THE 2018 Unibet European Championship is just one month away, with a host of players set to battle it out for the eight remaining places in the 32-player field.

The culmination of the year's European Tour will be held from October 25-28 at the Westfalenhalle in Dortmund, Germany.

The 32-player tournament sees players qualify through the European Tour Order of Merit, which includes prize money won in the 13 European Tour events throughout the year.

World number one Michael van Gerwen is the outright leader of the field, followed by Danish Darts Open winner Mensur Suljovic.

Max Hopp (PDC Europe)

Ian White, Joe Cullen, Simon Whitlock, Peter Wright and Max Hopp have all topped £40,000 prize money on the European Tour this year.

Jan Dekker and Chris Dobey, on £11,000, currently occupy the final two places inside the top 32 as they eye European Championship qualification next month.

Martin Schindler, Jan Deker, Darius Labanauskas and Andy Boulton are currently tied on £12,000 each for the final three places.

Robert Thornton, Robert, Ron Meulenkamp, Ron, Jelle Klaasen and Chris Dobey lead the charge to break into the field as they all sit on £11,000.

The PDC European Tour will be broadcast for all PDCTV-HD Subscribers worldwide and through a series of bookmakers' websites.

The Unibet European Championship will be held from October 25-28 in Dortmund. For tickets, see the PDC Europe website.

2018 European Tour Order of Merit
At September 25 2018, following 12 events. Top 32 qualify for Unibet European Championship.

European Order of Merit