Wells’ best run of the 2015/16 season saw him reach the last 16 of the 2015 Bulgarian Open.
He also whitewashed Anthony McGill and Xiao Guodong at the Paul Hunter Classic in 2015, before losing to Judd Trump in the last 32.
Wells earned a return to the World Snooker Tour in 2015 by coming through Q School. He beat Alexander Ursenbacher 4-1 in the final round of the first event.
He had dropped off the tour in 2014 after previously coming through Q School in 2012.
The Welshman won the 2011 European Championship, one of snooker’s biggest amateur events. He beat Vincent Muldoon 7-4 in the final in Sofia, Bulgaria.