Dutch stars Michael van Gerwen and Raymond van Barneveld headline the field of automatic qualifiers for the 2019 World Series of Darts Finals in Amsterdam in November.

World Champion Van Gerwen claimed victories in the Melbourne Darts Masters and NZ Darts Masters, presented by Burger King & TAB, to complete an August double on the World Series tour.

The Dutchman ended the five international World Series of Darts events with 31 ranking points, seeing him top the standings by five points ahead of German Darts Masters winner Peter Wright.

Rob Cross and Daryl Gurney, the runners-up in Brisbane and Melbourne respectively, finished third and fourth on the standings to be amongst the eight seeded stars for the World Series of Darts Finals from November 1-3 at AFAS Live in Amsterdam.

Brisbane Darts Masters champion Damon Heta will also compete in Amsterdam, while Van Barneveld's run to the NZ Darts Masters final seeing him secure automatic qualification for what will be his final televised event in the Netherlands ahead of his retirement at the end of the year.

Gary Anderson and reigning World Series of Darts Finals champion James Wade were the other automatic qualifiers, with the eight seeds entering at the second round stage.

The remaining 16 competitors for the World Series of Darts Finals will be comprised as follows:
Top 4 in Order of Merit at October 12 not otherwise qualified
Between 4 and 8 invited players at discretion of PDC board
Between 4 and 8 qualifiers from a Full Member qualifier
Further details will be confirmed in due course

Tickets for the 2019 World Series of Darts Finals are available now from PDC Europe via this link.

2019 World Series of Darts Finals
Automatic Qualifiers (Top eight from World Series Order of Merit)

31 Michael van Gerwen
26 Peter Wright
24 Rob Cross
22 Daryl Gurney
16 Damon Heta
15 Raymond van Barneveld
13 Gary Anderson
12 James Wade
Click here to see the full World Series Order of Merit