2023 PDC calendar unveiled

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Sep 30 2022

The 2023 PDC calendar will see over 170 days of darts played around the world.

'Proud' Price vows to learn from World Matchplay campaign

Betfred World Matchplay

Jul 28 2022

Gerwyn Price insists he will take the positives from his Betfred World Matchplay campaign after succumbing to Michael van Gerwen in a thrilling final last Sunday.

Inspired Van Gerwen hails 'special' World Matchplay success

Betfred World Matchplay

Jul 25 2022

Michael van Gerwen hailed his third Betfred World Matchplay triumph as one of the greatest wins of his career, after he fought back to record a thrilling 18-14 victory over Gerwyn Price on Sunday.

Betfred to donate over £35,000 to Macmillan Cancer Support

Betfred World Matchplay

Jul 25 2022

Betfred will donate an amazing £35,428 to Macmillan Cancer Support following their hugely successful charity activity at the Betfred World Matchplay.

Vintage Van Gerwen stuns Price to claim World Matchplay hat-trick

Betfred World Matchplay

Jul 24 2022

Michael van Gerwen produced a supreme display to defeat Gerwyn Price and clinch a third Betfred World Matchplay title on a scintillating Sunday night in Blackpool.

Betfred secure new three-year World Matchplay sponsorship

Betfred World Matchplay

Jul 24 2022

Betfred have extended their title sponsorship of the Betfred World Matchplay to at least the end of the 2025 event under a new three-year agreement.

Van Gerwen & Price poised for Blackpool blockbuster

Betfred World Matchplay

Jul 24 2022

Gerwyn Price will take on Michael van Gerwen in Sunday’s Betfred World Matchplay final, as two of the sport’s premier players collide in a Blackpool blockbuster.

Sherrock aiming to build a legacy as she eyes Blackpool glory

Betfred World Matchplay

Jul 24 2022

Fallon Sherrock insists she wants to create a legacy as she eyes victory in the inaugural Betfred Women’s World Matchplay on Sunday.

Nine-dart Price to meet Van Gerwen in World Matchplay final

Betfred World Matchplay

Jul 23 2022

Gerwyn Price landed a history-making nine-dart finish to set up a mouth-watering clash against Michael van Gerwen in Sunday’s Betfred World Matchplay final, following a sensational night of action at the Winter Gardens.

Final four relishing semi-final Saturday at the World Matchplay

Betfred World Matchplay

Jul 23 2022

Former champions Michael van Gerwen and Dimitri Van den Bergh will collide in Saturday's Betfred World Matchplay semi-finals, as Gerwyn Price takes on Danny Noppert on a bumper night at the Winter Gardens.

The 2020 Betfred World Matchplay was staged from July 18-26 behind closed doors at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes.

The prestigious event saw 32 of the world's best players battle it out for The Phil Taylor Trophy, with the world's top 16 joined by 16 qualifiers from the ProTour Order of Merit.

Dimitri Van den Bergh became the first player to win on debut since the tournament's first staging in 1994.

2020 Betfred World Matchplay
Saturday July 18

5x First Round Matches
Simon Whitlock 10-4 Ryan Joyce
Krzysztof Ratajski 10-4 Jermaine Wattimena
James Wade 12-10 Keegan Brown
Michael van Gerwen 10-7 Brendan Dolan
Gary Anderson 10-5 Justin Pipe

Sunday July 19
5x First Round Matches
Mensur Suljovic 12-10 Jamie Hughes
Glen Durrant 10-3 Jeffrey de Zwaan
Rob Cross 8-10 Gabriel Clemens
Peter Wright 10-8 Jose De Sousa
Michael Smith 10-3 Jonny Clayton

Monday July 20
5x First Round Matches
Vincent van der Voort 10-6 Dave Chisnall
Joe Cullen 13-12 Ian White
Daryl Gurney 10-5 Ricky Evans
Danny Noppert 10-7 Gerwyn Price
Adrian Lewis 11-9 Steve Beaton

Tuesday July 21
1x First Round, 4x Second Round Matches
Dimitri Van den Bergh 10-5 Nathan Aspinall (R1)
Michael Smith 14-12 Mensur Suljovic
Gary Anderson 11-8 James Wade
Simon Whitlock 11-4 Michael van Gerwen
Krzysztof Ratajski 12-10 Gabriel Clemens 

Wednesday July 22
4x Second Round Matches
Vincent van der Voort 11-5 Daryl Gurney
Dimitri Van den Bergh 11-9 Joe Cullen
Glen Durrant 11-8 Peter Wright 
Adrian Lewis 11-7 Danny Noppert

Thursday July 23
2x Quarter-Finals
Michael Smith 16-13 Krzysztof Ratajski
Gary Anderson 16-12 Simon Whitlock

Friday July 24
2x Quarter-Finals 

Dimitri Van den Bergh 16-12 Adrian Lewis 
Glen Durrant 18-16 Vincent van der Voort

Saturday July 25
Semi-Finals

Gary Anderson 18-16 Michael Smith
Dimitri Van den Bergh 17-15 Glen Durrant

Sunday July 26
Final

Dimitri Van den Bergh 18-10 Gary Anderson

Format
First Round - Best of 19 legs
Second Round - Best of 21 legs
Quarter-Finals - Best of 31 legs
Semi-Finals - Best of 33 legs
Final - Best of 35 legs
Each game must be won by two clear legs, with up to a maximum of five additional legs being played before the sixth additional leg is sudden-death. For example, should a First Round game (best of 19 legs) reach 12-12, then the 25th leg would be the final and deciding leg.

Prize Money
Winner - £150,000
Runner-Up - £70,000
Semi-Finalists - £50,000
Quarter-Finalists - £25,000
Second Round Losers - £15,000
First Round Losers - £10,000
Total - £700,000

PDC Order of Merit Qualifiers
1 Michael van Gerwen
2 Peter Wright
3 Gerwyn Price
4 Rob Cross
5 Michael Smith
6 Nathan Aspinall
7 Daryl Gurney
8 Gary Anderson
9 James Wade
10 Dave Chisnall
11 Ian White
12 Mensur Suljovic
13 Krzysztof Ratajski
14 Adrian Lewis
15 Glen Durrant
16 Simon Whitlock

ProTour Order of Merit Qualifiers
Joe Cullen
Brendan Dolan
Jose De Sousa (Debut)
Danny Noppert
Jermaine Wattimena
Gabriel Clemens (Debut)
Jonny Clayton
Jamie Hughes
Jeffrey de Zwaan
Ryan Joyce (Debut)
Dimitri Van den Bergh (Debut)
Justin Pipe
Vincent van der Voort
Keegan Brown
Steve Beaton
Ricky Evans