PDC to host WDDA World Matchplay finals in Blackpool

Betfred World Matchplay

Mar 02 2022

The PDC will support the World Disability Darts Association by hosting their 2022 World Matchplay finals on stage at the Betfred World Matchplay.

2022 Betfred World Matchplay tickets on General Sale

Betfred World Matchplay

Feb 10 2022

Tickets for the 2022 Betfred World Matchplay are now on General Sale.

2022 Betfred World Matchplay session times & ticket details confirmed

Betfred World Matchplay

Feb 01 2022

Session times and ticket details have been confirmed for the 2022 Betfred World Matchplay.

PDC to introduce eight-player Betfred Women's World Matchplay

PDC Women's Series

Feb 01 2022

The PDC will stage its first televised women's tournament this summer following the introduction of the Betfred Women's World Matchplay.

2022 Betfred World Matchplay ticket information confirmed

Betfred World Matchplay

Jan 11 2022

Ticket information for the 2022 Betfred World Matchplay has been confirmed ahead of the July tournament.

PDC chairman Hearn announces record prize money for 2022

News

Dec 07 2021

PDC Chairman Eddie Hearn has announced that prize money on the PDC circuit will smash through the £15 million barrier in 2022.

2022 PDC calendar confirmed up to end of October

News

Nov 12 2021

The 2022 PDC calendar will see over 150 days of darts played from January to October.

talkSPORT & PDC secure new two-year broadcast deal

News

Nov 11 2021

talkSPORT will continue their award-shortlisted coverage of PDC events for at least the next two years under a new broadcast agreement.

Hugely positive response to crowds' return at Betfred World Matchplay

Betfred World Matchplay

Aug 11 2021

The return of full crowds to PDC events at the Betfred World Matchplay has been given huge backing from fans who attended the event.

Wright targeting world number one spot before World Championship

Cazoo World Darts Championship

Jul 26 2021

Peter Wright is aiming to head to Alexandra Palace as world number one in December.

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