Trump played Murphy in the semi-finals. Murphy took the lead in the first game, scoring 89 points and winning the lead. Trump scored 12 points before making a mistake in the second game. Murphy seized the opportunity and went to the next city with 93 points on one stroke, leading 2-0. In the third game, Trump took the first chance, but only 18 points later he made another mistake. Murphy was so hot that he won three games in a row with 70 points. Murphy scored a red ball in the fourth inning, Trump finally got the ball on his feet, scored 69 points on one stroke, and Murphy led 3-1 in the first half.
Mark Allen, runner-up of the English Championship, was confronted with Danny Wells, who first made the top four in the rankings. Wells was in excellent form in the first half. After winning 70-22 in the first inning several times, the second inning was swept away by a 73-72 reversal. Wells scored 56 points in the third set, led by 98-12 to 3-0, and won four consecutive games in the first half by 65-21 in the fourth set. It seems that there is great hope to continue to be cold.