in the first round. In the game, O'Sullivan was unfavorable. In the first game, he lost a 32-64 game with a poor touch. In the second game, Ochoski shot 105 points and was zero, falling into a passive situation of 0-2 behind. After that, O'Sullivan launched a counterattack. In the third game, he scored 51 points and won 61-23, blowing the counterattack horn. O'Sullivan made a touch in the fourth game and scored 113 points in one stroke to 2 tie. In the fifth game, O'Sullivan scored another 55 points, winning 77-2 and overtaking 3-2 to get the match point. O'Sullivan made persistent efforts in the sixth inning, scored 52 points in a single stroke, scored 98-0 and won a 4-2 reversal.
The defending champion Selby's first-round opponent was the Chinese team player Fan Zhengyi. Last season, Selby swept Fan Zhengyi 5-0 in the qualification for the German Masters. The two played against each other for the second time, and the situation was completely one-sided. Selby won four straight games and scored 70 points in the third game and easily swept 4-0.
Robertson faced Lu Haotian, who had played against Robertson four times before maintaining a complete victory. Robertson had an overwhelming advantage in the game. After the first game was cleared and won, the second game was a 114-point reversal. In the third game, he scored 87 points and won with a single shot. The fourth game ended the battle with 86 points. The total score was 4-0 and was promoted without a cover.
Allen encountered Mark King and was tied for the lead twice by his opponents. He still eliminated his opponent 4-2. In the game, he scored 69, 60 and 55 points. Maguire faced Thailand's Song Sawar, only shot 77 points to win the game, the total score of 1-4 was eliminated. Gould and "Captain" Carter, who had previously won the European Masters runner-up, both lost 1-4 to their opponents.
艾伦遇到马克·金（Mark King），并两次被对手并列领先。他仍然以4-2击败对手。在比赛中，他获得了69、60和55分。 Maguire面对泰国的Song Sawar，仅以77点的优势赢得比赛，总比分1-4被淘汰。古尔德和先前获得欧洲大师赛亚军的“队长”卡特都以1-4输给了对手。